Atlantis, The Palm is a fascinating place full of a multitude of things in case you were wondering what to do in Dubai . Discover the interesting things to do in Dubai that amaze its visitors. Discover a collection of 10 intriguing little facts and figures around the largest marine habitat complex and water park in the Middle East, to get your mouth watering before your next trip to Atlantis Dubai. Take a look at top 10 best Facts about Atlantis Marine and Water Park attractions you’ve never heard of:
1.Each year, 1.5 million visitors experience a Marine and Water Park activity at Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis Sea & Water Park is a gigantic adventure playground, with everything from non-stop sea adventures to the spectacular slides of Aquaventure Water Park, Dubai’s finest water park. Millions of visitors, especially families with children, find endless opportunities for fun and a host of unique experiences that draw them into the marine world of Atlantis.
- Aquaventure and Dolphin Bay are among the top 10 things to do in Dubai on Trip Advisor
While the marine attractions are iconic options that your kids will love – we can safely say that Dolphin Bay and Aquaventure Waterpark beat thousands of other attractions in Dubai to earn the top ranking on popular review site TripAdvisor regarding top 10 things to do in Dubai.
- More than 100 team members take care of marine animals in Atlantis. Among them there are aquarium specialists, water quality technicians, veterinarians and even chefs
Through their expertise and dedication, this network of highly professional, affable and respectful employees forms the backbone of Atlantis Marine and Water Park, providing the best possible care to the marine animals that call it home year-round.
4. The fish that call Atlantis, The Palm, their habitat, are fed 472 pounds of quality seafood a day
How much do the fish in the sea world of Atlantis eat per day? A team of marine animal specialists, nutritionists and caretakers work closely together to meet the dietary needs of fish at Atlantis and provide them with hundreds of pounds of fresh, restaurant-quality seafood every day.
5. To keep the lagoon clean, the amount of filtered sand in the Ambassador Lagoon is equivalent to the weight of 580 camels
A series of high performance sand filtration units are installed in the Ambassador Lagoon to sieve a huge amount of sand equivalent to the weight of 580 camels! Cool, isn’t it?
6. Dolphin Bay covers 4.5 hectares and is home to Indian and Pacific bottlenose dolphins who eat between 5 and 7 kg of fish per day
What kid doesn’t love dolphins, one of the smartest and friendliest mammals in the world? At Dolphin Bay , your kids will enjoy a unique 30-minute interactive opportunity to make friends with these playful sea animals, including swimming with the dolphins, snapping some notable photos, and learning about their feeding habits.
7. 600,000 visitors take The Leap of Faith every year
It’s something only one of the world’s scariest waterslides and the Middle East’s record screamer can achieve. The Leap of Faith at the Tower of Neptune is certainly at the top of the list of Aquaventure Waterpark attractions, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Most likely it will make your heart jump out of your chest in the most awesome way (cue: mega adrenaline release!).
8. There are 21 exhibits in The Lost Chambers Aquarium which are visited by approximately 3,000 people per week
The Lost Chambers Aquarium celebrates the diverse and magical world of marine life with 21 unique exhibits that attract nearly 3,000 visitors each week and with the Fish Tales Tour, a private guided tour of the Ambassador Lagoon led by Atlantis marine educators . You’ll get lost in your own personal underwater place in this fascinating aquarium while learning about the myth and marine life of the ancient lost city of Atlantis.
9. Sea Lion Point at Atlantis is the only South African fur seal habitat in the area. Its residents are South African fur seals and they are cared for by 45 experienced marine mammal specialists.
Sea lions are no strangers to the inimitable care facilities of Atlantis, the complex housing the only habitat for sea lions in the Middle East. Close interaction with these cute and cuddly creatures on land, along with a behind-the-scenes tour of the enclosure with the marine mammal specialists, will of course be an enriching experience for visitors to Sea Lion Point.
10. AWARDS WON IN 2017
World Travel Awards 2017 – First water park in the Middle East. – 2017 Experts’ Choice Awards – Best of Dubai – The Lost Chambers Aquarium. – Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2017 – Best water park in Dubai and the Middle East and fourth best in the world.
Since its opening in 2008, Atlantis The Palm has won several awards for its unparalleled hospitality services, unique gastronomy, exciting marine and water attractions and countless family leisure and entertainment offers in Dubai. Notable awards received in 2017 include ‘First Water Park in the Middle East’ in the 2017 World Travel Awards and ‘Best of Dubai – The Lost Chambers Aquarium in the 2017 Experts’ Choice Awards.