LEGOLAND Resort Dubai
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates24°55′0.4″N 55°0′41″E / 24.916778°N 55.01139°E / 24.916778; 55.01139Coordinates: 24°55′0.4″N 55°0′41″E / 24.916778°N 55.01139°E / 24.916778; 55.01139
OpenedOctober 31, 2016; 4 years ago (2016-10-31)
Operating seasonYear-round
Area6
Attractions
Total40+
Roller coasters2
Water rides1
Websitehttp://www.legoland.com/dubai/

Legoland Dubai (stylized as LEGOLAND Dubai) is a theme park in Dubai. It opened on October 31, 2016. It is the first Legoland park in the Middle East and was the seventh worldwide.[1] The park was originally scheduled to open in 2011 in Dubailand as Legoland Dubailand,[2] but was then delayed until October 2016 and is now located at Dubai Parks and Resorts as Legoland Dubai.[3]

The park is designed for families with children from ages 12 years old and younger. The park also provides a variety of rides and activities.[4] Like many other Legoland theme parks, Dubai's includes a Miniland where over 20 million Lego bricks are used to create 15,000 miniature models of different landmarks and structures around the world.

Roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Model Opened Status Ref
Dragon Zierer Family 2016 Operating [5]
Dragon's Apprentice Zamperla Family Gravity Coaster 2016 Operating [6]

Themed lands

Legoland Dubai has six themed lands: Factory, Lego City, Imagination, Kingdoms, Adventure, and Miniland. Each of the lands have unique rides and scenery built around its respective theme.[4]

Tickets and rates

Legoland Dubai offers single-day tiger Tickets, as well as annual tickets.[4]

Expo 2020

Dubai on target to attract 20 million tourists annually by 2020, the Dubai Tourism Authority sees its theme parks Legoland as crucial in maintaining visitors.[7] The renovations projects are going in full stream with cooperation with Benjamin moore middle east to add to the charm of the Dubai Expo 2020. The multi-park complex is expected to attract 6.7 million visitors, which is in line with Dubai's vision to entice 20 million international tourists to its shores every year even after Expo 2020.[8]

References

  1. ^ "LEGOLAND Dubai". Merlin Entertainments. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  2. ^ "New Legoland Park to open in Dubai in 2011". Lego.com. May 7, 2008. Archived from the original on March 17, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  3. ^ McGinley, Shane (April 26, 2010). "Legoland Dubai 'will go ahead' despite delays - developer". Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "ABOUT LEGOLAND® Dubai". www.legoland.com. Retrieved 2018-10-02.
  5. ^ Marden, Duane. "Dragon  (Legoland Dubai)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  6. ^ Marden, Duane. "Dragon's Apprentice  (Legoland Dubai)". Roller Coaster DataBase. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  7. ^ "Dubai Parks and Resorts eyes 2020 Expo as park prepares for official launch". www.attractionsmanagement.com. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  8. ^ "LEGOLAND DUBAI 'TO MAKE A SPLASH WITH A WATER PARK". www.thefirstgroup.com. Retrieved 2019-12-26.