Cycling around the Abu Dhabi Corniche is one of the popular sporting activity of the people of Abu Dhabi as well as of the tourists who visit Abu Dhabi. Corniche is a picturesque seaside promenade in Abu Dhabi that is situated along the north western shore of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Corniche is one of the oldest landmarks of the Abu Dhabi city. It provides one with refreshment and it will also revitalize the body and mind. Cycling around the Abu Dhabi Corniche is a beautiful experience with a beautiful view of the city of Abu Dhabi in the backdrop.
There are a number of cycle rentals in and near the Corniche. They provide with a variety of bikes ranging from mountain bikes for the daring people, city bikes where one or two passengers can sit in the back, to specially designed bikes especially for the ladies who wear abayas. The cost of a bike hire is about 20 AED (US Dollars 5) per hour for adults and about AED 15 (US Dollars 4) for children. You can also have vouchers that enable fifteen hours of bicycling by paying AED 200.
The paved pathways make the Abu Dhabi Corniche a perfect place for cycling. Abu Dhabi Corniche has special pathways for cycling. Corniche has a length of 8kms extending from the Hiltonia beach club passing through the Sheraton and extends up to the Zayed port.
The bike rentals along the Abu Dhabi Corniche will provide you with good quality bikes. You need a valid UAE id to get the bicycles or you have to deposit 100 AED.
Cycling around the Abu Dhabi Corniche will be more interesting with a guided tour. There are city cycle Corniche tours offered by several agencies. A group of people cycle the Abu Dhabi Corniche in a guided tour with the expert guide explaining to you about the important landmarks. If you love to know about the culture and tradition of Abu Dhabi, then this guided cycling tour will be of great benefit to you.
The cycling tour takes about two hours covering about eight km of the entire Corniche, starting from the port side and extending up to the Marina mall.