Jordan to Build Star Trek Theme Park Matthew Burckhardt July 21, 2011 News 2 Comments USS Enterprise © JD Hancock Lawrence of Arabia, meet Captain Kirk: the Jordanian coastal city of Aqaba has plans to build a $1 billion Star Trek theme park by 2014. The 184-acre Star-Trek themed entertainment resort, The Red Sea Astrarium (TRSA) is due to be built by 2014 in the Red Sea port city of Aqaba in southern Jordan. It’s not as random as it seems, though. The current King of Jordan, Abdullah II, is an avid Trekkie and even scored a 7-second bit part in an episode (he’s the one in the green that walks off): 2 Responses Weekly Travel Blog Links â€” LandingStanding July 25, 2011 [...] how I married a Sci-Fi geek, I am sure a visit to Jordan to see the Star Trek Theme Park is in my [...] Reply As Heard On Jody Dean: Wednesday, 08/03/2011 August 3, 2011 [...] 17. Star Trek Theme Park [...] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... * two + 6 = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.