Waterparks & Adventures
Dreamland Aqua Park
Located on the scenic coastline of Umm Al Quwain, the 250,000sqm expanse of lush, green, landscaped gardens makes Dreamland the perfect place for a holiday escape. Catch the action on over 30 thrilling rides, slides, and attractions or push the snooze button on a sun bed at Palm Path and Peak Park. Open 10am to 6pm. Tickets are Dhs 160 per adult and Dhs 100 for children below 1.2 metres and for those over 65 years of age. Infants under 2 years and those with special needs are free of charge.
Yas waterworld Abu Dhabi features 43 rides, slides and attractions and follows the story of ‘Dana’, a young Emirati girl, on a guest for the legendary pearl that once brought prosperity to her village. With the atmospheric setting, thrilling rides, authentic souq-style shopping and live entertainment, there’s something for the entire family. Open 10am to 7pm every day. Ticket cost Dhs 250 for adults and Dhs 210 for children below 1.1 metres in height. Premium tickets are also available.
The Dubai Creek has served as a lifeline for the community for the centuries. A vital part of the city’s maritime trade for a staggering 7,000 years, it contributes to play a prominent role in the day-to-day business of Dubai. Imports and exports are still shipped via the busy waterways. While you’re here, you can jump aboard a water taxi (abra) for just Dhs1 to cross the creek. Bur Dubai to Deira.
The spectacular ‘Tower of Poseidon’ is filled with record breaking rides, including the world’s largest waterside. The terrifying ‘Poseidon’s Revenge’ suspends you over a trap door and then releases you through a series of extreme twists and turns, reaching 60kmh! Experience heart-thumping slides, uphill water roller coasters, never ending rapid river adventures and up close animal encounters. Open 10am to 7pm. Tickets are Dhs 320 for adults and Dhs 275 for children below 1.2 metres in height.