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Attractions and Sightseeing / Explore Abu Dhabi

Explore and roam through Abu Dhabi’s traditional souks and the Heritage Village, enjoy a fragrant Arabic coffee while savouring a shisha, bash the dunes on an thrilling desert safari, or dive into staggering marine life – visit one of the largest mosques in the world or take a test drive at Formula1 Yas Marina circuit.


Each year Abu Dhabi City is host to the exciting Formula 1 Grand Prix in November.

Other big events are also organised in the city on an annual basis:

  • The HSBC Golf Championship,
  • Abu Dhabi Gourmet week
  • Abu Dhabi Art
  • Abu Dhabi Film Festival
  • Mubadala World Tennis Championship
  • And many more!

Football, Cricket, Rugby, Tennis and water sports are taking a large place in the social life here.


The following leisure activities are offered in Abu Dhabi:

  • World Class concerts on Yas Islands
  • Kayaking within natural Mangroves
  • Catamaran Cruises to inhabited islands
  • Sunset cruises
  • Desert safaris 
  • Wadi bashing
  • Snorkelling
  • Dolphin and turtle watching, all in their natural habitat in Abu Dhabi

For the above listed activities, please contact the Concierge desk at +971 2 690 7151 or by emailing concierge@emiratespalace.ae


For more information you can visit www.visitabudhabi.ae