Top 5 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Abu Dhabi, UAE - Updated 2021

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The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi’s main focus is commerce and oil export which you will see in its skyscrapers and opulent and gigantic shopping centers like the Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Also, here lies the cultural heart of the region with its newly opened global museum, The Louvre Abu Dhabi, where you’ll see magnificent collections from all over the world. Furthermore, this city offers more than its beautiful Islamic architecture, coastal flares, and local cuisine; it also features an abundance of thrilling activities with its numerous entertainment facilities and parks. In case you’re looking for activities while you’re here, read on, and discover our list of the top theme and amusement parks in Abu Dhabi, UAE and have a fun-filled holiday ahead.

1. Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (from USD 67.0)

Are you an avid DC fan who wants to see your favorite superheroes come to life? Do you dream of meeting your childhood comrades who keep you company every time your bored? If so, the Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will make your hearts desires come true, with its indoor amusement theme parks, which features exciting rides based from your favorite characters, including the superheroes of DC and the cute cartoon characters of Looney Tunes. The place is divided into six areas namely Gotham City, Metropolis, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, and Warner Bros Plaza. You and your family will surely enjoy a fantastic day at this theme park that has an estimation of one-billion-dollar cost. Make sure to visit before heading out of town, for an adventure you’ll never forget.

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Address: Dhabi - Al Falah Rd - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Website: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am–8pm

Price: 295 AED (80.31 USD)

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

226 reviews

2. Ferrari World (from USD 67.0)

If you’re looking for the most exciting, mind-blowing, adrenaline pumping, amusement park in Abu Dhabi, then you wouldn’t go wrong with Ferrari World. It is a must-visit attraction for thrill-seekers, for it features the Formula Rossa, which is the fastest roller coaster in the world, with an acceleration of 149 miles an hour (240 km an hour). Aside from this ride, the park has lots of other activities which all involve speed like the racing simulator, go-karts, and Ferrari car exhibitions. Also, you shouldn’t go home without learning how to assemble a Ferrari race car, straight from the experts. So, what are you waiting for, adventure seekers? Head to the Ferrari World and have a fun-filled activity ahead.

Ferrari World

Address: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Website: Ferrari World

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 11am–8pm

Price: 295 AED (80.31 USD)

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Duration: 1 Day(s) Duration

740 reviews

3. Yas Waterworld (from USD 57.0)

Located in Yas Island, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi features more than 40 exciting rides, thrilling slides, and fun-filled attractions. If it’s fun-under-the-sun you are after, then you’re right to choose this water park with its four categorized areas, spanning over 50 hectares (123.6 acres), which features different adventures catering to various age groups. This amusement area tells about the story of a young girl named Dana, whose goal is to retrieve a lost pearl to bring back the prosperity of her village. The story is very evident in the attractions and the overall architecture of the place. Aside from the four categories, Yas Waterworld also features Middle East’s longest suspended roller coaster, which is 550 meters (0.34 miles) long. Can you imagine that? Make sure to experience this and more when you visit the Water World.

Yas Waterworld

Address: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Website: Yas Waterworld

Opening hours: Sun-Thurs: 10am–5pm, Fri-Sat: 10am–6pm

Price: 187.5 AED (51.05 USD)

Yas WaterWorld Abu Dhabi

Duration: 1 Day(s) Duration

37 reviews

4. Murjan Splash Park

Editor’s Note: Water park is permanently closed.

If you’re traveling with little kids in tow and don’t want to scare them with the crowd and the big water parks, then Murjan Splash Park is the best way to go. If you want them to enjoy Abu Dhabi as much as you, you better take them here for it is a smaller scale water park that features an undercover main splash structure with a shallow pool, four small slides, a crawl tunnel, and a huge tipping bucket as well as a small-scale lazy river. Another fun feature of this water park includes a water wars section, bumper boats, and surf wrangler. Apart from the slides, pool, and water activities, the amusement park also has other facilities that will make your tummy happy, like the food and beverage outlets available for your snacking needs. In case you’re planning to visit, it is located between the Dubai-bound freeway and Khalifa Park. Make sure to look for it when you pass by for it often overlooked for its size.

Murjan Splash Park

Address: Khalifa Park,Salam Street,Ministries Complex - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Website: Murjan Splash Park

Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10am–6pm

Price: 50 AED (13.61 USD)

5. Sparky's

Khalidiyah mall
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Siyadmanankery used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Located at the top floor of Khalidiyah Mall, Sparky’s family fun park offers fun and knowledge-filled activities for all ages. It is perfect for families looking for quality bonding time, a break from the usual home life, and for the kids to play while learning. The park features bowling alleys, an ice rink, a 4D cinema, rides, and arcades, which will surely be enjoyed by the kids as well as the adults. The logo of the amusement park is a firefly which signifies the joy that the place will bring to its guests. Aside from the attractions, the place can also turn into a party venue where you can celebrate your birthdays and other occasions. Make sure to book a reservation for this kind of events.

Sparky's

Address: Level C,Khalidiya Mall,Delma Street,Al Khalidiya Area - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Website: Sparky’s

Opening hours: Sun-Wed: 10am–10pm, Thurs-Sat: 10am–11pm

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A vacation in Abu Dhabi is a must if it’s shopping, thrilling activities, coastal pleasures, and architectural gems you’re looking for. You will get awestruck with its beautiful skyscrapers, local food scene, and its vibrant nightlife. Also, check out our list of the top theme and amusement parks in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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