Waterparks provide a fun, vibrant environment where kids can splash, play, and explore in a controlled and supervised setting. With a variety of child-friendly attractions such as shallow pools, smooth slides, and interactive water features, these parks cater to the specific needs of young adventurers.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi features numerous kid-friendly amusement park rides and attractions making it a fantastic destination for young children who want to play, get drenched and immerse themselves in various aquatic experiences.

As such, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi should be on the top of your list of places to visit if you want to treat your little ones to a day of fun, excitement and cooling down.

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi’s Best Water Rides and Attractions for Kids

Below are the top water rides and attractions your children will love when you visit Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi:

  1. Al Raha River

Al Raha River is a 300-meter-long waterway that traverses winding streams and caverns. It’s the perfect water ride for you and your little one where you can lay back and relax on a comfy tube as you enjoy the lazy watercourse.

As you navigate the river, you and your child will see and go through waterfalls, rain showers and lost caves, giving you a truly cool and refreshing experience.

  1. Amwaj

The Amwaj Wave Pool is one of the first and biggest attractions you’ll see when you enter Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.

It is also one of the most child-friendly and relaxing attractions in the park.

Have your child laze on a tube and float on the water as the waves take them across the pool. The clear blue skies and surrounding sights will complete their calming experience. 

You can also splash and play with your child at the pool since it’s a great water playground for little ones.

  1. Cannon Point

If your child wants something interactive, head to Cannon Point. Here, your little one can fire water cannons at the Bandit Bombers riders as they wheeze overhead.

The riders have their own water cannons, meaning they can return fire and engage with your child and everyone at Cannon Point.

Everyone at Cannon Point can also use the water cannons to play among themselves, so your little one can have fun drenching their fellow little adventurers.

  1. Water Wars

Water Wars is another interactive attraction on Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi that’s popular among children. You and your kids can enjoy water balloon fights here without worrying about drenching other people.

Buy a bucket or more of balloons and use the launchers to aim your ammunition. Keep count of who hits who and how many times so that you can crown the winner at the end of this fun and exciting battle.

  1. Slithers Slide

If your child is at least 110 cm tall and wants to try something exciting, head to Slithers Slide. This serpentine water slide features six different water tunnels, each with its own unique experience and look.

Ride a double float with your little one and choose a tunnel. After the big plunge, expect several exciting sharp turns as you go down the dark slide.

You and your child will love the huge splash you’ll experience at the end of the slide.

  1. Cinesplash

Cinesplash is the first 5D water cinema in the region. Here, you and your family can join Dana and her friends as they go on an adventure to uncover the “Legend of the Lost Pearl” in an unparalleled, immersive cinematic experience.

As you watch the movie, you can enjoy going through real waterfalls, flooding, water explosions and other immersive experiences. The theater also features moving seats, immersing you and your family in the exciting adventure.  

Cinesplash is one of the waterpark’s attractions with limited seating, so find out if you can make an advanced reservation for yourself and your family before visiting the park.

Tips for Visiting Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi With Young Kids

Ensure you have a fun, memorable time with your little ones at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi by following these tips:

  • Go to the Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi website and read the waterpark rules before your visit to know the important ones you and your family should know and follow.
  • Make sure you pack everything you need for a day at the waterpark, including a change of clothes for everyone, towels, sunblock, and lip balm.
  • Apply sunscreen over your child’s exposed skin and reapply every two hours to avoid sunburn.
  • Ensure your child stays hydrated by encouraging them to drink plenty of water, fruit shakes, smoothies and other healthy, refreshing beverages.
  • Remind your child to avoid running around pools and the park to prevent accidents.
  • Ensure you and your little one take frequent rests from the sun by staying in shaded areas.
  • If you have a toddler or preschooler, make sure they stay in the shallow areas of the pool and other attractions and places suitable for their age and always keep an eye on them.

Yas Waterworld as one of the best theme parks in UAE, is a must-visit for families. With the many rides, attractions and experiences you can have with your little ones, and by following park safety tips, you can ensure everyone has a fun, memorable and safe time here.