Dive Deep into the World of Sharks at SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Calling all shark enthusiasts. SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the World’s Largest Indoor Marine Life Theme Park is gearing up to explore the incredible world of sharks during Shark Week. Running until July 13th, guests can look forward to a week-long celebration at SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi and deep dive into the wonders of these modern-day predators.

In addition to running incredible educational shark activities for the week, the region’s first marine life theme park will also be the main sponsor for Warner Bros. Discovery’s Shark Week, a series devoted to conservation efforts and correcting misconceptions about sharks.

Thomas Kaferle, General Manager of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi said: “We are very excited to celebrate Shark Week for the second time since opening last year, this time the celebration is bigger than ever with plenty of limited-time activities that entertain and most importantly educate guests about sharks. These marine animals play a crucial role in maintaining a balanced ecosystem in our oceans and Shark Week is a great opportunity for us to enrich our guests’ knowledge by providing opportunities for them to observe and learn more about the different shark species at our marine life theme park.”

Guests will embark on an unforgettable journey with the Shark Week Passport. This interactive guide leads guests through five exciting stations that are perfect for families and can be enjoyed by guests of all ages. Alongside the entertainment aspect, these stations are also packed with educational activities that offer fascinating facts about sharks. Guests must complete the activities to earn stamps at each station. With the help of the passport, guests will be able to navigate the marine life theme park, locate all the stations and discover all the excitement Shark Week has to offer.

Throughout Shark Week, guests can witness a magnificent spectacle at the One Ocean realm. A gigantic, 60-foot-long inflatable whale shark will be on display daily from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

Endless Ocean and Abu Dhabi Ocean retail stores will offer a fin-credible selection of shark-themed apparel and souvenirs. Guests can take home a piece of the excitement and celebrate these awe-inspiring animals. After a day of learning and exploration, guests can indulge in delicious shark-themed treats available only at Endless Ocean’s dining outlets.

From keeping prey populations in check to maintaining coral reefs, sharks play an irreplaceable role. Follow SeaWorld Abu Dhabi on social media throughout Shark Week for daily facts about sharks, and how everyone can contribute to their conservation at @seaworldabudhabi.

For more information on SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, please visit  www.seaworldabudhabi.com.


About SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi operated by Miral Experiences is the region’s first Marine Life Theme Park which tells a captivating ‘One Ocean’ story that uncovers the interconnectivity between life on earth and our ocean, inspiring a deep commitment to conserving our planet. SeaWorld Abu Dhabi delivers fun, engaging, and immersive family-friendly experiences through eight uniquely themed realms, featuring up-close animal encounters, exciting rides, inspiring entertainment, as well as unmatched dining and shopping experiences.

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is committed to providing the highest standard of animal welfare based on best practices and standards set by internationally recognized animal welfare organizations. SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is the region’s first facility to be certified by Global Humane, the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare. Representing the next generation of zoological care, the animal habitats at SeaWorld Abu Dhabi have been custom designed using state-of-the art technology and a welfare-focused approach. Every day, the SeaWorld Abu Dhabi team of highly experienced and passionate veterinarians, scientists, animal care specialists, and educators devote their lives to caring for animals while also inspiring the next generation to protect and advocate for the ocean.

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is also home to the Yas SeaWorld® Research & Rescue Center Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the first-of-its-kind dedicated marine research, rescue, rehabilitation and return center in the region serving as an advanced marine science knowledge hub and a key contributor to marine life conservation. Building on SeaWorld’s legacy of being one of the largest marine animal rescue organizations in the world, the Center aims to bring SeaWorld’s 60 years of experience and knowledge in animal care, rescue, rehabilitation and conservation to the UAE and wider region.

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi was developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading creator of magnetic experiences in partnership with United Parks & Resorts and is the first new SeaWorld Park in 30 years and the first outside the US. Now operational, this first-of-its-kind indoor Marine Life Theme Park is managed and operated by Miral Experiences, a subsidiary of Miral and a leading operator of world-class theme parks, entertainment experiences and cultural attractions.

For more information, please visit: www.seaworldabudhabi.com

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SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

Farah Sarieddine

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