7 Fun Things to Do With Kids In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi offers an array of family-friendly activities that promise unforgettable memories

by Priyanka Fernandes
7 Fun Things to Do With Kids In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the vibrant capital of the UAE, is packed with family-friendly activities. There’s something for everyone, from exploring iconic landmarks to enjoying thrilling adventures. Here are the seven exciting things perfect for creating unforgettable memories with kids in Abu Dhabi.

1. Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld is the perfect place for kids who love water adventures. With rides that cater to all levels of thrill, from extreme to kid-friendly, there’s something for everyone. Babies and toddlers can join the excitement in the dedicated kids’ pool area. All they need to bring is their swimsuits, sunscreen, and flip-flops for a day full of water play.

What: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
When: Sat to Thurs from 10 am to 7 pm and Fri from 1 pm to 10 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED295

2. National Aquarium

The National Aquarium, opened in 2021, is Abu Dhabi’s largest public aquarium. It offers visitors the chance to marvel at stunning sea creatures, including the world’s largest living snake, the reticulated python, known as the Super Snake. In the Al Qana area, guests can enjoy glass dhow tours or opt for fast-track tickets to enhance their experience.

What: Al Qana, Rabdan – Abu Dhabi
When: Saturday to Friday from 10 am to 10 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED85

3. Bounce Abu Dhabi


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Come to Bounce Abu Dhabi at Marina Mall and jump high on 100 connected trampolines. You can free jump or play basketball with extra spring in your step. It’s perfect for kids aged 3 and up and adults. Bounce Abu Dhabi has various activities that are suitable for adults and kids, making it an ideal place for private events and birthday parties.

What: Marina Mall, Al Marina – Abu Dhabi
When: Tuesday to Thursday from 10 am to 10 pm, Friday to Saturday from 10 am to 12 am, Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm and Monday from 10 am to 2 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED70

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4. Kidzania


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Kidzania Abu Dhabi offers a unique and interactive experience for kids three and up. This vibrant mini-city features various establishments like petrol stations, supermarkets, and crime scenes. With role-play and fun combined, it’s the perfect place to show kids how the real world works. Don’t forget to explore their currency, kidZos.

What: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
When: Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 10 pm and Friday to Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED255

5. Warner Bros World

Warner Bros. World on Yas Island is a theme park for all ages, with thrilling rollercoasters, peaceful kiddie activities, and legendary Warner Bros. characters to meet. Explore Gotham City and Cartoon Junction for endless fun. Don’t miss the chance to take photos with Fred Flintstone, Superman, Tweety, and more.

What: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
When: Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 7 pm and Friday from 11 am to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED345

6. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island is a thrill-seeker’s paradise. With 40 exciting rides and attractions, including the fastest rollercoaster in the world, Formula Rossa, there’s excitement for everyone. Before you go, be sure to check the height limitations for each ride on the park’s official website.

What: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
When: Monday to Friday from 11 am to 8 pm and Saturday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED345

7. Yas Kartzone

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Experience an adrenaline-filled adventure at Yas Kartzone in Abu Dhabi, the ultimate destination for kids and adults. With karting options available for all age groups, including Kids, Juniors, and Adults, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Powered by ADNOC, Yas Kartzone boasts a high-octane 1 km track with three configurations, providing endless thrills for your holiday.

What: Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
When: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 11:30 pm
Cost: Starts At Around AED55

Abu Dhabi is the perfect destination for a family holiday with kids filled with fun and adventure. Enjoy thrilling water adventures at Yas Waterworld, interactive experiences at Bounce Abu Dhabi and Kidzania, and an adrenaline rush at Yas Kartzone. Encounter beloved characters at Warner Bros. World and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and explore the wonders of the underwater world at the National Aquarium. There’s something for everyone in Abu Dhabi.

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