In the emirate of Abu Dhabi is the formula 1 circuit Yas Marina Circuit. At $250 million, this circuit is one of the most expensive circuits ever built. The high price of the circuit’s construction is partly due to the circuit’s unique location on the artificial Yas Island, next to the striking W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island and the Ferrari World theme park. This Ferrari Word theme park is clearly recognizable by its red roof with the famous Ferrari logo on it.
The circuit, designed by the well-known circuit designer Hermann Tilke. This circuit has 20 bends and is also called the Arab Monaco due to the fact that the circuit is located at various marinas. The circuit is not only built around the Yas Viceroy hotel, one of the curves of the circuit even goes under the hotel, which provides spectacular images during the TV broadcasts. More information about the Formula 1 circuit in Abu Dhabi can be found on the official website of the Yas Marina circuit.
Visiting the Yas Marina circuit
A visit to this circuit is definitely a must for motorsport enthusiasts. You can book a Yas Marina Circuit Venue Tour. Here you get a tour on the circuit where Formula 1 is a guest every year in November. Get a look in the pit boxes and in the race control room, take a picture on the podium. You can take a look at one of the covered stands and pay a visit to the Yas Drag Racing Strip. Immers yourself because this world is normally only open to race drivers and their teams. Discover this world from the inside and out.
Tired of all motorsport? Near the Yas Marina circuit is the Yas Mall, the largest shopping center in Abu Dhabi. Prefer to cool down? That is possible at Yas Waterworld, a huge water amusement park where you can have fun all day long in the many swimming pools and water attractions.
Several tours are possible to experience the circuit in a different way. For example, to drive a race car yourself or to get in next to a driver and then experience the racing feeling. Check out the Yas Marina Circuit- Abu Dhabi page or this page for more tours and get excited.
Yas Marina Circuit Tour
Explore this world, choose a date and check availability of this tour. The starting time of this tour is at 10 AM. The tour is guided in English. The 2-hour Yas Marina Circuit Venue Tour can be booked online at the GetYourGuide website or the Tiqets website. The cost for a Yas Venue Tour is 30 US Dollar for adults. Please note that these prices may have changed in the meantime, so check the website for the most current prices.