By Shane McGinley
Abu Dhabi snow play park will include 13 rides and attractions when it opens next year
Snow Abu Dhabi will include 13 rides and attractions when it opens in the UAE capital in 2020, according to a report by the WAM state news agency.
The 125,000 square foot snow play park – which developers claim will be the world’s largest destination of its kind – will be built as part of the Reem Mall development on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island.
The park will include rides and attractions with names such as Blizzard’s Bazaar, Snowflake Garden and Flurries’ Mountain, the report said.
The park is being developed by Al Farwaniya Property Developers, Majid Al Futtaim Ventures and Thinkwell.
Construction on the $1.2 billion Reem Mall development began in 2017 and when complete in 2020 it will include offer 2 million sq ft of leasable area comprising of 450 stores, including 100 dining options and a range of entertainment options.
Dubai-based retail developer Majid Al Futtaim was also behind Ski Dubai, which opened at the Mall of the Emirates in 2005 and Ski Egypt - Africa’s first indoor skiing slope - which opened at Cairo’s Mall of Egypt in 2017.