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National Geographic Ultimate Explorer Family Eductainment Center opens at Galleria Al Maryah Island

Designed to inspire children to become the next generation of scientists, engineers, astronauts, biologists, thinkers, and explorers, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer blends augmented reality, virtual reality, and 3D technology to create a fully immersive play-based learning experience for children and families.

Abu Dhabi’s premier family entertainment center welcomes visitors to experience this innovative new concept exclusively at The Galleria, the capital’s destination for shopping, dining, and leisure activities, with a special grand opening celebration on the 30th  of  September, 2021. Located on Level 2, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer will significantly enhance the mall’s leisure and entertainment offer with a first-to-the-region concept that families can enjoy throughout the year.

From the far reaches of space to a white-water rafting expedition through some of the world’s most remote regions, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer challenges children to go further and explore the world around them. 

There, they will explore the galaxy at Space Jump, control the unstoppable forces of nature at Terra Studio or try National Geographic Ultimate Explorer’s newest attraction, Wild River Recon.  

National Geographic Ultimate Explorer is a collaboration between three parties:

National Geographic, IP2Operations Ltd., and Spacetoon, where they take part in turning the world of National Geographic into a tangible one for all visitors.

The collaboration celebrates a united vision of responsibility towards building up the next generations in addition to providing extraordinary experiences for the audience in the region. 

During the exclusive opening weekend, eligible guests will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win an annual family pass which entitles them to unlimited entry for the entire year. 

Considering safety measurements all guests are required to pass a temperature check before entering, along with wearing a face mask and gloves at all times, and maintain two-meter distancing, use hand sanitizer before, during, and after each activity, while employees will keep all equipment sanitized after every use to meet the best children’s and families’ protection.

The Abu Dhabi facility features 7 premium attractions, a retail boutique, casual dining, and private rooms specially designed to host exclusive children’s birthday parties.

National Geographic Ultimate Explorer will open daily [from 10 AM to 10 PM], except for Thursday and Friday it operates [from 10 AM to 12 AM].

For more information, call Operations Line on: +971 524 037 166


About the key attractions at National Geographic Ultimate Explorer Abu Dhabi at The Galleria:

Welcome to Space Jump! The future of mankind isn’t limited to life here on Earth – we’re at the forefront of the space travel and exploration revolution. To make this dream a reality, we urgently need a new generation of astronauts! Enroll in our state-of-the-art astronaut training program and see if you have what it takes to explore the vacuum of space.

Many of the world’s most remote regions are completely inaccessible by land, but luckily, rivers let us explore some of these areas from the water. Join the Wild River Recon rafting expedition down an uncharted river, on a mission to photograph rare and endangered animals. It’s going to be a wild ride so hold on tight! 

Do you speak panda? The Zoocoder, a one-of-a-kind translation device developed by National Geographic Society animal communication experts, it turns howls and growls into unexpected answers from our animal friends at CritterCam Live!