World’s first Warner Bros indoor theme park – Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi
A guide to one of the best theme parks in the world – Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, Know all about it here!
The excitement of visiting this theme park began at the time of booking the tickets online, it’s not like that this was going to be my first visit to such theme parks but this had a different charm. Many people have visited Disneyland, cherished moments with characters like Mickey and Donald but how many of us have enjoyed time with Flintstones and Batman? A few, I guess…
This Park gave me a chance to cherish all the fun childhood memories of Fred and Wilma, get cool pictures with superheroes like Batman and Superman.
This Park will not only make you meet with Flintstones but also with other loved characters like Scooby Doo and Friends, Justice League, Tom & Jerry, Tweety, and so many more.
The best thing about this place is that there is something for all age groups here, easy and fun rides(not much adventurous) for young kids, adventurous roller-coasters for all, and 3D simulator rides, augmented reality rides for the brave ones.
This huge park is well divided into 6 following parts (listed anticlockwise here):
- Warner Bros. Plaza (Center)
- Dynamite Gulch
- Cartoon Junction
- Gotham City (Most adventurous rides/ Augmented reality rides)
- Metropolis (Augmented reality rides)
There are park maps and information brochures with Meet and Great timings and Show timings available at the entrance in a couple of languages. You must collect both of them and plan your visit in a couple of minutes.
A better way is to download the app and plan your visit, keeping track of all the queues.
Here is a full video of this amazing theme park, enjoy!
There are many characters whom you would like to meet and watch all the amazing 5 shows, to catch them all you must make a rough plan. This guide will make your planning easier for sure.
This park is designed in a circular pattern, we begin our tour from the right-hand side of the park and make our way back to the center, Warner Bros. Plaza.
Note: If you would like to experience more thrilling rides and superheroes inspired environment first then you must start the tour from left-hand side park, called the Metropolis.
This park is inspired by the Flintstones, the very first park on the right-hand side. This is my favorite of all the parks here, I am sure you would love all the parks equally but I am being a little biased.
Bedrock River Adventure
You can enjoy here a river adventure, a boat ride where a fun story of Flintstones and friends is narrated. It is not at all a scary ride so if you are scared of more adventurous rides then this is your cup of tea.
After this fun ride get clicked with the famous characters, they appear 6 times a day, every hour basically from 12 pm to 6 pm (except 2 pm), so you will easily meet them.
Best place to buy souvenirs. Such souvenirs are expensive for sure but I always make a point to get some of it as it is almost impossible to find such authentic stuff anywhere else.
Every park has restaurants so you will not have to starve even for a minute. I went to this park on a Wednesday so I didn’t find long queues here rather I didn’t have to wait for more than 5 minutes for anything.
Vegetarians will find some difficulty in finding the right kind of food for them in some parks whereas non-vegetarians(meat lovers) are in for a party!
Bronto Burgers and Ribs, and Mammoth Munchies are the 2 restaurants here which offer huge portions of burgers in a prehistoric manner. You can get some good shakes as well.
Well, I was hungry.
This is the next park, dedicated to Marvin, The Jetsons, and Coyote. This #WbWorld has rides for all age groups and you will find 3 of them here.
Fast and Furry-ous: A roller-coaster ride
Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi Dynamite Gulch Fast and Furry-ous
The Jetsons Cosmic Orbiter
Dynamite Gulch The Jetsons Cosmic Orbiter
Marvin the Martians Crater Crashers: A bumper car ride
The souvenir shop “Yosemte Sam Rootin’ Tootin’ Gas” is a fun-filled theme based shop, whether you buy something or not, you must visit it once.
This is the biggest park of all here, with a lot of attractions to cover. You will meet many characters here as well.
1. Cartoon Junction Carousel: Enjoy a pony ride here.
2. Scooby-Doo! The Museum of Mysteries
This house hosts a classic Scooby Doo mystery in a fun van ride.
Like every other character, these are also available for pictures near this house every hour from 12 pm to 6 pm.
Right next to this house is the food fair of Cartoon Junction where you can enjoy Cotton Candies, Ice-Creams, and more.
No corner of this theme park misses a chance to give you that feeling of your favourite animated series, this food corner has 3 stalls and name of each stall is amazing:
a. Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo Ice Cream
b. Huckleberry Hound Pies, and
c. Penelope Pitstop Cotton Candy
3. Tom and Jerry Swiss Cheese Spin
This cute looking house hides an adventurous roller coaster ride behind the gates. You go through a house where Tom has already chased Jerry and rooms clearly narrate that story.
After the ride get clicked with both the characters. Here you will find 2 more characters, Tweety and Sylvester. Both these characters switch places with Tom and Jerry almost every 30 minutes or 45 minutes.
In front of this roller-coaster ride, there are 4 following Houses:
a. Bistro Le Pew: A restaurant
Cartoon Junction Retail District:
(The following three constitute the district)
b. Hare Salon: Young girls can get cute make-over here.
c. Fudd Hardware: Souvenir shop
d. Daffy Snack: Get 3D printed Candies here.
4. Meet Bugs! (and Daffy)
Warner Bros World, Cartoon Junction, Meet Bugs (and Daffy)
Warner Bros World, Cartoon Junction, Meet Bugs (and Daffy)
As soon as you enter this house, You will find 2 hosts who will take the group forward, narrate the situation, make you a part of this stage performance and rock this show.
Warner Bros World Cartoon Junction Meet Bugs (and Daffy)
Bugs and Daffy come live on the stage to entertain you.
5. ACME Factory
This place is more for the youngest audience. This section has the following rides:
a. Ricochet Racin’ with Taz
This is a bumper car game.
b. Tweety Wild Wockets
It is like a fun walk through.
c. ACME Commissary
This is a food corner where you can get popcorns, pizza, burgers, and more.
Warner Bros. World, Cartoon Junction, Ani-Mayhem entrance
This is your chance to become an ACME employee and help the company to deliver packages. You will get laser guns to shoot the obstructions and gain points!
Warner Bros. World Cartoon Junction Ani-Mayhem laser guns
You will exit to the following souvenir shop where you can buy the finest Looney Tones merchandise and toys.
Now you enter the superheroes zone from the cartoon world. Up until now, you might feel that the park is more for the younger audience but now onwards you will feel different because of the more adventurous rides.
a. The Riddler Revolution
This one of the most adventurous ride in this entire park. Unfortunately, I couldn’t try this due to it being under renovation but you must try it on your visit. It is a brain twister where the seat rolls and spins and gives you a thrilling coaster experience.
b. Rogues’ Gallery Games
There are some games stalls where you stand a chance to win some super cute soft toys. If you are a “Batman and Joker” fan then you are in for a surprise.
A stage show called “Joker Surprise Party” is held near these games, like 6 times a day. Harley Quinn throws a surprise party for Joker and one guest out of the audience gets a chance to be a part of an evil experiment! You can be the lucky one…
c. Scarecrow Scare Raid
Sorry, the picture is not very clear but gives you an idea of how the ride looks like.
Warner Bros World, Gotham City, Scarecrow Scare Raid
d. The Joker Funhouse
It is a fun walk through which takes you to mirror maze, optical illusion, physical challenges, and a super cool exit.
Warner Bros World Gotham City The Joker Funhouse
I loved the way the exit is planned, you will also get alternate options like stairs and elevators.
Note: It is not advised for claustrophobic people and people with back problems.
e. Batman: Night Flight
I couldn’t try the Riddler Revolution but I did try this! It is a thrilling experience, this ride is a perfect example of a 3D simulator experience where the chair moves in all possible directions.
You must not skip this ride. People who are scared of roller coasters, they should avoid it.
Although this is not a roller coaster ride but a world of augmented reality which provides you with a complete 3D environment (not just a single screen). Your flight (kind of vehicle) will actually move in many directions, you will be facing upwards, downwards and so on. It is a thriller not less than a roller coaster ride.
Along with these rides, there are souvenir shops, and a couple of dining options as well.
Welcome to Metropolis, a place where you will meet many superheroes like Flash, Superman, and more. Like every other park, here also you will find a stage show, a 3D simulator shows, souvenir shops, restaurants, and rides.
Hall of Justice – Justice League: Warworld Attacks
This picture above shows you the Hall of Justice, you will catch a super cool simulator 3D show where the Justice League protects the city.
This is how the Hall of Justice looks from inside. This is also a 3D environment show but less thrilling than the Batman: Night Flight.
Once you board the ride(a car kind of vehicle), your ride will move to different screens. It feels like you are actually in the scene, it is augmented reality, you will actually be navigating through the 3D environment.
For every 3D show, you need glasses. Due to this, the image isn’t clear. This is the final wall(screen) at the end of the show.
Ace O’ Clubs
This will be one of the favourite spots for Indians or vegetarians because here you will find vegetarian food in this cafe.
Justice League: Hero Supply Co.
This is a souvenir shop.
Teen Titans Training Academy
Enjoy ziplining, net climbing, and many more challenging tasks under this roof.
Superman 360: Battle for Metropolis
Enjoy a 360 degrees 3D Superman show. You will enjoy this show standing in a hall where your superhero Superman will save the city for you.
“DC Super Heroes in Training” is a stage show which you can enjoy near the Justice League Warworld Attacks.
Warner Bros Plaza
This is the center hall where you enter after getting your tickets checked. You will find here souvenir shops, restaurants, ice-cream parlour, and cinema experience.
After having that much fun in all the parks, you have reached to the center of this theme park. Dine at the upscale restaurant “The Starlight” where the Warner Bros. Characters give a personal visit to your table. Get your portraits made and buy some souvenirs for adults and kids from any of 6 shops here.
Warner Bros. Cinema Spectacular
This is a celebration of blockbuster movies from Warner Bros. Bugs Bunny brings some scenes from all the famous movies from WB. The scenes and their impacts can be seen all around the hall.
I am sure after going through this detailed guide on Warner Bros World, you must very excited to visit this theme park and you should be, this park is totally worth your time and money.
Q: Is it worth visiting the WBWorld, Abu Dhabi?
A: Yes, totally. You will experience your childhood memories, re-live those and experience some next generation movies.
Q: What are the opening timings for Warner Bros World, Abu Dhabi?
A: Saturday to Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm
Thursday & Friday: 10 am to 10 pm
Q: Best place to buy Tickets?
Q: What is the USB or must-visit attractions of this theme Park?
A: The loved characters like Superman and Bugs Bunny. The mesmerizing 3D environment experience that you will not get easily anywhere else. I have only experienced this once in Disneyland, Shanghai.
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