Bordering Saudi Arabia, Kuwait is an Arab state which has a rich history culture and offers much fun and exploration for the entire family. Located near the shores of the Persian Gulf, this fascinating state is home to a range of attractions and offers a variety of outdoor activities and water sports as well including waterskiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, yachting and scuba diving. While these activities provide countless hours of fun for old and young alike, those looking for a truly memorable family outing can visit Kuwait Entertainment City.
Situated around 20 kms from Kuwait City, this lively theme park is has much thrills, rides and shows for all ages. Opened in 1984, the park is set in an expansive area spanning around one million square metres, amidst lush greenery which offers the perfect setting in which to explore the many attractions on offer here. Also known as ‘Al-Madina Al-Tarfihiya’ the park is managed by the Kuwait Touristic Enterprises Company and has different themed areas which feature different rides.
Those visiting the ‘Arab World’ section can enjoy the attraction known as Gulf Sailing Boats, while ‘Future World’ gives you the chance to experience futuristic styled rides including the Massive Mixer, Desert Storm and the Space Dome. ‘International World’ is a place where one can visit the Australian Gondola, Cowboys Arena and European Cars. Home to a scenic and exotic garden, a lake and a Roman style amphitheatre, the ‘Provincial Garden’ section is also where one can enjoy such rides as The Invaders and The Flying Eagle.
While Kuwait Entertainment City has over 40 different rides, games and shows, among the standout attractions are the City of Thunder and Hurricanes, Fantasy Cinema, Grand Prix, the City of Dreams, Arabian Carousel and the City of Sinbad and Ali Baba and ‘Al-Barq’. Apart from a 4D theatre, the theme park also has a variety of restaurants as well as shops where one can purchase souvenirs.
Travellers to the region looking for hotels in Kuwait that are within easy reach of the air port and the city can stay at Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort. This modern hotel also offers a variety of Kuwait hotel specials that gives you more value for money when you stay here.