190823 beat the heat
The WaveOz 180 FlowRider is Laguna Water Park’s star attraction and spans 187 feet wall-to-wall. It can accommodate 3-4 surfers or body boarders simultaneously. It is suited to both beginners and professionals and is one of only three in the world. Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News

As the mercury rises this summer, the only way to enjoy the great outdoors without getting too hot and sweaty is to sample the UAE’s many waterparks. Photographer Antonin Kelian Kallouche captures the action at Laguna Waterpark in Dubai’s La Mer, Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi and the Splash Pad in Jumeirah Beach Residences.

190823 beat the heat
The Constrictor ride is among the top attractions at the Laguna Water Park. Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News
190823 beat the heat
The Manta ride at Laguna Water Park is perfect for family and friends. It involves getting on to a circular raft and going through stomach-churning twists and turns before experiencing zero-gravity for a few seconds before splashing into the pool below. Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News
190823 beat the heat
The Constrictor ride at the Laguna Water Park. Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News
190823 beat the heat
The Splash Pad at The Beach JBR is a great way to cool off on a sweltering day. Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News
190823 beat the heat
Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi with its fascinating rides is a dream true for water babies seeking an adrenaline rush Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News
190823 beat the heat
The Aqua Play area at the Laguna Water Park Image Credit: Antonin Kelian Kallouche/Gulf News