If you’re planning on taking a scenic flight of this popular destination you’ll be wondering - what can I see on an aerial tour of Abu Dhabi? To answer your question it depends on the type of tour you take, and the tour duration.Our most popular 25 minute seaplane tour - the Seawings Snapshot - covers off all the city’s world-famous attractions and gives you a unique vistas of Abu Dhabi – including the downtown area and Yas Island. We’ve outlined what you can expect to see below.
What can I see on an aerial tour of Abu Dhabi?
Yas Marina Circuit
The finale of the Formula One season is held here each November, but the action on track is year round. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of this famous circuit set within the waters of Yas Marina, it’s a gorgeous backdrop for the take-off and landing for your flight.
The expansive 110 square kilometre mangrove lagoon is an essential ecosystem, supports wildlife and helps keep the waters surrounding Yas Island clean and clear.
Abu Dhabi Corniche
See kilometres of golden sand, recreation areas, walking tracks and cafes in Abu Dhabi’s favourite weekend playground.
Louvre Abu Dhabi
This impressive outpost of the Louvre is perched gracefully on the waters off Saadiyat Island, a fitting building for housing beautiful artworks.
Marina Mall and Village
Just off the Corniche, the Marina Mall and Village are a popular destination for locals and visitors with high-end shopping and restaurants.
Emirates Palace Hotel
At the time it was built – to the tune of $USD three billion, it was the most expensive hotel built in the world. Featuring more than 100 domes spanning 1000 hectares, the architecture and grounds of this resort is stunning to admire from the sky.
Built to accommodate the world’s biggest ships, this busy working port is a welcome sight for visiting cruise ships, fishing boats and even traditional Dhows.
We hope we’ve answered your question, “what can I see on an aerial tour of Abu Dhabi?”. While these pictures are stunning, there’s nothing like experiencing these incredible views in real life.
Join us for a scenic aerial tour of Abu Dhabi and enjoy the thrill of a water take-off and landing in our luxury seaplane for yourself.
*Updated 10 October, 2017