An ultimate destination to experience a day full of thrilling adventures and rides with your family, Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi is here to fulfil all your waterpark fantasies. One of the world’s top 10 waterparks, Yas Waterworld is UAE’s largest waterpark and one of the most famous attractions in Abu Dhabi. Spread across 37 acres, the park has over 40 adrenaline-punching water rides and slides for the most amazing water experience.
The park is based on the theme of the Emirati spirit, on the original tale of: The Legend of the Lost Pearl, created solely for the waterpark. The story is based on a young Emirati girl and her journey across the desert in search of a lost precious stone which can make her village prosperous again. The main highlight of the park is the giant pearl found on the topmost peak of the park. Throughout the park, you will find several segments illustrating Emirati’s history and culture.
The park is divided into 6 different zones, each having its own share of unique and exhilarating rides. From surfing on the world’s largest sheet wave to calmly floating against the lazy river, Yas Waterworld has every kind of activity for every age group. So, dive into the rip-roaring splashing adventure, that is Yas Waterworld.
Timing: Yas Waterworld is open from Sunday to Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM. The Opening hours of Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi are subject to change from time to time. Thus, it is advised to always check the timings on their website before visiting the waterpark.
Best time to visit : The Best time to visit Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is in the winter season, in the months of October- March. As the waterpark is an outdoor attraction, it is better to visit the place when the sun is not at its peak and the temperature is comparatively low. Also, as the aquapark is one of the most loved attractions in Abu Dhabi, it is bound to be crowded. Hence, visiting on a weekday is the best time to visit Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi rather than the weekend. Arrive early in the morning to avoid the rush of people and long queue lines.
Location: Yas Island, Yas Leisure Dr, Yas West, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,
How to reach :
Located on Yas Island, Yas Waterworld is one of the most popular attractions of the island and of Abu Dhabi. There are plenty of feasible options to choose from when deciding how to get Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. You can either go by car or choose to travel via the free shuttle bus service operated by Yas Island.
By Car: From Abu Dhabi: A drive from Abu Dhabi to Yas Waterworld will take about 25 minutes. You can choose to travel Via E10 Highway (Al Raha Beach Highway) or Via E12 Highway (Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway).
From Dubai: It is a 50 minute drive if you are coming to Yas Island from Dubai. To reach Yas Waterworld, take the E11 Highway (Sheikh Zayed Road south) heading towards Abu Dhabi. Then take the Yas Island East Exit ‘Yas Leisure Drive’ and follow the blue signs until you reach brown tourist signs that read ‘Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi‘.
By Bus: Yas Island operates a free shuttle bus service from 9 AM to 9 PM daily at different timings. It departs from two locations- Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Yas Island. The shuttle bus is a free complimentary service and passengers are required to show their ticket to Yas theme park to board the bus. As the bus makes various stops at other popular destinations also, you can travel to any destination through the bus.
From Dubai: Passengers can hop onto the Dubai shuttle bus from either Deira City Centre, entrance beside Aloft Hotel or Ibn Battuta, Parking 7 stop. The bus operates on a first-come, first-served basis and no prior reservation is required. You can even enjoy the complimentary Wi-Fi service on the bus. It will take you to Yas Waterworld on Yas Island.
The rides at Yas Waterworld are divided into three brackets- Family, kids and thrilling rides. While most of the rides do not have an age or height restriction, some activities have an age and height restriction. It is recommended to check the age and height requirements of each ride before visiting the park.
Yas Waterworld has over 40 thrilling rides and attractions for every age group. The rides are divided into three brackets- Family, kids and thrilling rides. Some of the top rides include Liwa loop, Jebel drop, Rush Rider etc. which are perfect for a thrilling adventure. Yadi Yas, Amwaj Wave Pool, Marah Fortress etc. are some of the popular family rides.
When visiting Yas Waterworld, keep in mind the following tips:
Located on Yas Island, the water park's name is Yas Waterworld. From Abu Dhabi and Dubai, you can either drive to Yas Island or take the free shuttle bus service provided by Yas Island.
The timing of Yas Waterworld is from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM from Sunday to Saturday. The Best time to visit Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is in the months of October- March. Arrive at the waterpark on a weekday during the early hours to avoid crowds.
No, outside food and beverages are not allowed inside Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. However, you can enjoy snacks, drinks and meals from any of the 5 restaurants located inside the park.
Yes, appropriate swimwear must be worn by all visitors coming to Yas Waterworld to ensure the safety and well-being of all guests. Avoid wearing attire with metal buttons, zips, belts, jewellery or long, loose and flappy clothing.
Yas waterworld has over 40 rip-roaring rides so that you can have an amazing experience at the magnificent park. Some of the popular rides and attractions include: