How to Get to Atlantis Waterpark Dubai

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Best Mode of Transport: Metro
Nearest Metro Station: Al Khail Metro Station Get Directions
Metro Lines: Red Line
Connecting Mode of Transport: Palm Monorail

Aquaventure Waterpark resides in Atlantis, The Palm, a luxury resort on the man-made island of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

The address of Aquaventure Waterpark is Atlantis The Palm, Crescent Road, Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Get Directions

To reach Aquaventure at Atlantis, you can use Dubai’s closest public and private transportation options. 

Whether you prefer to travel there by metro, bus, car, or monorail, we’ve got you covered, with all your queries answered in this article.

By Palm Monorail 

Taking the monorail to Atlantis Aquaventure station is the best and most convenient option.

The Palm Monorail connects key landmarks of the Palm Jumeirah, stretching for 5.5 kms.

The Palm Monorail departs every 15 minutes from Palm Gateway Station, and the ride to Aquaventure takes around 6 minutes.

The cost of a single Palm Monorail trip from Palm Gateway Station to Atlantis Aquaventure Station starts at AED 20 (US $5), with round trip tickets starting at AED 30 (US $8).

You can also buy the Palm Monorail day pass for AED 35 (US $10). It offers unlimited rides for one day covering 4 stations.

You can buy tickets either online in advance or at any stop. 

By Metro

You can reach the waterpark by metro with limited spending on the ticket price.

The Nearest Metro station to Aquaventure is Al Khail Metro Station

From here, you can either walk around 20 minutes or take a taxi to Palm Gateway, where the Palm Monorail will take you directly to Aquaventure Waterpark.

Visitors can board a Palm Monorail from the Palm Gateway Station and enter the waterpark.

Two-thirds of a mile (1 km) separates it from the water park.

Travel Time to Al Khail Metro Station by Red Line:

Dubai Airport To Aquaventure

  • Take the Red Line metro from the Dubai Airport stations (Airport Terminal or Ibn Battuta) to Jebel Ali.
  • Get off at the Nakheel station, which is the nearest metro stop to Palm Jumeirah.
  • From Nakheel Station, take the Palm Monorail. The Palm Monorail connects Nakheel Station and Atlantis Aquaventure Station. 

By Bus

You get a complimentary shuttle bus service that runs directly to the Aquaventure on reaching The Palm in the Avenues at Atlantis.

Bus fares in Dubai are relatively modest, costing between AED 3 and 7 (US $1 to $2) depending on the distance traveled. 

If you take buses numbered 106, 84, and 81, you need bus number 8 to reach the waterpark.

You can pay with Nol cards, which are reloadable travel cards.

Below is a list of a few buses that go near Palm Island.

Bus Routes

Bus No. 106:

This bus travels from Global Village 1 to the Mall of the Emirates Bus Station in approximately 33 minutes.

Bus No. 84:

This bus connects the Mall of the Emirates Bus Station with Infotech Station in Dubai Internet City, which is a 32-minute walk to the Palm Gateway, the Palm Monorail’s access point.

Bus No. 8:

This bus travels directly from the Burj Al Arab Hotel to the Palm Jumeirah Monorail Station in about 10 minutes, making it a convenient option if you’re staying nearby.

Bus No. 81 & 8 (combined):

If you’re coming from the Dubai Aquarium area, take buses No. 81 and get off at Rental Cars UAE | La Mer and transfer to No. 8. While the overall trip time is approximately 40 minutes.

By Car

If you arrive at Aquaventure waterpark by car, check the Google Map location for directions.

Below are the directions to reach Aquaventure:

  • Proceed on the Sheikh Zayed Road towards Jebel Ali. 
  • At Interchange 4, turn right towards Souk Madinat Jumeirah, opposite Mall of the Emirates, 
  • At Souk Madinat Jumeirah, turn left on Al Sufouh Road and drive straight for four kilometers, then take The Palm exit on your right.

If you are arriving by car, park your vehicle at the Aquaventure Waterpark parking.

By Cab/Taxi

You can take Uber from different areas of Dubai to reach Aquaventure.

A cab ride from Global Village 1 costs between AED 114 and AED 115 (US $31) and takes approximately 46 minutes.

From the Mall of the Emirates Bus Station in Al Quoz costs AED 108 to AED 109 (US $29) and will reach Aquaventure in half-an-hour.

A trip from the opulent Burj Al Arab Hotel is slightly cheaper, costing AED 51 to AED 52 (US $14) on average and takes only 10 to 20 minutes by cab.

Traveling from Dubai Aquarium via cab will be the most expensive choice. The average taxi charge is between AED 184 and AED 185 (US $50), with a journey time of approximately 36 minutes.

Here is a list of fares to Aquaventure:

FromAverage FareAverage Travel Time
Global Village 1AED 114 to AED 115 (US $31)46 minutes
Mall of the Emirates Bus Station, Al QuozAED 108 to AED 109 (US $29)30 minutes
Burj Al Arab HotelAED 51 to AED 52 (US $14)10 to 20 minutes
Dubai AquariumAED 184 to AED 185 (US $50)36 minutes

Car Rentals

Car rental options are available in Dubai.

Renting a car in Dubai is a popular choice for tourists looking to explore the city and nearby areas at their leisure. 

Dubai has a large range of automobile rental firms to select from, with vehicles to fit all budgets and requirements.


Hertz has a variety of budget-friendly options, from minis suited for city zips to small automobiles.

The cost varies with size and type of vehicle you choose, from AED 140 (US $38) for mini to AED 182 (US $50) for compact cars.

Car Type/ SizeRate per Day
Mini (5 seats, 1 bag)AED 140 (US $38)
Economy (5 seater, 2 bags)AED 150 (US $41)
Compact (5 seats, 2 bags)AED 182 (US $50)


Europcar‘s rates may be slightly higher than Hertz’s, but their variety of cars is comparable, with a concentration on comfortable seating for groups of four to five.

The price ranges from AED 211 (US $57) for mini to AED 227 (US $62) for compact cars.

Car Type/ SizeRate per Day
Mini (4 seats)AED 211 (US $57)
Economy (5 seater)AED 220 (US $60)
Compact (5 seats)AED 227 (US $62)


Thrifty’s compact and economy automobiles have the most economical prices, AED 133 (US $36) and AED 94 (US $26) respectively, making them ideal for lone travelers or budget-conscious couples.

Car Type/ SizeRate per Day
Mini AED 83 (US $23)
Economy AED 94 (US $26)
CompactAED 133 (US $36)

Tips to Reach Aquaventure Waterpark

  • Research travel timetables and select the best choice for your budget and group size.
  • To avoid traffic and lineups, consider going during the week or at off-peak hours.
  • Taxis are the most convenient solution, especially for groups with bags.
  • Budget-friendly solutions include the metro and monorail. For a more cost-effective solution, combine the Red Line metro with the Palm Monorail.
  • Rent a car for maximum freedom when exploring Dubai before or after your waterpark fun.
  • Bus routes and schedules may change. To get the most up-to-date information, utilize a map app or visit the Dubai RTA website.
  • Download ride-hailing applications such as Uber or Careem for easy taxi access.


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