This indoor ski resort opened in November of 2005. The indoor mountain is 278 feet high. It has five slopes of varying difficulty and steepness, and it also includes a 1,312 foot long run. This is the first indoor black diamond ski run that has various features such as rails, boxes and kickers.
Features of Ski Dubai
There is a tow lift and a quad lift that carry snowboarders and skiers up the mountain. Next to the slopes is a 32,291 square foot Snow Play Area which has toboggan and sled runs, climbing towers, icy body slide, giant snowballs, along with an ice cave. Thinkwell Group designed this area of the resort.
A large number of penguins live at Ski Dubai and they come out many times during the day. The Exclusive Peng-Friend Encounter costs extra but it lets visitors get close to the penguins and watch them as they swim underwater. Photo opportunities are provided, along with a souvenir and hot chocolate.
This ski resort has an incredibly efficient insulating system so this resort can maintain the 30 °F temperature throughout the day and 21 °F during the night, which is when the snow is made. Winter clothing, snowboard and ski equipment are all included in the admission price. Additionally, skiing and snowboarding lessons are available for visitors that want to take them.