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Abu Dhabi Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Abu Dhabi Family-friendly activities

Abu Dhabi: Ferrari World General Admission Ticket

1. Abu Dhabi: Ferrari World General Admission Ticket

Get the thrill of your life at the world’s first Ferrari inspired theme park. Under the iconic red roof is fun for all ages. Guests will experience an exciting journey through 37 heart-stopping rides and attractions, that include the world’s fastest roller coaster, and the world’s highest roller coaster loop. From state-of-the-art simulators, to driving experiences and record-breaking roller coasters, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a perfect day out for the whole family. Take a seat as a Ferrari test driver, and explore the interactive child-friendly attractions. Between the adrenaline pumping rides and family-friendly shows, you get to go behind the scenes of the exclusive world of Ferrari, to feel the passion that went into making these modern-day masterpieces. No trip will be complete without experiencing authentic Italian flavors at one of the signature restaurants. Then shop for exclusive souvenirs from the world's largest Ferrari Store. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has been voted the leading theme park in the Middle East by the World Travel Awards in 2017 and 2018.

Louvre Abu Dhabi: Entry Tickets

2. Louvre Abu Dhabi: Entry Tickets

Experience a major collection of master artworks from around the world. Explore significant classic and modern works which bridge the gap between Western and Eastern art. Set foot in one of the largest museums in the Gulf Region. Take in its landmark architecture and iconic dome. Marvel at its design which is built to resemble palm leaves as you walk through the sun-filled promenades. Browse the museum's immense collection. See a wide array of works from all over the world, and discover the connections between East and West. Enjoy access to the permanent collection and special exhibitions as well as the children's museum. Encounter ancient artifacts or classical works by artists like Manet. After browsing the galleries, pause to reflect in one of the museum's public spaces.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

3. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

Enjoy a two-in-one day trip to two UAE essentials. Marvel at architectural and artistic wonders new and old on this inclusive excursion from Dubai. After pickup, sit back and enjoy the journey to the Mosque. On arrival, admire its shining exterior surface of white Greek and Macedonian tiles. Step inside and see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, large crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals on a guided tour. Next, visit the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island. Take a self-guided or audio-guided tour of the largest museum in the Gulf region, which displays both classic and modern works of cultural and sociological significance from all over the world. Admire pieces from French museums such as the Louvre, Pompidou Center, and Musee d’Orsay. Linger at the Children’s Museum, relax for a bite to eat in the cafe, or browse in the boutique. After the tour, enjoy the drive back to your hotel in Dubai.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

4. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi and enjoy a visit to the unique Ferrari World theme park. See the Heritage Village, and ride the Formula Rossa rollercoaster on this day trip from Dubai. Begin your tour with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, where you can admire the wonderful architecture that defines the beauty of Islamic art. Continue on to the Emirates Palace, an inspiring hotel in the city with 114 magnificent domes and fantastic suites decorated with gold and marble. You will then visit the Heritage Village, where you can learn more about the life of the Bedouins. Afterward you can enjoy the views of Abu Dhabi’s impressive skyline as you drive on to Al Corniche. The second half of your day trip takes you to the largest indoor theme park in the world – the Ferrari World. Experience the breathtaking rush of speed on the Formula Rossa rollercoaster and test your driving skills on one of the many simulators. Experience the different performances, marvel at the impressive dance and acrobatic shows, or enjoy go-karting.

Abu Dhabi: Yas Island 1-Day 2 Park Combo Ticket

5. Abu Dhabi: Yas Island 1-Day 2 Park Combo Ticket

Access two of Abu Dhabi's best theme parks in one day with a Yas Island Park 2-park pass. Choose between Ferrari World, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, and Yas Waterworld. Enjoy on-site parking and or use the optional shuttle bus transportation between parks. Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Enjoy 29 thrilling rides and immerse yourself in family-friendly attractions and live entertainment. Meet all your beloved Warner Bros characters, including Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, and Tom and Jerry. Ferrari World Experience the thrill of your life at the world’s first Ferrari-inspired theme park. Enjoy fun for all ages under the iconic red roof. Discover state-of-the-art simulators and 37 heart-stopping rides and attractions, including the world’s fastest roller coaster and the world’s highest roller coaster loop. Yas Waterworld Discover 43 incredible rides at the wet and watery world of Yas Waterworld, five of them among the world's firsts. Relax and float in the currents and caverns of the Al Rava River or let the kids have fun in the spray and play area.

Yas Marina Circuit Kartzone

6. Yas Marina Circuit Kartzone

Revel in the excitement of a karting session at the Yas Kart Zone, Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi. Once you have registered, change into the provided full gear, and enjoy a mandatory safety briefing. Then, you are set to go for a 10-15 minutes driving session around the track. You don’t have to be a professional racer to get a feel for the sport. Beginners are welcome. Before you know it, you will get the hang of the 800-meter track as you reach speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour. The lap tracking system will chart your performance, helping you to improve your karting skills for next time.

Abu Dhabi: National Aquarium Entrance Ticket

7. Abu Dhabi: National Aquarium Entrance Ticket

Spend a day exploring The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi featuring 10 zones that span from the tropical waters of the Pacific, through to the frozen ice caps of the Arctic. Choose from optional additional activities including a glass bottom boat ride, behind-the-scenes tour, and glass bridge walk. Turn fear into fascination and unearth the mystery of sharks. Despite their beady eyes and rows of sharp teeth, sharks are actually quite gentle, and curious creatures. Beautiful, yet shy, stingrays are an elusive species with kite-like bodies and huge fins making them appear as if they are dancing in the water. Come face to fin with fish of all colors and shapes, and see stunning corals - the rainforests of the sea. It's not all about aquatic life at the National Aquarium Abu Dhabi. See some of the most spectacular, exotic birds on Earth. Don't miss the adorable puffins in their icy enclosure. Mammals, reptiles, and amphibians are also on display at the aquarium.

From Dubai: Ferrari World, WB, Yas Waterworld with Transfers

8. From Dubai: Ferrari World, WB, Yas Waterworld with Transfers

Your Fun Day at Yas Island the home of entertainment will begin with a pick up from your location or hotel in an air-conditioned modern vehicle. When booking, select your preferred tour. • Option 1: Full day at Ferrari World Only  Ferrari World, a unique theme park packed with 20 different kinds of entertaining rides and other exhibitions, which are open for all age categories.  You can ride the world’s fastest roller coaster Formula Rossa that speeds up to 240 km/h within 5 seconds. Along with that you can experience various other rides like Flying Aces (highest roller coaster in the world), Turbo Track, Speed of the Wings, and more. There is also a great range of rides suitable for children like Junior Grand Prix, Junior GT, Junior Training Camp. At the Galleria Ferrari, you can see the exhibition of old and new collections of Ferrari cars. Enjoy an Italian restaurant for Lunch, as the park boasts many options.  • Option 2: Full day Combination tickets for Ferrari World and Yas Water Park After the Ferrari visit, continue onto Yas Water world, one of the biggest water parks in the world, housing around 43 rides, slides and other exciting attractions. You can keep your belongings safe in the provided lockers and be ready with protective life jackets and rubber rings. • Option 3: Full day Combination tickets for Ferrari World and Warner Brothers  After the Ferrari visit, continue onto Warner Brothers – the Family Theme Park. With these tickets enter the theme park where you can find all those legendary Warner Brothers movie characters under one roof.  Here you can see six spectacular zones that span an approximate area of 1.65 million square feet (153.290 m²), namely: the wonderful art deco inspired Warner Bros. World Plaza, the gleaming urban landscape of Metropolis, the mythical American city - Gotham, the stone age zone of Bedrock, funny Cartoon Junction and, finally, the animated storyland of Dynamite Gulch. These sections will make you feel like your dreamy movie characters are coming to life!  After all these cheers and fun, you will be dropped off to your selected location or hotel.

Abu Dhabi: Yas Waterworld General Admission Ticket

9. Abu Dhabi: Yas Waterworld General Admission Ticket

Enjoy an unforgettable Emirati inspired aqua adventure at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. This water park celebrates the heritage of Emirati pearl diving in a captivating world, featuring more than 40 rides, slides, and attractions. Join the quest for the lost pearl in character filled adventures and on thrilling rides. Get ready to discover a wonderful world of water adventures! From the moment you walk in, you will be transported to an ancient Emirati pearling village where you will slide, ride, dip, flip, float and dive into over 40 exciting record-breaking rides and attractions, including Liwa Loop and the legendary Bandit Bomber. Experience the world’s largest surfable sheet wave, and top off your day with an underwater pearl diving adventure to claim your very own treasure. With plenty of fun family activities and exciting dining options on offer, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is not only the region’s favorite water park, it is also the place where you’ll make a lifetime of incredible memories.

From Abu Dhabi Port: Grand Mosque and Louvre Museum Tour

10. From Abu Dhabi Port: Grand Mosque and Louvre Museum Tour

After pickup from the port in Abu Dhabi port, head to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Enter the courtyard and see the stunning exterior, then step inside the mosque to see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Continue to the Louvre Museum, the largest museum in the Gulf, located on Saadiyat Island. Explore the immense collection of both classic and modern artworks in the various exhibitions. See the sunlight shine through the museum’s iconic dome, visit the Children’s Museum, or relax in the restaurant or cafe. After the tour, you’ll be dropped back at the port.

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What people are saying about Abu Dhabi

Zaid was a gracious guide who gave relevant information/guidance as to proper actions during visit. His arrangements for a visit to an authentic restaurant was highly appreciated. Travelling arrangements were excellent with pick up and drop off on excact times as indicated. A highly recommend day trip

Our tour guide/driver was on time in pick us up. He is very knowledgeable and explained to us the history of the places we see/went or pass by. Mr. Zeeshan is also a friendly, very safe driver and patient.

Great relief for us to finally have a French guide. A day rich in discovery. Answers to each of our questions as well as very interesting explanations. Thank you Munir.

Asim, our tour guide was extremely friendly and helpful. We learnt so much from him. This is a tour that I will definitely recommend.

It’s a fantastic place with fantastic rides for all ages