Deep Sea
in Abu-Dhabi

  • UAE Based Fishing Charter
  • Full time captain
  • 1 Fishing Boat in Abu Dhabi
  • Customer Oriented
  • Wide Range of Techniques
  • Commercially Licensed & Insured

our fishing boat

The boat is fully equipped for a comfortable and professional deep sea fishing experience.

boat #1: "alpha" - parked in marina mall, Abu-Dhabi

Inclusions

  • Private, Fully Equipped Boat
  • Maximum 6 Guests Per Trip
  • Experienced Captain & Deck Hand
  • All necessary fishing equipment
  • Boats are commercial, legal & insured
  • Water, Soft Drinks, Icebox
  • Timing Flexible. Recommended 6 AM or 2 PM Start.
  • Food not included

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COVID Measures

  • Social Distancing
    Currently we are doing only private tours, so you are onboard with your friends/family only.
  • Sanitization
    We use a combination of bright sunlight, salt water, sanitizer and common sense.
  • Masks
    our staff will wear a mask whenever in close contact.
  • Temperature checks
    Staff and guests alike.

Fishing Methods

  • Trolling
    Perfect for beginners to target large top water predators.
  • Bottom fishing
    Perfect for beginners and absolute beginners. Targeting bottom feeders.
  • Casting
    For advanced anglers - an exciting way to target top water predators.
  • Jigging
    Perfect for medium/advanced anglers to target the full range from bottom to top.

Frequently Asked Qs'

Unless you purchase the transfer package, you will need to come to the marina to board the boats.

Marina Mall, Abu-Dhabi

You can either

  1. Fill in this form
  2. Call us
  3. Whatsapp up

After that, our booking admins will be in touch with you and guide you through the availability and create a reservation.

Simple answer – any.

Whether YOU HAVE NEVER fished a single time in your life, or you are an experienced angler, we will adapt to match your needs.

Our crew will do all the dirty work and teach you along the way if you are new, if you are experienced we will just focus on putting you ontop of the right fish.

Option 1: Release

Unless you plan to eat the fish, we highly recommend releasing the fish.

Option 2: Take with you

You are welcome to take the fish you catch with you. If you wish for our staff to clean it, you can request so and if they are able to they will do it for an extra charge depending on what you need.

Option 3: Go to a restaurant

There are restaurants next to both our boats which can prepare the fish that you catch with whatever sides you wish. We can guide you on this.

Option 3: Go to a restaurant

Cook it onboard. We have a small gas BBQ onboard where can prepare the fish right onboard.  This will also be an additional charge.

Naturally its an outdoor boat related activity, so it obviously involves some common sense risks.

We comply with all government requirements and our captains are experienced to handle situations.

We will not hesitate to cancel a trip if we feel the weather is not safe.

Other than that, its a relatively safe experience, and we have many kids who thoroughly enjoy it.

Yes.

You are welcome to bring any food or drinks that you wish to have with you.

Fishing Seasons

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Abu Dhabi Fishing Trips

DEEP SEA FISHING IN ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is located on coast of the Arabian Gulf.

Throughout history Abu Dhabi has great strategical importance due to the proximity to the the water and the mountain Hafeet.

Fishing has always been important to the native people. Even today it is important, but with the goal of relaxation.

FISHING TRIPS IN ABU DHABI

One of the best ways to escape the city stress is to include a fishing trip in your vacation. It will surely make your holiday more entertaining.

Our boats can be found on the Marina Mall Yacht Club right next to Marina Mall. Transportation can be arranged separately.

You might have inquired as to which fish exactly you can catch, while on your fishing trip.

Barracudas, black breams, kingfish, silvery grunts, spangled emperors, spotted queen fish and trevallies can be most easily found in the months from the beginning of November to end of March.

With a bit of luck, you might also catch cobias and groupers.

FISHING ABU DHABI: 101

In the recent years fishing has proven to be one of the most appealing activities in Abu Dhabi. People who fancy the open and relaxing sea massively turn up all over the year. Due to the vast popularity and perfect nature conditions, Abu Dhabi is often the host of numerous fishing events and competitions.

Abu Dhabi waters are friendly and welcoming to both professionals and beginners. The warm, calm waters are full of numerous types of fish, like the silvery grunt which can be easily caught all over the year. Enjoy the calm waters full of barracudas, trevallies, spangled emperors, spotted queen fish and many more.

COMMON CATCH

BARRACUDA

Barracuda fish are very abundant in the months from October to April. In that period you are highly likely to find them on the end of your fishing rod. They can be found in less abundance in May.

The lowest chance of catching the barracuda fish is from June to August.

BLACK BREAM

Black bream can be most easily caught in the months from the beginning of December to the end of February. The black bream can be fairly caught in the months from the start May to the end August.

In the time period from beginning from March to April, September to November, your chances are good.

COBIA

Cobia might be one of the most difficult fish to catch during the whole year in Abu Dhabi.

The abundance is relatively low compared to other fish, throughout the year.

GROUPER

Grouper fish has good abundance in the Arabian Sea from the beginning of September, until the end of May. In the summer months ranging from the beginning of June until the end of August, you can find fair abundance.

KINGFISH

You have high chances of catching kingfish in the period from the beginning of November up until the end of March. April, May, September and October provide good probability for catching kingfish. Fair chances are from June until August.

SILVERY GRUNT

Silvery Grunt is definitely a fish you should take interest it. The chances are the highest for you to catch this type of fish. In the month from November until the end of March, the chances are excellent.

From April until the end of October, you still have good chances, unlike with some fish.

SPANGLED EMPEROR

Also known as the yellow snapper has the highest abundance in the winter months.

During the summer your chances of catching this fish are smaller but autumn and spring still offer great fishing possibilities.

SPOTTED QUEENFISH

The Spotted Queenfish, also known as the leatherskin, inhabits these waters too. Fishing possibilities are great in all season apart from the summer.

Just because the chances are smaller does not mean that you might not find a leatherskin on your fishing rod.

TREVALLY

Trevally fish are ones you should definitely look out for. There are many of them in the Arabian Sea.

The best time to fish for trevally fish is from November until March. They can still be found throughout the year.

Contact Info & Location

Alpha Fishing Trips Abu Dhabi
Al Marina Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi 37459
Phone: +971528996301
24.476633 N 54.325724 W

WHAT TO BRING?

It is important to stay safe and healthy on the trip. You should definitely bring sunscreen and a long sleeved shirt to protect you from the sun. If you get sick easily on-board, you should bring along some sea sickness pills.

During the colder months, it would be a smart idea to bring a jacket or something to keep you warm. Bringing some additional food might be a good idea too.

As for the bait you can take small shrimp or squid, which are most frequently used in UAE. You can do some research and find specific bait for some fish too.

Upon making a booking for an Abu Dhabi fishing trip, you will also get a skilled captain who will be in charge of your motor yacht trip. If you have your own equipment, feel free to bring it along. If you do not, do not worry, there is a fine selection of professional fishing gear.

Note that deep sea fishing trips are reliant on the present weather conditions in Abu Dhabi. The trip also has to be approved by the Abu Dhabi coast Guard. If you are a tourist, do not forget to bring along your passport. It is essential for the trip.

In conclusion, if it is your wish to experience the incomparable and remarkable fishing environment that Abu Dhabi waters feature, you should definitely arrange a fishing trip with us.

WHEN TO GO FISHING?

The best time of day to go fishing is when the sun rises or sets. The fish are most present at those time, but can also be found throughout the day. Winter months offer the best conditions for fishing.

The best catch can be found then at time from 2 to 6 pm, the perfect time to be fishing.

The best time to go fishing in Abu Dhabi would be in the period from November to March.

Usually the highlight of the fishing season is in the period from January to March.

FISHING TRIP ABU DHABI

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