Ferrari World Abu Dhabi ( Arabic: عالم فيراري أبو ظبي) is an amusement park located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; within the grounds of the Yas Marina Circuit. It is the first and only Ferrari-branded theme park and largest indoor theme park in the world. [1 ] Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster, is also located here. [2 ]
The foundation stone for the park was laid on 3 November 2007. It took three years to develop the park and it officially opened to the public on 4 November 2010. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi covers an area of 86,000 square metres.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi was named the "Middle East's Leading Tourist Attraction" at the World Travel Awards 2015.
Rides and attractions [ edit ]
Operating [ edit ]
Roller coasters [ edit ]
Thrill rides [ edit ]
Interactive motion simulator
Family rides [ edit ]
Drive a Ferrari
Viaggio in Italia
Speed of Magic
Made in Maranello
Tour of the historic Ferrari factory
Interactive historical gallery
Driving with the Champion
F1™ & GT virtual simulation
Interactive game show
Tour of miniature Italy
Childrens rides [ edit ]
Junior Pilota's driving school
Junior Pilota's racing school
Khalil's Car Wash
Children’s interactive play area
Junior Training Camp
Film featuring Enzo Ferrari
Live performance with dancing, BMX biking, mega wheels and acrobatics
Tyre Change Show
Two mechanics whose lifelong dream is to be pit crew members for Scuderia Ferrari
3D animations, performance arts and optical illusions
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
Best Commercial, Office, Retail Future Development, Cityscape Abu Dhabi, 2010.
[3 ] Best International Leisure Development, International Property Award and Bloomberg, 2010.
[4 ] CIAT Open Award for Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology, The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), 2010.
[5 ] Overall GCC Project of the Year 2010, MEP Middle East Awards, 2010.
[6 ] 2011 Brass Ring (Best new product, show production and entertainment displays and sets), IAAPA, 2011.
[7 ] Excellence in Live Design Award (ShowTex Middle East for Ferrari World Grand Opening), Live Design Magazine, 2011.
[8 ] Gold Winner designation for Best Permanent Exhibition, Event Design Award by Event Design Magazine, 2011.
[9 ] Hospitality & Leisure Project of the Year, Middle East Architect Awards 2011, 2011.
[10 ] Most Innovative Retail & Leisure Concept of the Year Award, Global Retail and Leisure International Awards, 2011.
[11 ] PALME award - Best A/V solution in a commercial development, PALME Middle East, 2011.
[12 ] PALME award - Best 3D projection of the year (Speed of magic), PALME Middle East, 2011.
[12 ] Project Excellence Award, IPMA – NL, 2011.
[13 ] Best Theme Park in the UAE, Hospitality India, 2013.
[14 ] Middle East's Leading Tourist Attraction 2015, World Travel Awards, 2015.
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