Zombie theme park coming to Dubai in 2020
Are you ready to defend yourself from a real life zombie attck? Well, you're going to get a chance to do just that very soon. A giant, zombie-themed entertainment zone, featuring more than 12 activities and attractions, will open at The Night Market at Deira Islands, Dubai next year.
Zombie Apocalypse Park, the first of its kind in the UAE, will feature live acts, games, battles and events, all powered by glow-in-the-dark technology.
Activities will include paintball games, escape games, VR 9D cinema, haunted house, axe throw, archery, haunted corn maze, air soft battle games, laser tag, trampolines, target shooting, zombie apocalypse attack and zombie runs.
Set to open in mid-2020, the 65,000 sq ft fantasy land also has its own car park, zombie-themed cafe, party room for private events and activities shop.
Nakheel Malls, the retail arm of master developer Nakheel, has teamed up with Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club to create the attraction.
Omar Khoory, managing director of Nakheel Malls, said: “We are committed to creating unique, unforgettable experiences, attractions and facilities at our existing and upcoming retail developments. The Zombie Apocalypse Park will be a huge draw at The Night Market, attracting tourists, businesses and schools for team-building events and families and individuals for a new kind of entertainment.”
Joseph Estephan, general manager, Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club, added: “With this collaboration, we are expanding our reach to provide a phenomenal entertainment experience at The Night Market, and are honoured to be partnering up with Nakheel Malls.”
The Night Market, one of a range of Nakheel retail, leisure and hospitality projects at Deira Islands, will be the world’s largest night market, with over 5,000 waterfront shops, restaurants, cafes and attractions, and more than 3,000 parking spaces.
Construction is complete, with landscaping, water features and other finishing touches in progress.