Atlantis Aquaventure at Atlantis, The Palm has scooped the coveted title of best waterpark in The Middle East and 2nd best waterpark in the world. Crowned by the 11th annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, the top waterparks are chosen by travellers across the globe, with the final selection based on millions of reviews and opinions left on the site.

Seeing off stiff competition, Atlantis, Aquaventure was placed ahead of Wetside Water Park Hervey Bay, Australia (3rd place), Eco Parque Arraial d’Ajuda, Brazil (4th place) and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Orlando, Florida (5th place) as well as competitors in the region, securing Aquaventure the title as Best Waterpark in Dubai and the Middle East.

A destination within itself, Atlantis Aquaventure is regularly voted the region’s number one waterpark. A firm favourite with celebrities, sports men and women and tourists from across the globe, the 17 hectare beachfront waterpark, situated on the apex of the Palm in Dubai, gathers thousands of ‘excellent’ reviews and images shared by guests on Trip Advisor.

From thrilling rapids, to taking on a mass of terrifying and record breaking slides, along with educational encounters with dolphins and sea lions, Aquaventure’s sheer variety makes it a hit for all ages. One reviewer describes it as “The best part” of a trip to Dubai, while the general consensus on the TripAdvisor site is that Atlantis, Aquaventure is, quite simply, “Superb!”

Waterpark enthusiasts would do well to watch this space since Atlantis Aquaventure plans to open a third tower in 2020. The expansion, due for completion in the latter half of 2020, will make it one largest waterparks in the world, with nine new attractions including the longest waterslide in the world.

To ensure residents and tourists alike take advantage of Dubai’s cooler climes, Aquaventure is inviting everyone to try out their award-winning slides with packages this festive season starting from just AED 290. Visitors can also take advantage of the recently-launched Two-Day Mega pass (AED 350) that is perfect for those who’d like more time to enjoy all the rides, the Lost Chambers Aquarium, and an educational experience at Dolphin Bay.

Complimentary to guests of Atlantis, The Palm and welcoming thousands of visitors from across the world each day, Aquaventure contains 18 million litres of fresh water used to power eleven thrilling waterslides and a 2.3 kilometre river ride with tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white water chargers. Using the latest technology, Aquaventure is capable of using over 750,000 litres per minute to create water surges and waves with swells reaching almost 1 metre high. Guests are propelled through the lushly landscaped waterscape, never having to leave their inner tubes as innovative water escalators carry participants up slide towers and down through rapids.

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