Visit to Motiongate Dubai Theme Park | #MacroTraveller

Motiongate Dubai is a Hollywood-inspired theme park placed inside Dubai Parks and Resorts, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was opened on December 16, 2016, and showcases some of the most important North American film studios. It’s one of the world’s most immersive, exhilarating theme parks where you can honestly go beyond the screen to put yourself into your favourite Hollywood movies.

Leap into the World of Hollywood movies at Motiongate Dubai

Motiongate Dubai invites movie lovers from all over the world to go on a cinematic journey into the world of fantasy movies. Immerse yourself in an alternate universe of captivating stories and adventures with your favorite animated Hollywood characters.

With over 27 exciting state-of-the-art attractions, featuring characters, including Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, and the Smurfs – Motiongate will keep movie-lovers entertained the whole day. Keep your smartphone or camera ready – with so many big screen stars around, and it’s the perfect moment to catch a selfie or two!

Experience Motiongate Dubai’s Epic Rides and Attractions

Spread across five zones, brimming with action-packed rollercoasters, interactive rides, and exceptional live dance performance, you’ll indeed not be stuck for stuff to do at the park. From Hotel Transylvania-inspired rides to world-first Ghostbusters rides, there’s something to amuse everyone’s fancy inside this fantastic park.

These are five themed areas: Studio Central– a park’s main entrance area with shopping and dining facilities, themed around a town of Hollywood. Columbia Pictures– based on Sony Pictures’ films such as Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania, Ghostbusters, Zombieland, Underworld, and The Green Hornet. DreamWorks– based on DreamWorks Animation franchises such as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and How to Train Your Dragon. Smurfs’ Village– themed to Peyo’s The Smurfs and finally Lionsgate– based on Lionsgate films and home of word class The Hunger Games roller coaster.

Rides for Thrill-Seekers at Motiongate Park: There’re plenty of rides at Dubai’s Motiongate promised to get you screaming at the top of your lungs. To give you a preview – here’re a few and don’t miss these rides.

Zombieland Blast-Off– You may have been on a drop tower before, but what about one where the undead chases you? Zombieland Blast-Off is ready and waiting for you! Please Note: This ride depicts scenes of violence and parental discretion is strongly advised.

Capitol Bullet Train– Inspired by The Hunger Games, see if you have what it takes to take on the ride that gives you a 360° view of the park.

Dragon Gliders– Soar in the skies and feel the fire in your belly as you fly over the Forbidden Islands.

Rides for the Little Ones at Motiongate Park: There’s plenty for all the little ones to do at Motiongate too! How to Train your Dragon rides, the Smurf Village and Smurfberry Factory will keep them discussing for days.

Check out some of the rides on offer!

Penguin Air– Inspired by the Madagascar movie, hop on-board Penguin Air to meet the rest of the crew as you glide through the air.

Mr. Ping’s Noodle Fling– Pay Mr. Ping’s Noodle Shop a visit and jump on the swirling carousel.

Camp Viking– Splash about and have bucket loads of fun on the ship in Berk’s Harbour.

Flint’s Imagination Lab– A fun lab for children to experiment in, Flint’s Lab features science-themed slides, giant food, and laboratory mazes.

Grab a Seat at one of Motiongate Dubai’s Live Shows!

Apart from the rides, several shows take place in Motiongate. Make sure you don’t miss out on all the action and grab yourself at one of the fantastic live shows.

Here’re a few options for you!

Step Up Dubai, All In– The most popular show in Motiongate Dubai, Step Up Dubai features live music and high energy dance performance by the crew of Step Up Dubai

Ghostbusters Block Party– Watch the Ghostbusters put down their zappers and bust out some killer moves.

Kung Fu Panda Academy– Learn the ways of Kung Fu under the tutelage of wise Master Shifu and be ready to join Po on stage. Step in the shoes of Po himself and see if you can master the art of Kung Fu.

King Julien’s Side Show Stomp– Let the cast of Madagascar have you up on your feet as you enjoy the show-stopping performance.



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  1. This looks magnificent. I have always love theme parks because of it’s uniqueness. Motiongate Dubai is a Hollywood-inspired theme park is so impressive I like the North American film studios.

  2. Beautiful spots everywhere. I just love the beauty of every theme park it comes with its own theme and feelings. Dubai is a great tourist country for all lovers of good places.

  3. This is something I will definitely enjoy with my entire family! We’re all movie buffs, and we’ll probably be dizzy trying out what to choose for the next ride or amazing live show. Thanks for sharing this.

  4. This place is the happiest place for movie buffs! This is where your movies come to life and experience the thrills! I wish I can visit it soon! Thanks for introducing this place!

  5. Looks like an amazing resort for movie buffs and theme park lovers. The different themes are great and each ride looks action packed. I love the water park and Halloween decorations. The live shows and belly busting roller-coasters sound thrilling too. The Shrek tribute is the tip of the iceberg. Thanks for the review!

  6. This is my first time hearing about motiongate. You have definitely highlighted it well and stirred the traveling bug in me!

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