The $100 million project will open on Yas Island next month…
Abu Dhabi’s brand new, $100 million (Dhs367,000,000) sports facility, CLYMB, is set to open its doors on Friday November 29.
CLYMB, which was first announced in 2016, will bring the world’s biggest indoor skydiving flight chamber and world’s tallest indoor climbing wall to Yas Island.
The fully indoor facility “is designed to present unique sporting challenges to active lifestyle enthusiasts from around the world and enhances the emirate’s position as a global tourism destination, with world-class attractions for all travellers,” according to Tweets from Abu Dhabi Media Office.
Offering direct access to neighbouring Yas Mall and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, CLYMB will be home to the world’s tallest indoor climbing wall, which will extend 141 feet (43 metres) in height.
In total, there will be four walls of varying difficulty, plus the “SUMMYT”, the world’s tallest indoor climbing wall. So whether you’re a first time climber or seasoned professional, there’ll be something for all abilities at the new facility.
Thrill seekers will also be able to mimic the experience of skydiving at the flight chamber, which boasts an unmatched width of 32 feet (10 metres) and height of 82 feet (25 metres).
Timings and tickets
CLYMB will open daily from 12pm to 9pm Sunday to Thursday, and from 12pm to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Indoor skydiving tickets start from Dhs215 for beginners, inclusive of pre-flight training, flight gear rental, one-on-one flight instruction and two flights. Tickets range up to Dhs705 for beginners, with 10 flights plus all of the pre-flight training, flight gear rental and one-on-one flight instruction included.
Adults that wish to take on the climbing walls can enjoy 60 minute access to The 3 Peaks (bouldering wall, beginner wall and intermediate wall) for Dhs120. For 90-minute access to The 4 Peaks (bouldering wall, beginner wall, intermediate wall and advanced wall) it’s Dhs170 and for 90 minute access to The 4 Peaks plus SUMMYT it’s Dhs190. All packages include instructor supervision plus climbing gear rental including helmet, harness and climbing shoes.
Children can enjoy access to The 3 Peaks, with an hour-long session priced at Dhs95 for 4 to 13 year olds.
Level 4 climbers experienced in bouldering, auto-belaying, top-rope and lead climbing that pass the level check by instructors can enjoy access to all four climbing walls plus SUMMYT for Dhs100.
CLYMB, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 12pm to 9pm Sunday to Thursday, 12pm to 11pm Fridays and Saturdays from Friday November 29.