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Experience Abu Dhabi by Sea

If you haven’t sailed on Abu Dhabi’s waterways and paddled deep into the mangroves, then you haven’t completely explored Abu Dhabi.

Experience the vibrant capital from a different angle as you set sail for a short sightseeing cruise or a half day experience around the inshore Arabian Gulf waterways and explore hidden pristine beaches. You can choose to go for a relaxing cruise under the moonlight or a sunset cruise around the Samaliya Island and see a traditional Emirati village on the beachfront, wild gazelles, mangrove forests and views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline. For beach bums, you can sail off to a remote sand bar and laze the day away with only the sun, sand and beach before you. Families can opt for a leisure fishing trip while enjoying the beautiful coastline views or visit the Dolphin Bay sandbank for a day of swimming while keeping an eye out for dolphins.

If you would love to get up close to the mangroves, spot flamingos (if you’re lucky!) and enjoy stunning views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, hop aboard a traditional boat at the Maqta Channel and sail under the Maqta and Sheikh Zayed bridges, pass by the original Maqta Fort – one of Abu Dhabi’s oldest existing heritage sites, then cruise towards the Mangrove National park.

For the active and adventurous, hit the waters on stand up paddles or go kayaking into the Mangroves National Park from sunrise to sundown where you can explore, stop for a swim and enjoy the peace and tranquility found in this protected location.

With all the fun activities mentioned, you can’t help but wonder how you can plan all these by yourself. Well, it’s rather simple when you book with Captain Tony’s – Abu Dhabi’s favourite marine tours & water-sports company. With a diverse range of tours and activities, and with a friendly, professional and multi-lingual crew, you will surely have the best Abu Dhabi experience by sea with Captain Tony’s.

Established in 2013, Captain Tony’s is the first eco-conscious boat tour operator in Abu Dhabi bringing passengers ‘up close and personal’ with the unique environment found within the coastal and inland waters of Abu Dhabi. Operating from Yas Marina, Eastern Mangroves Marina & Souk Qaryat Al Beri Marina, they offer a range of boat tours, water sports and even school field trips!

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For enquiries or to make a reservation, call 02 6350040 or +971501332060 or email

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