- 4.5-hour Abu Dhabi shore excursion
- Visit three top Abu Dhabi attractions and enjoy personalized attention from a private guide
- Take a tour of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Mosque, Abu Dhabi’s grand mosque
- Learn about the late Sheikh Zayed while browsing exhibits at Zayed Centre
- Explore Abu Dhabi Heritage Village and see a recreated Bedouin camp with goat-hair tents
- Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour
A great tour if you only have a few hours in the city! See historical attractions and learn about Abu Dhabi before the oil boom; it’s the best way to see the modern and traditional sides of the vibrant city.
What You Can Expect
As you travel around town, listen to your guide’s stories about the city and, of course, its fascinating sights. Luckily, your first stop is at one of Abu Dhabi’s undisputed best: Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Mosque, or the grand mosque, as it is more simply known. Head inside to learn about the monument and marvel at its sheer size and grandeur. The stunning building can accommodate some 40,000 worshipers inside its walls, making it one of the world’s largest mosques.
Hop back inside your minivan and travel the short distance to Zayed Centre, a museum dedicated to the late Sheikh Zayed – a leader affectionately known by his people as the ‘father of the nation.’ Step inside and browse an impressive collection of Zayed memorabilia, seeing photos, his cherished cars and, even, gifts of stuffed lions and cheetahs.
After learning about the man who is said to have shaped the United Arab Emirates, travel to your final stop of the tour: Abu Dhabi Heritage Village. The open-air museum showcases life in the city before the discovery of oil, so look out for recreated souqs (markets) as well a traditional Bedouin camp complete with goat-hair tents.
Finish your tour with a drive along the stunning Corniche with its famous white-sand beach, and then say your goodbyes to your guide back at the start point.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Mina Port Zayed in Abu Dhabi for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.