Park Overview

Getting here

Yas Waterworld is just a 10-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport, a 30-minute drive from Abu Dhabi city centre, a 50-minute drive from Dubai Marina, and a 90-minute drive from Dubai International Airport. There’s also a free shuttle service. See our location on Google Maps.

From Dubai

Use the E11 Highway (Sheikh Zayed Road). Take Sheikh Zayed Road South headed toward Abu Dhabi. Follow signs to Yas Island and take the Yas Island West exit (left hand lane). After the exit make a left at the traffic signal. Keep straight and at the second traffic signal turn left into Yas Waterworld.
GPS coordinates: 24.49019,54.593655

By car from Abu Dhabi (via Al Raha Beach Highway)

Leave Abu Dhabi Island headed towards Dubai using the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street (E10 highway). Pass Al Raha Beach Hotel and Al Raha Mall on the left side of the road. Keep straight on the road until you see Yas Island West exit. Take the exit and at the traffic signal make a left. Keep straight and at the second traffic signal turn left into Yas Waterworld.
GPS coordinates: 24.49019,54.593655

By car from Abu Dhabi (via Corniche Road)

Leave Abu Dhabi Island and get onto Corniche Road. Follow Signs for Port Zayed Main Gate / Sheikh Zayed Street. Follow signs to Yas Island, continuing to do so on E12. Take the Yas Island West exit. Follow signs for Yas Leisure Drive. Stay right, continuing to follow signs for Yas Leisure Drive. Look out for the Yas Waterworld Sign. Turn left at the signal into Yas Waterworld.
GPS coordinates: 24.49019,54.593655

On public transport from Dubai

Go from the Dubai Al Ghubaiba bus station to the Abu Dhabi bus station. Then take the 190 bus to Yas Island. See more information on the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) site.

On public transport from Abu Dhabi

Go to the Abu Dhabi bus station (next to Al Wadha Mall). Then take the 190 bus to Yas Island. See more information on the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) site

On the Yas Express free shuttle

Staying at a hotel on Yas Island? Use the free Yas Island shuttle service. It runs daily from 9am to 9pm and stops at a number of locations on the island, including:
– Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
– Yas Plaza Hotels
– Yas Viceroy Hotel
– Yas Central

Our facilities

We offer a range of services and facilities to make
your visit as pleasant as possible.

From 1st January, 2018, All advertised prices are inclusive of Value Added Tax (“VAT”) and all other applicable taxes (subject to change of such taxes), unless explicitly expressed otherwise.

Baby changing & diapers


Relax in privacy while you beat the heat, when you book a 4-person or 6-person cabana. Cabana rental starts at AED 499.

Ask at the Guest Services counters to know the benefits and to book yours!

Guest Services desk

Guest Services are here to take care of you. Located in the Qaryat Al Jewana Souk, they can assist you with:

  • Ticket purchases
  • Annual pass purchases
  • Locker and towel rentals
  • Managing your park credit on your wristband—upgrades, additions, or refunds
  • Lost and found
  • Valet parking
  • Feedback—please share your thoughts and comments on the park

Locker & towel rental

We have nearly 2,500 wristband-activated lockers available. If you’ve forgotten to bring a towel, you can rent one from the Guest Services desk or, better yet, buy a souvenir Yas Waterworld towel from one of our shops!

Towel Rental: AED 35
Small Locker Rental: AED 45
Medium Towel Rental: AED 55


Lost & Found

Report or collect any lost items here. Any items found within the park will be left at this desk. Found items will be stored and released to their verified owners.

Luggage storage

Too much luggage to fit in a locker? Store it at the Guest Services desk in the Qaryat Al Jewana Souk.

1-2 pieces: AED 50
3-4 pieces: AED 90
6 pieces: AED 135


Parking is free and available during park hours. A valet parking service is available for AED 42.

Prayer room

Security bag check

When you enter the park, your bags will be searched. As part of our health and safety regulations, we can’t allow any outside food or beverages into the park. We appreciate your cooperation.

Smoking areas

Yas Waterworld is a smoke-free park in accordance with UAE Law. Smoking is prohibited except in 4 designated areas spread throughout the park. See the park map.


Ticketing booths

To make entry faster, we provide a variety of ticketing booths at the entrance of the park. We offer dedicated booths for prearranged bookings such as online tickets, group tickets, and tour operators. Other booths are for Bronze, Gold, and Silver tickets.

Wristbands & Park Credits

At Yas Waterworld, we provide you with a waterproof electronic wristband so you can pay easily and quickly throughout the park without having to carry cash. Add credit to your wristband when you arrive, and get the unused credit refunded at the end of the day. You can also use your wristband to access your locker and participate in PearlMasters.

Opening hours

November to February: 10am - 6pm

March to May: 10am - 7pm*

June to August: 10am - 8pm*

September to October: 10am - 7pm*

*Ramadan Period: 10am - 6pm

*All Thursdays from 8th March till 18th October, park operates from 10AM till 5PM then reopens for Ladies Night from 6PM - 11PM

*All Fridays from 24th August till 28th September, park operates from 10AM till 10PM

Please check

Have a question?

We’ll do our best to answer it.
 Please read our FAQs, contact our Customer Services team on 024142000, or fill out our contact form.

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Do’s and Dont’s

The items below are not allowed inside 
Yas Worldworld Abu Dhabi.

Outside food or beverage

Glass items

Ice coolers and cold boxes

Fighting and abusive language

Smoking in non-designated areas

Unruly behaviour


Queue jumping

Any items deemed potentially harmful

Pets (except for service animals in special cases)

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Open since 2013, Yas Waterworld has been awarded many industry awards and accolades, including the 2015 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award multiple times, as well as the Travelers’ Choice Award for 4 years in a row this year by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. It has also enticed a number of A-list celebrities through its doors.

  • Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2016

    Based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers across the globe


    June 2016

  • Best Print Media for our Legendary Emirati Adventures campaign

    Best Print Media for our Legendary Emirati Adventures campaign.

    World Waterpark Association’s Wave Review Award

    September 2015

  • Travellers Choice Award 2015

    Based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers across the globe


    June 2015

  • Certificate of Excellence award

    Awarded to properties that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor


    May 2015

  • Most Admired Retailer of the Year 2014 – Entertainment

    Awards top performing retailers and best retail practices in the industry and rewards excellence across a range of retail categories

    Images RetailME Magazine

    November 2014

  • What’s On Abu Dhabi – Favourite Day Out

    People’s choice award from What’s On magazine, the UAE’s ‘go to’ entertainment guide with an annual awards ceremony celebrating the UAE’s hospitality, entertainment and leisure industry

    What’s On Abu Dhabi

    October 2014

  • Best Use of Cinema

    For 4DX cinema commercial, a 30 second clip featuring a family’s adventures at Yas Waterworld

    Motivate Val Morgan

    October 2014

  • WWA 2014 Wave Review Award - Best Promotion of the Year

    For a thrilling stunt that saw popular UK motorsport show Top Gear put a Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 through its paces in the water park’s one-metre deep Yadi Yas

    World Waterpark Association

    September 2014

  • One of the world’s scariest, best waterslides

    Dawwama rated in the top 9 world's best waterslides


    July 2014

  • The Travelers’ choice 2014 - Certificate of Excellence

    For the park’s worldwide popularity as a family favourite destination


    June 2014

  • Best biggest Waterpark in the World

    Rated as 1st in the world by Online News Port

    Online News Port

    February 2014

  • Dawwama - Best New Water Ride Award

    One of the industry's highest honors presented by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA

    IAAPA awards

    November 2013

  • Best Employee Reward and Recognition Program – Less Than 1 Million Attendance

    Honors attractions from around the world for their achievements in marketing, live entertainment, food and beverage, human resources, retail, and family entertainment center operation

    IAAPA Brass Ring Awards 2013

    November 2013

  • One of the top 12 water parks in the world

    Rated as 12th in the world by CNN


    July 2013

  • Second best water park in the world

    Global Ranking of the World’s Top 20 Waterparks feature

    Los Angeles Times

    May 2013

  • WTA award for Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2013

    Celebrates excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

    World Travel Awards

    May 2013

  • Leading Edge Award

    Recognizes park and supplier members who, through their combined efforts, have brought a project, product, service or program to fruition, thus creating industry innovation and leadership

    World Waterpark Association's Annual Show, in Las Vegas, USA

    October 2012