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Nature in Abu Dhabi

Top Nature Attractions
in Abu Dhabi

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Jebel Hafeet

Strap on your walking boots and hike up to the top of Abu Dhabi’s only mountain. At the summit, you’ll get incredible views over Al Ain.

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Saadiyat Beach Club

Relax in an infinity pool, hire a cabana, book yourself a spot of pampering or dine with an amazing view.

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Al Ain Oasis

Stroll or cycle along picturesque pathways lined with thousands of date palms and fruit trees. Find out how the site has been beautifully preserved at the visitor centre.

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Yas Beach

Framed by mangroves and nestled alongside glistening waters, this popular beach offers bars, restaurants, water sports and plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation.

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Umm Al Emarat Park

Visit ponies, donkeys, camels and more at the animal barn and take a tour around the mesmerising Shade House.

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National Park

Grab your binoculars and take a good camera – there are a whole host of birds, turtles and dolphins to spot. 

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Abu Dhabi’s beautiful beaches help you to make the most of its incredible climate – with plenty of sports and child-friendly activities too.

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Corniche Beach

Swimming, sports and sunset strolls are among the many attractions at this popular public beach. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants on hand too.

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Saadiyat Public Beach

Enjoy yoga, water sport activities and the chance to spot hawksbill turtles naturally nesting here.

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Cruises and Boat Tours 

Head out into the waters of the Arabian Gulf to explore the UAE capital’s marine majesty from a different perspective.

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Desert Safari

Adventure across the sands on a breathtaking desert safari. Enjoy a relaxing camel ride, up the tempo on a 4x4 and even stay overnight.

Family attractions in Abu Dhabi

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Wadi Adventure

Take a trip out to the foot of the Jebel Hafit mountain to discover an action-packed adventure park that offers surfing, wakeboarding and kayaking, as well as an 18-obstacle air park.

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Yas Waterworld

More than 40 rides, slides and attractions await at this popular waterpark. You’ll surf across monster waves and have chance to take on the world’s only suspended waterpark rollercoaster. 

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Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi

Enjoy a fun filled day out with the family at this attraction packed indoor theme park.

Sport experiences in Abu Dhabi

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CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi

A record-breaking venue, featuring the tallest indoor artificial climbing wall, widest indoor skydiving wind tunnel, as well as a range of thrilling skydiving and climbing challenges.

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Zayed Sports City

Home to a 43,000-seater football stadium and an international tennis centre, this is Abu Dhabi’s sporting hub. 

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Diving and snorkelling

Abu Dhabi is perfectly poised by the side of the crystal-clear waters of the Arabian Gulf –make a splash diving.

Arts and culture in Abu Dhabi

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

The enchanting ‘floating dome’ structure is sure to catch your eye as you approach. Inside, you’ll find an incredible range of world class, generation spanning artwork. 

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Heritage Village

Transport yourself back in time when you explore an accurately recreated camp, souk and mosque. Join in with workshops demonstrating traditional craft activities from the region.

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Take your camera and head on a tour Abu Dhabi’s cultural highlights – from a plush presidential palace to an historic watchtower and the vast dunes of the surrounding desert.

Landmarks in Abu Dhabi

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Sheikh Zayed
Grand Mosque

Abu Dhabi’s unmissable landmark is glorious inside and out. Head on a tour to see a spectacular venue.

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Corniche Road

One of Abu Dhabi’s best places for a sunset stroll, the Corniche Road takes you along its beach and provides sporty activities, parks, bars and restaurants, giving plenty for you to see and do.

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Qasr Al Watan

The ‘palace of the nation’ explores the story of the UAE – and even tells this through an incredible light show projected onto the building at night.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

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