If you’re feeling slightly jaded from the surge of theme parks and play centres that have opened recently, then the chance to reconnect with the great outdoors might be just the right antidote for that sensory overload. Enter Aventura Nature Adventure Park, a one-of-a-kind spot in the UAE that’s set among the tree tops in a 35,000-square metre natural Ghaf tree forest in the heart of Mushrif Park.
What could be nicer than spending the day wandering amid the scrub and bushes? And with five levels of fun activities and challenges to choose from, thrill seekers of all ages can get their hearts racing.
Imagine zip-lining through the natural forest or balancing your way along the tree tops on a rope course. It’s the stuff that dreams are made of.
Even the most daring and bravest of family members will gasp as they tackle the 25-metre Tarzan jump and take a surfboard between the trees. Although it’s a long way down, you can rest assured that the park is completely safe and boasts exceptional design and standards.
Lina Malas, Aventura’s co-founder and director of corporate development, feels that Aventura is offering something very special to families in the UAE. “We believe that experiencing nature is a basic human need,” she says. “Especially for youngsters who need persuasion to switch off their tablets or adults who are looking for something to help them escape their daily routines. What better way is there to do that, than with a thrilling zip-line through the Ghaf tree forest?” We agree entirely. Geronimooooo!
Dhs150 (general access), Dhs125 (children under 1.35 metres). Open Sun-Sat 9.30am-6pm. Mushrif Park, Mirdif, www.aventuraparks.com (056 887 1687).
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