Seated on the island of the Persian Gulf is a beautiful, mirage-like city that is abundant in marvelous architecture and pristine beaches. Abu Dhabi is a city that lies in very close proximity to the stunning depiction of luxury, Dubai, and is home to a plethora of adventurous sports activities. Having a desert on one side and a plethora of picturesque beaches on the other makes Abu Dhabi a hub for some of the craziest adventures and activities. The city is deeply rooted in its culture and traditions, which attracts a plethora of tourists towards it.
For all the thrill-seekers, Abu Dhabi is an unforbidden paradise that is home to some of the greatest activities. From thrilling desert activities, including the irresistible allure of the Empty Quarter, to a plethora of water sports and road-based sports, and also some of the most thrilling theme parks. Indulge yourself in the tranquility of the Arabian deserts of Abu Dhabi, yet find your cool again in the serene beaches and experience the wonders created by man that tower above the clouds to the heavens. Here, we have compiled a detailed list to ease your way through planning your adventurous trip to Abu Dhabi:-
Yas Waterworld is a perfect destination to spend some quality time with your family. It is a theme park that is home to some of the most thrilling water rides. From surfing on the most comprehensive surfable leaf wave to going through all kinds of twists and turns, dips, and rapids on the six-person pool coaster. Liwa Loop – a looping freefall slide; Rushrider – a large tide pool excellent for flow boarding; Yadi Yas – a wild-flowing undulating river; and the Dawwama – a storm waterslide are some of the most popular rides at the legendary Yas Waterworld. Yas Waterworld ticket prices are not even as high as you expect them to be; they start at a mere AED 270.
Ride a horse through the Empty Quarter.
The empty quarters are the home of the undulating dunes that are scattered through the whole desert, which spreads to a vast expanse of about 250,000 square miles. The desert dates back to ages older than the era of dinosaurs, which meticulously offers a warm invitation to all our curious visitors that seek adventures. Feel the wind blowing through your hair and experience the wilderness of the Rub ‘al Khali while riding atop a horse and exploring the many forbidden secrets of the enormous dunes. Splurging through the world’s largest sand desert should be pure bliss for all our visitors.
Hop on the F1 track.
If you think of Abu Dhabi as a collage of just beaches and deserts, then let us introduce you to the most thrilling road adventure in the UAE at the only Formula One racetrack, known as the Yas Marina Circuit. A true paradise for all lovers of speed awaits them right here in Abu Dhabi. Although you might have to dig a little deeper in your pockets, which is all the adventure is about, you will feel the worth of each penny with each winding turn and corner that will lay in your way. Feel the champion awaken in you as you splurge through the marvelous tracks of the phenomenal Formula One race track. So what is this wait all about? Let us buckle and prepare ourselves with the strongest rush of adrenaline down our veins.
Extremely popular amongst thrill-seekers, Ferrari World should be a must-visit on your list. It is included in the list of the top amusement parks that exist around the world and also spreads over a vast expanse of land covering over 86,000 square meters. Ferrari World features a plethora of rides, attractions, and various shows as well to suit the needs of visitors belonging to various age groups, making it ideal for a perfect family vacation and fun day. The park also offers a variety of outlets for our weary thrill-seekers to eat after an adventurous day.
Sandboarding and dune bashing.
The vast expanse of the majestic deserts of Abu Dhabi is home to a variety of sports activities. Take a day and indulge yourself in the safari, which will also come along with many desert activities that may include adrenaline-pumping dune bashing, sandboarding, and much more to soak in. Break the day with a warm welcome where tea awaits you amidst the desert. Enjoy a nice dinner prepared by some of the best chefs in the world while entertaining yourself with a live belly dance show.