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Finding your way around Yas Marina

Once you've booked your superyacht berth or secured your Yacht Hospitality package for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it’s time to get to grips with the transport options and amenities of the Yas Marina.

Surrounded by the Yas Marina Circuit, the Yas Marina has been designed with trackside viewing in mind, and there is a whole host of restaurants, bars and leisure facilities to complement the state-of-the-art superyacht facilities.

To help you navigate your way around the busy marina and beyond during race week, we have compiled a handy guide to make your experience at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Water taxis

map of Yas Marina and Yas Marina Circuit for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Complimentary water taxis will be in operation to transport Yas Marina Pass Holders from the pick–up and drop–off locations as shown on the map above.

  • Thursday 22 November, between 12pm and 9pm, 
  • Friday 23 November - Sunday  25, between 12am and 2am.

Public club car shuttle

It’s worth bearing in mind that there are no water taxi stations closer to the track. Guests will instead have to use the public club car shuttle, which runs alongside part of the race track on the south and south-western side of the marina. There are five pick-up and drop-off points along the way. 

  • Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 November between 12pm and 9pm.

Yas Express

white coach part of the Yas Express fleet

To access and leave the marina, a shuttle bus will be available. The pick-up point is stationed near the marina entrance, in close proximity to Stars N’ Bars and Cipriani.

The service connects all the major attractions around Yas Island, including Ferarri World, Yas Mall, Yas Waterworld and all of the island's hotels. 

  • Thursday 22 November - Sunday 25 November, 24 hours a day.

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Leaving Yas Island

To explore what the rest of Abu Dhabi has to offer, a park and ride shuttle bus is available from Yas Island into the city centre and its suburbs. The service is complimentary if you present your Abu Dhabi Grand Prix pass.

  • Routes 170, 180, 185 and 190 run from the city centre to Yas Island.
  • Routes 195, 200, 201, 203, 300, 302 and 304 operate from the city’s suburbs to Yas Island.

Drinking and dining at Yas Marina

For those looking to dine or enjoy a cocktail while soaking up the ambience of Yas Marina, there are plenty of eateries and bars on site. The Yas Viceroy Hotel plays host to three superb restaurants each offering a different cuisine and ensuring a superb dining experience at the centre of the marina.

Closer to the marina’s entrance, visitors will find restaurants and bars with a more relaxed atmosphere. Offering mesmerising vistas and a buzzing vibe, this promenade transforms into a party hub once the sun has set. Guests can enjoy fine dining at Cipriani, cocktails at Iris and an infectious atmosphere at Stars N' Bars

Outside Yas Marina

Another highlight of the racing event which is not be missed is the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after-race concerts, which take place at the du Arena. Located just five minutes’ drive from the marina, one of the shuttle buses will be able to take you directly to the venue.

Between du Arena and the marina, the world-renowned Amber Lounge will be in full swing at a special waterfront venue at Yas Links Golf Club. The event dazzles attendees year after year, with F1 drivers and celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Kylie Minogue among the event’s impressive roster of guests.

To discover more about the Amber Lounge as well as what other unmissable events are happening during the race weekend in Yas Marina, read the best places to party during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

By Katia Damborsky   Last Updated 15 November 2022


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