Here’s a quick run through our various kayaking tours. 0n all of these tours you paddle yourself in a single or double kayak. Please note that these prices are our base prices at Eastern Mangrove Marina (EMM) and that prices might vary between launch points. Check the tide here
Tours for those who have never (or have) kayaked before
Mangrove tour 1.5 to 2hrs of a guided kayak tour into the mangroves. At high tide you can kayak through channels and at mid tide it will be over the shallows and at low tide it will be in the deeper channels. The high tide tour will be under the full canopy of the mangroves. Prices are AED 160 per adult and AED 130 for children under 10 YO. There are always discount offers .
Eco tour A progression upwards from the Mangrove tour and is suitable for those who want to learn about the ecology of mangroves. This adventure is 2hrs long and suitable for all age groups with the content tailored to suit all ages and is an excellent way to enjoy and understand the unique ecosystem of the mangroves. The tour is delivered in a relaxed and informative manner. The price is AED 220 for Adults, AED 170 for children under 10 YO. The Eco tour needs to be booked at least 24hrs in advance
Night light tour 1.5 to 2hrs of guided paddling in and around the mangroves at night with lights in your kayak you will be able to see the eastern mangroves and other life at night in a different and exciting way. This is not suitable for children unless it is a private tour. The prices is AED 210 per person.
Sun set/ Sun rise tour These 1.5 to 2hrs mangrove tours are out of normal working hours. To see the sun rise or sunset on a kayak in the eastern mangroves you need to book on line in advance. the price is AED 180 for adults and AED 130 for children under 10 YO.
BBQ trip An ideal adventure for friends, family and work colleagues to have a social BBQ event that is both relaxing and is a little bit different. price is AED 350 per person and needs to be booked at least 48hrs in advance.
Jubail Island A unique 3hr adventure with the first and last half hr on a powerboat moving you to and from the eastern mangroves. In the middle is 1.5hr of guided paddling where you kayak through manmade and natural channels, over the shallows of the Mangroves. This tour cannot take place everyday and guests must have kayaked before. The price is AED 200 per person. Needs to be booked in advance and this is a high tide tour. This tour starts and finishes at EMM but will relocate to a Jubail Island start point in October 2019.
Island tour Paddle to nearby islands in the eastern mangroves off Abu Dhabi island and set foot onto islands and take photos and explore areas only accessible by kayak. Guests must have kayaked before and the price is AED 250 per person.
Overnighter See separate page here. Needs to be booked at least 4 days in advance.
Full moon tour sets out, once a month, all through the year and is a great way to go paddling in the summer months. This tour is lunar dependent and the adventure is suitable for adults and older children but is not suitable for children under 10 YO. The price is AED 210 per person.