Part of Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island is a destination of many wonders with plenty of captivating things to do for the entire family. Here are some of the main allures that are worth experiencing.
The island’s main draw is the Arabian Wildlife Park home to a range of free-roaming animals. Wildlife drives offered by the likes of Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort give you a chance to spot all manner of creatures; cheetahs, the Arabian oryx, reticulated giraffes, striped hyenas, mountain sheep, gazelles and more.
It’s not just on land that one can have adventures at Sir Bani Yas in Abu Dhabi. Luxury hotels on the island offer snorkelling that can be enjoyed by young and old alike; it gives you a chance to explore protected reefs and spot a variety of marine life from barracuda to batfish!
Back on land, you can look to try some mountain biking which is an ideal way to get in some pedal-powered sightseeing and a cardio work-out too! You will find a variety of trails to cycle on including those that traverse parts of the Arabian Wildlife Park as well as the island’s beaches and wadis.
One of the most unique things to do in Sir Bani Yas Island is to experience the age-old traditions of falconry. You can not only learn about how these majestic birds are trained and witness them take to the skies, but also have them perch on your arm for an unforgettable photo!