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Ain Dubai to feature world’s highest rope climbing platform

One of the legs of Ain Dubai will feature the world’s highest rope climbing platform, at a height of more than 150m

Ain Dubai is being developed within the man-made Bluewaters Island project [image: Twitter/Dubai Media Office].
Ain Dubai is being developed within the man-made Bluewaters Island project [image: Twitter/Dubai Media Office].
One of the legs of Ain Dubai will feature a rope climbing platform, according to the project's developer [image: Twitter/Dubai Media Office].
One of the legs of Ain Dubai will feature a rope climbing platform, according to the project's developer [image: Twitter/Dubai Media Office].

Plans have been revealed to develop a new attraction for adventure seekers within the $1.6bn (AED6bn) Bluewaters Island project in Dubai, which features the Ain Dubai observation wheel.

According to the project's developer, one of the legs of Ain Dubai will feature a rope climbing platform.

At a height of more than 150m, it will be the world's highest once completed.

The announcement was made during a visit to the Bluewaters project by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, UAE state news agency, WAM, reported.

The centrepiece of the man-made Bluewaters Island, Ain Dubai is the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel, with a height of more than 210m.

In addition to Ain Dubai, Bluewaters Island features 10 residential apartment buildings, as well as retail, dining, hospitality, leisure, and entertainment facilities.

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