Abu Dhabi Boat Rentals

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About Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. It’s the center of the UAE government and the headquarters of many oil companies, contributing to the majority of the country’s economy. It's an interesting city to visit to experience the luxurious culture and high standard of living. There are lots of beautiful mosques, top restaurants, and points of interest throughout the city.

The busiest time of year to visit Abu Dhabi is during the winter months when temperatures are lower and more manageable. Prices are the highest December-March when mass crowds of tourists visit the city and fill the beaches. The summer is the most inexpensive time to visit, but the heat can be unbearable and the intense sun can make staying outdoors too long dangerous.

Abu Dhabi has a massive international airport, with hundreds of flights daily. It’s an hour and a half drive from Dubai. To get around, opt for city buses or taxis.

Abu Dhabi Boat Rentals

Abu Dhabi is a great city to spend some time on a boat. With the intense heat and sun that hits this region, you’ll want to spend at least a few hours cooling off with the sea breeze in the Persian Gulf. Rent or charter a yacht and enjoy an afternoon cruising by the stunning cityscape. There is a variety of watercraft available for charters in Abu Dhabi, including elegant gulet boats, catamarans, motor yachts, and wooden canal boats. You can charter a boat for a day or several days during your stay in Abu Dhabi if you’d prefer a sleep aboard experience.

For sporty travelers visiting Abu Dhabi, there are lots of paddle sport rental options available in Abu Dhabi. Rent a kayak and explore on your own, take a lesson, or go on a guided tour of the gulf or the mangroves. Try a stand-up paddle board and spend a few hours paddling in the water.

Abu Dhabi is a hub for watersports enthusiasts. Wakeboarding, tubing, banana boat rides, and flyboarding are thrilling ways to enjoy the water and cool off while in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is also a great place to get scuba certified, with lots of boat dives available in the Gulf. There are shipwrecks and a plethora of marine life to see below the surface. You can also try freediving with certified professionals in Abu Dhabi. This is an interesting sport to try off of a boat in the Gulf.

Jet ski rentals are a fantastic option for visitors and locals alike who want to spend hours racing through the waves. It's the perfect way to get an adrenaline rush and admire the cityscape at high speed. Rent a jet ski and enjoy a fun day of zipping around in the Persian Gulf while in Abu Dhabi.

Another boating experience to have while in Abu Dhabi is a boat tour, where you can spend a few hours on a boat. This is an easier way to enjoy time boating if you don't want to rent a boat on your own. You can learn about the history and interesting information about the city from the perspective of the water in Abu Dhabi.

Boating Events in Abu Dhabi

There are several big boating events that take place in Abu Dhabi throughout the year. The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show and the National Sailing Day Regatta are two of the biggest, attracting thousands of spectators and attendees. The Boat Show is one of the largest exhibitions of boats and marine sports vendors in the world.

Other Things To Do

While on land in Abu Dhabi, there are many points of interest to check out. The Sheikh Zayed mosque is a gorgeous building with 82 stark white domes. It’s one of the largest mosques in the world and is an impressive sight to see.

If you’re interested in cars and motorsports, the Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi is a must. You can tour the factory, try out different auto simulators, and experience different thrill rides. The complex alone is incredible, the largest of its kind in the world.

Other interesting things to experience while in Abu Dhabi include camel rides, desert excursions, museums, and endless shopping.

Marinas in Abu Dhabi

There are many marinas located throughout the city of Abu Dhabi. Some of the largest marinas include Yas Marina, Al Bandar Marina, Emirates Palace Marina and The Captain’s Club. These marinas have full-service facilities, including fuel and maintenance. They are nice spots to walk around while you’re in the city, and there are nearby shops and restaurants.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Abu Dhabi.

  1. KV
    Enjoy Fishing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with Captain Naman

    We had such a great time! Captain Noman communicated everything very well before the trip. He was very accommodating and showed us a good time! My kids really enjoyed every minute of the trip! Highly recommend booking with Cristal Boats!!

  2. AJ
    Glamorous 42' Motor Yacht Rental in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Overall amazing experience with the trip. The communication was proper and they delivered what was promised.

  3. CM
    A Romantic Motor Yacht Rental in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Overall a nice day out. The boat is old and clearly showing its age. If you want a relaxing cruise around the nearby area this is a decent boat on which to do it. Just know that the boat doesn't go very fast. We didn't go over 9 knots the whole trip. Pretty much every boat and watercraft were a passing us as if we were standing still. When I asked the driver to go faster he indicated it was as fast as he could go as the throttles were at full. So factor that into your trip that it will take some time to get to various locations and back to the marina. The upper deck was a nice area to relax and the crew were courteous, albeit difficult to communicate with in english.

  4. RB
    Enjoy Fishing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with Captain Naman

    A wonderful fishing trip, amazing views of Abu Dhabi and we were able to catch a few big ones!

  5. PH
    Glamorous 42' Motor Yacht Rental in Abu Dhabi, UAE

    A first class experience from start to finish. I could t have asked for more. Thanks you 😊

  6. MA
    Enjoy Fishing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with Captain Naman

    Good mornings fishing caught plenty then tried for some bigger fish but wasn’t to be. No complaints. Fast boat to get to different spots quickly. Good trip