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Hili Fun City, Abu Dhabi Overview

Hili Fun City is the first themed amusement park to open in the Gulf region. It is located in the Garden City of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi and is immensely popular with children for the thrilling, adventurous rides and several attractions that are enjoyed by the parents as well. The Hili Fun City also houses a huge ice rink similar to that used Olympics, another first in the Gulf.

The entertaining amusement park began functioning in 1985 after being inaugurated by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Muhammad Al Nahyan. It offered a limited number of entertainment rides suitable for all members of the family initially. The park expanded soon afterwards and was reopened in a new avatar in 2009 with over 30 exciting fun filled attractions. Hili Fun City remains closed during the month of Ramadan though with the time utilized to make repairs and renovations. Surprisingly, Wednesdays are kept reserved for women who get to enjoy a respite in complete freedom along with their children. The amazing Hili Fun City has been frequented by almost all visiting dignitaries, as well as members of the royal families, and top celebs from across the world. 

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Hili Fun City Timings

June to September
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM on weekdays (Monday through Thursday)
4:00 PM to 11:00 PM on weekends (Friday and Saturday)
It remains closed to the public on Sundays except on public holidays when the park remains open from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Entry is restricted to women and children on Wednesdays

October to May
4:00 PM to 10:00 PM on weekdays (Monday through Thursday)
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM on weekends (Friday and Saturday)
It remains closed to the public on Sundays except on public holidays when the park remains open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Entry is restricted to women and children on Wednesdays

The Ice Rink at the Park remains open from:
June to September
4:00 PM to 11:00 PM on weekdays (Monday through Thursday)
3:00 PM to 11:00 PM on weekends (Friday and Saturday)
It remains closed to the public on Sundays except on public holidays when the park remains open from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Only women and children allowed in on Wednesdays

October to May
4:00 PM to 10:00 PM on weekdays (Monday through Thursday)
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM on weekends (Friday and Saturday)
It remains closed to the public on Sundays except on public holidays when the park remains open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Only women and children allowed in on Wednesdays

It is best to check the timings in advance as the opening hours may be altered without any prior notice

Hili Fun City Rides

The young kids love to ride on the Circus Train and Circus Swing on their own because the parents would be watching from the sidelines. Handling the bumpy cars in the make believe traffic scenario is also a fun filled fantasy that has the kids screaming for more. The Jumping Star is yet another ride that has the participants in splits as they jump up and down continuously.

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The Paratrooper and Carousel Wheel are age old rides relevant to date. Both of these are ideal for the entire family and get to strengthen the bond of love and affection between the members. The kids find the idea of their parents taking a backseat hilarious and are most enthused to ride through the Sindbad Farm, honking while exploring it. There are numerous other rides to enjoy for both children and adults making Hili Fun City the best entertainment spot in Abu Dhabi

Hili Fun City Attractions

The Hili Fun City caters to the entire family with both adults and kids enjoying the time of their lives within the park. The 5D Action Cinema is indeed a top draw with both adolescents and adults making a beeline for it once they enter the park. The children remain enthralled by the live actions of clowns while the magicians show them delightful tricks. The elders are captivated with the lilting Gulf music and Hip Hop Dance shows that take place every Wednesday to Friday. Picnicking on the lavish gardens and enjoying a BBQ outdoors happen to be major attractions of the park as well.

The entire family can enjoy their time together and discover this wonder park along by hiring bicycles or two seaters and pedaling away to glory. One has to buy a ticket for AED 30 for a 2 or 3 seater cycle while the larger ones come at a cost of AED 35 per hour. The visitors love spending some time at the huge air conditioned KFC and enjoy tucking into a number of lip smacking delicacies there. Others gather beneath colorful umbrellas to snack with the children licking on ice cream cones.

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The ice rink happens to be a favorite hangout for many during the sweltering summers whether one hopes to learn skating or play a game of ice hockey. Simply walking on ice and falling down evokes whoop of delight from the onlookers as well making it one of the prime attractions at Hili Fun City.

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Best Time to Visit Hili Fun City

Winters happens to be the best time to visit the themed amusement park with tour operators recommending the evening hours, preferably between 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM for enjoying the attractions to the fullest.

How to Reach Hili Fun City

Hili Fun City is one of the must visit places in the Oasis City of Al Ain and very near to the shopping centers. Hili Wedding Hall serves as the nearest landmark to the Amusement Park. Located bang on the Al Ain-Dubai Road, it is easily accessible from all parts of the city.

Locals prefer to drive in self owned cars while tourists hire vehicles by requesting their hotels to make the arrangement. There are a few taxis available on hire as well but need to be booked well in advance. The minimum fare might be a trifle pricey with the tourists charged AED 25 for a 10 minute ride.

Bus Nos 32, 7, 8 and 40 stop at the Hili Fun City too but visitors on Mubarak Bin Mohammed St prefer to take a 7 minute walk to the entertainment spot.

Tips for Visiting Hili Fun City

1. People found to be jumping over the fences and trying to enter without a ticket being subjected to penalties and fines
2. Separate queues are maintained for males and females and any violation is sure to result in banishment from the premises
3. It is customary to read through the list of do’s & don’ts attached to the main entrance gate before entering the park.
4. Wearing inappropriate clothing as per UAE standards is strictly prohibited
5. Spitting inside the park area is not permissible
6. Visitors are not allowed to enter the theme parks with their own vehicles including bicycles, rollers and skateboards

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