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Abu Dhabi RIB Sightseeing Boat Cruise

From US$45.00
  • Combine sightseeing with a high-speed RIB cruise in Abu Dhabi
  • Views of the Emirates Palace, Corniche, and skyscrapers from the water
  • Bounce over the waves and pause at sights for photos and commentary
  • Choice of timings, plus longer-cruise upgrade to sail by the Grand Mosque 
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Abu Dhabi RIB Sightseeing Boat Cruise
From US$45.00
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90 Minutes Cruise 4pmMost Popular
90 minute cruise starts at 4pm. Cruise by Emirates Palace, Presidential Palace, Royal Palaces and the Grand Mosque.
From US$63.00
60 Minutes Cruise 2pm
60 minute cruise starts at 2pm. Cruise by Emirates Palace, Corniche, Lulu Islands and Fisherman's Village.
From US$45.00
60 Minutes Cruise 10am
60 minute cruise starts at 10am. Cruise by Emirates Palace, Corniche, Lulu Islands and Fisherman's Village.
From US$45.00
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Abu Dhabi looks at its best from the sea, with its futuristic towers and domes rising into the sky. This RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) cruise lets you combine the panoramas with a high-speed boat ride. Hold tight as you power across the waters, and slow down for photos of the Corniche skyscrapers, Emirates Palace, and more. Upgrade to a longer cruise that passes the Grand Mosque for an extended city overview.
What to Expect
Book your preferred option and greet your skipper at Abu Dhabi Marina. Then, following a safety briefing, put on a life jacket and board your powerful RIB, with the skipper at the helm.

Hold the safety rail as your craft pulls into the marina bay and admire the opulent, 114-domed 5-star Emirates Palace hotel. Feel the wind in your hair as your boat accelerates and race along the coast past the Heritage Village and palm-dotted Corniche.

Take photos of the scenery as your RIB slows, and if you’ve selected the longer cruise, cruise further for views of the lavish Presidential Palace and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Hear about the city’s history and architecture from your skipper, and watch for dolphins as you sail around Lulu Island, an artificial islet of golden beaches.

Lastly, savor the widescreen cityscapes before an exhilarating ride back to the marina where your experience ends.
Reviews (269)
1 - 5 of 251 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Fast sail, clear explanations

Daniel the skipper was a professional, polite and knowledgeable guide. A lot of fun on the fast ( 40 kn) boat. George

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Georgy27535
Reviewed 5 days ago
Lovely trip

Danny was a great tour guide. Not only pointing out and explaining sights en-route but also explaining how Abu Dhabi was developing and expected changes over the coming years. We were really lucky as we saw some dolphins playing soon after we set off! A...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank UkVen
Reviewed 5 days ago
Enjoyable 90 min tour

An enjoyable tour of the Mosques and city skyline. Took the 4pm tour on a cold(ish) and windy day - make sure to take a jumper. Nice to see the Grand Mosque from the water. Ali was a good tour guide.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MissyAl
Reviewed 1 week ago
Ribtour 29-01-2019

Nice trip that lastet 90 minutes. Daniel, the boatdriver, is a nice guy who gives usfull information in an enthusiastic way.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christiaan d
Reviewed 1 week ago
A great way to see the city

My wife and I did the Grand Mosque tour and really enjoyed it. We liked being on the water with dolphins swimming by and also seeing the city and the buildings from a diferent angle. The new Palace and government building is a sight to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter M
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Response from Dawn H | Reviewed this property |
Yes agree with with Leola !