The Wildlife Experience in UAE – A Surreal and Diverse Experience

When you visit the UAE, you’re not going to get bored with all there is to do but do make sure you check out the wildlife around the country for a more rounded experience. Here’s a list of places you can visit to get up close to the animal kingdom!

Mangrove National Park

Located along the Eastern Ring Road, the Mangrove National Park boasts 19 square kilometres of forest. At this national park, you can enjoy birdwatching, kayaking, paddle boarding, and sunset tours. Roughly around 60 bird species are found here, along with several other marine animals. Make sure you abide by the rules set in place in order to maintain the habitat!

Al Ain Zoo

Founded in 1968, the Al Ain zoo is the place to visit if you want to spot all kinds of animals in the UAE! Education and conservation programmes are fundamental as per the facility’s core beliefs, ensuring the animals have plenty of space for themselves. More than 4300 animals call this zoo home, such as monkeys, lions, tigers, hippos, giraffes, and gorillas among many more.

Sir Bani Yas Island

This natural reserve and haven for over 13,000 animals are found off the coast of Abu Dhabi. As you go ahead with sightseeing in Abu Dhabi, pay a visit to the island for a real safari experience. Truly a unique experience, head over to Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort during breaks!

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Reasons Why Adventure Lovers Should Visit The Middle East – Thrills Galore in Store!

Are you the kind of person who craves that jolt of adrenaline on your holiday? From discovering exotic creatures of the wild to riding down slopes of sand, the Middle East has plenty of gripping adventures to keep you satisfied!

Wildlife Drives & Horse Riding

A thrilling wildlife drive at areas such as Sir Bani Yas Island’s, Arabian Wildlife Park gives you the chance to witness the wild beauty of animals like Arabian oryxes, ostriches and cheetahs. The island which is also home to Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort is an ideal site for exciting horse riding as well.

Desert Safaris

If you are looking for a way to get in some unique sightseeing in Abu Dhabi along with an adrenaline rush sign up for a desert safari. You could either travel the traditional way on a camel or for a more fast-paced experience, in a 4WD vehicle where you can engage in what is known as “dune bashing”.

Sandboarding

The Middle East has vast tracks of desert home to towering sand dunes; this makes the perfect setting for the thrill-a-second activity known as sandboarding. It’s an extreme sport which is pretty much the same as snowboarding, just with mountains of sand instead of mountains of snow!

Hiking

An adventure doesn’t always have to be action-packed; hiking amidst the imposing wadis and mountains of the Middle East is one such example be it at Wadi Tayyibah in Fujairah, Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain or the “Secret Staircase” at the Musandam Mountains.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+