Abu Dhabi Snorkelling – Dive into a World of Wonders!

Whilst many confuse Dubai to be the capital of the UAE, it is actually Abu Dhabi that is the financial, cultural and political capital! Ideally built along the Persian Gulf, Abu Dhabi has a plethora of things to see and do during your visit here. Keen to learn more about snorkelling in Abu Dhabi?

1). What the Water Is Like

The Persian Gulf has and will continue to attract tourists because of the clarity of the surrounding waters! There’s also little to no current movements, so it’s safe. While you’re sightseeing Abu Dhabi, if you’re looking for accommodation there are a plethora of options like Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara for instance.

2). Marine Life in The Waters

There’s plenty of life in the sea thanks to the numerous coral reefs which encourage it! Expect to see eels, seahorses, turtles, starfish and also, perhaps one of 2,500 dugongs who call the area home!

3). How to Get Snorkelling

There are plenty of facilities and resorts which provide snorkelling amongst various other amenities! Many of these will provide boat services to the closest designated region.

4). Things to Bear in Mind

If you forget your snorkelling gear, fret not! Most facilities provide excellent gear! Bear in mind that you’re in a Muslim country and while there is no enforced dress code, respect local culture and dress accordingly.

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Fat Biking in Abu Dhabi – Take yourself on a bumpy ride!

Abu Dhabi has activities that cater to all groups, depending on what you’re looking for! And if what you’re looking for happens to be cycling on the serene sand dunes of Rub’ al Khali, also known as the Empty Quarter, you are covered! Interested to learn more about fat biking in Abu Dhabi?

1). What Is Fat Biking?

It involves cycling on a specially designed type of bicycle that sports 3-inch wide tyres for better grip, which allow you to move smoothly on sand. And while you embark on your Abu Dhabi desert tour, if you’re looking for accommodation, you’ll find plenty of options like Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara for instance.

2). Safety Tips

It is advised to travel with a group but if you wish to embark alone, take a helmet and most importantly, take plenty of water and snacks! Tell someone which route you plan on taking and what time you should be expected back by.

3). Wildlife and Terrain

Watch out for both! You’ll encounter plenty of gazelles and lizards, and don’t forget the rabbits! The topography isn’t easy to conquer either with slopes that’ll have you shooting down at speeds that’ll leave you dizzy!

4). The Empty Quarter

A sublime stretch of empty land, it spans across Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman and Yemen! It is the world’s largest uninterrupted sand mass after all.

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About Sir Bani Yas Stables – A must see!

Sir Bani Yas Stables is a modern sustainable horse riding ranch based on the historical Sir Bani Yas Island of Abu Dhabi which caters to both novices and professionals by providing trained experts and horses of various breeds from around the globe.

Facilities

The facility has placed a strong emphasis on being eco-friendly. The facilities encapsulate two stable barns, eight paddocks and numerous arenas and rings that result in an avant-garde equestrian escapade. All stables feature lighting that is not harmful to the animals or the environment. If you’re looking for a nice place to stay, you’ll find plenty of great options like Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villas for instance.

Tailored for You

Lessons can be personalised depending on what you require from the facilities. All visitors will be pleased to find out that they have the freedom to learn about the different horse breeds and the special legacy of Arabian horses within the nation. The island is also home to the Arabian Wildlife Park which hosts cattle egrets, sand gazelles, peacocks and Arabian oryxes.

Programs

If you’re looking for activities in Abu Dhabi, The Sir Bani Yas Stables offer different packages depending on what you require. Dune rides are ideal for novices as they offer a smooth trail through the desert. Wildlife rides take you through desert greenery as you enjoy the company of Arabian oryxes. Bush trails are for the more skilled riders who have no problem steering their steeds through the sweeping ground as you ride along with the wildlife.

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