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Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi unveils new rides

Explore Looney Tunes and the home of The Flintstones

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Abu Dhabi is about to go Yabba Dabba Doo after exciting new details were revealed about the fantastic Flintstones-inspired rides and attractions coming to the capital’s hotly-anticipated Warner Bros. theme park.

But that’s not all folks, not by a long shot.

Bosses at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi – which is all set to swing open its doors this summer – have also announced exciting details about another of the superb six immersive zones, Dynamite Gulch, inspired by cartoon characters such as the Looney Tunes, Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote.

The mega Yas Island attraction will feature Superman’s adopted home of Metropolis, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, Warner Bros. Plaza and Batman’s stomping ground of Gotham City.

Prehistoric fun will be on full display at Bedrock, home to Fred Flintstone, wife Wilma, Pebbles and their next-door neighbours Barney, Betty and Bamm-Bamm Rubble, as well as The Great Gazoo and loveable pet dinosaur, Dino.

Activities include the Flintstones Bedrock River Adventure, in which passengers can embark on a scenic boat ride through stone-age wetlands, prehistoric neighborhoods and the city’s picturesque downtown area.

While aboard the eight-passenger boat, guests will enter through boulder-strewn pathways, framed in oversized native palm trees and foliage, and pass by the occasional fountain or statue honoring one of the town’s leaders.

Theme park fans can also enjoy the town’s Centennial Parade, but watch out for some dinosaur-sized drama as Dino gets set to run amok during the big celebrations.

If you need to grab some grub during your stay in downtown Bedrock, you can get a stone-age snack at Mammoth Munchies, head down to Bronto Burgers and Ribs and then pay a visit to Bedrock Boutique for some treasured mementos.

The wacky world of Warner.Bros will be on show at Dynamite Gulch, where you are sure to bump into Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, The Jetsons and many more.

You can experience the racing rivalry of Wile E and the Road Runner for yourself at the thrilling Fast and Furry-ous (we approve) roller coaster.

The dazzling attraction invites fun-seekers to climb onto Wile E. Coyote’s latest gadget – the ACME Road Rocket 9000 – for an exciting journey through the desert cactus and chasms, joining the determined dasher on yet another pursuit to catch the Road Runner.

Nearby, The Jetsons Cosmic Orbiter lets guests fly their own futuristic spaceship as they circle a space-age landing pad on a high-energy joyride.

Meanwhile, Marvin invites adventure-seekers to take a spin on Marvin The Martian Crater Crashers, which turns a crash-landing crater into the best spot for mini-bumper car fun. Marvin’s new recruits will smash the hovering space‐pods together to generate enough kinetic energy to power his broken rocket ship back into orbit.

Fans of hot tempered Yosemite Sam can visit Yosemite Sam Rootin' Tootin' Gas, a kitschy, Route 66-themed shop filled with all the oddities Yosemite Sam has picked up throughout his travels.

Mark Gsellman, Park General Manager, stated: “We’re incredibly delighted to bring iconic animated characters to life through none other than the park’s very own Bedrock and Dynamite Gulch. The characters in these lands have fascinated fans of every age for decades, and it will be a dream come true for many of our guests to walk the streets they know and love. From Bedrock’s picturesque rocky landscape, featuring towering plants, a landmark river and a waterfall, to Dynamite Gulch’s lifelike rustic desert— this section of the park is guaranteed to be a charming, heart-warming and fun-filled retreat for the whole family.”

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi promise the thrill ride of a lifetime – we can’t get wait for the theme park fun to begin.


Time Out Dubai,

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