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SeaWorld Abu Dhabi Earns Guinness World Record As Largest Marine-Life Theme Park

SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi wins Guinness World Record
Guinness World Record as the largest marine theme park in the world [Image SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Facebook]
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi opened to the public in 2023 and sprawls over an amazing 1,970,000 sq ft (183,000 square meters). The massive theme park is located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and combines education, education and conservation to help its visitors understand the vast ocean. Having run for a year, officials from Guinness World Records have pronounced SeaWorld Abu Dhabi as the “largest indoor marine-life theme park in the world.”

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi honored with Guinness World Record

inside the marine theme park
[Image SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Facebook]
Guinness World Records officials presented the certificate to Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaagi, Group CEO of Miral and Leadership in SeaWorld Yas Island. After its opening last year, SeaWorld Abu Dhabi offers visitors entertainment, education and conservation. Here, visitors can explore the vast One Ocean via eight immersive realms, as follows:

  • Abu Dhabi Ocean
  • One Ocean
  • MicroOcean
  • Endless Ocean
  • Tropical Ocean
  • Rocky Point
  • Polar Ocean

The latter is divided into the Arctic realm and Antarctica realm.

Children learning about marine life
Children learning about marine life [Image SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Facebook]
Meanwhile, SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE hosts more than 100,000 marine animals, along with 75 interactive experiences and rides, while learning about the One Ocean that connects everyone.

On receiving the Guinness World Records certificate, Thomas Kaferle, SeaWorld Yas Island General Manager, said:

We are very pleased to receive recognition from Guinness World Records as the world’s largest Marine-Life Theme Park.

“This prestigious achievement is a testament to our commitment to providing the best possible entertainment experience, coupled with an interactive educational aspect enabling guests to learn more about marine life in a fun and entertaining setting that engages all ages,” Kaferle added.

About the world’s largest marine theme park

Friendly dolphin
[Image SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Facebook]
SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE is committed to providing the highest standard of animal welfare. Moreover, this is based on the best standards and practices set by internationally recognized organizations. Meanwhile, it is the first facility of its kind in the region to be certified by Global Humane.

The marine theme park hosts an amazing variety of marine life, offering 15 interactive experiences and thrilling rides for its visitors. Besides exciting animal experiences and presentations, the theme park offers visitors education opportunities, allowing them to gain insights about marine life from the experts.

Moreover, visitors can enjoy performances by more than 20 live characters, as well as 10 close-up encounters with marine animals, offering fun entertainment throughout the visit.

What else does SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi offer the family?

For the little ones, the marine theme park hosts a spring break camp, with four-day programs to offer kids fun and educational experiences themed around the ocean. The camp is aimed at children between the ages of 7 and 12.

The whole family can enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the marine center and learn from the experienced education team on marine rescue and rehabilitation work.

Meanwhile, SeaWorld Yas Island is certified by Global Humane, the international brand of American Humane, the largest certifier of animal welfare in the world.


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