World's first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi

Updated: October 29, 2010 13:44 IST

Ferrari fans now have a new destination to their list of must-visits. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world's only Ferrari-themed amusement park, has been designed to immerse visitors in the brand called Ferrari. The theme park features rides for kids and adults keen to experience some of the Formula 1 magic. The park offers thrill rides like Formula Rossa – the fastest roller coaster on the planet, the milder Fiorano GT coaster and the G-Force drop ride. Here's a look at the amazing theme park.

World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari fans around the world now have a new destination to their list of must-visits. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world's only Ferrari-themed amusement park, offers its visitors adrenaline-pumping rides and an intense multi-sensory experience that makes it a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families. The park has on offer amazing indoor and outdoor attractions, including Formula Rossa – the fastest roller coaster on the planet. Here's a look at the amazing theme park that was built in just three years. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is located on Yas Island, a 25 square kilometers entertainment and recreation destination and venue for the first Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The park covers a total surface area of 200,000 square meters and sits underneath a rood that is made to mimic the profile of a Ferrari GT. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
A photograph shows the entrance of the Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
The headline attraction at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is Formula Rossa, billed as the world's fastest roller coaster, which zooms at a top speed of 240 kph. Designed to simulate the F1 driving experience, the roller coaster is designed to carry 16 passengers (on four cars). Its 2.07 km (1.29 miles) long course features a series of "sharp turns and sudden drops" which generate 1.7 Gs. (Photo credit: www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Another exciting ride inside the park is G-Force – that will shoot thrill-seekers through the red roof and 62 meters in the air before plummeting back to Earth, thus making them experience the actual G-force of a Ferrari, in a seat directly inspired by the Ferrari Enzo. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Other major attraction inside the park is Fiorano GT Challenge, which is a racing roller coaster. The roller coaster features two, 1-kilometre tracks. The cars of the coasters mimic Ferrari F430 Spiders. (Photo credit: www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Another park ride takes visitors on a journey through the V12 engine of a Ferrari 599 supercar. The state-of-the-art flume ride takes you through the giant pistons, inner chambers, maze of passageways and tight squeezes. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Bell'Italia is one of the many child friendly attractions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. It offers family fun at a more gentle pace driving in smart Italian mini cars around a garden planted with 40,000 miniature trees. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
A visitor enjoys a ride at the Ferrari theme park during its media launch. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari F1 cars are displayed at an indoor mini-circuit inside the Ferrari theme park. The park is sure to become a hotspot for Grand Prix racing fans, particularly as the Formula One race is due to take place there next month. UAE officials hope the park will help spur tourism to the region. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Other attractions a the park include Scuderia Challenge, which is a cutting edge racing simulators similar to those used by the drivers of the Scuderia Ferrari in training. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Inside the theme park, visitors will also gain a rare insight into the inner workings of Scuderia Ferrari, the racing team division at Ferrari, at The Paddock and to emulate the experts by changing the tyres of an F1 car.(Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari F1 cars are seen inside the "Hall of Fame" of the Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi. Ferrari World also offers attractions like the "Speed of Magic" (a 4-D visual tour with the Ferrari) and the "Made in Maranello" (also a virtual tour at the Ferrari factory in Maranello in Italy). (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
The Ferrari logo is seen outside a restaurant inside the Ferrari theme park. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari F1 cars are seen inside the "Hall of Fame" of the Ferrari theme park. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Ferrari vehicles are pictured inside the Ferrari theme park. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
Visitors can also expect a retail experience that celebrates Ferrari's rich heritage. (Photo: AFP)
World\'s first Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi
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