SeaWorld Yas Island Sets Guinness World Record With Over 100,000 Creatures


Diving into the depths of the ocean and encountering its mesmerizing inhabitants has never been easier, thanks to SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Established in 2023, this sprawling marine park has recently secured its place in the Guinness World Records as the “Largest Indoor Marine-Life Theme Park” globally, spanning an impressive five levels and over 1.9 million square feet.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest marine-life theme park,” exclaimed Thomas Kaferle, General Manager of SeaWorld Yas Island. “This prestigious accolade underscores our unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled entertainment experiences, coupled with an enriching educational component that allows guests of all ages to delve deeper into the wonders of marine life.”

Beyond its size, SeaWorld Yas Island stands out for its dedication to upholding the highest standards of animal welfare, earning certification from Global Humane, the world’s largest certifier in this domain. While the park abstains from showcasing orcas, it is home to a staggering array of over 100,000 creatures, including dolphins, sea lions, walruses, sharks, rays, and puffins.

Encompassing eight immersive realms, SeaWorld Yas Island offers visitors the opportunity to embark on a captivating journey through various oceans, each teeming with its own diverse ecosystem. From the Abu Dhabi Ocean to the Arctic and Antarctica realms, guests can marvel at the splendor of marine life from across the globe. Highlights include dolphin encounters in the Tropical Ocean realm and witnessing the playful antics of six penguin species in Antarctica’s Polar Ocean.

Moreover, the park boasts 15 interactive experiences and rides, ensuring thrills for adventurers of all ages. The Manta Coaster, a standout attraction, promises exhilarating loops and a mesmerizing bioluminescent tunnel that showcases the vibrant reef and marine life of the Tropical Ocean. Meanwhile, the Explorers’ Sea Base in the MicroOcean realm offers a dynamic play structure where visitors can climb, crawl, and slide through an enchanting underwater landscape.

SeaWorld Yas Island represents a groundbreaking fusion of entertainment and education, inviting visitors to embark on a journey of discovery while fostering a deep appreciation for the wonders of the ocean. As a beacon of marine conservation and animal welfare, the park continues to captivate audiences with its awe-inspiring exhibits and commitment to preserving our planet’s most precious ecosystems.


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