Ferrari World is Abu Dhabi's flagship theme park, entirely dedicated to the scuderia. It is adjacent to Yas Mall and located close to the Formula 1 circuit. It is a family destination with friendly entertainment that will appeal to children, and the biggest who will enjoy the four thrilling attractions.
To see and do at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Opened in 2010, the Ferrari World would be the largest indoor amusement park in the world. Entirely dedicated to Maranello's well-known sports car brand, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi features some twenty attractions with a lot of visual entertainment, similar to Universal Studios in Los Angeles. There are four thrilling animations, including the spectacular Rossa formula: these are the fastest roller coasters in the world. This two-kilometer loop will accelerate from 0 to 240 km/h in less than 5 seconds, and decelerate from 100 km/h to a complete stop in 2 seconds! Beware, sensitive hearts abstain, your body will undergo accelerations of several G.
Logo Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ©Odyfolio
If you are a fan of the brand, it's a must to spend the day there. For others, if your time is limited, you'll have to think twice before including to your program. On weekdays (Sunday to Thursday) and out of school holidays, there are very few people and half a day can be enough. In this case, plan a combination with Yas Waterworld and Yas Mall
The very positive point of the Ferrari World Park is that it is indoors, making it a favorite destination during the hot summer months.
The star attraction of Ferrari World is Formula Rossa, a roller coaster that is supposed to simulate the acceleration of the Formula 1 car at a Grand Prix. It would be the fastest rollercoaster in the world. Placement of participants on a rail vehicle, in front of a big climb. We imagine that once at the summit, it follows an infernal descent. But when the catapult launches the car to the top of the ramp, we understand that the experience is closer to fighter jet experience than a formula 1 car. At the top of the famous ramp, admire the magnificent panorama of Yas Island. There are many people especially on weekends, and the attraction sometimes breaks down. A tip: get there at early in the morning 15 minutes before opening.
After surviving Formula Rossa's 4.8G, the park's other thrilling rides will be just a stroll, and the Fiorana GT challenge is not impressive at all.
With base fare supplement and reservation, take control of a Ferrari simulator race. If you are interested, book early in the morning to have a chance to experience this experience in the afternoon.
Other park attractions are not intended to be impressive at all. They are very quiet - maybe too much - and dedicated to family audience. There are eight in this category, which last 20 minutes on average.
Several times a day, there is a show with music and choreography. Also worthy of mention is the Maranello cinema, which is showing a very beautiful film about an old car race, with very beautiful images of Italy.
Ferrari World with kids
Ferrari World has four attractions particularly suitable for children. Each time the principle is the same: kids are placed on a cart that evolves on a miniature circuit.
Cafés, restaurants et boutiques souvenir
Inside the Ferrari World Park, there are five restaurants, all Italian, so rather pastas and pizzas, not to mention the espresso at the end of the meal.
The souvenir shop, accessible without buying the entrance ticket, sells clothing and accessories of the Ferrari brand, and the essential trinkets of any amusement park.
Hotels near Ferrari Word
If you're wondering where to stay near the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, check out our article on hotels near Ferrari World Yas Island that will give you valuable tips and recommendations to find the best hotel in the surrounding area.
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Access map and practical information for the visit
The Ferrari World is located in Abu Dhabi on the island of Yas Island, thirty minutes drive from the city center and less than an hour from Dubai. Once on Yas Island, the resort is well signposted and easily recognizable from afar with its huge red roof. There is ample on-site parking, and it is also possible to park in the parking of Yas Mall, a shopping center that communicates with Ferrari World Park.
The site is open daily from 11am to 8pm, with many restaurants on site. It is advisable to spend the day there and not to bring a bag. The standard admission ticket costs 240AED. The combined ticket with Yas Waterworld costs 365AED. Better to buy the tickets on the Internet before coming to avoid the long queues. For exact prices and schedules visit the official website
Location of Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ©OpenStreetMap contributors
Location of Ferrari World Amusement Park on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi ©OpenStreetMap contributors
For more information on getting to Ferrari World, including no buses from Dubai or other places in Abu Dhabi, read our article on Yas Mall which gives very detailed explanations. We recall that Ferrari World is located in the extension of the mall, so when you cross the mall straight, you will arrive in the Ferrari World, without changing the building.
It is quite possible to travel to Ferrari World by bus. From Abu Dhabi center (Al Whada Mall bus station), or from the Dubai bus terminal, take bus 190. Check schedules on the RTA website. If your hotel is on Yas Island or Saadiyat Island, take the free Yas Express bus.
The park offers those who already have a ticket free buses from Dubai (Deira Historic Dubai, Dubai Mall and Mall of Emirates). For tourists staying at a Saadiyat Island hotel in Abu Dhabi, a free bus service also exists. Click here for bus schedules.
Questions & Answers
In this section you will find many answers to questions you may have about your visit to the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park on Yas Island.
How much does the entrance to Ferrari World Park cost?
Entrance ticket to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park costs 295AED.
How much does the entrance to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park cost for kids?
For children, the entrance ticket to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park costs 230AED if they are less than 1m30. Otherwise, it's the same price as for an adult, 295AED. Children under 3 years old do not pay.
Is it possible to buy tickets for Warner Bros Abu Dhabi in advance?
Yes it is possible (and even advisable not to queue), to buy tickets in advance on the Internet (official site).
How much does a combination ticket Warner Bros Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World cost?
Combined ticket for Warner Bros Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World costs 395AED if both parks are visited on the same day (no discount for children), or 435AED for 2 day pass (or 330AED for children under 1m30).
How much cost a combined ticket Warner Bros Abu Dhabi and Yas WaterWorld?
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas WaterWorld World combined ticket costs 395AED if both parks are visited on the same day (no discount for children), or 435AED for 2-day pass (or 330AED for children under 1m30).
How much does it cost to combine the 3 parks of Yas Island : Warner Bros Abu Dhabi, Yas WaterWorld and Ferrari World?
Warner Bros Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World and Yas WaterWorld World combined ticket costs 545AED (3 day pass) for an adult, and 410AED for children under 1m30.
At what time does Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park open?
The Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park opens in the morning at 10am every day.
At what time does Ferrari World Abu Dhabi park close?
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park closes in the evening at 8pm, except Thursday and Friday nights when it is open until 10pm.
Are there car parks near Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park?
Yes the park offers shaded and free parking.
Is it possible to come by bus to Ferrari World Park from Dubai?
The park offers those who already have a ticket a free bus from Dubai. The stops are in Deira, Dubai Mall and Mall of Emirates. Bus schedule.
Is it possible to come by bus to Warner Bros Park in Abu Dhabi from Abu Dhabi Center?
From the center of Abu Dhabi, city buses offer a connection, which takes a lot of time (bus 90). From Saadiyat Island, there is a free bus for park ticket holders. Bus Timetable.
Is it possible to come by bus to Ferrari World Park in Dhabi walking from Yas WaterWorld?
Yes it is possible because both sites are side by side.
Is it possible to come by bus to Ferrari World Park in Dhabi walking from Ferrari World?
Yes it is possible because both sites are not far away.
Is it possible to come by bus to Ferrari World Park in Dhabi walking from Yas Mall?
Yes, you will have take the closest exit in Yas Mall then cross the main road at a pedestrian crossing. The distance is short on the map, but consider 10 to 15 minutes of walking outside.
What is the best hotel near Ferrari World Entertainment Park In Dhabi?
If you want to stay on the island of Yas, the best hotel is the The Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi, 5 star luxury category. The alternative options with 5 stars and beautiful sandy beach are on the island of Saadiyat (see below our recommendations).
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What are the cheap hotels near Warner Bros Abu Dhabi?
For budget minded tourists, Yas Plaza has several good quality hotels with prices starting low enough. Look at the Park Inn by Radisson Yas Island Abu Dhabi and the Centro Yas hotel, which are normally the cheapest ones in Yas Island. Other cheaper options exist in Abu Dhabi, but you would have to spend more in transportation.
Is it possible to have discount prices for the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Park?
Sometimes it is possible to find discounted tickets on the GROUPON UAE website. But the best option is to take passes (see above).
Notes and references ▼
• Official website:https://ferrariworldabudhabi.com/