Thrill rides don’t come more basic than water slides. Formed from a tube with water rushing through it, the format hasn’t changed much since it was invented in 1923. The latest slides are longer and faster but rarely make a splash. That requires taking the plunge with something completely new as one water park in Abu Dhabi found out.
Although the Middle Eastern city is a relative newcomer to the industry it has quickly cast a spell on it since the début of its flagship Yas Waterworld park in 2013. Water parks are amongst the few forms of outdoor entertainment which are appealing in Abu Dhabi’s arid climate where summer temperatures can soar as high as 120 degrees. Yas Waterworld makes the most of it.Read More