Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Overview

See the skyscrapers and sights of Abu Dhabi from a brilliant yellow RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) on this 60- or 90-minute cruise. With a skipper at the wheel, hold tight and enjoy the sea spray as your boat bounces across the waters of the Arabian Gulf along Abu Dhabi’s shores. Stop for photos of the high-rises along the palm-lined Corniche; zip by Lulu Island, the Heritage Village, and spectacular Emirates Palace hotel; and watch for pods of dolphins in the sea as you listen to the commentary on board.
  • 60- or 90-minute RIB sightseeing cruise along the Abu Dhabi coast
  • Marvel at the 21st-century Abu Dhabi skyline and Corniche from the water
  • Cruise past the Heritage Village, Lulu Island, and spectacular Emirates Palace
  • Enjoy the sea breezes and watch for dolphins as you cruise
  • Choose from a selection of start times to suit your schedule
Meet your skipper at Abu Dhabi Marina, and after a safety briefing, don your provided life vest. Then, climb aboard your state-of-the-art, bright yellow RIB.

Grasp the clutch rail as the skipper revs the engine and your boat motors into the marina bay. Soak in the views of the dome of the monumental Emirates Palace hotel, and then pick up speed as your craft heads onto the waters of the sparkling Arabian Gulf.

Speed along the coast, passing the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, a replica of a traditional oasis village, and the palms and golden sands of the Corniche, Abu Dhabi’s 5-mile (8 kilometer) waterfront. 

Pause to snap photos of the high-rises that tower above the beaches and listen as your skipper tells tales of Abu Dhabi’s innovative architecture. Then, watch for dolphins swimming by the boat as you cruise around Lulu Island. Admire the pristine, palm-fringed beaches and the panoramas of Abu Dhabi’s skyline stretched along the horizon.

Afterward, moor back at the marina, where your cruise ends.

Please note: Only the 90-minute tour passes the Grand Mosque.

Reviews

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T
, Jan 2019

The guide Alli was very good. Knowledgeable friendly and humorous.Great way to quickly get an overview of this beautiful city!

W
, Sep 2018

Fine tour but the 1 hour option may be more than enough. Nice guide and good information.

H
, Mar 2018

We really enjoyed our trip with Daniel, he was very knowledgeable and friendly. A great way to see the city and surrounding areas of Abu Dhabi.

P
, Mar 2018

great trip when we eventually found the marina. We were provided wrong instructions from viator. Told to go to gate 2 and it as gate 3.

M
, Feb 2018

This was fun and our Skipper Dan did everything possible to make it an enjoyable experience !
WE even got to see a school of Dolphins which was totally amazing experience

E
, Jan 2018

This was a wonderful experience to see the beautiful Abu Dhabi shoreline in an hour. We didn't have enough time to spare before we board our cruise ship in the afternoon. Our group of six were dealt with utmost professionalism, courtesy and hospitality. Our tour guide/boat captain, Danny, also our cameraman at times was very knowledgeable of the landscape and the history behind it we couldn't ask for more. Highly recommended! One minor drawback: very hard to find a taxi going back to our hotel.

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, Nov 2017

Great - Great - Great - it went from better to better and then to even more than I could ever expect. First we booked with only 1hr to the tour time. It worked and I con an email confirmation on my way to the venue. Getting there by taxi - wow it was a private marina - my name was at the door like a VIP. - The boat was great. not an old clunker but a really fast exciting craft. - lastly captain Dany was outstanding. Giving us a beautifully explanation of the sites and history of the wonderful Abu-Dhabi. Price to experience - There is no question it is worth the money.

c
, Aug 2017

Excellent guide

N
, Jul 2017

Amazing! Highly recommended.

M
, May 2017

Abenteuer pur!


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