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Abu Dhabi Mangroves Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • See the endless mangrove island forests with this daylight cruise
  • Pass through a traditional Emirati village
  • See gazelles, herons and flamingos during the cruise
  • Enjoy stunning views of Abu Dhabi from the water
  • Perfect way to enjoy quality time with family
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    1.5 hours

    Start time

    The first cruise starts from 9:00am and departs at different times throughout the day. Please mention your preferred time in the special requests section at the time of booking.
    (Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of your cruise for the exact departure time)

    Meeting Point

    YAS Marina, Gangway 3 - Yas Island.
    GPS Coordinates: 24.466445, 54.609228

    Ending Point

    YAS Marina.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Escape the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi city and take a relaxing cruise to the quiet mangrove shores away from the city. Abu Dhabi may be known for its skyscrapers and historical buildings, but this cruise will take you to the less touristy side of the city which lies amidst its mangrove fringed sandy shores.

    See the gazelles running amidst the mangrove trees and herons, flamingos and flying fish as your boat sways in the water. You will also see a traditional Emirati village and enjoy stunning views of the Abu Dhabi’s skyline.


    You will board your boat from Yas Marina to begin your Abu Dhabi Daylight Cruise.

    Cruise past a traditional Emirati village and dense mangrove forests, while a crew member will share information about the different sights that you see during the cruise.

    You will see wild gazelle running amidst the mangrove trees, flamingos, reef heron, cormorant and flying fish.

    While making your return journey, you will see the impressive Abu Dhabi skyline before ending your cruise at the departure point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Water & soft drinks
    • 1.5 hour cruise


    • Pick-up and drop-off
    • Meals and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the cruise to confirm all departure details.
    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Mangroves expereince

      The crusie was excellent and exclusive! Just the 2 of us! Guide good stopping to give us information. However we did not Pass through a traditional Emirati village or see herons...

      David Broadbent