World’s largest indoor skydive opens on Yas Island

By Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 29 November 2019:  Clymb – home to the world’s largest indoor skydiving flight chamber and world’s tallest indoor climbing wall, was yesterday 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 new sports and leisure attraction on Yas Island opens to the public from today (29 November).

The opening event witnessed a thrilling entertainment showcase by record-breaking skydiver, daredevil, and Base jumper, Felix Baumgartner, who took 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. 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.

Suitable for guests of all ages and skill levels, and with expert instructors supervising at all times, Clymb’s skydiving flight chamber is 10 meters (32 feet) wide and 32 meters (104 feet) high. Its indoor climbing wall is 43 metres (141 feet) in height, 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, said Wam.

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.

Operating hours from Sunday to Thursday are between 12 pm – 9 pm, and Friday to Saturday from 12 pm – 11 pm.