The United Arab Emirates boasts many attractions and entertainment centers that ensure individuals and families spend the best times, especially in the capital Abu Dhabi, which is characterized as one of the most beautiful cities in the Middle East due to its wonderful architectural landmarks. However, far from building landmarks, the emirate abounds with many natural attractions that have a special splendor in Arab culture, including the Arabian Wildlife Park, which is located on Bani Yas Island, which is considered one of the most important islands in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and includes a group of historical sites and is well-serviced.
Bani Yas Island
Bani Yas Island is one of the most important tourist destinations for residents and tourists alike, as it is one of the desert islands of Abu Dhabi and provides a range of recreational activities throughout the year. The history of the island dates back to the famous Bani Yas tribe, and it is the first tribe that made the Emirate of Abu Dhabi a home since the Bronze Age.
Tourists or citizens can spend an enjoyable time and go to one of the Bani Yas hotels that provide you with the best services at the highest levels and according to the highest standards. It is worth noting that the island can be reached through cruises or dedicated aircraft.
About the park
The Arabian Wildlife Park extends over more than half of the area of Sir Bani Yas Island, and is receiving great attention by the local authorities, as all basic and entertainment services are provided in order to fully serve visitors, as the park is a suitable place for couples, families and individuals as well.
The park is home to more than 17 thousand animals, allowing free movement in the various regions of the island, as it is considered a haven for them away from pollution and environmental exhausts, including giraffes, Arabian oryx and deer, and you can also see hyenas and leopards. Spending a good time can be enjoyed at the Desert Islands Resort and Spa that Anantara manages, offering wonderful 4×4 rides to discover nature and wildlife in the park.
Frequently asked questions
You may have a set of questions before your visit to the Arabian Wildlife Park on Sir Bani Yas Island, and to facilitate your search, we offer you some answers to the most frequently asked questions.
WHAT IS THE CLOSEST CITY TO THE ADDRESS OF THE ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK?
The city of Ruwais in Abu Dhabi is the closest to the park.
HOW TO REACH THE ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK?
The park can be accessed by booking a boat trip from Jebel Dhanna, which is located 250 km west of Abu Dhabi on the Abu Dhabi – Al Ghuwaifat International Highway, and then heading towards Tarif, then Al Mirfa and Baynunah, and then Al Ruwais, after Ruwais you have to take exit 113 to Bani Island Yas, you can park your car at Jebel Dhanna Marina.
HOW DO I GET TICKETS FOR THE ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK?
Reservations to visit the park can be made through Anantara Resorts or Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort.
WHAT IS THE NUMBER OF THE ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK?
You can contact Anantara Resorts on Sir Bani Yas Island on the following number: 02 801 5400 or Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort at the following number: 02 801 2222 for inquiries.
ARE THERE SPECIFIC OPENING HOURS FOR THE ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK?
Opening hours and visiting times depend on resort programs in the area.
AT WHAT TIME OF THE YEAR IS IT RECOMMENDED TO VISIT THE PARK?
It is worth noting that the park can be visited throughout the year. However, it is recommended to visit from October to April.