Some fun facts and a behind the scenes look at motiongate™ Dubai – the Hollywood theme park in the desert.
Set to open in October 2016, motiongate™ Dubai, part of the Dubai Parks and Resorts mega theme park development, have released a behind-the-scenes video and some facts and figures.
10 fun facts from motiongate™ Dubai:
- On opening, motiongate™ Dubai will cover 1.9 million sq ft – big enough to fit nearly 33 American football fields or 24 UK football pitches! The total park area measures 4 million sq ft which is equal to almost 69 American football fields!
- motiongate™ Dubai’s rides and attractions will be inspired by 13 major film franchises with a total combined box office of over USD $1.7 billion for opening weekends in the USA.
- The DreamWorks zone is so big that it can fit five A380 aeroplanes inside wing to wing and is 22m high at its tallest point once inside.
- The Hotel Transylvania attraction is housed within a towering castle with its exterior façade measuring 42m at its highest peak – the same height as 10 average female giraffes stacked head to hoof.
- In total there are five roller coasters in motiongate™ Dubai with a total length track of 2, 593 metres – that’s enough to run the entire height of the Burj Khalifa – three times!
- 595 palm trees will be planted in motiongate Dubai – if laid down root to end, that would equal more than three times the length of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco! (based on an average 15m high palm tree)
- There are a total of 3, 170 seats for all of motiongate™ Dubai’s seated attractions, which is nearly the same amount of seating as five, Dubai Metro trains, but we can guarantee more fun than Dubai Metro!
- With more than 3, 000 different items available to purchase from 15 retail outlets in motiongate™ Dubai, you would need more than 100 SUVs to take them home!
- Zombieland Blast Off is an exhilarating experience that launches guests up and down a 58 metre tower – almost the same height as the Leaning Tower of Pisa!
- motiongate™ Dubai will have a total of 193 performing staff – that’s nearly 3 double decker buses full of dancers, singers and actors!