By Gavin Gibbon
Seven new attractions to be added in 2020 including roof walk and 400m zipline
Visitors to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will soon be able to walk across its iconic red roof and take a 400m zipline through the award-winning theme park.
The new attractions to be added this year were revealed by Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral, the company responsible for the development and management of Yas Island.
At an exclusive media round table event on Monday, he said: “For the first time people will be allowed to walk on this nice red roof as well as enjoy a zipline experience. It will be a very unique experience.”
From March, guests will be able to follow over 600m of installed walkway over the roof, while the ziplline takes them through Ferrari World Abu Dhabi (FWAD) and across the Flying Aces rollercoaster.
As well as the two new attractions Al Zaabi said a further five would open at the theme park in 2020, including a Family Zone and an indoor rollercoaster.
Al Zaabi said: “This year is set to be another one of growth and success, helping cement Yas Island’s position as a top global destination for leisure, entertainment and business. We are delighted to introduce new attractions to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.”
Planned to open in March, the design of the Family Zone features decorated tracks and contributes to the park-wide animation and dynamism through a diverse collection of rides and experiences the whole family can enjoy.
Mission Ferrari will be the newest rollercoaster at FWAD and will integrate the best features of a dark ride and a high-speed launch coaster with the performance of a high thrill looping coaster.
Set to open around the middle of this year, the ride, which affords a unique, world’s first ‘tilt and drop’ experience for thrill-seekers, will be an immersive media-based attraction that combines cutting edge systems, stunning scenic show sets and various special effects.
Al Zaabi added: “As we celebrate Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s ten-year anniversary this November, we are excited to continue to evolve and expand on the theme park’s unmatched experiences that promise our guests unforgettable memories.”
Once complete, the new FWAD experiences will complement the park’s existing range of Ferrari-inspired attractions and bring the total number of rides and attractions at FWAD to 44 including Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest rollercoaster.