Explore the Middle East with these incredible cruises from Abu Dhabi. Set sail around the glimmering Arabian Gulf or venture further towards Europe or Africa. An Abu Dhabi cruise is the perfect way to see even more of the impressive United Arab Emirates from the comfort of a cruise ship.
Cruise the Middle East in style with the right cruise line to/from Abu Dhabi cruise port.
MSC Cruises - This is a cruise brand for those who love elegance and learning about different cultures while onboard. You’ll enjoy cruising to many exotic locations on this European style cruise line.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises - This luxury cruise line provides an experience that is sumptuous, relaxing and unforgettable. Choose from a range of unforgettable cruises around the globe.
Silversea Cruises - Top-notch service, gourmet dining, all-inclusive amenities and adventurous itineraries are all signatures of Silversea.
Celebrity Cruises - A premium cruise line featuring incredible service, sumptuous dining options and comfortable accommodation. Celebrity is a great way to cruise after time spent among the grandness of the United Arab Emirates.
Find the best cruise ship for you, departing from Abu Dhabi cruise terminal.
MSC Bellissima - Part of the Meraviglia Plus Class, this cruise ship offers timeless elegance mixed with state of the art technology. Enjoy a desert-themed water park and two shows from Cirque du Soliel at Sea.
Seven Seas Voyager - There’s room for 700 guests aboard this luxurious 6-star cruise ship. The relaxed onboard atmosphere makes an understated and comfortable holiday. Every suite on Seven Seas Voyager has a private balcony along with marble bath accents and roomy closets.
Silver Whisper - Step aboard to find a relaxing, sophisticated and elegant atmosphere. A multi-million dollar refit makes the Silver Whisper one of the savviest cruise ships at sea.
Silver Wind - The second refurbishment in summer 2020 means this cruise ship will receive a strengthened ice-class hull and will make her one of the most adaptable boats in the fleet.
Cruise Abu Dhabi
The state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal is a milestone in Arabian cruise tourism. It’s designed to welcome the surge of passengers wanting to visit this part of the world. Once you arrive at Zayed Port, you’re in a prime spot to begin exploring Abu Dhabi, Dubai and other nearby cities.
Exotic destinations like Africa and the Middle East are only a cruise away from Abu Dhabi. Regular local voyages include visits to Bahrain, Dubai, Fujairah, Oman and Muscat.
Over 160,000 passengers arrived through the cruise terminal at Zayed Port in the first half of 2018. The Middle East is a rising cruise destination and a significant highlight on cruisers itineraries.
You’ll feel immediately welcome in Abu Dhabi cruise terminal with tourist information, transport options, shops, luggage-handling and currency exchange facilities.
Abu Dhabi’s Cruise terminal is approximately 38 kilometres from Abu Dhabi International Airport, and five kilometres from the city centre.
Attractions in Abu Dhabi
As you wander around Abu Dhabi, you’ll notice this city glows with extravagance.
Start by visiting the Louvre Abu Dhabi, then check out the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Ferrari World. Don’t forget your camera, and a scarf to cover your shoulders if you’re heading to the Mosque.
Other nearby attractions include Abu Dhabi Mall and the Zayed National Museum. Visit nearby Yas Island where you can get around for free on the Yas Express shuttle bus. See the state-of-the-art Yas Marina Circuit and splash around at Waterworld theme park.
Best Times To Visit Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi’s desert climate sees the hottest temperatures during August and the coolest during January.
The best times to visit Abu Dhabi are between April-May or September-October. This is when the heat is more tolerable.
The spring and fall shoulder seasons have great weather, manageable crowds and reasonable hotel rates.
Transport in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal is close to the centre of the UAE capital in Zayed Port.
Get to and from the port by taxis which are cheap and located outside, or take one of the on/off buses if you prefer. Another option is an Abu Dhabi cruise port taxi which are popular options for airport transfers or sightseeing.
A cruise from Abu Dhabi is the perfect way for cruise lovers to get acquainted with the Middle East. Set sail on a voyage from Abu Dhabi for a unique story at sea.