Wild Wadi, though quite small in size, is one of the major tourist attractions in Dubai. Congratulations to the builders for managing to fit such a competitive and beautiful water park into such a tiny space. The theme revolves around a cozy Aladdin-like village and works very well atmospherically. The location is great as well: you get views of the giant sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel and the Arabian Gulf, while being lifted up and down the seemingly-endless water slide jungle.
You can be really lazy here as the water coaster slide system keeps you in motion continuously without the need to leave your tube. High-pressure pumps, which shoot you back up from ground level to the top of the slides, make it possible. Quick and crazy 'Jumeirah Sceirah' claims to be the fastest and steepest slide outside North America and the 2011-installed new slide tower featuring 'Tantrum Alley' and 'Burj Surj' is good fun, as well! The rest is for the kids. Wild Wadi is a bit overpriced, but with its very friendly staff and beautiful setting it's a must-visit on your Dubai itinerary.
Wild Wadi from above
New slides were installed in 2011
Burj Surj (left) and Tantrum Alley (right)
Tantrum Alley consists of three funnels and is fun!
On top of the new slide tower
Surf pool from above
Wild Wadi wave pool
Magnificent entrance to the water park
Wild Wadi atmosphere
Wild Wadi scenery
Steep and fast Jumeirah Sceirah slide
Mixed queues, boys and girls. Good!
Wild Wadi water coaster
Water power lifts you upwards
Up and up
Water coaster sliders
Surf pool to test your skills
New disciple arriving
Full of expectation!
Watch the pro!
Family raft without a family
Wild Wadi Dubai
Wild Wadi scenery
Burj Al Arab hotel seen from Wild Wadi
Wild Wadi seen from Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Wild Wadi water park, with Palm Jumeirah construction in the background