Immersive experiences await as SeaWorld Abu Dhabi attraction set to open next year

Located next to the marine life theme park, the search and rescue center will open this year. It will support regional and global conservation efforts, providing a center of knowledge focused on the native Persian Gulf ecosystems and marine life.

The center will be led by marine scientists, veterinarians, animal care professionals, rescue experts and educators, who will collaborate with peers, environmental organizations, regulators and academic institutions to influence conservation efforts long term in the region.

Built on five indoor levels with a total area of ​​approximately 183,000 square meters, the marine life theme park is in the final stages of building the themed indoor environments, habitats, rides and immersive experiences. Utilizing SeaWorld’s experience operating marine life theme parks for over 55 years, the purpose-built habitats and ecosystems for the animals that will inhabit SeaWorld Abu Dhabi have been designed and built using the latest technology. , the developer said in a statement.

The park will house the “largest and most expansive multi-species marine life aquarium in the region”, as well as immersive experiences and interactive exhibits. SeaWorld Abu Dhabi’s central “One Ocean” domain connects six distinct marine environments across the park. In the central hub, guests will discover ocean stories in an immersive media experience, transporting them from place to place, while encountering much of the ocean’s diverse marine life, learning how the One Ocean current affects us all.

“Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates have provided marine conservation for a long time, and SeaWorld Abu Dhabi marks the beginning of a new chapter in the knowledge, conservation and sustainability of regional and global marine life. Our partnership with SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment to bring this next-generation marine life theme park to the capital will further position Abu Dhabi as a global tourism hub and contribute to its economic growth and diversification vision,” said Mohamed. Khalifa Al Mubarak, President of Miral.

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is expected to hold over 58 million liters of water and be home to over 150 species of marine animals including sharks, schools of fish, manta rays, sea turtles, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates, as well as birds. like penguins, puffins, guillemots, flamingos and more. The animals in the park will be cared for by a team of zoologists, veterinarians, nutritionists and animal specialists.

Keith P. Plain