UAE has surprised the world with many man-made structures. From the longest tower Burj Khalifa to the floating island of Palm Jumeriah to a stunning indoor ski world, each of them are awe-inspiring to say the least.
Adding yet another feather to its architectural cap is the fun-filled theme park located just an hour away from the emirate of Dubai – the Iceland Water Park! This exhilarating family entertainment destination is spread across a sprawling 120 acres, and boasts of being home to the world’s largest man-made waterfall.
Heavily borrowing inspiration from the global warming phenomenon, the experience at Iceland Waterpark is all about a new home land for the Penguins along the coastal region of the Persian sea. The water park is themed as freezing desert decorated with snow, ice and model penguins.
The road trip from Abu Dhabi or Dubai to the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is very rewarding, making it very convenient to reach the Iceland Water Park. The theme park is an ideal weekend getaway for families, youngsters and college-goers alike. With a good number of water attractions viz. Rocky Polar Mountains that consists of various water slides, Aqua Soccer, Penguin Falls, Rain Dance Pool, Penguin Bay , Arctic Wave Pool, Eddy Pond, Kids’ Cove, and Tundra Baths; this place is surely known to keep people of all ages entertained. Do not miss out on checking out the one-of-its-kind artificial coral reef with seawater and real fish. There is also a plunge pool, where if you dare, you can jump from a significant height into the pool!
Catering to various hunger pangs, there are three different restaurants here, namely Food Village, Snow castle and Platter. Platter offers delicious Filipino food. Food Village is a gourmet restaurant, while Snow Castle offers foods of various cuisines and beverages.
Look out for various Iceland water park deals online, which particularly come handy during weekends or national holidays. An ideal destination for a family outing, a visit to Iceland Waterpark is a must, while you are in Ras-al Khaimah.
Distance between Iceland Water Park and Dubai: 101.6 km. (1h 4 mins)
Distance between Iceland Water Park and Abu Dhabi: 242.4 km. (2 h 44 mins)
Iceland water park timings: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Iceland water park ticket price: Adult Entry Ticket starts from Dhs. 175 and Child Entry Ticket starts from Dhs. 100. (Child under 0.8 meters visit for FREE).
Hotels near Iceland water park: Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort & Spa, Al Hamra Palace Beach Resort, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Beach Hotel by Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa.