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Try out Dubai's thrilling eFoiling surfing experience
Ever since we first saw it in Disney’s Aladdin, we’ve always wanted to go on a magic carpet ride. Well, that might be a while away, but Dubai now has the next best thing. Now available in Surf House branches across Dubai, the eFoil is an electric hydrofoil board that features a silent electric motor, which means no noise and zero emissions. It’s the first eFoiling rental and training centre in the world, thanks to joining up with experts from Ibiza, and it will make you feel like a surfing pro in no time. Don’t believe us? Watch our video to find out how we got on.
Dubai's first Willy Wonka-themed eatery has opened at JBR
Inspired by Willy Wonka's crazy, colourful chocolate factory and the little round, orange people who run it, Oompa Loompa Restaurant has a colourful play area and soft play zone that will keep the little ones happy for hours. And because what child doesn't want to have a go at making their own chocolate, you can sign them up to a 90-minute Willy Wonka-themed masterclass complete with edible paints. Best of all, you don't even need a golden ticket.
Take a look at Abu Dhabi's nerdy eatery Geek Kitchen
Geek Kitchen Restaurant (that’s definitely Geek, not Greek), is a dedicated restaurant for those who like to embrace the nerdy side of life. Decked out with pop culture wall decorations, a massive Funk Pop display case and loads more, it feels more like a toy shop than a place to grab a bite to eat. It's located in Al Nahyan area and is a hard to miss spot.
Kids can now learn to be a Zookeeper at The Green Planet
Children are being invited to unleash their inner David Attenborough at The Green Planet. More than 3,000 exotic animals and plants are housed at the indoor four-storey tropical rainforest where budding biologists can get up close and personal with some of the resident creepy crawlies as well as some of the ecosystem's cuter, more furry wildlife. They can also learn about the challenges the animals face in the wild and what The Green Planet is doing to support them. Watch the video to see what goes behind the scene at the biodome.
Jubail Mangrove Park: Abu Dhabi's stunning new mangrove walk
Jubail Mangrove Park is now officially open to the public. The walkway is open daily from 8am to 6.30pm. It's free of charge and will allow you to take a stroll through the mangroves, explore the natural landscape and go wildlife spotting. The location can be accessed coming from Yas Island or Dubai or the other direction from downtown Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat Island. Watch this video to take tour of this newly opened attraction.
Jump around at Dubai's newly opened Street Maniax
Street Maniax is the newly opened jump park in Dubai's Al Quoz. Adults and high energy kids over the age of eight will be able to learn parkour and hone their trampolining skills with the on-site trainers, all with the end goal of increasing their fitness levels. Check out all the things you can do at this massive jump park.
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