Theme parks are all about the fun, excitement and exhilaration that they offer. For Muslim travellers, visiting a theme park may require a bit of prior checking in order to find out what facilities – such as Halal food and prayer facilities – will be available to them. Read on for a list of recommended theme parks that you should visit during your next Halal-friendly holiday!
The United Arab Emirates is home to a wealth of theme parks offering fun-filled activities for the whole family. One such popular theme park is Ferrari World at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Being the world's first Ferrari themed amusement park, Ferrari World offers over 20 exciting rides such as Ferrari "tea cup" rides, spaceshot towers, racing simulators as well as interactive 3D shows and fantasy 4D journeys. A highlight of the theme park would be the Formula Rossa – which is the fastest roller coaster in the world, capable of reaching speeds of up to 240 kilometres per hour!
Another popular attraction in the United Arab Emirates is the Wild Wadi Water Park. Located at the Jumeirah area of Dubai, Wild Wadi Water Park is an outdoor water park that offers numerous exciting water slides and activities that revolve around Arabian folklore. In addition to several attractions such as roller coasters, kids' slides, lazy rivers and a heated wave pool, the water park is also home to one of the world's fastest free-fall slides.
Malaysia – the best destination in the world for Muslim travellers – is also home to plenty of theme parks and attractions. Genting Highlands – which a considered to be the one of the country's best destinations for entertainment – is home to several theme parks. The First World Plaza itself offers a theme park with six different themes and is also one of the best places in Malaysia for shopping. A wide range of Halal food options, prayer facilities as well as several other attractions will be available in the area, allowing Muslim travellers to experience an enjoyable stay. Being the best travel destinations for Muslim travellers, finding facilities such as Halal food and prayer facilities will never be a problem.
Located a bit further in Petaling Jaya, the Sunway Lagoon is yet another popular theme park in Malaysia and offers numerous attractions such as water rides, parks and other attractions to guests of all ages. It is also home to the largest man-made surf beach in the world - the Surf Beach.
Another destination that can be visited by Muslim travellers for its many fun-filled theme parks is Singapore. Sentosa Island in particular is home to some of the most prominent attractions in the country ranging from beautiful beaches to amusement parks to places of natural beauty. Some of the main attractions and must-visit spots at Sentosa Island include the MegaZip Adventure Park, Sentosa 4D Magix, Sentosa CineBlast and Sentosa Luge & Skyride.
All the above attractions are located at Muslim-friendly destinations and Muslim travellers will not face difficulty in finding access to facilities such as Halal food and prayer facilities. Plenty of fun and excitement is guaranteed!