Placing Abu Dhabi on the International Cruise Map
As the first dedicated permanent cruise infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Ports facilitates cruise tourism by opening new avenues for visitors as they embark on their exciting journey into Abu Dhabi through the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal.
Our state-of-the-art facility meets international standards of operations and is fully capable of handling turnaround and port-of-call services for all kind of vessels. In addition, our team of experienced professionals pride themselves on offering solutions to customers’ every request, ensuring a seamless passenger journey for our cruise visitors.
Through strategic partnerships with leading cruise lines and working closely with third-party tourism operators, Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal continues to expand and strengthen its cruise experience with flexible and engaging opportunities.
Offering Excellence in Ship Services
Through our Cruise Terminal, we strive to deliver excellence coupled with efficient, fast and smooth operations for arriving vessels from regional and international cruise lines.
Spanning over 7,800 square metres, our spacious and modern terminal can host three vessels simultaneously at over 900 metres of available berth space.
We pride ourselves on our innovative procedural systems that are helping to establish our position as an emerging preferred cruise hub. As part of our value-added operations, we maintain the highest security standards at our terminal, while offering various marine services such as fresh water and waste management, data connection, porters, ship provision and greywater disposal, among many others.
Enhancing the Passenger Experience
From the moment cruise passengers disembark, Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal is ready to offer the ultimate welcome.
Through multiple cruise and airline check-in counters with luggage claim area, customs and immigration under one roof, entry and exit is handled with ease.
Our retail outlets, souvenirs and duty-free shops offer an unforgettable taste of Abu Dhabi before visitors even leave the terminal, while logistical needs are met through availability of ATMs, foreign exchange, tourist information points and free WiFi across the facility.
Additionally the terminal has been designed so that visitors have immediate access to public transportation such as taxi and buses within 20-metres of the facility.
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal has been designed to cater to special needs and is accessible by wheelchair.