We are the bearer of good news today as the world’s leading adventure-themed park, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is currently operating at 30 per cent capacity.

General manager of YAS Waterworld Leander De With told Gulf Business that the park is “thrilled” to welcome back guests who have “waited patiently for the return of water’s greatest playground.”

Given that we are still fighting the pandemic, the guests are encouraged to cooperate by wearing face masks, adhering to social distancing, sanitizing hands regularly, and opting for contactless payment at all outlets.

Ticketstodo has all the information you’d need to know about Yas Waterworld.

What does YAS Island offer?

things to do in YAS Island

Yas Island is Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub. Looking out for a perfect dose of adrenaline rush? Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, and Warner Bros have it. Or are you in dire need of a little peace of mind? Yas Island offers all sorts of leisure activities. Even shopaholics can find endless options.

In short, it caters to all ages. How many of you enjoyed the 6-minute dazzling firework display on Eid-ul-Adha from Yas Island?

Overview of YAS Waterworld

yas island attractions

UAE’s super water park is without a doubt an ultimate water adventure. Yas Waterworld spreads over 37 acres. There are 40 rip-roaring rides, slithering slides. It definitely holds a thrilling adventure for the whole family.

Best things to do in YAS Island

1. Kids Attraction

Cannon point:

Cannon point is one of the kids attraction in Yas Waterworld

Everyone adores this family spray as Bandit Bomber riders whizz past overhead. The play area is equally loved.


Yehal at Yas Waterworld

Little water lovers can have fun in their own paddling pool. They even can take on three tots slides, and get drenched by a dumping bucket!

2. Family Activity


Amwaj is one of the family activity in Yas Waterworld

It is the region’s largest wave pool with four unique wave patterns on rotation. Amwaj beach offers ultimate relaxation on its sunbeds.

Yadi yas:

Yadi yas at Yas Waterworld

Are you ready for a white-knuckled trip down the Yadi Yas crazy river? The intense wave will let you experience an action-packed wad experience.

Al Raha River:

Al Raha River at Yas Waterworld

How about laying back and floating over 300m of lazy river? Sounds so relaxing, right? There is much more to it. You will never forget waterfalls, rain showers, and adventure through Yas Waterworld’s lost caves.

Water Wars:

Water Wars at Yas Island

The idea here is to aim and splash! You can buy a bucket of water-balloons whereby you can enjoy a water fight with your loved ones.


Cinesplash at Yas Waterworld

It offers the world class attraction. Just live the legend in 5D.

3. Thrill activity:

Slithers Slides:

Slithers Slides is one of the thrill activities at Yas Waterworld

Six unique slides will prove to be an ultimate adventure. Take the plunge, go through the sharp turns, and exit swiftly into a landing pool.


SEBAG at Yas Waterworld

On a six lane racer slide, slide head-on with all your adrenaline.

Rush Rider:

Rush Rider at Yas Waterworld

Ease into bodyboarding with this endless sheet wave. Enjoy the SoCal-style fun in the sun. Get going into the flow, hone your abilities, and then advance to our Bubbles’ Barrel ride!

Liwa Loop:

Liwa Loop at Yas Waterworld

The first ever freefall drop waterslide in the region. Drop straight down into a high-intensity looping slide.

Jebel drop:

Jebel drop at Yas Island

This is the region’s tallest speed slide. You start from the highest point in Yas Waterworld and plummet from a 10 stories slide.

Hamlool’s Humps:

Hamlool’s Humps at Yas Waterworld

This is an intense speed slide with three humps. All you need to do is, lie back, cross your legs and fall from a 10 stories slide.

Falcon’s Falaj:

Falcon's Falaj at Yas Waterworld

This is the world’s longest mammoth six-seater water coaster. Are you ready for the thrill?

Bandit Bomber:

Bandit Bomber at Yas Waterworld

Get on a ride on the world’s only suspended waterpark rollercoaster. Here, you can glide over Yas Waterworld at extremely high speed. Get indulged in the tour of lost caves and dodge the water cannons below!


Dawwama at Yas Waterworld

Dawwama is the world’s largest six-person tornado water coaster and UAE’s ultimate water experience.

Safety measures taken at Yas Waterworld

Safety measures taken at Yas Waterworld

Management is diligently taking all safety measures to keep its staff and visitors safe. Visitors now require to make online pre-booking. This stands mandatory for annual pass holders as well.

Your health is not to be jeopardized by any means. Taking this into consideration, all visitors are going to be checked on temperature on their entry as well as at regular intervals throughout their stay. There are marks on floors that will make it easier for everyone to maintain social distancing. Regular sanitization of water, rides and inflatables will take place. Thermal scanning and contactless payment will be followed.


Adults ticket: AED 250

Get discount at Yas Waterworld.

Kids’ ticket: AED 210 (under 1.1 meters)

Address: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Phone No.:(+971) 600 511115

Email: [email protected]

Operating hours: Daily 1pm-10pm

Escape to Yas Waterworld and enjoy the rush and thrill! But don’t forget to carry these day out essentials with you so that you remain safe.

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