1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Dubai Creek

Seaplane from Dubai to Abu Dhabi & Private Discovery Tour

Product ID: 59374
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Experience a scenic seaplane tour of Dubai en-route to Abu Dhabi, followed by a private city tour of the capital. Explore Abu Dhabi on a private discovery tour, an amazing half-day guided journey through the city.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 10:45 AM
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  • Enjoy a 45 minute scenic flight from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
  • Experience a thrilling water take-off and spectacular landing
  • Soar above the pristine coastline of the Arabian Gulf
  • Visit Abu Dhabi's palatial Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and see Al Bateen, the city's oldest quarter
  • Sip a cappuccino sprinkled with 24-carat gold flakes at the glamorous Emirates Palace hotel
  • Take in top Abu Dhabi attractions including the Corniche and Qasr Al Hosn Fort
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Arrive at the guest reception located within the elegant Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club where you will meet your professional pilot and settle aboard your luxury seaplane. Experience the thrill as your plane takes off from the water and enjoy a bird's-eye view as you soar above Dubai. Marvel at the glittering Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest building, see the magnificent Palm Jumeirah islands and sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab rising from the sea. Fly over ‘The World’, the artificial islets shaped like a world map and trace the coast toward Abu Dhabi. 

Your private guide will ready and waiting for you when you arrive at Yas Marina, and together you’ll explore the iconic highlights this city has to offer. Our Discovery Tour is designed by locals, enabling you to get an authentic experience of the city and discover the hidden gems of Abu Dhabi.

You’ll start your sightseeing tour with a visit to the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This architectural marvel is the largest mosque in the UAE and can accommodate 40,000 worshippers. It features 82 domes, 1,000 columns, 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers, and the world's largest hand-knotted carpet. Reflective pools surround the mosque, amplifying its beauty.

Pass by the area of Al Bateen, the first populated area in Abu Dhabi, on the way to the Emirates Palace Hotel, another architectural marvel. The hotel is the essence of palatial yet traditional Arabic architecture and is one of the most impressive hotels in Abu Dhabi. It features 114 breathtaking 18-meter-high domes, and ornate hotel rooms and luxury suites decorated in gold and marble.

You’ll have a chance to try the signature Gold Coffee here. Also known as the Palace Cappuccino, this superior blend of aromatic coffee is sprinkled with gold flakes to give you a taste of royalty, making it unlike anything you have ever tried before.

Continue on to Heritage Village, and then along the corniche to Qasr Al Hosn Fort, Abu Dhabi’s symbolic birthplace. Qasr al Hosn began life in the 1760s as a watchtower, made of coral and sea stone, with a commanding position overlooking the sea. It was later transformed into an impenetrable fort.

In the 1950’s an iconic palace was built to enclose the fort, which was transformed into a museum and repository of collections relating to Abu Dhabi and the Gulf.
  • 45-minute seaplane tour from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
  • Dedicated tour guide
  • Transport in an air-conditioned car
  • Half-day tour of Abu Dhabi including a visit to the Grand Mosque
  • A cappuccino sprinkled with real gold flakes at Emirates Palace
  • Free road transfer back to your preferred location in Dubai

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Product ID: 59374