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Dinner Cruises

Abu Dhabi Dhow Dinner Cruise

    Cruise along Abu Dhabi's coast on a traditional dhow for 2 hours, experiencing Emirati heritage and a gourmet dinner onboard.


    • Enjoy a magical evening under the stars with a cruise on a traditional Arabian dhow, where the red carpet is rolled out just for you.

    • With a welcome drink in hand, cruise by the iconic Emirates Palace and Etihad Towers, creating a picture-perfect backdrop.

    • Relish a 5-star international dinner, elegantly packed and designed to be enjoyed on board, featuring dishes like fried fish, and grilled chicken, and more.

    • Experience the Emirati heritage with traditional accompaniments like dates, Arabic coffee, rose water, Frankincense or Bakhoor, and live music.

    • Fun fact: Etihad Towers was a shooting spot for one of the movies from the Fast & Furious franchise. Make sure to get a picture!


    • 2-hour cruise

    • 5-star International packed dinner boxes onboard

    • Welcome drink

    • Dates, Arabic coffee, juice & soft drink

    • Red carpet welcome

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    A sail to remember

    Step onto a traditional Arabian dhow, graced with intricate wooden carvings and plush seating, for a 2-hour night cruise along the Abu Dhabi coast. Greeted with a red carpet entry, a sprinkle of rose water, and the aromatic embrace of Frankincense or Bakhoor, your journey begins with a welcome drink, setting the stage for an evening steeped in Emirati heritage.

    Dinner on a dhow

    Bathed in moonlight, the old dawa boats that were once central to trade across the Indian Ocean, sail past the Abu Dhabi shoreline. The Emirates Palace and the towering Etihad Towers sparkle like jewels in the night with the music enlivening the ambiance.

    Savor a 5-star international dinner, elegantly packed and designed to be enjoyed on board. Complemented by dates and Arabic coffee, this meal celebrates the region’s culinary landscape.


    • 7:30pm: Boarding begins

    • 8pm: Dhow departs

    • 8pm to 9:40pm: Sightseeing with dinner

    • 10pm: Dhow returns

    What to bring

    • Bring a copy of your ID proof to present during the Coast Guard check.

    What's not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags are not allowed on board.

    • It's required to dress modestly. Swimwear is not allowed.

    • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

    • Please arrive at the boarding point 30 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

    • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

    Boarding Point

    • Board your cruise at Yas Marina Circuit- Yacht Club- Abu Dhabi.

    • Address: Yas Marina - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.

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