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What is the best to way buy tickets?

Since on-site bookings are not available at the Park entrance due to COVID-19, the best way to purchase tickets is to book them online. This way you get vouchers for great offers and can also reserve slots well in-advance, granting access to the park for the date of your choice.

Know Before You Visit

From opening hours and location to safety guidelines and more - here is everything you need to know about Yas Waterworld before visiting the park.

Yas Waterworld is open from:

  • Mon to Sat: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Closed on Sundays

Best time to visit:

  • The best time to visit Yas Waterworld is earlier during the day. This way, you can beat the crowd and avoid standing in long queues for each ride. If possible, visit the park on a weekday. It’s far less crowded when compared to weekends!

Address: Yas IslandYas West - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Parking: A valet service is available for AED 40. 
Getting There:

  • Bus:
    From Abu Dhabi - Take the 190 Bus Route to Yas Island via the Abu Dhabi Bus Station next to Al Wahda Mall.
    From Dubai - Head to the Dubai Al Ghubaiba Bus Station for transport to the Abu Dhabi Bus Station, then take the 190 Bus Route to Yas Island.
  • Metro:
    Take the Metro from First Gulf Bank to Ibn Battuta Mall Red. Take the bus from Ibn Battuta Metro to Shahama. From here, you can take a taxi to Yas Island.
  • Car:
    From Abu Dhabi - Leave Abu Dhabi Island towards Dubai via Maqta Bridge. Pass Al Raha Beach Hotel and Raha Mall on your left. Take the slip road, signed 'Yas Island West' or East. Follow the blue signs that say 'Yas Leisure Drive'. _Follow the brown tourist signs that say '_Ferrari World Abu Dhabi'
    From Dubai - Take Sheikh Zayed Road south, heading towards Abu Dhabi. Take the Yas Island East Exit 'Yas Leisure Drive'. Follow the blue signs that say 'Yas Leisure Drive' until you reach brown tourist signs that read 'Ferrari World Abu Dhabi'
  • Taxi:
    Yas Island is conveniently located for those travelling by taxi, situated only 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi, and 45 minutes from Dubai.
  • Yas Express:
    Yas Island shuttle is a free shuttle service that runs from 9 AM all the way until 9 PM. It makes stops at Yas Central, Yas Viceroy, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, and Yas Plaza Hotels.
  • Tickets are not available on-site to avoid direct contact. It is mandatory to book online before arriving at the venue.
  • Visitors must wear a quick dry mask except when in contact with water.
  • Guests have to undergo thermal scanning before entering the park.
  • Guests are requested to maintain a safe distance of 2 meters from one another.
  • Free of charge hand sanitisers have been placed across the Park for guests to use regularly
  • Capacity has been reduced for slides and rides to abide by the social distancing protocol.
  • Extensive sanitization and disinfection measures have been undertaken at the park
  • To avoid contact, guests are advised to use contactless methods of payment.
  • To minimize contact in the Park, instead of a printed map, guests can download the Park map to navigate their way through the Park.
  • For the safety and wellbeing of all guests, the restaurant and shop operations have been temporarily modified.
  • The park has nearly 2,500 wristband-activated lockers on site. If your luggage does not fit in a locker, you can store it at the Guest Services desk for an additional price.
  • You can rent towels from the Guest Services desk. There are also Yas Waterworld themed souvenir towels available for purchase at the park gift shops.
  • Cabanas are available for rent along Amwaj Beach.
  • A valet service is available for AED 40
  • There are 4 designated smoking areas spread across the park.
  • Yas Waterworld has a Lost & Found counter at the entrance of the park
  • Baby changing stations are also available at the park.
  • A good number of parking spaces are allotted for people of Determination near the Main Entrance. Valet parking. is also available at a minimal cost.
  • People of Determination using a wheelchair can enjoy a discounted rate for the ticket since not all rides are accessible for them.
  • Accessible toilets and changing rooms are located are numerous location at Yas Waterworld
  • Wheelchairs are available free of charge. Guests are requested to display a valid ID which will be given back upon return. of the items.
  • Guests using casts are not allowed to use Al Raha River, Amwaj, Marah Fortress, Tots Playground, Yehal and Yadi Yas
  • For the health, safety and comfort of yourself and others, appropriate swimwear must be worn at Yas Waterworld, at all times. If you don’t have swimwear, you can purchase it from Yas Waterworld shops throughout the park.
  • Do not wear: underwear, attire that is transparent or translucent in private areas, any clothing or accessory (belts, jewellery, etc.) deemed as potentially damaging to the attractions, denim clothing.
  • There are 4 designated smoking areas spread across the park. Aside from these areas, Yas Waterworld is smoke-free.
  • Guests are requested to follow social distancing protocol, especially when standing in queues, dining or shopping at Yas Waterworld.
  • Pets are not allowed into the park
  • Consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited within the venue.
  • No outside food or beverages will be permitted inside the park.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Visitor Tips

Make the most out of your visit to Yas Waterworld with these helpful guidelines:

  • Try and arrive at the park early in the day to beat the crowd and avoid long queues. It would be ideal to reach before the park opens. You can charge the bands with money at the guest services desk when you arrive.
  • Grab a waterproof electronic wristband so that you don’t have to worry about carrying cash or getting your money wet. You can charge the bands with money at the guest services desk when you arrive. At the end of the day, if you have unused credit on your wristband, you can redeem a refund.
  • Take advantage of the free Yas Express shuttle.
  • Get your tickets ahead of time to avoid long lines.
  • Take snack breaks, especially for kids, and make sure everyone in your group stays hydrated.
  • Check the weather before you go.
  • Make sure your phone and/or camera are adequately charged before entering the park.
  • Beat the heat with frozen lemonade, fresh juices and ice creams from Skinnys Frozen Treats.
  • Feast on everything from fried chicken, pasta, noodles to even daal at Chubby's Kitchen.
  • Sip from freshly brewed coffee or enjoy fresh dates and camel-milk chocolates from Gahwat Naseer.
  • Visit Dana's Diner to beat your hunger with quick bites, snacks or even indulging classic burgers, BBQ wings, sandwiches and more. 
  • Be it pasta, salads, freshly made juices or making your desired slush flavour at the ‘Slush It Up’ station - Salma's Snack Shack has got something for everyone.

There are a total of 8 hotels situated at Yas Island. These include: 

  • W Abu Dhabi 
  • Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Park Inn Radisson, Abu Dhabi
  • Centro Yas Island
  • Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Radisson Blue Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Yas Island Rotana
  • Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island. 

Check out other accommodation options in Abu Dhabi to stay when visiting the park.

  • Luxury Hotels: St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Park Hyatt, Zaya Nurai Island 
  • Mid Range Hotels: Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, Shangri-La-Hotel, The Abu Dhabi Edition
  • Budget-Friendly Hotels: Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Internation Aiport Hotel, Traders Hotel

Check out some of the places you can shop from when visiting Yas Waterworld:

  • Visit Qaryat Al Jewana to find all essentials. Be it changing rooms, lockers, prayer rooms, sweets, souvenirs, restaurants or coffee - you can find almost anything here. 
  • Make the most out of your experience by purchasing photo souvenirs of your incredible experience at the waterpark from Jewana Photo. 
  • Now get the opportunity to shop real oysters and even customise your desired pearl jewellery at Tawasha Pearl Shop. 
  • Visit Sultan & Sons if you wish to purchase any waterpark essentials. From rashvests and swimwear to beach bags and flip flops - the store has got everything you need. 

The following rides are currently unavailable:

  • Yadi Yas
  • Cinesplash

Frequently Asked Questions About Yas Waterworld

What is Yas Waterworld?

Yas Waterworld is a water theme park situated in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. It is home to more than 40 rides, slides and attractions, including Bubble’s Barrel, Rush Rider, and Bandit Bomber which is the longest suspended roller coaster in the Middle East over 550 metres long.

Is Yas Waterworld open post-COVID-19?

Yes, Yas Waterworld is open to visitors with strict safety measures put in place. 

Is it safe to visit Yas Waterworld post-COVID-19? 

Yas Waterworld has taken up the necessary measures to ensure public safety at all times. This includes mandatory temperature checks at all times, usage of signs and floors markers to follow social distancing protocol, rigorous cleaning regulations and more.

Where is Yas Waterworld located?

Yas Waterworld is located in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. You can reach the venue by bus if travelling from Abu Dhabi. You can take a bus or metro if travelling from Dubai.

What are Yas Waterworld opening hours?

Yas Waterworld is open from:

What’s the best time to visit Yas Waterworld?

The best time to visit Yas Waterworld is earlier during the day. This way, you can beat the crowd and avoid standing in long queues for each ride. If possible, visit the park on a weekday. It’s far less crowded when compared to weekends!

How big is Yas Waterworld?

Yas Waterworld is set across more than 15 hectares of land.

How much time do you need at the Yas Waterworld?

A. It is recommended to spend at least 5 hours to make the most out of your experience at Yas Waterworld. 

Is Yas Waterworld an outdoor or indoor park?

Yas Waterworld is an outdoor park bringing you over 40 rides, slides and attractions suitable for all age groups. 

Is Yas Waterworld suitable for toddlers?

Yas Waterworld is suitable for everyone above the age of 3. 

Is there any dress code inside Yas Waterworld?

For the health, safety and comfort of yourself and others, appropriate swimwear must be worn at Yas Waterworld, at all times. 

Is outside food allowed in Yas Waterworld? 

No outside food is not permitted inside Yas Waterworld. 

Is it possible to eat or drink at Yas Waterworld during Ramadan?  

Yes, the restaurants at Yas Waterworld will be open and functioning during Ramadan, 

Are lockers available inside Yas Waterworld?

The park has nearly 2,500 wristband-activated lockers on site. If your luggage does not fit in a locker, you can store it at the Guest Services desk.

Is smoking allowed at Yas Waterworld?

There are 4 designated smoking areas spread across the park. Aside from these areas, Yas Waterworld is smoke-free.

Can I bring my pet to Yas Waterworld?

Pets are not allowed into the park

Is there a baby room inside Yas Waterworld?

Yes, baby changing stations are also available at the park.

Is there a parking space inside Yas Waterworld?

A valet service is available for AED 40. 

How do I contact Yas Waterworld? 

Yas Waterworld office is open from 8 AM - 8 PM (GST).