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Travel By Road

Soak up the serene desert surroundings of the Al Gharbia region whilst travelling only two and a half hours from Abu Dhabi to the Sir Bani Yas island Jetty.  This is the perfect route for those of you who enjoy leisurely drives and perhaps aren’t the biggest fan of flying! We have a fully serviced arrival terminal situated at Jabel Dhanna; so get comfortable and enjoy our hospitality whilst you wait for your boat transfer to Sir Bani Yas Island. The boat trip is approximately 20 minutes and is complimentary with your hotel booking. 

Directions from Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Follow the E11 highway directly from Abu Dhabi or Dubai in the direction or Tarif and Mirfa.  Continue on, passing Tarif, Mirfa and Baynoona and Al Ruwais.  Take exit 113 marked Sir Bani Yas Island, and at the roundabout take the Sir Bani Yas Island exit.  At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit.  Follow the road until the 3rd roundabout and take the exit for Sir Bani Yas Island.  At the jetty you can park your car in a safe shaded area before boarding the water taxi.

Boat Timings

Landing Craft time schedules of DELMA-1 for Vehicles and Passengers
(Effective from 01/07/17)
Operating Days From Island From Mainland
Sunday to Thursday 7.00am 9.30am
Sunday to Thursday 11.00am 13.30pm
Sunday to Thursday 15.00pm 16.00pm
Sunday to Thursday 18.00pm 19.00pm
Friday 9.00am 16.30pm


Water Taxi Time Schedule for Guests
Operating Days From island From Mainland
Daily 9.00am 12.00pm
Daily 13.00pm 15.00pm
Daily 16.00pm 18.00pm
Daily 20.00pm 23.00pm


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From To KM
Abu Dhabi Sir Bani Yas Island 250
Dubai Sir Bani Yas Island 370