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Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the largest of the seven emirates. It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, in the south of the Arabian Peninsula. The city is the seat of government of the UAE and home to the Abu Dhabi Emiri Family and the President of the UAE, who is from this family.

Abu Dhabi has a rich cultural heritage that dates back to the 17th century. The city is home to many important historical sites, including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the former residence of the ruling Al Nahyan family, and the Qasr al Hosn fort. The city is also home to a number of modern attractions, such as the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the Yas Marina Circuit, and the Ferrari World theme park.

Abu Dhabi is an important economic center in the Middle East, with a large oil and gas industry. It is also a major financial center and has the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. The city is also home to a number of international organizations, such as the International Renewable Energy Agency and the International Monetary Fund.

The city is known for its high quality of life and its modern infrastructure. It is home to a number of world-class hotels, shopping centers, and restaurants. It is also home to a number of international universities and colleges, such as the American University of Sharjah and the Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi is an important hub for international business and culture. It is home to a number of international events, such as the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Abu Dhabi International Film Festival, and the Abu Dhabi Art Fair. The city is also home to a number of international sports teams, such as Al Jazira FC and Al Wahda FC.

Excursion tips for a day in Abu Dhabi

1. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: Take a tour of the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the most iconic landmarks in Abu Dhabi.

2. Explore the Corniche: Take a stroll along the beautiful Corniche, a waterfront promenade that offers stunning views of the city.

3. Visit the Emirates Palace: Explore the Emirates Palace, a luxurious hotel and one of the most iconic landmarks in the city.

4. Go Shopping at the Abu Dhabi Mall: Spend some time shopping at the Abu Dhabi Mall, one of the largest malls in the city.

5. Visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi: Take a tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the world’s first universal museum in the Arab world.

6. Take a Desert Safari: Enjoy a thrilling desert safari, a popular activity among tourists in Abu Dhabi.

7. Enjoy the Nightlife: Spend the evening exploring the city’s vibrant nightlife, with plenty of bars, clubs and restaurants to choose from.

8. Visit the Yas Island: Spend a day at the Yas Island, home to the world-famous Ferrari World theme park and Yas Waterworld.

9. Go to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital: Take a tour of the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, the world’s largest falcon hospital.

10. Take a Dhow Cruise: Spend an evening cruising around the city on a traditional Arabian dhow, a wooden boat.

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The climate in Abu Dhabi

Spring (March-May): The climate in Abu Dhabi during the spring season is generally warm and dry. Average temperatures range from highs of around 32°C (90°F) to lows of around 18°C (64°F). The spring season is also characterized by strong winds and occasional sandstorms. Summer (June-August): The summer season in Abu Dhabi is hot and humid, with average temperatures ranging from highs of around 42°C (107°F) to lows of around 28°C (82°F). The humidity can be quite high during this season, making it uncomfortable for some. Fall (September-November): The fall season in Abu Dhabi is generally mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from highs of around 33°C (91°F) to lows of around 21°C (70°F). The humidity begins to decrease during this season, making it much more comfortable. Winter (December-February): The winter season in Abu Dhabi is mild and dry, with average temperatures ranging from highs of around 25°C (77°F) to lows of around 17°C (63°F). The humidity is quite low during this season, making it quite pleasant.

Cruise weather for Abu Dhabi

Our weather forecast for Abu Dhabi helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 34.5 °C
min: 33 °C
22.7 m/s
26.3 m/s
23.8 %
24.1 m
74.7 %
995 hPa
05:46:06
19:11:41
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 35.2 °C
min: 33 °C
21.6 m/s
27.4 m/s
48.9 %
24.1 m
73.0 %
995 hPa
05:46:33
19:11:18
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 34.0 °C
min: 32.8 °C
23.0 m/s
36.0 m/s
50.3 %
24.1 m
70.5 %
994 hPa
05:47:01
19:10:53
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 34.2 °C
min: 33.3 °C
25.6 m/s
34.6 m/s
44.6 %
24.1 m
74.3 %
992 hPa
05:47:29
19:10:27
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 34.5 °C
min: 33.4 °C
19.4 m/s
28.1 m/s
22.3 %
24.1 m
70.5 %
992 hPa
05:47:56
19:10:00
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 34.8 °C
min: 33.1 °C
15.8 m/s
18.7 m/s
17.6 %
24.1 m
66.9 %
994 hPa
05:48:24
19:09:32
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 34.2 °C
min: 33.5 °C
25.2 m/s
34.6 m/s
35.7 %
24.1 m
73.9 %
994 hPa
05:48:52
19:09:03
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 34.5 °C
min: 33.3 °C
18.4 m/s
24.5 m/s
26.7 %
24.1 m
73.7 %
995 hPa
05:49:19
19:08:32
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 34.2 °C
min: 33 °C
22.7 m/s
29.9 m/s
71.8 %
24.1 m
77.6 %
994 hPa
05:49:47
19:08:01
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 34.3 °C
min: 33.2 °C
25.6 m/s
31.0 m/s
6.7 %
24.1 m
78.4 %
991 hPa
05:50:15
19:07:28
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 36.0 °C
min: 33.3 °C
29.2 m/s
41.8 m/s
53.6 %
24.1 m
67.7 %
991 hPa
05:50:42
19:06:54
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 39.3 °C
min: 33.5 °C
30.2 m/s
36.0 m/s
57.5 %
24.1 m
60.6 %
992 hPa
05:51:09
19:06:19
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 37.1 °C
min: 33.6 °C
25.9 m/s
27.7 m/s
15.5 %
24.1 m
69.5 %
994 hPa
05:51:37
19:05:43

Cruises to Abu Dhabi

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Scheduled ship calls in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Nov. 5th 2024 Tuesday, 5th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 6th 2024 Wednesday, 6th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 12:00 am 02:00 pm
Nov. 9th 2024 Saturday, 9th of Nov. 2024 Vasco da Gama 09:00 am 10:00 pm
Nov. 12th 2024 Tuesday, 12th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 07:30 pm
Nov. 14th 2024 Thursday, 14th of Nov. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 15th 2024 Friday, 15th of Nov. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 19th 2024 Tuesday, 19th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 11:59 pm
Nov. 20th 2024 Wednesday, 20th of Nov. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 09:00 pm
Nov. 23rd 2024 Saturday, 23rd of Nov. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 26th 2024 Tuesday, 26th of Nov. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 07:30 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 09:00 pm
Nov. 28th 2024 Thursday, 28th of Nov. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 01:00 pm 11:59 pm
Nov. 29th 2024 Friday, 29th of Nov. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Dec. 2024 Silver Dawn 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 11:00 pm
Dec. 4th 2024 Wednesday, 4th of Dec. 2024 MSC Euribia 12:00 pm 11:59 pm
Dec. 5th 2024 Thursday, 5th of Dec. 2024 MSC Euribia 12:01 am 10:00 pm
Dec. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 08:00 pm 12:00 am DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 12:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 8th 2024 Sunday, 8th of Dec. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:00 pm 11:59 pm
Dec. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Dec. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 07:30 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 09:00 pm
Dec. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 08:00 pm 12:00 am DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 12:00 am 04:30 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Dec. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:00 pm 11:59 pm
Dec. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 11:59 pm
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 09:00 pm
Dec. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Dec. 2024 Seven Seas Voyager 10:00 am 11:00 pm
Dec. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 08:00 pm 12:00 am DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Dawn 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 12:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Dec. 2024 Costa Smeralda 09:00 am 11:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 23rd 2024 Monday, 23rd of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Dawn 09:00 am 11:00 pm
Dec. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 06:30 pm
Dec. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Dec. 2024 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 09:00 pm
Dec. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Dec. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 01:00 pm 11:59 pm
Dec. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 08:00 pm 12:00 am DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Dec. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Dec. 2024 AIDAprima 12:00 am 04:30 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jan. 1st 2025 Wednesday, 1st of Jan. 2025 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 11:00 pm
Jan. 1st 2025 Wednesday, 1st of Jan. 2025 MSC Euribia 07:00 am 11:59 pm
Jan. 2nd 2025 Thursday, 2nd of Jan. 2025 MSC Euribia 12:01 am 09:00 pm
Jan. 3rd 2025 Friday, 3rd of Jan. 2025 Costa Smeralda 07:00 am 11:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jan. 4th 2025 Saturday, 4th of Jan. 2025 AIDAprima 08:00 pm 12:00 am DetailsPartnerlink
Jan. 5th 2025 Sunday, 5th of Jan. 2025 AIDAprima 12:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jan. 7th 2025 Tuesday, 7th of Jan. 2025 Mein Schiff 4 08:30 am 07:30 pm
Jan. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Jan. 2025 LE BOUGAINVILLE 07:00 am 10:30 pm

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