As the ‘world’s greatest playground’, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is the ultimate waterpark to visit for adventure, play, and relaxation.
With over 40 rides, slides, and attractions, there’s something that will appeal to guests of all ages and cater to their interests.
The waterpark’s most popular and must-try thrilling rides and attractions include:
- Dawwama – the world’s biggest six-person tornado water coaster and the park’s most exciting water ride experience.
- Falcon’s Falaj – a thrilling water slide that boasts the longest six-seater water coaster on the planet.
- Bubbles Barrel – the world’s largest surfing sheet wave featuring a double hump speed slide with high waves and swirling water, giving surfers the ultimate surfing experience.
- Bandit Bomber – the longest suspended rollercoaster in the country and the Middle East that takes you on an aerial tour of the waterpark at high speed.
- Liwa Loop – the first freefall drop waterslide in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East with a high-speed looping slide.
There are plenty of kid- and family-friendly rides and attractions as well. These include:
- Al Raha River
- Cannon Point
- Marah Fortress
- Tots Playground
- Water Wars
- Yadi Yas
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi’s exciting promos, including the best ladies day deals in the UAE, annual pass, Ramadan offer, and family and friends offers, also ensure guests get the most from their visit to the waterpark at lower prices.
Experiences To Elevate Your Visit to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
Aside from going on the different rides, slides, and other attractions at the waterpark, there are things you and your family can do to make your visit here more fun, special, and memorable.
Below are some of these activities:
- Try the Underwater VR Experience.
If you and your family want to try a unique virtual reality experience, you won’t be disappointed by Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi’s Underwater VR Experience.
The Underwater VR Experience is the UAE’s first underwater virtual reality attraction.
It lets you choose from among different exciting worlds to explore underwater, dive into a pool, and embark on an extraordinary full-body sensory experience.
If you’re looking for a more relaxing diving VR experience, drift dive through enthralling parts of the ocean, including underwater caves, wrecks, and submarines. Aside from the mesmerising scenes, you’ll get the chance to encounter a variety of colourful sea creatures, including friendly seals.
For a more thrilling experience, go for an out-of-this-world adventure that allows you to float high in space and explore a space station.
Other experience options include gliding weightlessly down a mountain slope, soaring over stunning waterfalls, and flying through gorgeous canyons.
The Underwater VR Experience is one of the most unique and extraordinary attractions you’ll find in Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.
- Take part in the Pearl Diving Experience.
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is based on an original tale: The Legend of the Lost Pearl.
You can get into the spirit of the waterpark by trying out its Pearl Diving Experience.
The Pearl Diving Experience gives guests eight years and older the chance to plunge into a specially designed underwater tank to collect oysters containing precious pearls.
It’s a fun and exciting activity reminiscent of traditional Emirati pearl diving.
Throughout the experience, you will be accompanied by two licenced and trained diving instructors. You’ll also receive a detailed walkthrough and safety briefing before the activity begins.
Once done, you can have your pearls set into jewellery so that you’ll have a customised, meaningful souvenir from your visit to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.
- Rent an Al Waha cabana.
If you want to have a luxurious, restful day at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, reserve one of the waterpark’s plush cabanas.
The aquapark has several four- and six-person cabanas located in the best parts of the park. You and your family can relax on the lounge chairs whenever you need to sit down and take a breather.
Renting a cabana also means you’ll be given free towels to use in the park. Additionally, you’ll have access to a mini-refrigerator with free eight bottles of drinking water.
You can use the fridge to store food and beverages that you want to keep cold.
The cabanas also come with a safe where you can store your valuables, and butler service.
- Go on a food crawl in the park.
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi boasts a diner and several food stalls that will definitely satisfy your hunger pangs and cravings.
Salma’s Snack Shack is a food stand that offers scrumptious pasta, sandwiches, and salads. They also have fresh fruit juices and smoothies.
This snack stand has a Slush It Up station where you can mix your own slushie as well.
Dana’s Diner offers amazing burgers, BBQ wings, sandwiches, salads, and other grills and snacks.
The diner is located near Bubbles Barrel, which means you can watch the surfers as you enjoy your snack or meal.
If you want to sample Arabic coffee and fresh dates, drop by Gahwat Nasser. You can buy some Arabic coffee beans, camel-milk chocolates, and gift boxes to share with your family and friends here.
For the ultimate refreshments, head to Skinny’s Frozen Treats. You can have your pick of frozen lemonades and juices, flavoured shaved ice, and ice cream.
Lastly, if you want to indulge in delectable Filipino dishes, upgrade your ticket to avail of a Kabayan deal. This offer lets you choose between a chicken adobo and beef giniling meal with a drink and dessert.
- Shop at a souk.
If you love shopping, the UAE’s leading waterpark has several shops where you can splurge to your heart’s content.
The Qaryat Al Jewana Souk has several shops selling sweets and souvenirs, the ideal place to buy tokens and gifts you want to bring home.
The souk also has lockers, prayer rooms, restaurants, and other shops selling specialty products.
If you want to buy new swimwear and other swimming essentials, head to Sultan and Sons. The shop carries a variety of swimsuits, rash vests, beach bags, flip flops, and other accessories.
Lastly, if you want to bring home photo souvenirs from your trip to the waterpark, drop by Jewana Photos.
If you want to visit the other theme parks on Yas Island, consider availing a Yas Island Stay and Play package.
This package lets you and your family stay at one of the premier hotels on Yas Island. Aside from Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, you’ll also get tickets to the other renowned theme parks on the island: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.
If you time your visit right to Yas Island, you might get the chance to experience an incredible ladies’ night in Abu Dhabi in one of the theme parks here.
With these experiences, deals, and packages, you’ll have an extra special and unforgettable time on Yas Island.