Another world record!
Dubai has more than 400 world records!
Dubai has already set many different world records – 425 to be precise and a new world record has just been added to this impressive list.
The largest fountain show in the world opened in October 2020 at The Pointe on Palm Jumeirah.
In this article you can read all about the Palm Fountain at The Pointe, how to get there, the timings of the fountain show and how to visit the Palm Fountain.
The Palm Fountain: Largest fountain show in the world
At The Pointe on Palm Jumeirah you can enjoy the largest fountain show in the world. Just like the Dubai Fountains at Dubai Mall, this show is performed with music and lights at various pre-set times.
Palm Fountain opened successfully in October 2020
In October 2020 the Palm Fountain was opened with a great spectacle. Everyone gathered at The Palm to experience the light and water show for the first time.
The fountain covers an area of 1300 m2, has more than 3000 LED lights and a super shooter fountain that shoots a water jet no less than 105 meters high.
Palm Fountain vs Dubai Fountain at Burj Khalifa
What is the difference between the Palm Fountain and the Dubai Fountain at the Burj Khalifa? First of all, the Palm Fountain is of course much larger.
In addition, the location is also very different where the Palm Fountain at The Palm Jumeirah is located, about half an hour’s drive from the fountain at Dubai Mall.
Palm Fountain topples Dubai Fountain as the world’s largest fountain show
Until October 2020, the Dubai Fountain was the largest fountain show in the world. Now the Palm Fountain has toppled the Dubai Fountain.
The Palm Fountain is spread over 1 300m2 of seawater and thus broke the world record for the largest fountain in the world.
Technical facts about the Palm Fountain
The Palm Fountain is spread over 1300m2 of sea water
More than 3000 LED lights have been installed to illuminate the fountain
The highest jets can reach up to 105 meters
The fountain consists of 7,500 jets
There are 20 different shows that can be performed with the fountain
Where can you view the Palm Fountain
The Palm Fountain has two sides – namely a Western side and an Eastern side where the same show is performed.
You can view the fountain from the promenade at The Pointe. In addition, you can also choose to watch the fountain show from The Pointe Beach at the Western fountain
Visit the Palm Fountain
Would you like to visit the Palm Fountain at The Pointe? Read everything you need to know before you head over to The Palm Fountain!
Palm Fountain Show Timings
The Palm Fountain shows start every day at 6:00 pm. On weekdays the last show starts at 10:30 pm and on weekends (Friday and Saturday) at midnight. In between you can enjoy a show every 30 minutes.
First show: 6:00 pm
Last show: 10:30 pm
First show: 6:00 pm
Last show: 00:00
Palm Fountain Show Tickets en price
The Palm Fountain show is completely free to watch. You do not have to buy tickets, nor do you have to reserve a spot in the audience.
It is best to be on time so that you can view the fountain and the show from a good spot because a visit is definitely worth it!
How to get to the Palm Fountain by public transport
If you want to watch the Palm Fountain show, you can reach The Pointe in several ways:
You can request a taxi via the Careem App (Halla service), or flag a Taxi along the road. Most taxi drivers know where the Palm Fountain is, but you can also send them to The Pointe.
Do you want to reach the Palm Fountain by metro? Then take the red line to Nakheel from where you can walk to the tram that takes you to Palm Jumeirah 1 from where another tram will take you to The Pointe.
There are no buses on the Palm. Take a bus to Palm Jumeirah 1 station where you can take the metro to The Pointe.
Things to do near the Palm Fountain
What else is there to do on The Palm?
The Atlantis Hotel is one of the most famous hotels in the world. This gigantic hotel has its own water park, a bay where you can swim with dolphins, an aquarium, and a lot of shopping and dining experiences.
By the way, did you know that when you choose to stay at the hotel you and the other guests get free access to the water park and aquarium? This is generally cheaper than buying a ticket!
Nakheel Shopping – also called Nakheel Mall, is a large luxury mall located on The Palm. Here you can shop and eat to your heart’s content.
The Lost Chambers Aquarium
The Lost Chambers Aquarium is an Aquarium located in The Atlantis Hotel. This large aquarium is worth a visit for anyone who likes to snorkel, dive, or just enjoy visiting an aquarium.