Thursday | May 23, 2019


Whether you’re new to the capital or have been around for a long time now, you’ll never run out of fun things to do in Abu Dhabi. So, we thought of rounding up 10 of the most awesome experiences that you can look forward to while you’re here.

Ride the world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World

Calling all adrenalin junkies! Ferrari World is THE spot for taking on some of the most exhilarating rides in the country – including Formula Rosso, the world’s fastest rollercoaster that reaches speeds of up to 240km/h in 4.9 seconds. Whew! That’s enough to take your breath away.

Admire ‘The Constellation’ at Founder’s Memorial

Created as a tribute to the late Sheikh Zayed, founder of the United Arab Emirates, Founder’s Memorial has been open to the public since April 2018. You can’t leave without taking a picture of the stunning art piece titled, ‘The Constellation’ which features a three-dimensional portrait of the founding father of the country.

Get mesmerized by gorgeous artwork at the Louvre
This one’s for the art lovers and those, who simply appreciate beautiful spaces. With its starry ‘Rain of Light’ roof and picturesque waterfront location, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is a treat to the eyes. You’ll find plenty of incredible creations from world-famous artists including Van Gogh and Andy Warhol.

Catch all the action at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019

With tickets now on sale for the Formula 1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit, you can’t miss one of the biggest sporting events in the capital. So, mark your calendars from the 28th of November to the 2nd of December for some intense motor racing action and amazing superstar performances.

Hang out with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck at Warner Bros. World™

Relive all your favorite childhood memories at one of the world’s biggest indoor theme parks. The expansive park features 29 state-of-the-art rides along with plenty of entertainment and dining options. Stick around for long and you may even bump into Batman and Superman for a perfect selfie moment!

Tap into your adventurous side at Wadi Adventure

Home to the world’s largest surf pool, Wadi Adventure offers plenty of adventures to keep you busy including whitewater rafting, kayaking, wakeboarding and, of course, surfing. Thrill seekers can also take on an obstacle course or head straight for the zip line or giant swing.

Get wet and wild at Yas Waterworld

Summer would be the perfect time to take on some of the craziest water slides at Yas Waterworld. From Slither Surprise to Sand Viper Strike, this place has it all! Once you’re done with all that sliding and splashing, you can always grab a bite at one of the food stations across the venue.

Visit the world’s largest artificial safari park at Al Ain Zoo

Who doesn’t love a safari?! Choose from a variety of safari packages at Al Ain Zoo which houses native African animals such as lions, gazelles, rhinos, and giraffes – among many others. You’ll have the option of either getting on board a 26-seater truck or taking a ride in a smaller SUV for a much better experience.

Go kayaking at Eastern Mangroves

Take a trip down the lush green Eastern Mangroves district with a guide. We can’t think of a better way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life than this. You may even spot a variety of mammals and birds along the way including pink flamingos and dolphins!

Dive into the Arabian Gulf

Always wanted to scuba dive but don’t know where to begin? Head to Al Mahara Diving Center and choose from a range of scuba diving experiences that are good for both beginners and experts. With plenty of marine life under the sea, who knows what you’ll end up discovering?!

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Article published: 23rd May, 2019


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