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Twists, turns, and thrills await at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai this mid-term break

by Belinda Breeze

Calling all roller coaster fanatics!

The cool weather sets the perfect backdrop to enjoy 29 exhilarating rides, attractions, a brand new show inspired by the streets of New York and exciting entertainment experiences, inviting families to indulge in the ultimate destination for spine-tingling adventures and unforgettable memories, suitable for guests of all ages.

Discover thrilling rides and attractions

For the fastest and wildest roller coaster, step aboard the Madagascar Mad Pursuit located indoors within the DreamWorks Zone. With sharp twists and turns through the circus, the action-packed ride will bring out your wild side in this mad pursuit of the Zoosters in the dark.

And for those who love How to Train Your Dragon, hold tight as you soar the skies with Toothless above the fictional village of Berk on the Dragon Gliders suspended roller coaster adventure. The captivating ride will leave your heart pounding for more. If that’s not enough, embark on the world’s fastest single-car spinning roller coaster, Now You See Me: High Roller located in the Lionsgate Zone. Inspired by the plot twists of the heist thriller franchise, fans are in for a scream-inducing ride.

A tribute to all Hunger Games fans, the Capitol Bullet Train roller coaster will leave riders experiencing a sinking feeling in their stomachs as they encounter exhilarating speeds and drops. Pro tip: choose the back row seats for an even more epic journey.

Hang on tight at the Columbia Pictures Zone as adventurers can explore The Green Hornet: High Speed Chase for a heart-racing roller coaster adventure, join the Ghostbusters in a paranormal battle to save the city, or take on the Lycans with vampire warrior Selene in the supernatural universe of Underworld.

Let’s not forget the little ones! Junior adventurers can hop aboard the Smurf Village Express and explore the whimsical world of the Smurfs Village Zone, where mushroom-topped houses and charming farmyards await. Featuring 5 immersive attractions, children can explore the interactive play zones, exciting family rides and a charming theatre show for all.

Entertaining shows and memorable meet & greets
Families are welcome to enjoy the crowd-favourite live stage show, ‘Illuminate’ that is set to mesmerise audiences with its breath-taking acrobatic performances and stunning visual effects. The production promises to transport guests into a world of wonder, where gravity-defying stunts and awe-inspiring choreography reign supreme.

Visitors can head to Studio Central and experience the captivating new street show taking place every Tuesday to Sunday. The immersive performance is bound to transport the audience to the city that never sleeps, New York, the glamourous Hollywood escapade and the enchanting world of filmmaking and theatrical shows. But that’s not all! Guests of all ages can also head over for a meet and greet with their favourite characters like Po, Shrek, Toothless, and more capturing quirky pictures with them inside the beautifully themed areas of DreamWorks, Lionsgate, Columbia Pictures, and Smurfs Village.

Whether it’s the heart-stopping roller coasters or interactive zones, everyone is in for endless fun at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. The park is open from 11 am to 8 pm from Sunday to Thursday and from 11 am to 9 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Tickets and showtimes are available for purchase on the park’s website or at the counter. For more information, please call 800-AMAZING (2629464).