The Yellow Boats Abu Dhabi
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Established in 2009 and carrying over 70,000 passengers per year, The Yellow Boats aims to deliver the highest levels of quality, best value and exceptional services to guests. Our love for the water and our desire to share the marvellous sights of the UAE are what makes The Yellow Boats great!
We bring the sights to life in ways that are fun and memorable. We operate year-round and will work with you to design and deliver the tour of your dreams. Our tours are unique, informative and emotionally fulfilling. You will ride in the comfort and safety of a rigid inflatable boat and admire the incredible scenery that UAE has to offer.
Choose from 3 tour routes:
The Corniche Tour – 60 mins
Emirates Palace, Corniche & Lulu Island Tour
There’s no better way to explore Abu Dhabi's headline-grabbing skyline developments and must-see attractions than by water. We take you on a 60-minute guided tour of UAE sights that simply can’t be viewed by road. Your journey will start from the beautiful Emirates Palace Marina, offering an incredible view of one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. As you cruise out to sea, your experienced, enthusiastic and qualified captain will provide a fascinating array of information. Experience a touch of culture and the history of the UAE with a cruise along the Heritage Village site. You’ll tour the full length of Abu Dhabi Corniche and pause for photographs at the timeless Fisherman’s Village. Head out into open water and be sure to look for dolphins, jumping just metres from your boat. You then take the perfect cruise around the 1,050-acre man-made Lulu Island, before heading back to the Emirates Palace Marina.
The Yas Island Tour – 75 mins
Yas Marina, Yas Beach, Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, Mangroves, Jazeerat Al Sammaliya Island, Al Raha Bay, Aldar HQ
This spectacular guided tour is a one-stop shop for all things Yas Island. It is brimming iconic sights, as well as key tips and facts about the Island and Island facts! This tour has something for everyone: Arabian culture and traditions, the best spots and attractions, nature and animals, as well as impressive architectural structures!
See the infamous Yas Marina, Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld, framed by the idyllic Yas Beach and Yas Links Golf Club. Indulge in the natural surroundings, marine life and sprawling natural mangroves as we cruise through the turquoise water of Yas Island Canal. Get your cameras at the ready, as we will pause at Jazeerat Al Sammaliyah Island, which boasts impressive fort-like buildings and traditional UAE architecture. Finally, we will pause at Aldar HQ to get incredible views of the award-winning iconic circular building.
The Maya Island Tour – 60 mins
Emirates Palace, Presidential Palace, Abu Dhabi Island, Al Maya Island, Eithad Towers
This exciting 60-minute guided tour gives you a unique perspective of iconic UAE sights, which simply can’t be viewed by road. You will ride in the comfort and safety of our rigid, inflatable ribs, whilst our expert guides spark your interest with a fascinating array of architectural, historical and cultural facts about Abu Dhabi, its iconic sights and amazing architecture.
Abu Dhabi is home to over 200 islands and each one offers something unique; from entertainment, culture and luxury, to untouched white, sandy beaches and wildlife sanctuaries. Our Maya Island tour has it all! You will depart in luxury from the from the extravagant Emirates palace, taking in the views of the incredible Presidential Palace and Abu Dhabi Island. You will then head down Abu Dhabi’s extensive coastline to witness the tranquil beauty of Al Maya Island and marvel at the modern architecture of Etihad Towers.
IMPORTANT: We are unable to guarantee availability on any specific tours however we strongly advise customers to call The Yellow Boats ahead of arrival to pre-book a specific date and tour time. Alternatively customers will be placed on the next available tour upon arrival subject to availability.