Top 9 Water Parks in Dubai

Dubai features several water parks that boast unique water slides and thrilling plunges. The neighboring emirates have water parks of their own but they are easily outshined by Wild Wadi, Atlantis’s Aquaventure, and LEGOLAND Water Park.

This is a ranking of the best water parks in Dubai.

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1. Wild Wadi — Best Water Park in Dubai (Tie)


This water park is impressive enough that it has been featured on TV several times! Wild Wadi boasts 17 wet and wild slides.

Highlights: The parks highlights are slides that give you views of Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah while slinging you down at a thrilling speed reaching 80 km/h, a mock surfing arena, and slides with fast-paced heavy dunks.

Children aren’t left out as there’s an entire section dedicated to their joy! Of course, the water park has plenty of spots to grab a bite.

Gate Price: AED 310 over 1.1m height; AED 260 below 1.1m height; Free if you stay at Jumeirah hotels (for more info: http://bit.ly/2wXhF0T)

Timing: Daily 10 AM – 7 PM; Friday 10 AM – 10 PM

Location: Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: (971) 04 348-4444

Website: https://www.jumeirah.com/en/hotels-resorts/dubai/wild-wadi/

Time Dedication: 1 Whole Day

Dubaing ScoreTM: 5/5


2. Aquaventure by Atlantis – Best Water Park in Dubai (Tie)


Aquaventure lives up to the expectations of the mythical kingdom its resort is named after. This park may not have as many slides as Wild Wadi, but it easily makes up by offering spectacularly unique experiences. Ranked: Best Things to Do in Jumeirah (FREE?)

Highlights: It features the world’s largest water slide, an experience to speed through a glass slide which goes through a tank of sharks and rays, a slide with a countdown leading up to the floor hatch opening below your feet, and some of the wildest group water rides that offer spectacular views of Dubai! The park has great dining options including one featuring recipes from world-famous chef Gordon Ramsey.

BONUS: While not part of Aquaventure, the Atlantis resorts includes other amazing activities, including the Dolphin Bay, an interactive dolphin park, which is discussed in our ranking of the best aquatic experiences and best water sports in Dubai

Gate Price: AED 260

Timing: Daily 10 AM – 6.30 PM

Location: Atlantis at The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: (971) 04 426-0000

Website: https://www.atlantisthepalm.com/marine-water-park/aquaventure-waterpark

Time Dedication: 1 Whole Day

Dubaing ScoreTM: 5/5


3. BONUS: Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi – Largest Variety of Water Rides in UAE


This is Abu Dhabi’s flagship water park and it pretty much has it all.

Yas Waterworld his is a must-visit if you are a water park enthusiast. The park is, on average, about an 80-minute drive from Dubai. Yas Waterworld features a ton of rides ranging from the steepest drops, high plunges, twists and tornados, and a unique HydroMagnetic group ride.

There’s a lot to get your adrenaline rushing, but kids will have a good time too as there’s gentle options laid across the park. Ranked: Best Things to Do in Abu Dhabi (Shocking)

Gate Price: AED 250

Timing: Daily 10 AM – 7 PM; Thursday 10 AM – 11 PM

Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Contact: (971) 02 414-2000

Website: https://yaswaterworld.com/

Time Dedication: 1 Whole Day

Dubaing ScoreTM: 4.5/5


4. BONUS: Wadi Adventure in Al Ain – Best Water Adventure Park in UAE


This is United Arab Emirates premier adventure park and it features every thrill you can to do in water. Wadi Adventure in Al Ain is about a 90 minute drive from Dubai but the offering is well worth it. The park features surfing, white-water rafting, kayaking, wakeboarding, and more! All water adventures in the wild are replicated in this man-made goliath of an arena. This park also includes AIRPARK, an adventure-themed spot with 18 attractions including a 200m long zipline. Ranked: Best Adventure Zones in Dubai (Some are SCARY!)

Gate Price: Entry for AED 25 (surfing AED 150; rafting AED 100; kayaking AED 75)

Timing: Daily 11 AM to 7 PM

Location: Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Contact: (971) 03 781-8422

Website: https://www.wadiadventure.ae/

Time Dedication: 4 hours to whole day (depends on how many activities you partake in)

Dubaing ScoreTM: 4.5/5


5. BONUS: Ice Land Water Park Ras Al Khaimah – Prominent Water Park in UAE


This park, located in Ras Al Khaimah (approximately 75 minutes from Dubai), doesn’t have the designs and themes adorned by Dubai’s water parks. It’s light on the frills but heavy on the thrills; here, it’s all about the water slides. The park has about 20 rides evenly split between thrill and gentleness so this makes it a good spot for everyone!

It’s worth noting that Ice Land Water Park has the world’s largest man-made waterfall.

Gate Price: AED 175 above 1.2m height; AED 115 below 1.2m height

Timing: Daily 10 AM – 6 PM

Location: Al Hamra, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Contact: 800 969-725

Website: https://www.icelandwaterpark.com/

Time Dedication: 1 Whole Day

Dubaing ScoreTM: 3.5/5


6. LEGOLAND Water Park – Best Children’s Water Park in Dubai


This one’s for the kids! LEGOLAND as a whole is catered primarily for family fun, especially families with kids aged 2 – 12. That’s why this parks excels at catering to that age group. But don’t worry, this water park is still exceptionally fun.

Highlights: LEGOLAND Water Park offers a unique concept in which you customize your own raft out of LEGO and then take it for a dive! The park has plenty of water slides that offer exhilarating dives and swings that’d give all ages some fun. They are not as wild as the slides at Aquaventure and Wild Wadi, but there’s plenty of splashing and wet fun!

Entrance ticket to LEGOLAND Water Park also includes entrance to LEGOLAND Dubai.

Gate Price: AED 235 1 day & 1 park

Timing: Vary by season; https://www.dubaiparksandresorts.com/en/Parks-Hours

Location: Dubai Land, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: 800 262-9464

Website: https://www.dubaiparksandresorts.com/

Time Dedication: 3 – 6 hours

Dubaing ScoreTM: 3/5


7. BONUS: Dreamland Aqua Park Umm al Quwain – Most Affordable Major Water Park in UAE


At about 45 minutes from Dubai, Umm al Quwain hosts one of the oldest water parks in the country.

Dreamland Aqua Park is quite light, with 15 attractions and most of them are basic waterslides. In case you decide to venture beyond Dubai, this might be a spot to check out.

Gate Price: AED 160 above 1.2m height; AED 100 below 1.2m height; AED 100 aged 65+

Timing: Daily 10 AM – 6 PM; Friday 10 AM – 8 PM

Location: Umm ul Quwain, United Arab Emirates

Contact: (971) 06 768-1888

Website: https://www.dreamlanduae.com/

Time Dedication: 1 Whole Day

Dubaing ScoreTM: 3/5


This ranking is competitive; Contenders 8 and 9 are currently omitted as their Dubaing ScoreTM fell below 3. The ranking is updated every week; they will be visible again if their score rises above 3.

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