Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai is launching a series of exciting Family Fun Days,
allowing families to discover the mysteries of the ocean and enjoy a range of fun, all-age activities together at The Lost Chambers. The events will offer educational experiences on marine animals, face-painting, games and competitions. “Atlantis, The Palm provides a full spectrum of supervised day and evening activities for children of all ages as well as Mum and Dad,” says Steve Kaiser, Vice President Marine Sciences and Engineering at Atlantis, The Palm. “Everyone is intrigued by the ocean and The Lost Chambers Family Fun Days allow children and parents to explore the many stimulating marine exhibits, learn more about the sea and enjoy their Friday together.”
Family Fun Day Schedule For 2012
Times: 10 am – 8 pm on the below dates:
- Friday, 4th May – Shark Awareness Week with special celebrity guest
- Friday, 8th June – World Oceans Day
- Friday, 7th September – Fish Folklore, Myths & more
- Friday, 5th October – Underwater FantaSea
- Friday, 7th December – Festive Under the Sea Special Offers
- Children receive complimentary admission with each full paid adult admission
- Adult admission AED 100
Activities at Family Fun Days aim to be fun, encourage family togetherness and educate, especially the ‘Search for Poseidon’s Crystal’ Family Fun Day which requires families to work together, solve clues and find the crystal in The Lost Chambers special underwater maze of tunnels and caves. With its enviable location atop the crescent of The Palm, Atlantis is the first fully integrated entertainment destination resort in Dubai.
Families are transported into a dazzling, imaginative world, encompassing a 46 hectare site including a marine habitat of 65,000 marine animals at Lost Chambers, a Kids Club for three to 12 year olds, Club Rush for teenagers, an incredible water adventure at AQUAVENTURE, a beautiful stretch of beach, luxury boutiques, numerous dining choices including three restaurants by world renowned chefs, a nightclub, and ShuiQi Spa & Fitness. Further information on the water experiences From surreal sea life to heart-pounding water slides, children of all ages will be able to explore Atlantis and its deep connection to water and the ocean.
• The Lost Chambers – bringing the myth of Atlantis to life through a maze of underground tunnels offering underwater views into the boulevards of the ruins of Atlantis;
• The Ambassador Lagoon – an 11 million litre marine habitat and underwater exhibit home to several hundred species of marine life, with a viewing panel looking right into the mythical ruins of Atlantis;
• Dolphin Bay – a 4.5 hectare state-of-the-art dolphin education and conservation centre allowing guests the opportunity to meet and interact with one of the world’s most charismatic animals in an unparalleled facility.
• AQUAVENTURE – a water world of over 18 million litres of water, consisting of extraordinary rides with cascades, tidal waves and rapids, and the Mesopotamian-styled Ziggurat temple reaching over 30 metres into the sky and featuring seven heart-pumping water slides – two of which catapult riders through shark-filled lagoons;
The waterscape at Atlantis, The Palm also features two pools – the Royal Pool, a sophisticated serene experience and the Zero Entry Pool, an energetic, engaging experience, ideal for families. There is also an inviting 1.4 kilometre white sand beach, perfect for relaxing. • Not to forget even the youngest visitors, Atlantis offers Splashers, a water playground featuring elaborate water games, slides and structures, providing a world of thrills and lots of water spills for children less than 1.2 metres – and their parents. Two enormous tipping buckets spin on their axis and release 1200 litres of water at various intervals, dousing the occupants of Splashers playing beneath these regulated waterfalls. Children delight in the interactive climbing frames or challenge one another across one of the five rope bridges that interconnect with ten water slides, whilst comrades use water jets and cannons on family and friends; Kids Clubs Atlantis Kids Club (3 – 12 years) offers a daily supervised activity programme with a focus on adventure, fun and exploration through group play. Children unlock imagination’s door and discover the edutainment of AKC. Be a pirate, an animator or even a mad scientist! Kids can experience the command centre with the latest video games, tackle the two climbing walls, watch a movie underwater or create an arts and crafts masterpiece. With morning, afternoon and evening sessions; everyday is an adventure. For our youngest guests (children under 3), Atlantis Nanny Services offer a full range of professional nannies, equipped with endless activities to assist with in-room care. Club Rush caters to teens by offering the ultimate hang out experience. Teens (ages 13 – 18) have an opportunity to escape to a fully supervised ‘No Kids or Adults’ environment. Atlantis recognises the importance of treating teenagers as young adults so an entire part of the resort provides a haven for them to socialise in – a first in Dubai. They can watch movies on the big screen, grab a snack or smoothie from the bar, make use of the latest games and consoles, stay connected in the internet lounge, or listen to the latest tunes while dancing the night away. With an international crew of counsellors to keep teens busy throughout the day; it’s the perfect place to chill out, recharge and make new friends. Club Rush. It’s a Teen Thing. Family accommodation Over 1400 of the 1,539 guestrooms and suites in the Royal Towers boast inter-connecting doors, providing ideal accommodation for families. What’s more, Atlantis has taken steps to ensure a good night’s sleep for the whole family by offering exclusive King Coil roll-away beds with high quality mattresses. All children staying at the resort will receive a welcome letter highlighting all the experiences they can encounter while at Atlantis. Even the youngest guest is well looked after with bespoke cribs, complete with extra linens and delivered with each crib, products from some of JOHNSON’S® favourite product line, including JOHNSON’S shampoo, Baby oil, lotion and a rubber ducky to make bath time more fun. Guests can also request all of the necessary items needed for young children including bottle sterilizers. Guests can utilize the mini-bar to store necessities as one side is empty for guest use, perfect for formula or bottles. Food for all tastes No matter what your children’s tastes and dietary requirements, the resort’s 19 restaurants cater for them, with special allergy-conscious menus and a variety of food from around the world from sushi to pizza. Atlantis is home to three restaurants by world-renowned chefs, making the resort the culinary destination in Dubai – Nobu by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Ronda Locatelli – an Italian eatery by Michelin star chef Giorgio Locatelli with a central stone oven with fresh-baked pizzas and Rostang-The French Brasserie by Parisian two star Michelin chef Michel Rostang. Families can also enjoy the variety available at the resort’s two interactive buffets. Saffron is a theatrical buffet with close to 20 live cooking stations, letting guests be part of the action. Kaleidoscope is a warm, inviting restaurant focusing on Mediterranean cuisine complemented by specialities out of Northern Africa and India. Throughout the resort, kids are given diverse selection including classic favourites including spaghetti and meatballs and hamburgers and hotdogs, as well as healthier options such as salads and fresh fruits and vegetables.
About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
Atlantis, The Palm is a 1,539 room, ocean-themed destination resort located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm Island in Dubai. This US$1.5 billion joint venture project was developed with Dubai Government owned, Istithmar. Opened in September 2008, the resort utilises the 46 hectares site with 17 hectares of water park amusement, further marine and entertainment attractions and a collection of some of the most renowned restaurants including Nobu, Ronda Locatelli, Ossiano and Rostang-The French Brasserie. Atlantis, The Palm offers an unprecedented entertainment centre, an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops and extensive meeting and convention facilities. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with some 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis.