Snow Abu Dhabi is an epic indoor snow park that offers a plethora of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. Situated in Reem Mall on Reem Island, Snow Abu Dhabi is among the world’s largest snow parks with 12 awesome rides and 17 new and amazing attractions sprawled over 10,000 square feet. To ensure that tourists can enjoy its top-notch activities and dining options, it maintains a temperature of minus 2°C and a snow depth of 500 mm in external temperatures exceeding 40°C.
What to Expect at Snow Abu Dhabi?
Snow Abu Dhabi is divided into four zones: The Entry Plaza, The Enchanted Forest, The Crystal Cavern and The Snowflake Garden. Each zone has its own theme and features different characters, rides and attractions. Here are some of the highlights of each zone:
The Entry Plaza: This is where visitors can enter the snow park and get ready for their snowy adventure. They can also hop on the Polar Express Train, a scenic ride that takes them through the different zones of the park.
The Enchanted Forest: This is where visitors can meet the Flurry family, a group of friendly snow creatures that live in the forest. They can also enjoy rides such as the Flight of the Snowy Owl, a thrilling zip line that lets them soar over the forest; the Magic Carpet, a spinning ride that takes them up and down; and the Crystal Carousel, a classic merry-go-round with snow animals.
The Crystal Cavern: This is where visitors can explore a dazzling cave filled with ice crystals and stalactites. They can also try rides such as the Ice and Floes Toboggan Race, a slide that lets them race against each other on toboggans; the Grauppel’s Summit Escape, another slide that takes them down a steep slope; and the Ice and Floes Bumper Tubes, a bumper car ride on ice.
The Snowflake Garden: This is where visitors can play in the snow, make snowmen, throw snowballs and have fun. They can also enjoy rides such as the Trolls Bowl, a spinning bowl ride that swirls them around; the Drifts Downhill Run, a sled ride that takes them down a hill; and the Snow Hares Bunny Hill, a mini ski slope for beginners.
Dining Options at Snow Abu Dhabi
Snow Abu Dhabi also offers several dining options for visitors who want to grab a bite or a drink. They include:
The Lodge Restaurant: A cozy restaurant that serves international cuisine and offers views of the snow park.
Grotto Amphitheatre: A stage area that hosts live shows and performances by the Flurry family and other characters.
Ice Café: A café that serves hot and cold beverages, snacks and desserts.
The Party Room: A private room that can be booked for birthday parties and other celebrations.
The VIP Room: A luxurious room that offers exclusive services and amenities for VIP guests.
Opening Date and Ticket Prices of Snow Abu Dhabi
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Snow Abu Dhabi is set to open on Thursday June 8, 2023, as Reem Mall will also open fully to the public later this year. The ticket prices and timings of Snow Abu Dhabi have not been announced yet, but they will be updated on the official website of Reem Mall once they are available.
Snow Abu Dhabi is expected to be one of the most popular attractions in Abu Dhabi, attracting locals and tourists alike who want to experience a winter wonderland in the desert. It will also be a great addition to Reem Mall, which will feature around 400 international and local brands, 85 restaurants and cafés, Vox Cinemas and other entertainment options.
Other Places to Enjoy Snow in UAE:
Snow Abu Dhabi is not the only place where you can have fun with snow in Abu Dhabi. There are other places that offer similar or different experiences with snow and ice. Here are some of the alternative places to Snow Abu Dhabi that you can check out:
Ski Dubai is the first and most famous indoor ski resort in the Middle East. Located in Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, Ski Dubai offers a variety of snow activities for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, zorbing, chairlift rides and more. You can also meet the resident penguins and watch their daily shows. Ski Dubai has a temperature of minus 4°C and a snow depth of 1.5 meters at all times.
Chillout Ice Lounge
Chillout Ice Lounge is a unique ice-themed café that serves hot and cold beverages, snacks and desserts in a frozen environment. Located in Times Square Center in Dubai, Chillout Ice Lounge has a temperature of minus 6°C and features ice sculptures, ice furniture, ice chandeliers and ice curtains. You can also enjoy live music and entertainment in the lounge.
Ice Land Water Park
Ice Land Water Park is a water theme park that has an ice-themed design and features. Located in Ras Al Khaimah, Ice Land Water Park has more than 30 slides and attractions, including the world’s largest man-made waterfall, Penguin Falls; the world’s largest rain dance pool, Aqua Soccer; and the world’s first snow river, Snow River. You can also enjoy swimming, snorkeling, diving and other water activities in the park.
These are some of the alternative places to Snow Abu Dhabi that you can visit if you want to experience snow and ice in different ways. They are all located within a few hours drive from Abu Dhabi and offer fun and entertainment for the whole family.