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New to the UAE? Adventures await you!

Farhana Chowdhury
Filed on October 16, 2020




Gear up and get out for thrilling quests across the UAE.

Zip down Jebel Jais
Earn bragging rights by riding the longest zipline in the world! The Guinness World Record-breaking 2.8km-long Jebel Jais Flight is a must-do activity this season.

Sky dive in Dubai
Experience freefall at 120 miles per hour, with the city's well-trained sky diving instructors. Choose between two dropzones - The Palm or The Desert - and have your moment of glory recorded on film!

Kayak across Al Zorah Mangroves
Hop aboard a solo kayak for a tour of one of the region's most prized natural mangroves set in Ajman! Spot exotic birds and enjoy the tranquil ripple of water.

Whitewater rafting in Al Ain
For the bravest of souls, paddle and ride through a turbulent course that will surely test your endurance. Wadi Adventures offers this one-of-a-kind experience with three levels of rapids.

Conquer dunes in Al Badayer
Set off on a thrilling adventure of sandboarding, dune bashing, quad biking and sand skiing on the softest of dunes at The Big Red, aka the UAE's scenic ruby-tinged sands set about 65km southeast of Sharjah's city centre.

Trek along Wadi ShAwka
This gorgeous trail in Ras Al Khaimah is an easy to scout route for hiking and great for kids over nine years old. Watch out for a waist-deep pool, slippery rocks and ledges.

Waterbiking in Hatta
Pedal away on the shimmering turquoise waters of Hatta Lake on a waterbike. These are available in solo and duo versions. No matter your vehicle, the venue is a sight to behold!

Paraglide across the deserts
Buckle up and get ready to soar in the sky. Take in breathtaking views of the UAE's landscape across different terrains - be it sea, city or the desert - with certified guides.

Deep-sea fishing in Khorfakkan
Head out to open waters with experienced fishermen and spend the day catching varieties of fish ranging from marlin, dorado and yellowfin tuna to kingfish, barracuda and trevally.

Challenge the Sky Maze
Bored of regular obstacle courses? Try the Jais Sky Maze that's set on one of UAE's highest mountains. It's got wobbly ramps, rope swings and much more to get your adrenaline pumping.


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