Cruise the Abu Dhabi Way
Inaugurated by HH Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council in December 2015, the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal was developed by Abu Dhabi Ports as the first dedicated permanent cruise infrastructure in the Abu Dhabi Emirate.
Our cruise terminal is situated in the heart of Abu Dhabi and operates from Zayed Port, the first commercial port in the emirate. We are ideally located close to fantastic city attractions which include Louvre Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Ferrari World as well as world-class golf courses, shopping and dining.
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal has established itself as a prime gateway for cruise visitors to experience fun-filled opportunities amid Abu Dhabi’s deep-rooted heritage and culture.
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal has established itself as a prime gateway for cruise visitors to experience the rich Emirati culture and discover Abu Dhabi’s deep-rooted heritage and Arabian pedigree.
We continue to provide unrivalled experiences to passengers year after year, supporting the Emirate’s tourism industry in line with Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.
A World-Class Cruise Hub
With world-class terminal operations and services, Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal offers the ultimate destination for international cruise lines and passengers
An extensive portfolio of services meets the needs of both calling vessels and onboard visitors. Additionally adjacent to the terminal, a vibrant retail and F&B hub, Marsa Mina, provides a taste of Arabian entertainment and hospitality, while health and safety and guest well-being remains a key focus across all terminal operations. Find out more on what we have to offer
Connecting Cruise & Air Travel
In a first-of-its-kind service, cruise visitors can now check-in to Etihad Airways flights, including luggage, while at the cruise terminal. Passengers enjoy seamless operations, travelling light while we take care of everything else.
Cruise Stop of Choice
The attractions of Abu Dhabi and its cruise terminal have attracted more and more cruise lines with bigger capacities, and an ever-growing number of passengers eager for unforgettable experiences.
As an indication of our growing popularity, almost 500,000 cruise passengers arrived into Abu Dhabi in 2019, many international cruise lines have chosen us as a cruise stop of choice on their itineraries.
To cater to growing demand, a second cruise terminal is underway adjacent to the current facility.
A Blend of Adventure with a Personal Touch
From the moment passengers arrive at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, we work tirelessly to ensure each visitor has a seamless journey with flexible and tailor-made solutions.
From a warm welcome with traditional Arabic coffee and dates, to the access to information, transport, shops, luggage-handling and currency exchange, our cruise terminal offers our visitors the comfort of having all amenities at their fingertips.
Tourist services, retail outlets with a tantalising taste of Middle Eastern culture, check-in and passport control are all available under one roof for convenience.
We offer the cruise stop-over of a lifetime and services that meet our guests’ requirements before they even knew they needed them!
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