Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has inaugurated SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, the newest theme park on Yas Island, which was developed by Miral in partnership with SeaWorld® Parks & Entertainment.
Sheikh Khaled toured the attraction and was briefed on its facilities, which span 183,000 sq m, offering entertainment and education themed around marine life to visitors and further strengthening Abu Dhabi’s position as a tourism hub.
The Crown Prince was accompanied by Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Miral, and Mr. Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, Group CEO of Miral.
Along with offering entertainment, education, and family-friendly experiences, including up-close animal encounters and animal presentations, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is home to rides and attractions, as well as dining and shopping destinations.
Mr. Scott Ross, Chairman of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, commented that “as the first SeaWorld park to open outside of the United States, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi marks a significant chapter for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. It is with great privilege that we celebrate this highly anticipated grand opening alongside our valued partners at Miral. The extraordinary SeaWorld Abu Dhabi Marine Life Theme Park was born through years of collaboration and innovation, combining SeaWorld’s nearly 60 years of experience in animal welfare and commitment to marine conservation with Miral’s unprecedented track record as a leading developer of world-class destinations.”
“Together, we have created a state-of-the-art Marine Life Theme Park unlike anything the region has seen to date, truly representing a next-generation SeaWorld experience. We have no doubt that guests will be amazed with all that SeaWorld Abu Dhabi has to offer, and we are proud to play our part in inspiring their commitment to marine conservation for years to come,” Mr. Ross added.