Prior to the discovery of oil 1958, Abu Dhabi was a poor, rural wasteland. However, now it has one of the world's highest per-capita incomes. Abu Dhabi City is the capital of the UAE, with a population of 250,000. It is modern and clean city, with high rise buildings and palm trees. Attractions include souks, Petroleum Exhibition, an old palace and newer ones owned by local sheiks. The walled coastal road (corniche) runs for about 13 km (8 miles) - it's a lovely boulevard along Arabian (Persian) Gulf. The city has an attractive park with nice flower gardens and 2,200 year-old tomb, known as "Round Structure".
Abu Dhabi accounts for nearly two-thirds of the US$400-billion United Arab Emirates economy. It is the 4th most expensive city for expatriate employees in the area, and in 2014 was the 68th most expensive large city in the world.
The cruise port reported that during season 2015-2016 (October through July), the number of cruise tourists increased by 16%, while the number of ship calls increased by 20%. The visiting passengers were 231,660 compared with 35,366 handled at Zayed Port during season 2006-2007.
Highlights: Petroleum Exhibition, Al Ain museum, Palaces, camel market
Abu Dhabi cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Abu Dhabi dock in Zayed Port. The following photo shows Abu Dhabi cruise ship terminal.
The Abu Dhabi cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Abu Dhabi, UAE.
If you lose the Abu Dhabi location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Abu Dhabi cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Abu Dhabi, UAE. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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