Top Ten Things To Do in Abu Dhabi

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1. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

This is the world’s first Ferrari theme park and is located on Yas Island.  There are rides and activities for all ages and you can follow the Ferrari story whilst you experience the theme park.  For those thrill seekers you can ride the fastest roller coaster hitting speeds of up to 240 kmph.

2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

This is also known as the Grand Mosque and is a truly stunning architectural building.   It is one of the largest mosques in the world with a capacity for 41,000 worshippers. The mosque features 82 domes, 1,000 columns, Swarovski crystal chandeliers, 24 carat gold and precious stonework.  It is home to one of the largest hand woven Persian rugs and one of the largest chandeliers in the world.

3. Hili Fun City

There are over 30 attractions to keep all the family entertained in this traditional theme park.  The park is surrounded by beautiful gardens which offer shade and picnic areas where families can have lunch.  The park has its own amphitheatre for live shows and an ice rink where you can learn to skate or play ice hockey.

4. Emirates Palace

This seven star hotel is open to non-staying guests so that they can view the wonderful grounds and architecture.  You can soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying a drink in the lobby lounge.  The hotel often holds exhibitions which you may wish to view.

5. Yas Marina Circuit & Yas Kartzone

You can take a tour of the Formula 1 circuit or have a more personal experience driving a racing car around the track.  There are qualified instructors to provide lessons as well. They hold drift and drag racing days at the track for visitors to bring their own vehicles and participate.  Yas Kartzone has a variety of karts for kids from age 8 and offers a range of karting options.

6. Abu Dhabi Golf

Abu Dhabi has a variety of different golf courses. You can choose from a beachfront course, a championship course or a pure sand experience there is something for every golfer.

7. Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Here there are over 43 water rides and slides giving you the chance to cool off during the hot weather.  With four different levels there is something for all ages.  There is the Pearl Master adventure where kids can get involved in their own magical treasure hunt either by themselves or with a group of friends.

8. Sea Lion Interaction UAE at Emirates Park Zoo

A fun and educational visit where you will get to learn all about the South African Fur Seals during a one to one interaction and meet and greet program.  You will be accompanied by one of the professional marine trainers whilst you get the chance to get up close to the seals and find out more about how they live and behave.

9. Abu Dhabi Heritage Village and Women’s Handicraft Centre

Here you can have the chance to find out how life used to be in Abu Dhabi.  You will get to see the traditional Bedouin way of life and their cultural heritage.  You can watch women making traditional baskets, textiles and embroidery in the Women’s Handicraft Centre.

10. Explore the desert

There is a range of activities you can take part in to explore the desert of UAE.   Whether you want to have a go at skiing or boarding the sand dunes or spend a night in a desert camp learning about the traditions and customs of UAE there are many companies offering different day trips.  From off road driving to a desert safari there is a variety of adventures to be had in the desert.

 

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