April in Abu Dhabi is all about making the most of the beautiful weather before the summer heat kicks in. We’ve picked out some great activities to do outdoors as well as some fun events to head along to with your friends and family. It’s such a wonderful time of year.
Take a look, be inspired and let us know what you think!
Best things to do in Abu Dhabi in April: Top eight list
1. Enjoy the views at the newly opened rooftop bar at the Louvre
Just when you thought this landmark destination could not get any better, the Louvre has announced the opening of a new rooftop bar. Take time out to explore the exhibits then sip sundowners while admiring the views towards the city. Make it date night at the Art Lounge this April, plus there’s a new exhibition on too GLOBES: Visions of the world which is focused on the art of mapping.
2. Ride the track at Yas Marina Circuit
On Tuesday nights you can run, cycle or simply stroll the famous Yas Marina Track. Get a bunch of friends together and see who can make the best time of the night, or simply bundle the family together for a relaxed evening walk before dinner. The circuit is 5.5km long and track access opens from 6pm at Gate 20, you just need to register to take part.
3. See the first Emirati Ballerina perform at the Abu Dhabi Classics series
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind ballet performance by the famous Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theatre with leading ballet dancers from the renowned Bolshoi Theatre, Ivan Vasiliev and Maria Vinogradova, alongside the first Emirati Ballerina – Alia Al Neyadi. The performance is on 20 April at Emirates Palace Hotel.
4. Take a scenic seaplane flight across the city
If you’re looking for something to send off winter why not take a tour of Abu Dhabi’s skies on an epic Seawings seaplane tour? There’s nothing like looking down upon the iconic sights of Abu Dhabi and seeing the city from a whole new perspective. See the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace Hotel and more on this exhilarating experience – and at this time of year you’ll have beautiful clear skies too! It’s the perfect experience to share with friends and family, and there are a range of tours to choose from too. This is the best thing to do in Abu Dhabi this April!
5. Treat the kids to Paw Patrol live
If you have little ones you’re sure to know all about Paw Patrol! Experience the adventure and imagination of Paw Patrol! See what’s going on in the Great Race between Adventure Bay’s Major Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger. You're guaranteed a fun time our with the family!
6. Head to Al Ain for Wadi Adventure
This watersports destination is located in the middle of the desert, which makes it even more extraordinary. The wave feature attracts surfers from all over the Emirate, and is one of the most realistic man-made waves in the world. Action-sports enthusiasts will love riding white water rapids or hitting up the wake park. For those that are looking for a more relaxed day out there is a chill out pool where you can do exactly that, but it’s not really why you would visit.
7. Enjoy a pool day and brunch at Zaya Nurai
Make the most of the fabulous weather and take time out for a day of extravagance at this award winning luxury resort. While a night on the Island will set you back a fair chunk, booking in for their brunch is easily within reach and you can use the resort facilities too. Dine on an international menu, swim in the pool and relax in the sunshine – did you know that Seawings offer charter flights there too? Why not make it a truly exceptional experience and arrive in style? This is one of the best things to do in Abu Dhabi this April.
8. Paddle the mangroves
The extensive mangrove forests that surround Abu Dhabi are an essential part of the eco system and help to keep the surrounding water crystal clear. The mangroves themselves support local flora and fauna. Take a morning to explore this unique landscape and watch out for fish, crabs, herons and migratory birds including flamingo! Take your pick from the local Paddle Boarding and Kayak tours available.
Out of all our ideas we think the best thing to do in Abu Dhabi this April is our incredible seaplane flight.
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