Water activities in Abu Dhabi

Water Activities In Abu Dhabi

7 Water Activities In Abu Dhabi

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Spend your day in Abu Dhabi in amazing yellow boat
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1-hour Kayaking Adventure around Louvre Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi: 2-hour Kayak Tour in the Mangroves
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Yellow boat: 45 minutes Yas island tour!
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75 minutes tour: Yas Island in Abu Dhabi!
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99-Minutes Sightseeing Tour of Abu Dhabi
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60- Minutes Corniche Tour By The Yellow Boat
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Water Activities in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is considered one of the most famous travel destinations in the world, as it is a coastal paradise that has warm waters, world-class facilities, and sandy beaches that will suit water sports enthusiasts from everywhere! There is a wide range of things to do in Abu Dhabi especially water activities you can enjoy with your friends and family, starting from wakeboarding and kayaking to boat cruises and stand-up paddling. Aqua-philers who look for a new water adventure and don't miss out on any chance, Abu Dhabi is the ideal destination for them!

Top 5 Water Activities in Abu Dhabi

Ootlah has listed some of the places where you can get engaged in water activities in Abu Dhabi:

1. Yas Waterworld 

Yas Waterworld is one of the largest waterparks in the United Arab Emirates and is considered a world-class waterpark! Yas Waterworld is one of the Top Tourist Attractions in Yas Island, and it is the perfect destination for families and friends. It features over 45 adrenaline-pumping rides, slides, and attractions. It has one main theme, which is The Lost Pearl. It is about a young girl on her quest to find the legendary pearl. You can also treat yourself to some shopping at the Arabic spice shop or the souvenir shop. Yas Waterwold’s ticket is considered reasonable in comparison to the unlimited fun it has to offer.

2. Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

SUP, or stand-up paddling, is one of the most exciting water sports in Abu Dhabi as it suits both beginners and seasoned paddle boarders, so basically, it is a water activity that anyone can enjoy! Those who go SUP have the privilege to explore the coast of Abu Dhabi while seeing outstanding views of the city’s iconic landmarks and skyline. If you are visiting or planning to visit Abu Dhabi, make sure you don't miss the opportunity to paddle in Abu Dhabi’s serene and calm waters. The best and most popular locations to paddle board in Abu Dhabi are Saadiyat Island, Corniche Beach, and Yas Island. 

3. Kayaking 

Kayaking is an immersive activity that is guaranteed to fulfill your enjoyment as it allows you to experience the natural beauty of Abu Dhabi, such as exploring the stunning mangroves and navigating in the crystal-clear and calm waters of this amazing city in the dramatic scenery. The most epic location for kayaking is around the Louvre Museum, as you will have such an amazing time with your friends in man-made canals with a guided tour while exploring the architecture of the stunning museum. Jubail Mangrove Park is another popular destination for kayaking in Abu Dhabi. This park is a wildlife reserve that allows you to paddle through various routes in the mangrove forests.

4. Whitewater Rafting

Yes, whitewater rafting is possible in the Middle East, and it doesn’t end here; it is one of the most popular water activities in Abu Dhabi! Al Ain Wadi Adventure Theme Park offers an outstanding whitewater rafting experience at the home of the region’s first man-made whitewater rafting channels! This channel measures 1,100 metres in length. To ensure your safety, life jackets will be offered to all participants.

5. Scuba Diving & Snorkelling

Abu Dhabi has many islands, which give it the privilege of having a marine environment. It has many dive sites that include tropical fish, sea turtles, and rays. Scuba Diving in Abu Dhabi is like no other place for many reasons, but the most important one is that this city is home to several protected marine areas, which provide a safe haven for endangered species. Another reason why scuba diving in Abu Dhabi is like no other is because it is enjoyed widely by both amateurs and PADI-certified divers. In addition to offering multilingual instructors to meet the needs of every diver.

As for snorkelling, Abu Dhabi has numerous unique snorkelling sites, making it the ideal destination for this water activity! These popular snorkelling sites include the Abu Dhabi Breakwater, Saadiyat Reef, Sir Bani Yas Island, and Zaya Nurai Island. This water activity is suitable for both beginners and experienced snorkelers. If you want to enjoy a more private experience, then Zaya Nurai Island is the perfect destination for you!

Frequently asked questions

What is the quality of the seawater in Abu Dhabi?

Marine water quality in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is generally good.

How many beaches are there in Abu Dhabi?

There are numerous beaches in Abu Dhabi, including Corniche Beach, Saadiyat Beach, Al Bateen Beach, Al Sahil Beach, Al Mirfa Beach, Yas Beach, Al Hudayriat Island Beach, Al Qurm Beach, and many more.

What is the biggest water park in Abu Dhabi?

Yas Waterworld is the largest water park in Abu Dhabi.

Are there free beaches in Abu Dhabi?

These beautiful Abu Dhabi beaches are open to the public and free to enter; Al Bateen Beach, Corniche Beach, Al Hudayriat Island, and Mirfa Beach.

Where is the best place to paddle board in Abu Dhabi?

You can paddleboard around the iconic city views in Al Maryah Island or Emirates Palace or escape the bustle of the city and ride around Mangrove reserves at the Mangrove National Park

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