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Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Discover Abu Dhabi's rich cultural history and visit the stunning Qasr Al Watan Palace, or shop till you drop in its bustling markets.

Top 10 things to do

#1
Yas Island

Yas Island is a multi-purpose leisure, shopping, and entertainment center located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. It is home to Warner Bros., World Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World, Yas Waterpark, and the Yas Marina Circuit, which has hosted the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2009.

4.6 (198 reviews)
#2
Qasr Al Hosn

Qasr Al Hosn is the oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi. Now a cultural history museum dedicated to preserving Emirati culture, it used to serve as the seat of government. The fort's stone defense tower was the first permanent structure in the now-capital of the UAE.

4.5 (41 reviews)
#3
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

Discover marine habitats, meet aquatic creatures, and learn about ocean conservation.

4.7 (146 reviews)
#4
Qasr Al Watan Palace

Qasr Al Watan Palace is part of the Presidential Palace complex in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Completed in 2017, this culturally significant landmark is open to the public and houses a beautiful Great Hall, various exhibitions of important Emirati artifacts, and a vast scholarly library.

4.8 (491 reviews)
#5
Ferrari World

The world’s largest indoor theme park awaits and it’s devoted to the world’s most prestigious brand. You’ll speed through the park as you race to the thrilling rides. The jewel in the crown is Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest rollercoaster. It accelerates to a speed of 240 km per hour on the straightaways. And then there's the twists and turns... white-knuckle adrenaline-pounding excitement! Of course, you can also slow the pace down with a whole host of family-oriented attractions.

4.4 (229 reviews)
#6
Louvre Abu Dhabi

Explore a museum of civilizations with art from around the globe in Abu Dhabi

4.7 (749 reviews)
#7
Yas Waterworld

Yas Waterworld is home to 43 rides, five of them world firsts. It’s 37 acres of wet, watery fun and the best way to cool off in the sun. Adrenaline junkies are served by the likes of Bubble’s Barrel, a high-intensity, looping waterside, and they'll also find the world’s largest surfable wave sheet (gnarly, bro!). Chill-seekers are also catered to, with plenty of soothing smooth rides like the lazily winding Al Rava River. So whatever level of intensity you want your water activities, you'll find it here at Yas Waterworld.

4.7 (131 reviews)
#8
Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi

Welcome to Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park! As you set foot through the iconic Warner Bros. shield, prepare to be transported to the lands of your favorite characters for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. The excitement begins at the Warner Bros. Plaza, your portal to uniquely themed lands including Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, Cartoon Junction, Gotham City, and Metropolis. Hungry for action and adventure or a dash of whimsical fun? Experience 29 exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions, and unique live entertainment for memories that will last a lifetime. Don’t miss the chance to walk alongside some of the world’s most iconic characters, including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, and watch your childhood memories come to life as you meet Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, Tom and Jerry, and your favorite modern stone-age family, The Flintstones.

4.5 (153 reviews)
#9
Etihad Towers - Observation Deck at 300

Etihad Towers is a complex of buildings with five towers in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The towers are located opposite the Emirates Palace hotel and feature offices, apartments, and a hotel, the tallest of which is Tower 2, which stands at an impressive 305 meters tall.

4.6 (153 reviews)
#10
Abu Dhabi City Tours

Discover Abu Dhabi with a memorable city tour experience!

4.5 (39 reviews)

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