There are 3 ways to get to the island – by boat, helicopter or seaplane. Shuttle boats will be departing from the welcome center to the island and back throughout the entire festival time and the ride is included in the pass.

Careem: Up to 100% cashback on your Careem ride to and from #NuraiFest 🏝 Use the promo code NURAIFEST to get you there.

Valid on two rides, max cashback is AED 65. Credit is added to your Careem account after the ride is completed.

Parking: There is limited parking on-site, we recommend getting a Careem to get to #NuraiFest.


Boat Shuttle: #NuraiFest pass holders get complimentary boat shuttles to and from the festival grounds. Shuttles run every 10-15 minutes during festival hours, and can be booked on request for overnight guests.

Guests arrive at the Welcome Centre on Saadiyat Island before taking a short 15 minute boat ride to the island. Please bring your ID and ticket confirmation.


There are 2 helipads on the island for those who seek a more luxury arrival and departure experience. You are requested to book your flight at least a few days in advance. Contact our concierge for support with travel arrangements.


For the authentic experience take a short sea flight and land right at the Smokin’ Pineapple beach club.


Dock your yacht next to the island and our team will pick you up on a tender. Passes have to be purchased in advance.

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