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“Best boat trip in Abu Dhabi”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Yellow Boats

The Yellow Boats
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US$57.14*
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Abu Dhabi RIB Sightseeing Boat Cruise
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Owner description: The only way to get up-close and personal to one of the most graceful sweep of promenade backed by architecturally impressive 21st century buildings - Abu Dhabi Corniche. Followed by an amazing trip around the man-made Lulu Island. If you love being on the water, then you couldn't be in better hands than ours. Whether you're looking for a unique sightseeing experience, a leisurely group excursion or a fun-filled off-site with your colleagues, The Yellow Boats can bring fresh perspective to your day with some of the most interesting and exciting on-water experiences.
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“Best boat trip in Abu Dhabi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

This is a great way to see Abu Dhabi from the water. We visited Abu Dhabi 2 weeks ago with our young sons and took the 50 min trip along the Corniche and round Lulu Island, seeing several dolphins on the way .Danny is informative, professional and knowledgeable - a great guide. We all loved it and thought it was much more fun than going on a Dhow dinner cruise!
Many thanks to Danny and the Yellow Boats.

Visited April 2014
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“A great way to see the coastline”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

Even though I've been living in Abu Dhabi for four years, I hadn't seen some of the sights that we saw on this quick 50-min tour. Danny was an excellent guide, and my friend and I enjoyed his tongue-in-cheek commentary about life and developments in the Emirates. Water was provided and we felt very safe during the ride.

My only complaint is that we had to give our credit card over the phone/via email to guarantee the booking. If they're concerned about no-shows, perhaps they could update the website so that customers can book online through a safe, secure connection.

Visited April 2014
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“A "must do" when in Abu Dhabi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

This is simply a fantastic hour on the water and a must do when in Abu Dhabi. The boat leaves from the Emirates Palace marina and returns there - it moves at great speed having 2 massive out boards so being a rib it is fantastic fun expect lots of spray and when the sea is choppy some exhilarating bumps. Whilst tremendous fun from that perspective it is actually nice to see the city and the long corniche from the sea. Our captain was Danny who not only sailed the rib with great skill but was also very knowledgeable and could answer questions about the city history and pointed out places of interest. There were stops for this and for photo opportunities. Danny also has a eagle eye and as we left our berth he spotted 4 dolphins and manoeuvred up close for photos - a great start to the hour. The boat was immaculate and life vests and a safety briefing were all included. Top marks to Danny and the team at Yellow Boats.
The cost was 200 dirham per person and worth every penny.

Visited April 2014
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“A Superior Experience: Safety first, expert helmsman, totally fun trip!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

My husband and I recently took The Yellow Boat trip out of Emirates Marina in Abu Dhabi. EVERYTHING about it was great! Our skipper, Daniel Zephirin ("Captain Dani") was genuinely friendly and outgoing. He provided an efficient and comprehensive coverage of all points of business - thorough safety briefings on equipment and procedures. He was able to describe in detail all points of interest and then some, knowledgeable even in Abu Dhabi history. He was energetic and willing to stop anywhere along the way for photos and even for him to photograph us with sights in the background. Captain Dani displayed an authentic zeal for meeting the needs of his customers. We appreciated his polite manner and his sense of humor. Most importantly, he is an expert helmsman with high-end seamanship skills, knowledge of the boat, throttle, wave height and interval - all for the comfort and enjoyment of the 9 passengers on board. Flawless in every way. 5* performance with charm. We LOVED it and will do it again! Thanks, Captain!
Barbara & Tom

Visited April 2014
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“Yellow boats with danny”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

Went today 9/4/14 easy booking over the Phone,5 adults 2 kids good strong boat with excellent seating easy to find,just head towards Emirates palace ask any security guy and they will head you in the Wright direction.No rush or chaos all done in a nice calm manner.Brilliant views of the palace from the water and breathtaking views of the new palace which was still.under construction.Got to see dolphins in water and a better view of cities skyline.Trip made all the better by our skipper Danny great guy thanks for good time best of luck for the future

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