Leading UAE developer Miral has announced the opening of the world’s largest indoor skydiving flight chamber and tallest indoor climbing wall at Yas Island – two record-breaking experiences for sports and leisure enthusiasts.
CLYMB Abu Dhabi, the new sports and leisure attraction on Yas Island was inaugurated by Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office.
The launch was marked by a thrilling entertainment showcase with record-breaking skydiver, daredevil, and Base jumper, Felix Baumgartner taking a flight in the chamber – as well an exhilarating performance by Redbull indoor skydiving athletes and gold medallists, Kyra Poh from Singapore and Maja Kuczynska from Poland, said a statement from Miral.
Red Bull climbing athlete and professional rock-climbing champion, Sasha DiGiulian from the US laid the first climbing chalk marks as she scaled the world’s tallest indoor climbing wall, it stated.
Suitable for guests of all ages and skill levels, and with expert instructors supervising at all times, CLYMB’s skydiving flight chamber is 10 m wide and 32 m high.
Its indoor climbing wall is 43 m tall and features five walls of various degrees of height and difficulty. The attraction is conveniently accessible through Yas Mall and is adjacent to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, it added.
Miral Chairman Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak said: “This is yet another milestone for us as we continue to elevate Yas Island’s position as a leading global destination for entertainment, leisure and business.”
“We are honoured to have Sheikh Khalid inaugurate this one-of-a-kind sports attraction, which is designed to become the ultimate hub for adventure, offering something completely unique, challenging and unforgettable for active lifestyle enthusiasts from around the world,” remarked Al Mubarak.
CLYMB Abu Dhabi’s striking architecture has been inspired by the UAE’s rugged, mountainous landscape.
With its geometric exterior resembling a crystal-like structure, the venue has already become a Yas Island landmark, adding to the integrated leisure, lifestyle and entertainment experiences available to visitors, said the top official.
CLYMB Abu Dhabi will be open from 12pm to 9pm (Sunday to Thursday) and from 12pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
“The opening of CLYMB Abu Dhabi is yet another step forward to deliver on our commitment to drive increased visitors to Yas Island, enhance its appeal, and offer a diverse range of attractions and experiences within one destination.