Travelling to Abu Dhabi

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The traditional Abu Dhabi cruise season runs from October to May, with visitors looking to make the most of the emirate's winter sunshine, making a call at the distinctive and state-of-the-art Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal. Take note that the introduction of a Summer Cruise Season, running from May to September, means that you can now enjoy cruises from Abu Dhabi Terminal at Zayed Port all year round. 

To plan your ideal cruise holiday, we have put together the details of all Abu Dhabi cruise calls, including those which start and end in the emirate, those that include Abu Dhabi as one of a number of regional Arabian Gulf stops, or those where Abu Dhabi is a port-of-call on a longer world voyage. 

All cruise liners docking in Abu Dhabi have one thing in common: they’re full of excited visitors looking forward to exploring the stunning sights and incredible variety of cultural, entertainment and leisure options the UAE capital has to offer.

For more details on which cruise line is bringing which ship, and when, explore the Abu Dhabi Cruise Season Schedule. Here, you’ll also find more information on the ships that will be paying a visit to Sir Bani Yas Island, the Middle East’s first and only dedicated cruise beach stopover destination.