Searching for fun things to do in Abu Dhabi with Kids? You’ve reached the right place. Abu Dhabi is an incredibly diverse city, with everything from ancient ruins to modern shopping centers and a great selection of places to eat.

Abu Dhabi is home to some of the world’s most famous landmarks, including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the world, the Ferrari World theme park, Heritage village, Sheikh Palace, and the Yas Island. It also boasts some of the best beaches in the Middle East, with the Corniche beachfront running along the Arabian Gulf. There are many places where kids can enjoy themselves in Abu Dhabi.

It’s no secret that Abu Dhabi is a great place to travel with children, the city’s beaches, museums, and zoos are great fun for kids and the best thing about Abu Dhabi is that you can do so much without breaking the bank. 

The city has a number of top-quality attractions that are affordable for all budgets and of the best things about Abu Dhabi is that it is so close to Dubai which means that if you are traveling with kids from Dubai, you can easily travel between the two cities either by your car or you can book an Abu Dhabi tour from Dubai if you are not much familiar with Abu Dhabi attractions.

 It is important to choose a good travel agency that can help you plan everything well and make sure that you get the best possible deals and services if you are planning to go to Abu Dhabi with your kids.

In this post, we are going to talk about the best things to do in Abu Dhabi with kids. So let’s start…

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first universal museum for the Arab world and is the first museum in the world to be built on the scale of a modern city, and it is also the first museum in the world to use the latest technology in its exhibits and digital content.

Louvre Museum is a great place for kids to visit and have a full day of fun. The museum has many interesting exhibits and interactive displays which can increase the knowledge of kids and it’s also very attractive to kids. The museum also has a restaurant, a café, and a children’s play area.

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The Louvre Adu Dhabi. Photo by Agnieszka Kowalczyk on

Kids will love the opportunity to get up close and personal with the collection of art and will also enjoy the chance to see some of the most famous pieces of art from the Louvre Museum.

The most interesting activity in Louvre Museum for kids and all ages is the opportunity to take a boat ride on the Seine which is a great way to see the city from a new perspective while enjoying the scenery and learning about the history of the area.

If you are looking for a different type of activity to entertain your kids, the museum’s rooftop pool is a great place to cool off in the summer and see the surrounding area of the museum.

There are also many places inside and outside of the Louvre museum where visitors can take memorable pictures with kids.

Kids below 18 years, and old age people are free from entry tickets.

Heritage Village

Abu Dhabi Heritage Village is located in the center of Abu Dhabi city and it is an amazing place to visit with kids. The museum is free to enter, and visitors can find a wide range of activities and exhibits for their kids.

The best part is that visitors can spend hours exploring the museum and learning about the history of the UAE and kids can know more about the history of the UAE and can learn about Emirate culture and how they were founded.

A visit to Heritage Village is a great way to spend a day out in Abu Dhabi with kids. There are lots of things to see and do in this ancient village, including the traditional houses, the water wheel, and the falaj.

There are many things to do in Heritage Village and kids; will surely have a great time at Heritage Village.

Watch this video to get a glimpse of the Heritage Village:


Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a symbol of Islam in the UAE and it has been designed to be a place where Muslims can come and pray and is also the main tourist attraction in the city where tourists from all over the world come to explore this beautiful architecture.

The first thing that visitors should do when they enter the mosque is to look around and admire the incredible architecture. The mosque is a huge building made of white marble with intricate designs. There are four minarets with a height of 106 meters, and a dome that is 279 feet high.

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There are many things to do in the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with kids, below are some of the most popular activities that kids can take part in:

Take a tour of the mosque, Learn about the history of the mosque, Go for a walk, Explore the garden, Visit the minaret, See the prayer hall, Get up close to the dome, etc.

Jubail Mangrove Park Abu Dhabi

The Jubail Mangrove Park is a great place to go for family activities with kids, such as picnics, walks, and bird watching, and enjoy a lovely time with kids.

The park’s unique educational programs will have your kids learning about mangroves and their importance to the environment while they’re having fun. The kids can take part in a range of activities including birdwatching, nature walks, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing, as well as exploring mangrove habitats.

If you want to enjoy the park and have a picnic, you should bring your own food and water.

Here’s a lovely video that will show you what’s it all about:


Desert Safari Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Desert Safari is one of the most exciting adventure activities for all ages of people. It’s also one of the best ways to enjoy the Arab desert and pass an adventure-filled evening with kids and you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy this activity, so it is perfect for the whole family.

Desert safari is a great way to get out into nature and see some of the beautiful sights of the desert. You can go for a ride on a camel and horse with kids or can go for a walk on the sands dunes. If you want to try something else, there are other activities that kids can go for, like a ride on a quad bike, hiking on the sands dunes and sandboarding.

Kids can enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner cooked over an open fire and after a delicious meal, kids can enjoy watching a traditional Bedouin show and live belly dance.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

The Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the largest indoor theme park in the world located on Yas Island, and it is one of the most visited places in Abu Dhabi because it has everything from roller coasters to aquariums to the world’s largest Ferris wheel.

The Ferrari World is comprised of a theme park where kids can go for rides and enjoy live shows that are designed to entertain the whole family.

Ferrari World also has an incredible playground for children, with an array of slides, climbing walls, and other fun activities that will keep the kids busy for hours.

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There are also some great shows and rides to enjoy with your kids, take your kids to the Ferrari Driving Experience, which lets you sit in a real Ferrari car. They have two shows for kids, which are the Dino Show and the Formula 1 Race Show.

Go to the Ferrari Driving School where you and your kids can learn how to drive a real Ferrari. There are many other things to do with kids in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, including the Ferrari museum and the Ferrari Driving Experience, and Ferrari World Kids Club where kids can play games and do activities.

There is a wide range of foods and drinks available in the park, if you are looking for some healthy food, there are a lot of options, you can get some salads, fruit, yogurt, smoothies, juices or you can also get some fast food such as pizza, burgers, or hotdogs.

It is a great place to go if you want to spend some time with your kids as there are many activities to do here, including an amusement park, zoo, water park, and petting zoo.

Warner Bros Abu Dhabi

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is an adventure-filled attraction to spend a day with the kids. There are lots of rides and attractions, so they will never get bored. If you want to keep them occupied, there are also plenty of shops to browse through.

The park is a great place to spend the day, whether you are taking a family holiday or just a day out with friends and family with kids.

There are lots of things to do at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, including rides, shows, and games, they also have a waterpark and a zoo. You can visit the Warner Bros Studio Tour too which is a great way to learn more about how movies are made. There’s also a nice snack bar if you’re hungry.

The park is open every day from 10 am to 8 pm and the admission is around 250 AED per head. 

Check out this video review of Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi:


Emirates Park Zoo

The Emirates Park Zoo is a midsize zoo but a great place for kids to enjoy, play and see the best of the animals that live in the UAE.

Emirates Park Zoo is a great place for kids to visit in Abu Dhabi, especially if you’re looking for a fun family day out. However, this is place is not only a Zoo. There’s a cool aerial play park with a zip line for the more brave kids and adults.

There are also plenty of activities for the kids to do while you’re there. The kids will love the interactive playground, the trampoline area, the sandpit, and the huge climbing frame. There are also lots of animals to see, including lions, giraffes, monkeys, penguins, tigers, elephants, and many, many more.

And here’s a glimpse into the Emirate Park Zoo:


Abu Dhabi Cornice

The Abu Dhabi Cornice is a great place for kids, too. There are many water activities, like hiring jet skis or going for a boat ride, go for fishing, or having a go at scuba diving. There are plenty of activities to keep the kids busy in Abu Dhabi Corniche, like renting a bike and cycling along the beach or going for a walk and enjoying the views.

There are so many restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious meal and have a juice drink, choose from seafood, pizza, pasta, Chinese food, Indian food, Mexican food, etc.

Watch this to see if the Abu Dhabi Cornice beach is a place you’d like to visit with your kids:


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