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Dhow Dinner Cruise

Port Zayed, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
971 2 644 5117
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Ranked #44 of 67 Activities in Abu Dhabi
Type: Boat Tours
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Manila, Philippines
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I enjoyed the Dhow Cruise in the late afternoon as it was included on my tour list. It only last for an hour but it was a nice experience. Foods are available on purchase and drinks as well. Better to choose a nice Cruise for a better experience but simple cruise can do if you just want to see the... More

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Rosebud, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

After reading all the other reviews we didn't expect much. We were picked up on time and the cruise started without too much delay. Our meal was very nice and plenty of it. The drinks were a good selection and the service excellent. We spent nearly an hour on the top deck with the other guests after the meal and... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

I have to say we were excited about the cruise. However just few hours before the departure I luckily checked the e-mail to find out the cruise was canceled. It ruined our plans for the evening. So if you dont want to be dissapointed, rather book something more reliable.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Cruise was only 8:45-1015. Badly organized. Bad service. For 4 people we got 1 small bottle of water, had to ask twice for more. Had to bring food from deck below up--on a moving boat. Food was just ok. Those who sat at front of boat had to be moved while still eating to make room for Tanura dance. Music... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I actually liked it. We sat with our group ..the food was delicious. But my only complaint was they didn't play any music.. so it was kinda boring in the end.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We went on this tour in Dubai. The journey was nice and relaxing and one of the puddings was nice but overall the food was average - not what you would expect for the price. If you are relaxed about pick up times you'll be OK but we were told pick up time was 7:00pm and we didn't get picked... More

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Manila, Philippines
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67 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We were told to be there 15 minutes before 730. And we were. But the cruise didn't start until 830! We didn't know if it was because they were still waiting for other passengers or our guide just told us the time they allowed guests to board the ship. A few minutes after the cruise started, a lousy magician started... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We found this in a glossy booklet from hotel, thought a good night out. Don't bother. One of the worst dinners ever had. The boat was although old, not presented , staff sloppy, food worse, no presentation in how the night was handled at all. There was no alcohol provided and no mention of this at all in brochure, when... More

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

The dinner started 45 minutes after the boarding, the food was ok, not very good but either the opposite, drinks service was very limited. The worst part came when they literally obbey you to go to the lower floor of the boat to see the worst spectacle ever, ugly, boring, and if you are close to the speakers, it will... More

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

a lovely enjoyable experience,just a pity that the boat was only half full,the service on board excellent ,yes the drink is pricey but your in dubai . Overall from the lovely food to the entertainment we couldnt fault it .And the wonderful views along the journey ,when we return we will certainly revisit this boat value for money..

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