Tuesday 10 December 2019 (UAE)

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is a new WB theme park under construction from 2015-2018, open in 2018. The park is entirely indoors (not the car park), with rides, attractions, restaurants, and stores based on WB action hero and cartoon characters.

Site visit Feb 2019

Below section to be updated (last update 01 Feb 2018).

Warner Brothers movie world theme park on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

The new cartoon and action hero indoor theme park is being developed by Miral Asset Management (not Miras) in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, with rides and attractions based on characters and places from WB films from Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera, The Cartoon Network, and the DC Universe such as Batman, Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, Superman, The Flintstones, Tom and Jerry, Wonder Woman.

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi opening date and timeline

Warner Bros World roller coasters

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi rides and zones

Theme park divided into 6 zones or areas with a total of 29 rides, shows, and attractions (earlier information said 19 rides). Some details of rides in Metropolis and Cartoon Junction zones released 06 Feb 2018. Information in italics is speculative or unconfirmed.

  1. Warner Bros. Plaza: entrance area in an art deco style highlighting the Golden Age of Hollywood. No rides but several shops and dining outlets.
    • Celebrity Photo.
    • Hollywood Trattoria restaurant.
  2. Bedrock: Mr Flintstone & Mr Rubble with their prehistoric family members: Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, Barney, Betty, Bamm Bamm, Dino, and Baby Puss.
    • Roller coaster? Not according to park model seen.
    • The Flintstones Bedrock River Adventure, river or log flume ride (Intamin list).
    • Bronto Burgers dining?
  3. Cartoon Junction (Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera): will have 9 rides and attractions based on characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Sylvester the Cat, Taz (the Tasmanian Devil), Tom and Jerry, Tweety Bird (Tweetie). Ride and shop names given in 06 Feb 2018 press release.
    • ACME Factory, three rides for kids and an activity area:
      1. Activity area with spiral net climbs, suspended rope bridges, crawl tubes, tunnel mazes.
      2. Daffy's Jet-Propelled Pogo Stick, vertical jump tower.
      3. Tweety Wild Wockets, spin ride.
      4. Ricochet Racin' with Taz, race cars on a track for kids.
    • 5. Ani-Mayhem (AniMayhem), dark ride, score points with bar-code scanner to become ACME Employee of the Month.
    • 6. Cartoon Junction Carousel (merry-go-round) with cartoon characters.
    • 7. "Meet Bugs! (and Daffy)", interactive stage show where you play the part of a Looney Tunes character.
    • 8. Scooby Doo and the Museum of Mysteries (Scooby Doo's Mystery Museum), dark ride on "Mystery Machines" (dark ride trolleys).
    • 9. Tom and Jerry Swiss Cheese Spin, spinning roller coaster.
    • Hare Salon, shop with Bugs Bunny collection of wigs and fancy dress costumes.
    • ACME Company Store, souvenir shop.
    • C. J. Mercantile General Store, Looney Tunes souvenir shop.
    • Fudd Hardware, shop with toys and tools for kids based on Elmer Fudd.
  4. Dynamite Gulch (Wild West theme): Wile E. Coyote, Roadrunner, Yosemite Sam, ... and The Jetsons? Orbit City moved ... or they crashed in the desert?
    • Roller coaster (Intamin Suspended Family Coaster 18-390), 18m height, 390m length, contract awarded 2014. Supplied by Intamin but manufactured by Vekoma?
    • ACME Store? Ride or shop? See Cartoon Junction Zone.
    • Jetsons Flying Cars (for young kids)?
    • Marvin the Martian Crater Crash?
    • Yosemite Sam's Gas Station? Attraction or shop?
  5. Gotham City: Batman, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Scarecrow.
    • Batman ride?
    • Hall of Doom?
    • Harlequin? Harley Quinn themed restaurant?
    • The Joker Fun House (concept art).
  6. Metropolis - The City of Tomorrow (DC Comics): Justice League superheros including Aquaman, Batman, Cyborg, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Mongul, Supergirl, Superman, Teen Titans, The Flash, Wonder Woman. Ride and shop names given in 06 Feb 2018 press release.
    • Roller Coaster or similar ride? Speculative based on park model. Looks smaller than the Dynamite Gulch roller coaster. Might be the Warworld Attacks dark ride ... trolley ride rather than roller coaster?
    • Green Lantern: Galactic Odyssey, 4D flying theatre ride or attraction.
    • Teen Titans Training Academy, zipline, rope and net climbs, and other adventure activities.
    • Superman 360: Battle for Metropolis (Superman vs Brainiac's army), 3D movie in The Daily Bugle building.
    • Justice League: Warworld Attacks (War World), 5D dark ride on trolleys in the Hall of Justice building watching the fight between JL and the alien warlord Mongul.
    • Zatanna Books and Magical Curiousities, souvenir shop.
    • Justice League Hero Supply, souvenir shop.
    • Daily Planet Newsstand and Front Page Photo, souvenir photo shop (get your photo on Daily Planet front page).

Restaurants, cafes, snack bars

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi timings and ticket prices

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi careers, jobs, auditions

Warner Bros audition locations and dates from www.farahauditions.com/audition-calendar

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi hotel

The theme park press release announcement of 19 Apr 2016 said "the development will include the only Warner Bros. branded hotel alongside the immersive theme park." However, the first phase of the project, opening in 2018, appears to be the theme park only, with the hotel construction to be completed later.

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Last update Tuesday 26-Feb-2019. Page development 1H 2T 3D 4L 5C.
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