Experience the magic of Hollywood in the desert at Motiongate Dubai, the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the Middle East. Part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, Motiongate features five separate zones, 27 rides, interactive play areas, and plenty of live shows and entertainment inspired by 13 popular Hollywood blockbusters.
The park unites three legendary studios: DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures, and Lionsgate. Go behind the scenes at Studio Central. Explore movie-themed lands, catch a live stage or dance show, and experience action-packed rides, such as roller coasters, drop towers, and multimedia dark rides in the Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks, and Lionsgate zones. Or head to the Smurfs Village for family-friendly attractions and shows suitable for young kids.
Book a single-park ticket or opt for a 2-park pass to also include LEGOLAND® Dubai, LEGOLAND Water Park, or Bollywood Parks Dubai. Upgrade to a QFAST pass to skip the line at certain attractions. For a hassle-free experience, book a tour that includes round-trip transfers from Dubai. Entrance to Motiongate is also included as part of some multi-attraction Dubai sightseeing passes. Things to Know Before You Go
How to Get There
- Motiongate is a must-visit for families with kids, Hollywood fans, and thrill seekers.
- There are minimum height requirements for certain rides.
- The park offers seven restaurants and 15 retail outlets.
- The park is wheelchair accessible, though not all rides may be suitable for wheelchair users.
Motiongate is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts. Take the E11 Highway (Sheikh Zayed Road) and use Exit 5, Dubai Parks and Resorts. To reach the park by public transport, take the DPR1 Bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station. Or, book a tour that includes round-trip transfers for ease.
When to Get There
The park is open daily, with extended hours on Thursday and Friday. Check the latest schedule on timing of live shows and performances. For the best weather, visit from November to March.
The park is based on 13 movies from the three studios: Columbia Pictures' Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
, Hotel Transylvania
, and The Green Hornet
; DreamWork’s Shrek
, Kung Fu Panda
, and How to Train Your Dragon
; Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games
and Step Up
; and The Smurfs