AquaFun: Dubai’s largest inflatable water park, which bagged Guinness record

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has added another feather in the crown, Dubai-based AquaFun inflatable water park has been bagged a Guinness World Record certificate for being world’s largest inflatable water park.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has added another feather in the crown, Dubai-based AquaFun inflatable water park has been bagged a Guinness World Record certificate for being world’s largest inflatable water park.

This park has been based in the Gulf waters near the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR beach). This fun and amazing water park was established in the year 2016 and in four years, has been expanded threefold of its original size. Now, the actual size of the inflatable water park has been reached up to 42,400 square metres.

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Currently, this stunning water park forms – “I (heart symbol) Expo 2020 Dubai”. This unique formation could be seen from aircraft.

Price of tickets at AquaFun:

For a single person, the cost of an all-day pass ticket starts from Dh155 + VAT.
For a group of five or more, an individual have to pay Dh120 + VAT, per person and not Dh155.

Obstacles in AquaFun:

AquaFun has been equipped with different type of adventurous. The count of these obstacles reaches up to 72. This water park operates for 12 months.

The water park was founded by Ahmed Ben Chaibah, who also holds the position of CEO of AquaFun. Mr Chaibah mentioned that the company aims to enrich the Dubai Marina and JBR area’s offering for next five years.

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“Dubai is no stranger to world records and is always surprising us with its originality, inventiveness, and willingness to compete against itself. Its inhabitants and communities are no exception; the ambition and drive demonstrated by enterprises such as AquaFun is inspiring”, claimed the country manager MENA, Guinness World Records Ltd Talal Omar.

Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) said, “To obtain another global record for Dubai during such an important event in our calendar, the Dubai Shopping Festival, is a moment of true pride for the city. Dubai Shopping Festival began as a way to encourage local companies and has now evolved into a globally acclaimed event that has effectively elevated Dubai’s status as one of the finest places to live, work, and visit, thanks to its vast array of experiences.”

“AquaFun is an excellent example of a home-grown business that has developed rapidly and now provides a tremendous quantity of entertainment for the numerous beachgoers. We congratulate the crew on their accomplishment and are convinced that this well-deserved world record title will boost the popularity of this fantastic inflatable water park and cement Dubai’s status as a top entertainment destination,” CEO of DFRE further said.

Tariq Saeed

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