Discover six unmissable experiences at the capital’s favourite theme parks on Yas Island
Whether you’d like to shoot towards the skies, race on solid ground or make a splash under water, Yas Island is the ultimate destination for you. Home to three-award winning theme parks, this is where you’ll find residents and visitors flocking to for their adventure fix. Feel the adrenaline rush as you zip through the roller coasters at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, explore the world beneath the waves at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and meet your favourite characters at Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi. With something to suit every type of thrill seeker, everyone in the family has plenty to look forward to on their day out. But if you want to dial up the action, here are six must-try experiences on Yas Island, guaranteed to get your thrill on.
EXPERIENCE HAIR-RAISING ZERO GRAVITY
Not for the faint-hearted, Turbo Track at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi sees you shooting upwards through the park’s iconic red roof at a thrilling speed of 102 kilometres per hour. If you’re brave enough to face the challenge, hop on board and put your limits to the test. Once you’re securely strapped on, you will be propelled vertically along the track through a glass funnel until you’ve reached the highest point on Yas Island at 64 metres. At this heart-pounding height, you’ll experience that rush of zero gravity before plummeting back down to the ground.
RACE TO THE FINISH WITH FRIENDLY CHARACTERS
Step into a magical world of interactive challenges as you team up with special characters for a car-racing adventure at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Benno’s Great Race is one for the entire family, suitable for both the young and young at heart. The experience combines storytelling with evocative scenery in a thrilling adventure game that sees you join forces with Benno, the friendly mouse at the attraction. Together, you will tackle a series of challenges to help Benno win the biggest race of his life.
SURF THE WORLD’S LARGEST SHEET WAVE
Waiting for surfing season to hit the tides? At Yas Waterworld, you can ride the waves all year round! Challenge yourself to surf like a professional as you tackle the world’s largest sheet wave. The attraction sure makes for a day of refreshing fun, be it summer or winter in the UAE.
TAKE ON THE WORLD’S LARGEST TORNADO WATER COASTER
The world’s largest six-person water coaster and the UAE’s ultimate aqua experience, the high-intensity raft ride, Dawwama, starts with a plunge from a jaw-dropping height. You then slide right down before zooming into a 20-metre high tornado funnel. This one’s clearly best left to the brave.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
SOLVE MYSTERIES WITH SCOOBY-DOO AND THE GANG
This is your chance to hop on the famed Mystery Machine and follow your favourite mystery-solving gang through the Museum of Mysteries. Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma take a wrong turn and discover there’s something not quite right. Within minutes, they realise they are trapped in a space that’s about to close soon. This is your chance to get the family together and save the day. Split into pairs with the gang and look for clues along secret passageways and eerie corridors to solve the conundrum.
SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM
While Mr. Freeze has made it his life’s aim to terrorise the residents of Gotham City and defeat Batman, he’s also known for delivering the ultimate brain freeze in the heart of the city’s industrial zone. In between all the adventures, sample sub-zero treats and sweets at Mr. Freeze’s Ice Cream Truck. And if you can’t get enough of these gourmet indulgences, head to Warner Bros. Plaza to sample favourites such as hot dogs, milkshakes, malts, sodas, sundaes and more served up at Celebrity Scoop.