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Family trip to Abu Dhabi with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi has beautiful beaches, parks and nature reserves, wonderful entertainment and shopping centers. This city is literally created for family holidays. Many travelers with children begin the holiday program with a visit to the Al Ain Zoo, located in the foothills of Jebel Hafeet. This zoo is the largest in the Middle East; it has about 4,000 animals and birds. All of them live in spacious enclosures, whose conditions are as close as possible to natural habitats. On the territory of the zoo, wonderful recreation areas, as well as special places for picnics, are built for visitors.
Abu Dhabi is famous for its huge shopping complexes. One of the most popular is Abu Dhabi Mall. Its opening took place in 2001. Nowadays, it houses 220 shops, and more than 40 restaurants … Open
With older children, you should definitely go to Jebel Hafeet Mountain. You can get to the top of the mountain by car. There is a wonderful viewing platform, as well as a restaurant that is perfect for a family lunch or dinner here. Those who prefer to relax in nature, would like a special picnic area, where you can perfectly relax and admire the opening panorama of the city.
Of particular interest are the parks of Abu Dhabi, the most beautiful and unusual among which can be said to be Al Ain Paradise Garden. This is a huge flower park which, due to its unique landscape decorations became famous all over the world. Here you can see huge flower beds, houses with a live facade, and incredibly intricate labyrinths of flowers. Among the main decorations of the Garden of Eden are mock-ups of world famous sights, which are also made of fresh flowers. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Abu Dhabi from bird's eye view! Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Ferrari World, Emirates Palace Hotel, Yas Marina Circuit, Marina Mall, Aldar HQ, all those monuments are defining the image of Abu Dhabi … Open
A beautiful place to relax with children of any age will be the Khalifa Park. In the territory of this park, there are many playgrounds and sports grounds. One of the most popular places of rest for visitors is a recreation area with fountains. In this park, kids are offered a lot of interesting entertainments. They will be able to visit the mini-museum and learn a lot of interesting information about the history of the city, as well as ride around the park on a beautiful children's train. In Khalifa Park, there is also an excellent aquarium which will be interesting for the whole family to visit.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Among the amusement parks available to holidaymakers, Hili Fun City is especially worth noting. It will surely appeal to fans of cartoons and incredible rides. In total, there are 30 attractions in this park, among which there are also quite extreme ones. The main features of the park are the animators, dressed in costumes of all well-known cartoon characters. They offer young visitors to take part in interesting games. There are interesting water activities in the park, as well as an ice skating rink.
1761 can be considered the official date of the city foundation. In this year a source of the fresh water was discovered, and people from Bani Yas tribe created a protective fort around it. … Open
With older children, you can always diversify your vacation with interesting lively activities. They are sure to be impressed by desert safaris, during which you can admire the amazing desert landscapes, see the main inhabitants of the endless sands, and also get acquainted with the culture of locals, for which the desert has always been and remains home.
Abu Dhabi Really exotic entertainment is available for Abu Dhabi guests. If the usual excursions do not amaze children, then the opportunity to go night hunting for crabs, will definitely impress them. The hunting begins with an unforgettable boat trip to the islands, and ends with the preparation of a delightful dinner of crabs caught. Abu Dhabi is a great holiday destination for those who have long dreamed of spending an unforgettable vacation with the whole family.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Abu Dhabi and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Abu Dhabi
♥   Amusement park 'Yas Waterworld' Abu Dhabi, 23.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Ferrari World Abu Dhabi' Abu Dhabi, 24.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Motiongate Dubai' Dubai, 81.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Dubai Parks and Resorts' Dubai, 82 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Legoland Dubai' Dubai, 82.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Abu Dhabi
♥   Water park 'Yas Waterworld' Yas Island, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, 23.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaventure Waterpark' Emirate of Dubai, 106.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wild Wadi Water Park' Jumeirah, Emirate of Dubai, 111.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Al Montazah Water Park' Emirate of Sharjah, 141.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Dreamland Aqua Park' Emirate of Umm al-Quwain, 180.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Abu Dhabi and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'The Lost Chambers' , 105.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo' , 122.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sharjah Aquarium' , 138.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Abu Dhabi
♥   Zoo 'Emirates Park Zoo' Abu Dhabi, 32.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dubai Zoo' Dubai, 123 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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