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Abu Dhabi City Tour provided by Oceanair Travels

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    The Corniche
    Emirates Palace
  • 2
    Etihad Towers
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Marina Mall
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Qasr Al Watan
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
5–6 hours
  • Pick up and drop off to your selected location / hotel in Abu Dhabi
  • Clean and air-conditioned modern vehicle.
  • Professional licensed tour guide.
  • Abaya with scarf for Ladies (local long dress attire to visit mosque)
  • Cold mineral water
  • Access to the Palace, Garden, and other public spaces within the premise of Qasr Al Watan
  • Entrance to the Etihad Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
  • Entry/Admission - Etihad Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Qasr Al Watan
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above.
  • Tipping Kitty
  • Guided tour inside the Palace
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • On Fridays the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque will be open from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. It will be closed on certain dates and these days will only be announced few days before. Also, it is not possible to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque during any Islamic festival.
  • Mosques & Palace Dress Code: Women must wear long loose clothing to insure their arms and legs are fully covered. They are also required to cover their heads all the time while inside the mosque. However, for the Mosque visit, company will provide long-local Abaya with a scarf (long black dress-attire) if needed which must be returned back.
  • Men must not show above their knees and are required to cover their shoulders. Failure to do so will result in refused entry. Company does not provide any kind of clothes to men.
  • Pick-up will be within 30 minutes of your booked time. For instance, if your selected time is 9:00, you can expect the guide at any time from 9:00 to 9:30 and you should be ready at the hotel / building lobby from 9:00 itself. If there are any changes, you will be notified either by email or WhatsApp.
  • Tour duration is fixed for any tour/activity. But the drop off may later or sooner the mentioned timing depends on the traffic of the city. At times, the drop off may get late up to 30-45 minutes than the mentioned time.
  • Free of charge if they do not occupy a seat.
  • Lunch not included - you will be given time for lunch at Marina Mall, Carrefour or Food court ( closed during Ramadan ) OR The full Corniche view restaurant (at your own expense).
  • During any Presidential Events, Qasr Al Watan might shut down to the public without any previous announcements as it is a national palace, however, it will be replaced with Qasr Al Hosn or Heritage Village (whichever available on that day)
  • There is a shuttle bus service to the entrance from the main gate of the palace.
  • Guided tours are not allowed within the palace; your guide will narrate important information about the palace before the visit.
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: As per the national government of Abu Dhabi Qasr Al Watan (PRESIDENTIAL PALACE) will be closed from 10th November until 16th November
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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S.A wrote a review Mar 2020
Christchurch, United Kingdom1 contribution
Very informative, learnt a lot . Very warm and welcoming tour guide. Definitely would recommend!!!!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Smolenskoy K wrote a review Feb 2020
Norwich29 contributions17 helpful votes
Very enjoyable day with a knowledgeable and friendly guide Imran. Lots of things to see, with about the right amount of time at each place. Recommend!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Kevin H wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
From start to end, it was a great half day tour of Abu Dhabi which covered all the major highlights of the city (mosque, Etihad Tower, Presidential palace). Pickup was very punctual from cruise terminal in Abu Dhabi and communication by tour company and guide was great. Our tour
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Date of experience: February 2020
Phil C wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Would highly recommend Riah from OceanAir as a tour guide, she was very knowledgeable and super polite and very timely from start to finish. Our family had a great time touring Abu Dhabi with her.
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Date of experience: February 2020
jill l wrote a review Feb 2020
Chesterfield, United Kingdom64 contributions43 helpful votes
Booked the trip the day before and was so pleased that we did. There were 6 of us in a 4x4. Everything ran incredibly smoothly and we managed to arrive before all of the coaches and crowds at every place so got great photos and a calm visit. Imran was excellent explaining
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5–6 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English
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