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"Different EXPERIENCE
Through An Adventure"

A wide range of fun filled activities awaits you in Fascinating Abu Dhabi

Following is a Selection the tours and excursions soon to be available for booking online through the WOC 2012 web site. A special tours and excursions help desk will also be available within the congress venue.

Abu Dhabi City Tour

Visit a selection of carefully-chosen highlights of the UAE's lovely capital. From its remarkable buildings featuring some of the most stunning architecture to be found anywhere, to glimpses into the past. You will be able to sample Abu Dhabi's unique blend of culture and fine traditional arts and crafts in the oriental markets and handicrafts centre. Enter a world where Islamic designs and elements feature on modern architecture, blending the new with ancient traditions of the East and the West, in this city where the glorious greens of its gardens vie with the blues of the sea and sky.

Places to visit: Heritage village, Dates Market, Grand Mosque, Gold Market

Timing

09:00pm till 01:00pm

Adult

AED 150

Child

AED 100

Falcon Tour

Representing the passion and love of the Arab Bedouins, falcons are the national emblem of the United Arab Emirates. These majestic birds of prey can be experienced in the award-winning tourism program of the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital which is one of the main tourism attractions in Abu Dhabi. Guided tours include the visit to the two beautiful museums and picture taking with these majestic birds. The exciting life in the falcon hospital can be experienced by interacting directly with fabulous falcons. Lunch in the traditional Arabic tent is optional. Join the once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget!

Timing

09:00pm till 01:00pm
01:00pm till 05:00pm

Adult

AED 350

Child

AED 250

Ferrari World

At Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, you finally have the chance to live the Ferrari dream in ways you never imagined possible. Come face-to-face with the thrills that legends are made of. From touring the factory to feeling the rush of an F1™ race, it’s finally your turn to step into the story.
It’s your turn to get behind the wheel, to fly across the Tuscan hills and take on the challenge. As the safety bars rise and the Ferrari seatbelts release, you’ll realize there’s something more. Once you discover the passion of Rosso, there’s no turning back.

Timing

 

Adult

 

Child

 

Half Day Desert Safari and BBQ Dinner

During this afternoon tour we will discover the desert of Abu Dhabi and enjoy an exciting drive over the sand dunes. Yu will have an opportunity to catch the sunset on the way to the traditional Arabic camp, to experience a host of activities significant to Bedouin culture. After sunset a BBQ dinner is served under the starlit sky with live entertainment.
Tour includes: Dune bashing, Camel riding, Sand skiing, BBQ Dinner, Belly Dancing, Henna Painting, Refreshments & Pick up/drop off by Land cruiser

Timing

03:30pm till 09:30pm

Adult

AED 280

Child

AED 180

Over Night Desert Safari

Experience the magic of the desert by night. Discover its uniquely quiet atmosphere and see the millions of stars above you. Wake up to the smell of coffee and enjoy an Arabian breakfast before trying out a bit of 'dune bashing' on your way back to Abu Dhabi. Over night stay inculding dinner and breakfast.

Timing

03:30pm till 10:00am

Adult

AED 450

Child

AED 380

Dhow Dinner Cruise

A dinner cruise on a wonderful wooden dhow - built in the time- honored manner but with every comfort included - is a romantic way of spending an evening. Cruise along the moonlit creek while viewing the brilliantly-illuminated skyline. Enjoy a sumptuous set menu dinner served with a taste of local delicacies. Dinner included.

Timing

08:30pm till 11:00pm

Adult

AED 290

Child

AED 200

Yas Marina Circuit

The comprehensive excursions allows you to be driven around the track in comfort and see behind-the-scenes facilities, including Race control, the uniquely air-conditioned pit garages, the state of the art seat media center,
the paddock buildings and the marina. This must-see experience for all motorsports fans and visitors to Abu Dhabi allows you to see the world’s most advanced circuit first hand and get to know those parts of the operation not normally visible to fans during race weekends. (Tuesdays to Thursdays)

Timing

09:00pm till 01:00pm
01:00pm till 05:00pm

Adult

AED 330

Child

AED 330

Liwa Oasis Full Day Safari

The drive down to the incredible Oasis of Liwa will take approximately four hours. Enjoy the magnificent and absolutely awe-inspiring golden dunes of the world-famous, legendary “Rub Al Khali” ? widely known as the 'Empty Quarter', - the largest desert in the Arabian Peninsula. You will then be able to enjoy lunch in a local guest house before leaving the peace of the desert and returning to the hustle of the city.

Timing

08:00am till 06:00pm

Adult

AED 520

Child

AED 420

Liwa Oasis Over Night Safari

After an exciting drive in the desert safari to explore the Liwa desert. Experience the magic of the desert by night and discover its uniquely quiet atmosphere and see the millions of stars above you. Wake up to the smell of coffee and enjoy an Arabian breakfast before trying out a bit of 'dune bashing' on your way back to Abu Dhabi. (Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays - Overnight)

Timing

01:00pm till 12:00pm

Adult

AED 720

Child

AED 605

Al Ain Oasis Tour

Al Ain, the traditional seat of the Sheikhs is perhaps the most traditional of the main cities in the UAE and it is here that the desert life is best demonstrated. A true series of oases, there is evidence that habitation in this glorious corner of the world has continued for millennia.
A visit to the Al Ain National Museum and Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum is a must, as is a trip to the camel race track and the livestock market. The wealth of culture to be found in this formerly vital desert trading centre includes bazaars that date back to the 18th century.

Timing

08:30am till 06:00pm

Adult

AED 350

Child

AED 300

Ultimate Sea Adventure Tour

Hold tight and brace yourself for this rush hour experience on the sea of Abu Dhabi ! A trip where the skipper shows you this Special Boat can do travelling at high speeds across the open water, performing a series of TWISTS and TURNS, this ride will get your adrenaline pumping! Duration: Approx 30min. All boat crews are fully qualified and experienced to operate hight speed craft.In addition to the standard safety equipment, each boat is equipped with the latest GPS navigation, tracking equipment and DSC VHF radios which automatically transmit the boats position in an emergency. Individual life jackets and safety equipment are provided for everybody on board.

Timing

On request

Adult

AED 300

Child

AED 300

Quad Bike Adventure

Indulge your inner speed demon by signing up for our Dune Buggy Tour! Under our careful supervision and instruction, and after having been taken to our desert camp, you will be able to enjoy the thrills of driving among the sand dunes on one of our quad bikes. This is a very popular tour and you will be able to recover from the sheer exhilaration of your ride by enjoying refreshments and soft drinks at the camp before returning to the city.

Timing

08:00am till 01:00pm

Adult

AED 520

Child

AED 520

Balloon Basket Adventure

Leave the glitz and the glamour of the city behind and join out balloon expedition deep intot he desert! Enjoy a magic carpet ride over giant red sand dunes, emerald green oases, gazelles and wandering camels. Be welcomed by the warmth of the desert people we chance to meet on landing! A promise of great adventure.

Timing

04:30am till 10:00am

Adult

AED 1,020

Child

AED 935

Hatta Wadi Trek

The trip to Hatta will take you into the striking Al Hagar Mountains. Travel across the mountain passes and wadis with their rocky tracks, where the fresh-water streams and the crystal clear pools of Wadi Hatta will offer you
a chance for a quick swim or paddle - the mountain springs can be very refreshing indeed. Discover the ancient oasis of Hatta and its Portuguese Fort. After lunch, drive through the sandy desert and take advantage of the opportunity to experience a camel ride on one of these proud 'ships of the desert', before heading back to Abu Dhabi.

Timing

08:00am till 06:00pm

Adult

AED 520

Child

AED 420

East Coast Tour

A four-hour journey takes you to one of the most popular beaches on the East coast. You can admire the beautiful and dramatic Hajar Mountains, stop at the traditional and popular 'Friday Market', pass through agricultural areas and see the picturesque fishing villages of Khorfakkan and Dibba. After a swim and a break for lunch at the Sandy Beach Hotel, visit the oldest mosque in the UAE and discover the ancient 'Ghost City' and the Emirate of Fujairah's Portuguese fort. Fujairah is a remarkable emirate, with the coast extending from the mouth of the Arabian Gulf down to the Indian Ocean, it has long been a major trading port.

Timing

08:30am till 06:00pm

Adult

AED 520

Child

AED 420

For further assistance please contact - Mr. Moataz Mokhtar - travelassist@woc2012.org

     

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