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Abu Dhabi rises from the desert and the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf as fun family travel destination offering an array of exciting and novel attractions for the discerning family on the look-out for the exotic and mystical eastern travel experience.
But just how kid-friendly is Abu Dhabi, as a travel destination? Well with the exciting desert and sea on your doorstep, the many kid-friendly activities on offer are simply mind-blowing!
Your only decision will need to be, which activities to miss out on or whether to stretch your holiday just that bit longer to take it all in.
So, bring the kids along for the ride with Abu Dhabi’s top family friendly picks…
For the thrill seekers and motor car enthusiasts in the family, Ferrari World offers rides and other motor vehicle activities to suit every interest. Older kids will love the Formula Rossa – the fastest roller coaster in the world, or, the latest member of the Ferrari World thrill ride family, Flying Aces, with the tallest loop in the world. Experience serious thrills and memories to last a lifetime!
Younger kids will love joining the Junior GT for their first driving lesson in a fun-sized 430 GT Spider. Something for the whole family (thrill seekers and non-thrill seekers) to do, is discover what goes into the making of one of the world’s most famous cars, the Ferrari GT at the ‘Made in Marnello’ factory tour. So learn about and experience the speed that comes with Ferrari in all the fun activities offered at Ferrari Park in Abu Dhabi!
But what about the little’uns, those under eight? Well there are plenty of entertainment opportunities for them too. The variety of water based activities is mind-blowing! How about taking them to Yas Waterworld for tons of fun water activities, like Yethal with a dumping bucket and three small slides.
Or let them discover their creative side with craft workshops at Mushrif Central Park Kids Workshops. And don’t miss out on the Tee&Putt minigolf glow in the dark for kids as young as three, at Dalma Mall.
For the older kids, there’s Yas Waterworld’s Dawwama – the most thrilling tornado ride in the world! If you’re interested in some good old waterslide fun, try out Slither Alley featuring a water curtain separating the dark tunnel from bright sunlight and a series of sharp, stomach-churning drops.
And if your little angel likes a thrill or two, explore FunWorks, with rides aplenty and other fun activities, which should keep the kids entertained for hours.
So if your brood likes a little adventure, slipping and sliding or running around, the possibilities are as close to endless as they can get…