ferrari world abu dhabi opens october 2010


ferrari theme park
the world’s first ferrari theme park – ferrari world abu dhabi is set to open in october 2010.
announced as ‘an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families‘.
the park pays tribute to the passion, excellence, performance, technical innovation that ferrari
has established over the years and represents today. its iconic sleek red roof is directly influenced
by the classic double curve side profile of the ferrari gt body, spanning 200,000 m2 and carrying
the largest ferrari logo ever created.

ferrari world abu dhabi will host a number of attractions, including rides for children of all ages,
providing the complete ferrari experience: over 20 state-of-the-art attractions, each designed to
bring to life a different part of the ferrari story, including the world’s fastest rollercoaster, travelling
at speeds exceeding 200 km/h and emulating the thrilling sensation of being in a ferrari f1 car, or
the g-force experience taking passengers on an adrenaline-pumping ride up over 62 m, through
the roof and back down again.

the park is located on yas island – set to become a global tourist destination with a wide range
of accommodation and entertainment facilities – on the north east side of abu dhabi’s mainland.
abu dhabi, at the crossroads between europe, asia and africa, was chosen as the ideal location
to build the ferrari theme park, motor sports being extremely popular in the united arab emirates.
ferrari world abu dhabi will offer a unique and intensely fun way, together with a wide variety
of italian delicacies, and of course unique shopping experiences.

construction of ferrari world abu dhabi

aerial view of the park

construction

view of the roof

view of the roof from a distance

the park is adjacent to the yas marina circuit and yas hotel designed by asymptote architecture

the grand prix race track

construction

the exterior of the theme park

the centre of the theme park


detail of the cone structure


the adjacent race track

the rollercoaster

one of the cars of the rollercoaster

rendering of the rollercoaster

unveiling of the gt formula rossa rollercoaster

l to r: fernando alonso, stefano domenicali, felipe massa

the crew in the gt formula rossa rollercoaster
the park is owned by aldar properties pjsc, abu dhabi’s leading property development, management
and investment company. farah leisure parks management l.l.c, a joint venture between aldar
properties pjsc and profun management group inc. (international leisure facilities management
and operating company) will be responsible for managing and operating ferrari world abu dhabi.