One of the more interesting ways to explore Abu Dhabi is by water taxi. A unique "Abra Water Hopping Service" using a traditional wooden abra operates between the Khor Al Maqta Hotels, Eastern Mangroves and Yas Island.
Three routes are now available between some of Abu Dhabi’s most established waterfront tourist destinations, which provide a practical, affordable and attractive water transportation solution between these very popular destinations, with plenty of hotels, restaurants, coffee shops and shopping outlets to explore.
The Yellow Route - starts from Eastern Mangroves Marina heading to Souk Qaryat Al Beri Marina with stops at Ritz-Carlton & Fairmont Hotels. This route operates daily but requires pre-booking. A one-way ticket is AED 50.
The Red Route – operates within the Khor Al Maqta area, connecting the Souk Qaryat Al Beri / Shangri-La Hotel, Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Fairmont Hotel. This services runs daily from 4pm until 10.30pm and no booking is required. This is a hop on, hop off service with tickets costing AED 20.
The Blue Route – runs from Eastern Mangroves and the Khor Al Maqta hotels to Yas Island. This route operates daily but requires pre-booking. A one-way ticket is AED 100.
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