Now travellers to Dubai have another attraction to add to their list of must-see. Opening on October 21 this year is Ain Dubai, the world&rsquos tallest and largest observation wheel.
Ain Dubai will take guests to a height of 250 meter (m) for a grand view of the city&rsquos skyline. In comparison, the London Eye (UK) is 135m while the Ferris Wheel on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada (US) is 158.5m. But it is not about height alone.
According to Ronald Drake, General Manager of Ain Dubai, &ldquoAin Dubai offers unique experiences catering to all audiences, including luxurious special event cabins nightlife and party occasions unique dining and culinary options family-friendly cabins and customisable romantic experiences.&rdquo
Mohamed Sharaf, Chief Operating Officer of Dubai Holding Entertainment, said, &ldquoWe can&rsquot think of a better time to open this unique and celebratory asset than during the UAE&rsquos &lsquoYear of the 50th&rsquo.&rdquo
Open both day and night, at Ain Dubai, visitors will be able to experience two very different sides of Dubai, from stunning views of Bluewaters (lifestyle destination including residential, retail, hospitality, and entertainment options) to a host of night-time entertainment. Enjoy the sunset&rsquos golden rays glittering across the skyscrapers or watch Dubai&rsquos spectacular LED lights switch on as it gets darker.
The experiences are split into three main categories Observation Cabins, Social Cabins and Private Cabins, with experiences starting with one rotation of approximately 38 minutes, up to two rotations of approximately 76 minutes.
The Observation Cabins provide the perfect platform Instagrammable 360-degree views of Dubai, with guests steadily ascending through the sky on the world's tallest observation wheel. The Social Cabins will offer beverage-inclusive packages. Guests can step into a premium cabin for the VIP treatment or get the best social vibes at the Ain Dubai Sky Bar cabins.
Ain Dubai&rsquos Private Cabin provides full exclusivity. Unique celebration packages will also be available for birthdays, engagements, weddings, business functions and more, according to a release by Dubai Holdings. The private cabins can be customised to cater for all sorts of events, from intimate celebrations to cultural festivities to treat VIP guests.
Tickets for taking a ride in Dubai have already begun. Ticket prices start from AED130 and can be purchased on www.aindubai.com