Top 11 places to go on Yas Island
Warner Bros. World is the biggest indoor theme park across the globe, and is situated on the famous Yas Island. The world-renowned destination is an ideal place for spending time with family and friends and offers a large number of attractions, slides, shows, souvenir shops and dining options. Here you can meet your favourite cartoon characters, including Scooby-Doo and Shaggy, Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Harley Quinn, Batman, The Joker and many others. We have prepared a special guide for you to navigate your way around Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, with information about its attractions, shows, ticket prices and the opening hours of the amusement park.
The theme park in the emirate of Abu Dhabi is divided into 6 thematic lands, each of which offers various attractions and rides, where visitors of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi can encounter numerous fantastical characters such as Batman, Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, etc. in each of the different areas.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Plaza is an elegant art deco-style place that is dedicated to Warner and the Golden Age of Hollywood. Here visitors can walk on the streets of the plaza, go to restaurants, admire the architecture and meet many of their favourite film characters. In the evening, this place turns into the All-Star Spectacular – a majestic media show with theatrical lighting.
Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi Plaza is the central atrium of the huge theme park. Five exciting lands center around the Plaza, including Cartoon Junction, Metropolis, Bedrock, Gotham City and Dynamite Gulch.
This Flintstones-inspired section of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi offers visitors a chance to go back to the Stone Age. In Bedrock, you can see characters such as Fred and Wilma Flintstone, Barney, Pebbles, Betty Rubble and Bam-Bam. Attractions here include a ride on The Flintstones Bedrock River Adventure, the Bedrock Boutique with prehistoric souvenirs, a family-friendly entertainment zone, as well as cafes and restaurants. Visitors can try the signature giant-sized Bronto Burger at Bronto Burgers and Ribs and prehistoric snacks with celebrity shakes at Mammoth Munchies.
There are several of the most popular attractions of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi that are situated in Dynamite Gulch. These include a high-energy spin in The Jetsons Cosmic Orbiter, Fast and Furry-ous race around coyote country, Marvin the Martian Crater Crashers and Yosemite Sam Rootin’ Tootin’ Gas on Route 66. In this land, visitors can enter the magic world of Marvin the Martian, the Jetsons, Yosemite Sam and Road Runner.
Cartoon Junction offers visitors the chance to enter the world of cartoons we have all grown up with. You can find the following gravity-defying rides in this area of the amusement park: Tweety Wild Wockets, Cartoon Junction Carousel and Daffy Jet-Propelled Pogo Stick. Another interesting place in Cartoon Junction is Scooby-Doo: The Museum of Mysteries, where visitors need to solve various mysteries. In this land, you can see characters such as Elmer Fudd, Tom & Jerry, Tweety, Scooby-Doo and Shaggy, Bugs Bunny, Sylvester, Daffy Duck and Taz.
This land is a dark recreation of the Gotham City urban skyline. Popular attractions here comprise the Scarecrow Scare Raid, The Joker Funhouse and The Riddler Revolution. Other attractions include Batman: Knight Flight high-speed ride and Rogues Gallery Games in the center of Gotham City’s Paradise Pier. You can also meet the following characters in Gotham City: Poison Ivy, Scarecrow, Batman, Two-Face, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, The Joker, The Riddler, Penguin and Mr Freeze. There are also a wide range of dining options here where you can fuel up before visiting the rest of the park.
The design of Metropolis is a stark contrast to Gotham City as the land has a modern and cosmopolitan vibe to it. Here you can meet Teen Titans and the heroes of the Justice League such as Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash and so on. Big Belly Burger is one of the most popular dining options on the territory of Metropolis.
The rides in the theme park allow visitors to simulate experiences with the use of high-end technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and virtual reality. The majority of rides have height-related restrictions, but there are still a lot of attractions in the park for the whole family.
The following rides are located in Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi:
The big amusement park offers a wide range of food and retail outlets for visitors to enjoy along with attractions, rides and different land areas.
The most popular dining options at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi comprise:
Pay attention! Bringing food bought from outside the park is not allowed in Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, but you are allowed to bring baby milk and baby food. Bags will be searched on entry.
Visitors of the amusement park can go shopping at several retail outlets that include:
Other shops include Yosemite Sam Rootin’ Tootin’ Gas, Bedrock Boutique, DC Super Heroes Store and Warner Bros. Studio Store.
Other entertainment options in the amusement park in addition to the attractions, restaurants and souvenir shops, are the spectacular shows. The Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi Plaza transforms into a musical celebration of all of the best elements from the entertainment conglomerate with the Warner Bros. Cinema Spectacular showing at specific times throughout the day for 15 minutes. Visitors also can enjoy other shows such as The Joker Surprise Party, Meet Bugs and Daffy and DC Superheroes in training.
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Opening hours of the theme park in February 2022:
Operating hours are subject to change, please keep an eye out for updates on the official website of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi: https://www.wbworldabudhabi.com/en/park-overview.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is situated on Yas Island, which is located east of the city center of the emirate, close to the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The best way to get to the amusement park is by car. Directions from Abu Dhabi to Yas Island include 2 routes: via E12 roadway (Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway) and via the E10 highway (Al Raha Beach Highway). Directions from the emirate of Dubai to Yas Island is via the E11 highway (Sheikh Zayed Road).
Visitors can also reach Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi by free shuttle buses:
More detailed information about routes and free shuttle services are available on the official website of the park.
The different kinds of tickets for the amusement park comprise General Admission and Annual Pass.
General Admission tickets:
Annual Passes allow you to visit the park all year-round and experience all rides and attractions, as well as providing special discounts on restaurants. There are 3 types of Annual Passes available:
Visit the official site to find out more detailed information about these tickets.
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