Al-Shallal Theme Park
|Location||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia|
|Website||Official web site|
Al-Shallal Theme Park is located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The park is often referred to as "Fakieh Poultry Farms", which is the name of the owners of the park. In 2001, Fakieh Poultry Farms ranked as the 34th largest company in Saudi Arabia with over $480 million in assets and over 6000 employees.
The city of Jeddah has amusement parks that provide entertainment to the hundreds of families who visit the city for vacations. One of the most popular amusement parks is the Al-Shallal Theme Park in Jeddah.
Largest roller coaster
Also referred to as 'Fakieh Poultry Farms', the Al Shallal Theme Park is located at the Jeddah Corniche. The park boasts of having the largest double looped roller coaster in the Asian continent. Operational since 2004, the roller coaster at the Theme Park is 34 meters high and can carry 700 visitors per hour.
One of the major features of the Al-Shallal Theme Park is the theme area. The two storey entertainment building at the center of the Park features an ice skating rink and a theme area which is a favorite haunt of the younger visitors. At the ice skating rink, the visitor can experience the charms of roller skating. Another feature of the entertainment building is the Amazon Ride. The theme area can be accessed only by visitors who buy additional tickets. It reflects the Amazon jungle complete with life-size figures of animals and a light and sound effects. The Amazon Ride is spread over an area of 1800 square meters and consists of a lagoon with a 15 meter highwater fall.
The entertainment building has several party rooms and a games arcade. The party rooms can be reserved by the public for birthday parties and private gatherings. There are seven restaurants housed in the entertainment building. The park has retail outlets from where souvenirs and soft toys can be bought.
Village theme areas
Apart from the Amazon Theme area there is a European village theme area and the Far East village area. These village theme have world class restaurants that serve a wide array of sea food.
The Al Shaller Theme Park in Jeddah has a building for car parking which can accommodate 300 cars while there is an open air parking facility which has a capacity of 300 cars.