Wild Wadi Waterpark Overview

The Wild Wadi Waterpark, is a famous outdoor water park with a heated as well as a cooled wave pool, two artificial surfing machines, and numerous water slides. The featured attraction of the park is a relishing waterfall of 18 meters and it goes off every ten minutes. To keep people entertained the park has established two gift shops, restaurants, snack stands etc.

Wild Wadi Water Park is an internationally renowned water park located in the Jumeirah area of Dubai near the famous Burj Al Arab. Owned and operated by the world-renowned hotel group, Jumeirah International, Wild Wadi Water Park is listed amongst the 20 best water parks in the world.

This exciting park offers over 30 odd rides and activities for the entire family to enjoy. Built-in 1999 the park aimed at giving its visitors a boost of adrenaline rush that can’t be experienced anywhere else. Besides the adrenaline pumping activities, this water park in Dubai also has many relaxing and fun rides.

The Park has an intriguing theme right out of the Arabian Nights. It showcases the journey of Juha along with his seafaring companion, Sindbad. The theme has been so beautifully designed and implemented that it won the park the World Water Park Association Industry Innovation Award for design and theme.

This Park is also ISO certified with state of the art quality in technological advancements and safety measures. The Wild Wadi Water Park is the fastest growing water parks in the world owing to its constantly evolving attractions and the sheer thrill enjoyed by its visitors. 

The Wild Wadi Water Park has the Burj Surje ride which is the only slide with two bowls in the world.The Park has 5 restaurants and snack bars within the premises and carts moving around the property selling ice creams, popcorn, and cotton candy. The Park also has two gift shops selling souvenirs and other essentials like swimming diapers, anti-slip socks for kids, etc.

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• Packed with more than 30 exhilarating rides and slides, this waterpark will offer you a mind-boggling day of fun and amusement.
• Spend a laid-back afternoon, unwinding and relaxing with your loved ones at the Lazy River.
• Experience the whopping 32 meters Jumeirah Sceirah, the fastest and tallest slide in the entire Middle East.
• Get thrilled by the vast Breaker’s Bay, which shelters the largest wave pool in the entire Middle East.
• Experience the Arabian folklore theme of the park, featuring Juha and Sinbad as the prime characters.
• Explore the Juha’s Dhow & Lagoon and enjoy playing with water guns with your loved ones.
• Go past three gigantic tornadoes and fall into the serene splash pool at the Tantrum Alley.
• Treat your hunger pangs with delicious burgers, pizzas, shawarmas, flavoured milk, fried chicken and much more at any of the five restaurants and snack bars of the park.
• Shop for amazing souvenirs from the four gift shops and retail outlets in the park.

How To Reach

You can choose various modes of transport from the Airport to Wild Wadi Water Park. The road distance is 25km.

- Bus: Take the metro to Al Jafiliya Seaside then board a bus to the Park.

- Taxis: By taking a taxi you can reach the Park within half an hour but it is expensive.

- Drive: Driving distance is 25 km from the Airport to the Park.

- Metro: Airport Terminal 3 to Sharaf DG. Then book a cab till the Park.

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Best Time To Visit

October to March is the best time of the year to visit Wild Wadi Water Park. Wild Wadi Water Park is open from Sunday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. It is best to visit the Park on weekdays as it is likely to be less crowded. It is also a good idea to reach before opening time in order to avoid the exceedingly long queues later in the day. Every first and third Thursday of every month is Ladies Night from 8:00 PM to midnight.

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Wild Wadi Restaurants

1. Smoke House: Smoke House is known popularly to serve delicious American fast food with an experiment of a twist. Chicken barbeque and other smoky dishes are the main highlights of this stunning restaurant.

2. Shah Bandar’s Café: If you want some quick snacks for your short hunger pangs, head to the quaint Shah Bandar’s Café. This cafe serves fresh and tasteful nachos, chips, popcorn, and ice-creams.

3. Riptide Pizza: As its name suggests, Riptide Pizza specializes in a wide selection of freshly baked pizzas. From classic Margherita to Peri Peri pizza, you can enjoy endless options at this upmarket pizza parlour.

4. Leila’s Fruits and Snacks: If you are a health watcher, head to Leila’s Fruit and Snacks for your dose of super healthy diet. This place serves delicious fruit salads, fresh juices, and healthy smoothies.

5. Juha’s Family Kitchen: Juha’s Family Kitchen is one of the primary food outlets in the Wild Wadi Waterpark. This place serves delicious shawarmas, fries, burgers, and chicken. It also serves tasty salads and healthy food options for the diet watchers.

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Places to visit around Wild Wadi Waterpark

1. Souk Madinat Jumeirah: Located in the Madinat Jumeirah Resort and styled as a traditional souk, this shopping destination has 75 shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants, a nightclub and a theatre.

2. Skyview Bar: Located on the 27th floor of the Burj Al Arab, the Skyview Bar offers a stunning view of the Gulf and the city while you sip on their expertly mixed unique cocktails.

3. Jumeirah Beach: Jumeirah Beach is one of the most popular and most visited public beaches in Dubai. The white sandy beach stretches along the coastal area of the city and has many large resorts and hotels close to its frontage area. Jumeirah Beach has been named after Jumeirah district from where the beach originates.

4. Burj Al Arab: One of the most distinguishing landmarks of Dubai and is noted as an architectural wonder. This spectacular place houses a lavish restaurant with world-class interiors.

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Tips for visiting Wild Wadi Water Park

- Wear comfortable and appropriate swimwear while visiting the Park, keeping in mind that it is a family park. Street clothes are not allowed in the Park.

- Carry an extra pair of swimwear especially if you are going with kids.

- At least four hours is required to fully enjoy the facilities in the Park.

- Arrive before opening time if you want to avoid exceedingly long queues.

- Carry your own towels to avoid paying extra for them in the Park.

- Do not wear glasses or lenses while taking any of the rides.

- Be sure of the depth of each pool before you plunge in it.

- Children need constant supervision and arrange for a meeting spot in case of any separation.

- Follow the lifeguard’s instructions at all times. Let them assist you with the right seating positions.

- Do not keep Jumeirah Sceirah to the end of your time here as the queue for this ride is usually around 45 minutes long.

- Analyze each ride before you leap in order to make sure if you can take it or not.

- Always ride in a seated position and hold the handles of your tube on all the rides.

- Children below 13 years of age are to be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Point of Interest for Wild Wadi Waterpark
Jumeirah Sceirah

Jumeirah Sceirah

The 32 meters tall Jumeirah Sceirah happens to be the fastest and tallest free-fall slide in the UAE. As you go down the long slide at a speed to 80km/h, you can soak in the views of the Burj.

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Burj Surj

Burj Surj

The Burj Surj comprises two huge spiralling downhill water slides and a looming bowl. This thrilling ride splashes you into a serene mini pool, after you slide down.

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Master Blaster

Master Blaster

Throwing you 15 meters high up in the air, Master Blaster has its name among the fastest 'aquatic roller coaster'. There are multiple master blasters for you to choose from including Wadi Basher, Jebel Lookout, Falaj Fury, and Falcon Fury.

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Tantrum Alley

Tantrum Alley

Comprising waterslides and tornadoes, Tantrum Alley leads you to the initial tornado and after spinning and going back and forth several times, you are led into two more tornadoes, before finally being thrown into the pool.

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Wild Wadi Waterpark FAQs

Can I take food inside the Water Park?

No. The Wild Wadi Water Park prohibits outside food and you can only take a 1 litre water bottle per person. However, restaurants and snack bars are available inside the Park.

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Can senior citizens also come to the Wild Wadi Water Park? And, what is the ticket price?

Yes, senior citizens can come to Wild Wadi Water Park but attention needs to be paid to the rules for each activity. The Entrance Ticket price is based on the height of the individual. 1.1 meters and above is AED 299 and below 1.1 the ticket price is AED 249.

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Is it necessary to book tickets in advance for the Water Park?

It is not necessary to book tickets in advance, as tickets are available at the entrance but prior booking will prevent standing in the long queues and also fetch you great discounts. There are also many offers given out to advance ticket bookers.

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Which public transport is nearest to Wild Wadi Water Park?

Umm Suqeim is the nearest bus stop to Wild Wadi Water Park. The best public transport to use for Wild Wadi Water Park is a mix of Metro and Cab. Take a metro till Sheikh Zayed Road then take a 10 minutes cab ride to Wild Wadi Water Park. Buses are also available from various parts of Dubai to the Wild Wadi Water Park.

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How far is it from Wild Wadi to Jumeirah beach?

Wild Wadi Water Park is 8 km away from the Jumeirah Beach via Jumeirah Street. Buses from near Burj Al Arab are available till Majlis Al Ghoreifa and then a short walk will lead you to Jumeirah Beach.

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What is the best time to visit Wild Wadi Water Park?

As the Wild Wadi Park offers all kinds of outdoor activities, the best time to visit the park is during the winter season, between the months of November and March.

The summer season, between the months of June and August is also a great time to beat the heat and enjoy a refreshing splash in the waterpark.

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Is there any restaurant available in the Water Park?

Wild Wadi Water Park has 6 restaurants - Smokehouse, Riptide Pizza, Leila’s Fruits, and Snacks, Julshan’s Burgers and Dogs and Juha's Family Kitchen - within the premises serving sandwiches, pizzas, hotdogs, burgers, shawarmas, fruits, juices, flavored milk, and many other refreshments.

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What are the things that I should carry to the Water Park?

A 1 liter water bottle, comfortable and appropriate swimwear, towels, age proof if you have kids below the age of 2, IDs and flip flops.

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Is there any locker facility available at Wild Wadi Water Park?

Yes, locker facilities are available at extra charge. For a small locker, the charge is AED 48, Medium is AED 69 and Large is AED 90.

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How many rides are there in Wild Wadi Water Park?

There are Thirty odd rides in the Wild Wadi Water Park with the Jumeirah Sceirah being the most popular one amongst the adrenaline junkies. The Dhow and Lagoon is the kid's area and it has about 100 different water activities for the young visitors.

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What are the activities that can be done at the Wild Wadi water park?

Wild Wadi Water Park has activities for everyone, kids can enjoy the water guns, racing slides, and the many other water activities in the Dhow and Lagoon area of the Park, adrenaline junkies can enjoy the Wipeout Rides, Riptide Flowrider, Master Blasters, Breaker’s Bay, Tantrum Alley, Burj Surj and Jumeirah Sceirah. Or enjoy the journey of Juha on the Lazy River. Shop at the souvenir shops in the Park and enjoy refreshments at the 5 restaurants and snack bar here.

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What are the safety measures for kids at the Water Park?

The sun and water safety program for kids between the age group of 4 to 12 which teaches children how to enjoy the water park safely. Professionally trained lifeguards are there at all times. Children under 13 years old should be accompanied by an adult. Anti-slip socks for kids are available at the shops in the Water Park.

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Is it safe for guests with disabilities at Wild Wadi Water Park?

Yes it is safe for guests with disabilities at Wild Wadi Water Park and appropriate provisions have been made to make sure such guests are comfortable. Wheelchair assistance and separate washrooms are available for the differently abled visitors to the park.

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What are the operational days and timings of the Wild Wadi water park?

Sunday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. First and third Thursday of every month is Ladies Night from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Days and timings may differ during Ramadan. So do check before planning.

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Wild Wadi Waterpark Reviews

Nneka Uzoewulu
Reviewed: 01 Sep 2022
This is my best spot in all the places we visited. Very calm and relaxing, waiting time for rides is minimal, the staffs ensure it moves very fast and they are very warm and welcoming, the place is well staffed for your safety and always willing to help . Thrillophilia is the best kept secret of my... Read More
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Sajjid Bhutta
Reviewed: 02 Jul 2022
It was Awesome Trip and Thrillophilia is best because we had got food opportunity with only plus 1 AED
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RK Tandon
Reviewed: 29 Jun 2022
The rides were thrilling  , I had a water slide which was very scary but safe fitted at ninety degrees was superb. The  round on the tube in the water canal was so enjoyable by the entire family along with other many options , we had a great time there. .  
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Said Al Ghafri
Reviewed: 27 Aug 2022
Help center was very vast Conformation and delivery of tickets take less than 2 hours
Said Al-Ghafri
Reviewed: 23 Dec 2022
Tickets were approved in ~1hr. Using the voucher was super easy. Overall excellent customer experience. Park itself was fun. Best come early to avoid long(er) lines although it was not super long even at mid day.
Rasheed Khan
Reviewed: 01 Jul 2022
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