Jet skiing is one of the most famous sports for water enthusiasts due to the excitement it brings with the challenging waves of sea. The breathtaking views of the sea that one enjoys along with the thrill of riding over waves makes the sport a unique one to be enjoyed.
The geographical location of Abu Dhabi near the Persian Gulf in the North has some of the world’s best lagoons. Abu Dhab literally rubs shoulders with the majestic Gulf and is a great place to jet ski due to a variety of places it offers for the activity like Yas Island, Saadiyat Island and Corniche Beach. The islands have a lot of unexplored waters, clear skies, and a jet ski which allows visitors to explore thrill, adventure, and adrenaline rush in a single experience. Those who provide the service of jet skiing ensure a safe journey under the expert guidance of their instructors. Those with a good experience in jet-skiing can rent a jet ski as well and unravel the lengths of waters at their own pace and in their own manner.
60 Minutes Jet Ski- The journey would start at the Fishing Harbour in JumeirahJumeirah 2, Dubai. The tickets would include Bottled drinking water, all necessary safety equipment, escort accompanying the ride and Certified professional instructor for a 60 minute jet ski ride. The activity is available throughout the week. Only people from the 16+ age group are allowed. The tickets would also involve a photo stop at Burj Khalifa and a closer look at Burj Al Arab, the world's first 7-star hotel. It should be noted that the late comers won’t be compensated, therefore, it’s advisable to reach 15 minutes before the scheduled time.
30 Minute Jet Ski Ride- The journey would also start at the Fishing Harbour in JumeirahJumeirah 2, Dubai. The ride would allow skiing along the coastlines, guided by an expert instructor to ensure safety. The trip would start from the Marina then heading towards the famous 7-star hotel Burj-Al-Arab. It’s advisable to bring a change of clothes, sunscreen, caps or hats, swimwear, towel and camera. Anyone with certain medical conditions such as high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc. is not recommended to perform the activity. Guests are needed to sign a liability waiver form informing them of the risks of the activity.
Jet skiing in Abu Dhabi can be best enjoyed at Yas Island, which is located at a distance of around 25 kilometres from the heart of the city. At the Yas one can enjoy skinning at the beautiful and serene beaches of the island. The Yas Beach is also known for its white sand, bright blue waters and natural mangroves, offering a perfect backdrop for your jet ski adventure. Roam around the island to enjoy its beautiful picturesque land as well after skiing.
At a distance of 11 kilometres from the main centre of Abu Dhabi city is situated another wonderful beach paradise, Saadiyat Island. Hit the Saadiyat Island Beach and the luxurious waterfront of the island which is perfect for jet skiing to delight your travel experience. This natural island isn’t only famous for its enthralling and adventurous water sports but also for the exposure to Emirati culture, enchanting wildlife and stunning beaches.
Corniche Beach is another fine jet ski destination in Abu Dhabi which is listed amongst the most famous places for water sports in the UAE. After enjoying skiing in its blue water, spend some time at this spectacular beach to soak up Abu Dhabi’s famous year-round sunshine. Corniche Beach features a well-kept walkway along the shore that gives fabulous views of the sea; there are volleyball courts, two football pitches and a myriad of cafes and restaurants as well. Jet skiing on the blue water of Corniche Beach is an enthralling and enchanting experience as it provides a different view of the city from the open water.
The average cost to ride a jet ski in Dubai with reputable companies is around AED 200-250 per person for a duration of 30 minutes.
The minimum age to jet ski in Dubai is 16 years. People above the age of 60 and with medical conditions like high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc., aren’t allowed to participate in watersports as well.
The early morning when the sun has just risen or the sunset time is comparatively the best time to enjoy a ride of jet ski in Abu Dhabi as usually the weather is very suitable during these hours.