New boat slipways built by the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities have partly opened its docks across three areas in Abu Dhabi.
Al Hudayriat Island’s slipway is 100% complete.
Up to 40 slipways have been opened at Al Hudayriat Island along with car parking lots and pavement slips built for visitors. The island is known for its ‘bridge to nowhere’ from Al Bateen Beach, which costed an enormous Dhs 183.6 million.
Abu Dhabi Gate and Al Mina’s slipways are open yet is near completion.
For now, Abu Dhabi Gate has 40 slipways with pavements for offloading boats and car parking spaces available. Remainder of the construction is expected to be complete by the end of this year. Whereas Al Mina has 40 slots too and is expected to complete by the last quarter of this year.
Parking for boats and jet skis will be available too.
Boat and jet ski riders have the option of parking their boats at the slipway for a charge of Dhs 15,000. There’s a paid service for helping offload boats and jet skis, costing 100 dhs. Additionally, for every slipway, between 10-16 car parking slots will be allotted.
Boat and jet ski slipways are now open across Abu Dhabi. For more information, visit www.upc.gov.ae.