Just 45 minutes from Dubai Marina towards AD, you’ll find a newly opened adventure zone in Deerfield’s Mall. We spoke to Mohammad Attia, general manager of Al Othaim Leisure & Tourism Co, to find out more.
Tell us about Faby Land
Faby Land is the new ‘Retro-Futuristic’ fun destination of Al-Othaim Leisure. It covers a huge area of approximately 60,000sq feet at Deerfield’s Town Square, Al Bahia. It offers an array of amusement rides, attractions, plus games to entertain customers.
What age group does Faby Land cater for?
It has been designed to provide an entertainment experience to children of all age groups with special attention, careful planning and exclusive fit-out execution. It engages not only children, but also makes their parents enjoy a fun-filled experience too.
What can kids do at Faby Land?
Faby Land has lots on offer for the younger crowd, with a goal area for all football lovers, which is the first Goal concept in Abu Dhabi. Faby Land features a variety of exciting rides which include top dancer, bumper cars, jump around, flume ride, happy swing and a family swing ride. The arts and crafts corner, combined with a party room and a nearby kids’ salon, all add more to the leisure experience.
Why will kids love to play there?
Faby Land has exclusive attractions such as the free styler ride, which provides an exciting indoor surfing experience.
What makes it different from other playcentres?
At Faby Land, there is something for everyone, be it a child or an adult! It’s a thrilling environment that children and adults can trust and enjoy.
How many kids can it hold?
Faby Land can hold up to 800 kids.
How many staff do you have?
Faby Land has a team of 35 trained staff, with a varied nationality mix.
Are there any discounts for siblings?
Faby Land offers a variety of promotions. The game card packages offer great value to our customers and we also have customised school trip and birthday party packages. Sibling discount features within the birthday party package.
What are the best things to do at Faby land? Favorites?
For the extreme ride lovers, energy leap and tagada are not to be missed! There is a state-of-the-art clip and climb wall for the adventure lovers. For teenagers, the arcade is lined up with the latest video games, redemption games and novelty games. Also, an attraction like XD dark ride assures the teenage crowd a thrilling experience. Faby Land also features the free styler ride. The young football lovers will definitely enjoy the goal area.
Tell us about you?
I have been in the family entertainment business for over 16 years. The management team at Al-Othaim focus on creating fun-filled family entertainment destinations with the best standards for business operations and a safe, yet thrilling, experience is provided to all valuable customers.
What are the future plans of Faby Land?
Faby Land will be launched in Dubai at Dubai Festival City in the third quarter of the year. Further sites which have been finalised for Faby Land are Porto Cairo Mall and Dandy Mall in Egypt.
Faby Land, Deerfield’s Town Square, Deerfield’s Mall, Al Bahia, Abu Dhabi. Open daily, 10am-midnight. For more information visit www.fabyland.ae (02 666 9772).