The Corniche, Abu Dhabi

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The Corniche, Abu Dhabi: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

    1. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Premium Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

    Explore the rich past, vibrant present, and thrilling future of Abu Dhabi on a tour of the largest emirate in the UAE. After pickup from your hotel in Dubai, travel along the Persian Gulf coast to Abu Dhabi while listening to stories about one of the world’s richest cities.

    Visit the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the most popular landmarks of Abu Dhabi. Admire the mosque’s white marble structure that consists of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs.

    Next, take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience scenic views of the Persian Gulf. Admire the harbor's clean water as you continue to the opulent Emirates Palace, the official hotel of Abu Dhabi’s ruling government.

    The next stop will be at the Marina Mall, where you can take a lunch break (at your own expense) and dine at the mall's restaurants or enjoy the...

    Tour was out of this world, value for money and tour guide was very informative and full of stories, fact and info. Highly recommend booking with these guys as I can thank them enough for making our trip one to remember. Thank You!

  • From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

    2. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

    Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi and enjoy a visit to the unique Ferrari World theme park. Your tour begins with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, where you can admire the wonderful architecture that defines the beauty of Islamic art. Continue on to the Emirates Palace, an inspiring hotel in the city with 114 magnificent domes and fantastic suites decorated with gold and marble. You will then visit the Heritage Village, where you can learn more about the life of the Bedouins. Afterwards you can enjoy the views of Abu Dhabi’s impressive skyline as you drive on to Al Corniche. The second half of your day trip takes you to the largest indoor theme park in the world – the Ferrari World. Experience the breathtaking rush of speed on the Formula Rossa rollercoaster and test your driving skills on one of the many simulators. Experience the different performances, marvel at the impressive dan...

    Amazing experience!! Had the best guide Mounir very welcoming, knowledgeable and made the experience perfect

  • Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

    3. Abu Dhabi: Half-Day Guided City Tour

    Explore the fast-changing landscape of Abu Dhabi on a half-day city sightseeing tour with a guide in your chosen language. You’ll visit traditional and contemporary landmarks such as the Grand Mosque and the attractions along the Corniche. Following a pick-up at your hotel in Abu Dhabi (please note pick-up from Dubai is not possible), you’ll drive to the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, considered the key site for worship in the United Arab Emirates. Marvel at the main features inside and out, such as the inner courtyard and minaret, design motifs of Naskhi, Thuluth and Kufic calligraphy and slender columns reflected in the water. Then the drive takes you back towards the Persian Gulf, as you admire the modern-day developments along the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Admire some of the world’s most ultra-modern, breathtaking skyscrapers and luxury hotels such as Emirates Palace, facing t...

    The guide , Abu- wonderful guy - offered lots of information. In an amusing and relaxed way. Wonderful experience and wonderful people in Abu Dhabi.

  • Abu Dhabi: City Tour with Grand Mosque & Royal Palace Visit

    4. Abu Dhabi: City Tour with Grand Mosque & Royal Palace Visit

    Start your day of adventure with a pick-up service at your hotel or selected location in Abu Dhabi. Here, your friendly driver/guide will be waiting to meet you before taking you to explore the capital city’s iconic attractions. This sightseeing tour begins at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world.  Stroll along the City Corniche, a pleasant waterfront, before stopping to take photos of the Emirates Palace and visit the Etihad Towers, which were used in the Fast and Furious 7 film. Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace housed in the presidential palace compound of UAE. Notice the architectural features, historical artifacts and other historical treasures of the palace. Finally, you will be taken back to your hotel or selected location.

    Great tour, very nice tour guide. Drinks were served at all times. Great value for money

  • Abu Dhabi Guided Speedboat Sightseeing Tour

    5. Abu Dhabi Guided Speedboat Sightseeing Tour

    There’s simply no better way to take in the sight of Abu Dhabi’s arresting skyline than by viewing it from the sea. Take a guided cruise of 1 hour, or 1 hour and 15 minutes, to see the sights that can’t be seen on land. Traveling by boat gives you front-row seats to truly stunning vistas.  Get up close and personal to the graceful promenade of Abu Dhabi Corniche and take in the incredible 21st century skyline. Follow this with a thrilling trip around Al Lulu Island. This guided tour gives you amazing views of the massive Emirates Palace hotel and a true picture of Abu Dhabi’s cityscape. Marvel at incredible views of the Al Maya Island, the Presidential Palace, Al Maqtaa Fort, and more from the water. The boats used are powered by the latest generation of eco-friendly engines, manufactured to exacting specifications and capable of reaching thrilling speeds. They are manned by experience...

    It was amazing experience. The guide Jesus was ceru polite and knowledgeable! Ee enjoyed this trip!

  • Abu Dhabi: City Tour and Desert Safari Package

    6. Abu Dhabi: City Tour and Desert Safari Package

    This package offers a special combination of a 4-hour morning guided city tour and a 6-hour evening desert safari experience. Begin your day exploring the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi and conclude it amongst the calming views of sand dunes in the desert. Take a break between activities in the comfort of your accommodation. The morning Abu Dhabi city tour begins with a 1-hour visit to the divine Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Marvel at the structure and the gold, marble, stone, and crystals used to design the mosque. See how as one of the largest mosques in the world, approximately 40,000 people can be accommodated at the same time. Afterward, visit the Heritage Village, a reconstructed Emirati village and get a glimpse into the traditional Bedouin way of life. Next, drive to Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. See the Yas Marina circuit that has hosted the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2...

    I love the Dune Safari experience, which was amazing. The city tour was a little boring and could have been better.

  • From Abu Dhabi Port: Abu Dhabi Half–Day City Tour

    7. From Abu Dhabi Port: Abu Dhabi Half–Day City Tour

    Get picked up by your guide in an air-conditioned vehicle from Abu Dhabi Port. First, head over to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to admire its white marble structure consisting of 82 domes, chandeliers, and flower-patterned designs. Here you can also see the world's largest hand-knotted carpet which is kept in the main prayer hall. Next, stroll along the pleasant waterfront of the City Corniche before stopping to take photos of the Emirates Palace. Continue to another of Abu Dhabi's landmarks, the Etihad Towers, as seen in “The Fast and the Furious 7” film. Head up to the Observation Deck on the 74th floor and soak up spectacular panoramic views of the city. Afterward, visit the beautiful Qasr Al Watan Palace housed in the presidential palace compound of UAE. Notice the architectural features and admire the palace's historical artifacts and treasures. At the end of the tour, get dropped of...

    EMRAD was very friendly and polite. He gave us lots of information about the places we went to

  • Abu Dhabi: Guided City Tour and Ferrari World Ticket

    8. Abu Dhabi: Guided City Tour and Ferrari World Ticket

    Explore Abu Dhabi and enjoy a visit to state of the art Ferrari World theme park. Your tour begins with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, where you can admire the wonderful architecture that exemplifies the beauty of Islamic art. Continue on to the Emirates Palace, an inspiring hotel with 114 imposing domes and fantastic suites decorated with gold and marble. You will then visit the Heritage Village, where you can learn more about the life of the Bedouins. Afterwards, you can enjoy the views of Abu Dhabi’s impressive skyline as you drive on to Al Corniche. The second half of your day trip takes you to the largest indoor theme park in the world – the Ferrari World. Experience the breathtaking rush of speed on the Formula Rossa rollercoaster and test your driving skills on one of the many simulators. Experience a variety of performances, marvel at impressive dances and acrobatic shows, ...

  • Abu Dhabi: 3-Hour Layover Sightseeing Tour

    9. Abu Dhabi: 3-Hour Layover Sightseeing Tour

    Enjoy a private tour of the UAE's capital city. This is the perfect tour for people on an Abu Dhabi layover, or for those visiting for a short period of time. This tour is specially designed to ensure all the city's major attractions are seen during your 3-hour trip.  Start your tour in the lobby of the Premier Inn at Abu Dhabi airport, the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, or any hotel within Abu Dhabi city limits. After a short meet and greet with your driver you will hop into your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and commence your driving tour.  Throughout your tour, you will venture far and wide across the city taking in as many of the city's sights as possible. You will venture to the city's outskirts, the new development of Saadiyat Island and Yas Island. Start with the city's outskirts by visiting the Andaz Capital Gate Hotel, the Emirates Palace Hotel (stopping briefly for a photo...

  • Sport and Luxury in Abu Dhabi: 1-Day Tour from Abu Dhabi

    10. Sport and Luxury in Abu Dhabi: 1-Day Tour from Abu Dhabi

    This exciting tour combines luxury sport and Arabic culture. Visit Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, home to the Formula 1 circuit, the Ferrari World theme park and Yas Waterworld waterpark. Then visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world where you can gain insight to the lives of the great sheikh. Take a speedboat ride and see the city from a different perspective. Pass towers, the fishing harbor and palaces. While adhering to safety requirements, you can also make a short trip to the sheikh's private island. Continue on toward the Corniche, the “cat walk” of the city. This is where the rich and famous spend their time. Enjoy a welcome drink with dates and Arabic coffee at the Etihad Towers, located opposite the Emirates Palace hotel. Visit the largest palace in the world and see many old and new architectural gems. Whether you are interested in Heritage Village o...

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What people are saying about The Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 10,594 reviews

We had a really nice experience with our tour guide Kashan!! He was super friendly, experienced and patient!! We waited together for almost and hour for our test results but it wasn’t s problem at all. The destinations were incredible and our guide took a lot of amazing pictures of us!! He had all the facts and answered all of our questions immediately. We had a great time and a lot of fun and would definitely do it again!

It was so fun to get to travel to Abu Dhabi and see the beautiful mosques and learn about the history of the country. They were so helpful in coordinating and communicating especially in light of constantly changing covid needs.

Very nice excursion. Congratulations to the guide for his beautiful presentation. To be done again next time with this great team.

This tour was so the best! Our guide Kashan certainly made our experience memorable. So much to learn and see, 10/10!

All organized down to the smallest detail without any hitch, extremely helpful and professional guide.