What to do at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi?

What to do at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi?

Yas Waterworld is a water park located on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It offers a multitude of attractions for the whole family, from dizzying slides to fun pools and interactive play areas.

It is the only water park in the Middle East to be equipped with Wavecoaster technology, a unique freshwater surfing experience in the world.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is the first water park in the United Arab Emirates.

History of Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

A pioneer of water parks in Saudi Arabia, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi was opened in January 2013 and quickly became famous for its unique slides and attractions.

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Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi has been developed by Aldar Properties and backed by Blackburn Share Holdings - in conjunction with water park design and construction company WhiteWater West - on 15 hectares of land and cost the sum of 900 million dirham.

It is inspired by the history and culture of the United Arab Emirates and is the first water park in the Middle East to be certified with the Estidama One Pearl sustainability rating.

The park has also hosted the World Flowboarding Championships since it opened in 2013.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is one of the largest water parks in the world.

Visit Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi pays homage to Emirati pearling heritage through a unique theme, "The Legend of the Lost Pearl". lost" in French), which is reflected in the design of the water park and each of its attractions.

Swimwear - one-piece or two-piece - is mandatory. Buoys, floats and/or armbands are not permitted.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi has been rated as the best water park in the Middle East and as one of the one of the best in the world.

Attractions

Yas Waterworld Water Park is home to over 40 rides, slides and attractions - spread across 8 themed areas:

  • Quaryat Al Jewana Souk
  • Dolphin Zone
  • Al Wa'ha Zone
  • Marah Zone
  • Bandit Zone
  • Jebel Zone
  • Dhabi Zone
  • Falcon Zone

Among the most popular are:

  • Bubble's Barrel (Dolphin Zone): a spiral slide that plunges into a bubble pool.
  • Bandit Bombers (Bandit Zone): A six-lane slide.
  • Jebel Drop (Jebel Zone): a free fall from 10 meters high.
  • Liwa Loop (Falcon Zone): a four-lane slide that does loops.
  • Rush Rider (Dolphin Zone): an attraction where amateur surfers can ride artificial waves.

Restaurants

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi offers a range of restaurants, bars and cafes, with dishes from around the world, sure to please the whole family.

From a quick snack or a sit-down meal to a refreshing juice or a delicious ice cream - there is something for every taste and every budget !

Among the most popular are:

  • Gahwat Nasser: Arabic coffee, camel milk chocolates, fresh dates and heritage gift boxes to share with family and friends.
  • Chubby's Kitchen: fried chicken, pizza, noodles and daal.
  • Dana's Diner: hamburgers, chicken wings, sandwiches and salads.
  • Skinnys Frozen Treats: frozen lemonade, juice and ice cream.
  • Salma's Snack Shack: pastas, sandwiches, salads, fresh fruit, juices, smoothies and granitas.

Shopping

Yas Waterworld Water Park has several shops and kiosks:

  • Sultan & Sons: wetsuits, swimsuits, beach bags, flip flops, etc.
  • Tawasha Pearl Shop: oysters and personalized pearl jewellery.
  • Qaryat Al Jewana: souvenirs and Yas Waterworld products (t-shirts, bags, towels, caps, water bottles, stuffed animals, etc.).
  • Jewana Photo: Yas Waterworld photo memories.

The shops in the park accept credit cards.

Tickets for Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Get the best price by buying your Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi tickets from one of our partners:

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

From 75.15 € (or £65.66)

From £65.66 (or 75.15 €)

In order to benefit from the best prices and avoid queues, it is recommended to buy your tickets in advance, on the internet.

Opening hours

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi Water Park is open all year round:

  • Daily: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

On Thursdays, access is sometimes restricted to women, partially or all day.

Sleep near Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

To fully enjoy your visit to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and benefit from direct access to the attractions from the opening, it is possible to stay on Yas Island, in one of the hotels located near the park:

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  • The WB Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton (5 star hotel)
  • W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island (5 star hotel)
  • Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island (5 star hotel)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Residences (4 star hotel)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island (4 star hotel)
  • Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi - Yas Island (4 star hotel)
  • Yas Island Rotana (4 star hotel)
  • Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi - Yas Island (4 star hotel)
  • Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi, Yas Island (3 star hotel)
  • Centro Yas Island (3 star hotel)

These hotels offer spacious and comfortable rooms, and most have outdoor swimming pools and restaurants.

Getting to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is located on Yas Island, a man-made island located off the east coast of Abu Dhabi.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is easily accessible by car or taxi from downtown Abu Dhabi.

Address: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Nearby

Take advantage of your visit to the Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi water park to visit:

  • The Ferrari World Abu Dhabi park: the first Ferrari theme park in the world.
  • The Yas Marina circuit: one of the best Formula 1 circuits in the world, 5.554 km long and made up of 21 corners and a long straight line of 1.2 km.
  • The Louvre Abu Dhabi: inaugurated on November 8, 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron, it is Abu Dhabi's first museum and the first French abroad.
  • The Amusement Park Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi: a theme park inspired by Warner Bros. movies and TV series
  • The Emirates Park Zoo: With over 3,000 animals, it is one of the largest zoos in the UAE.