Abu Dhabi with Kids

Things to do in Abu Dhabi with Children

children at a camel farm in Abu Dhabi emirate

What to do in Abu Dhabi for kids? Visiting the UAE with kids? Located in United Arab Emirates, the city of Abu Dhabi is a wonderful, exciting and modern city. We have found that kids here have a lovely lifestyle. With so many things to see and learn about you won't run out of things to do!

From bowling to camel riding your kids won't be bored here!

It is very cosmopolitan but has a relaxed vibe. Whether you are vacationing, visiting, working or moving to this beautiful city, you will find that there is plenty to do for kids.

Check out this video to help your kids learn more about the UAE!

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Best Abu Dhabi Attractions for Kids

Falcon Hospital


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Probably one of the most memorable and unique places to visit is the Falcon Hospital.

Children will adore with this place, as over 42,000 falcons visit here yearly.

Bring a camera! One of the most unique things to do in Abu Dhabi with kids! Read more here.

Abu Dhabi Mosque


This next site is a must see, even for adults. The Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque is a beautiful structure and the second largest mosque in the world.

The mosque gives you a feel for the culture and religion here in United Arab Emirates. It also boasts the world's largest carpet and chandelier.

Your older children are sure to appreciate this cultural masterpiece. The tour guides are child friendly and kids are invited to ask anything they want about Islamic culture!

Abu Dhabi Travel Guides for Kids

UAE travel book for kids

Shopping in the UAE

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A great experience in the UAE with kids. Unforgettable! The Marina Mall is sure to please everyone in your family.

There is something for each child. Whether they like arcades, movies, restaurants, bowling and coming soon- a ski slope, this mall has it all.

Also check out the Shangrila Souk and enjoy a free boat ride in the canal in the mall! Read more.



Abu Dhabi Beaches are a must see.

The turquoise waters are a pleasure for anyone at any age.

There is a beach that is free and a few that are for women and families where you can pay a small donation. Who doesn't love a day at the beach?

Camel Racing

Camel Racing at Sowaihan Racetrack

is a crowd pleaser, your little ones are sure to get excited over this one. The jockeys are remote controlled machines. This is a must see Abu Dhabi cultural experience. Read more here.

Ferrari World

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Ferrari World is an indoor theme park. It offers over 20 rides and the world's fastest roller-coaster.

The Italian theme means there is plenty of gelato and pizza to go around. Read more.

Al Ain

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Al Ain

is located 1.5 hours outside the city. It is a beautiful place to visit, whether just a day trip or an over-night excursion, there is plenty to do.

There is a zoo, museum, hot springs and other fun attractions. If you have the time, it is worth the trip.

Auto Museum


The Emirates National Auto Museum is located 45 kilometers south of Abu Dhabi.

This makes for a fun family day trip- especially for the little car lovers in the group.

Read about all the museums in Abu Dhabi

Kids Classes

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There are a variety classes and clubs to enroll your kids in. For example, pottery classes for children ages 5 and up are offered. Other classes such as dance and music are also available.

If you are coming to Abu Dhabi with kids in tow, don't worry. There is more than enough to keep everyone in the family entertained. Enjoy your stay - Abu Dhabi for kids is an excellent choice!

See also

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