Dubai has been home to the biggest, longest, and largest, of the man-made wonders and architectural splendors. So if I say that this marvelous city is also home to the world’s largest indoor virtual reality park, it would be extraordinarily unsurprising. One of the best cities in the world to have fun is again up with even more amazing stuff that is more exciting than reality.
Gear up to get to know more about what this VR park has in store for its visitors.VR Park is owned and managed by Emaar Entertainment, a pioneer of futuristic entertainment, leisure, and retail ideas in the Middle East. This park is located inside the Dubai Mall, on Level 2, between Reel Cinemas and KidZania® Dubai.
Attractions and Experiences in VR Park Dubai
Spanning over 75,000 square feet within 2 stories, the park is filled with over 20 exhilarating activities. Want to know what it would be like to be a huge cybernetic weaponized ape fighting for your liberty, from your own creator who’s trying to hold you captive? APE-X is the game for you then.
Trying to escape a supernatural villain by teaming up with your allies and aboard a raft heading to the swamp might sound like something that only happens in a movie, but not again if you are playing The Raft at the VR Park.
Now the next game might not be for the Acrophobic people. You will find yourself in the role of a window cleaner, doing your job suspended from a cable from the top of the tallest building in the world, when suddenly your worst reality will be stimulated, the cable snaps and you fall down. Experience the real sense of fear and vertigo at the Burj Drop.
How about walking in the shoes of a Hitman? The famous John Wick Chronicles is where you will be assigned targets and you will be equipped with a submachine gun. For the nightmarish gore lovers, here is a simulation, where you are tied to a wheelchair in a hospital that is infested with Zombies. And there’s no surprise in the fact that they are all coming for you, Experience the Walking Dead VR outbreak.
Well, almost all drivers have the urge to race through the tracks which is in reality just a distant dream. Not at the VR Park Speedway where you can race however you want.
For the guys who want to give a shot at paragliding, why not try it at Para Drop at VR Park, where you can feel the fall without worrying about safety?
Sci-fi lovers would absolutely love the DubaiDrone. You are in the year 2050, it is a normal sunny day in the stimulated world where you look up at the sky where people are busy traveling in their sky taxis. Take your best shot at knowing if you would be able to catch up with all the traffic in the skies.
Technology and Equipment Used In VR Park Dubai
VR Park shrinks the borders of reality and perception with the help of AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) technologies combined.
It is built by the innovative entertainment developers Emaar Entertainment utilizing the high fidelity Virtual Reality HMD StarVR.Around 8 of the VR attractions inside this park is the collaboration of the Starbreeze company which utilizes the high resolution, high FOV StarVR headset, and unique props to enhance the experience in addition to using the concept of Shared Escapism.
The park collaborated with American Television and film companies to provide the people with film-based VR attractions like The Walking Dead Outbreak and John Wick Chronicles
VR Park Dubai Tickets
The tickets are available both online and offline and can be booked 3 months in advance. Even though the tickets are available at the venue, it would be best to book them online so you would not have to wait in the queue and waste time.
One can enter VR Park for free but must make sure to credit the required rates for each ride and attraction, which range from AED 15 to AED 45. One thing to note is that there will be no rescheduling or refunds available if there are any unused credits.
It is better to save at least 2-3 hours of your time to completely immerse yourself in this experience. The Super Seven Attraction pass of VR Park Dubai tickets lets you skip the line and access 7 rides of your choice.
Food and Amenities Available In VR Park Dubai
You do not have to worry about food and amenities, because Dubai Mall has a lot of fine dining options there like Al Hallab, Al Baik, Bombay Chowpatty restaurant, Bikanervala, Baskin Robins, Awani, Bubbles, and Booba, etc. There are two food courts in Dubai Mall.
One on the lower ground and the other on the second floor. There is a lot to explore inside the Dubai Mall since it is one of the largest malls in the world and the largest in Dubai. Spanning over 502,000 square meters (5,400,000 sq ft) across 4 floors; The lower ground floor, the ground floor, the first floor, and the second floor.
The Dubai Mall is home to over 1000+ shopping brands and many fine dinings. It also comprises various tourist attractions like an ice rink, an aquarium, and a multiplex cinema. And after visiting VR Park, if there is free time in your itinerary then you should not miss the opportunity to visit the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa.
VR park offers you that sweet escape from the real world and takes you on trips to many other fantastical lands where you can live your imagination.