The Abu Dhabi Pearl Journey experience is the first cultural and tourism product of its kind in the capital. A unique edutainment (Education + Entertainment) experience to enrich people knowledge on the history of the pearling industry in the Arabian Gulf region, and how our forefathers dedicated their lives to collect thousands of seashells in hope to find a pearl…
This program is offered and managed by Emirati & International Cultural experts & guides.
Our Pearl Journey will begin as you board the authentic "Jalboot" our pearling traditional boat. And be seated comfortably at our Arabian Majlis on the Jalboot, while being served some Arabic snack and beverages.
A journey brief will be delivered by your pearl journey guide and let the Hoyamal begin…
During this Pearl Journey you will experience:
A Journey in the wonderful Eastern Mangrove water of the Arabian Gulf
Sailing on a traditional dhow
(Fresh dates & Coffee with beverages will be served)
Exclusive view of the natural mangrove trees
A demonstration of how did the pearl divers functioned on the dhow and how did they manage to live for over 4 months on the boat in the middle of the sea
Oyster opening demonstration
Oyster opening by yourself – and you will find a pearl and Yes you will keep it