Discover the past and history of Al Ain and be immersed in objects and artwork of a bygone era. Excavated objects from nearby tombs which date back to 3rd millennium BC, stunning silver jewellery, ancient weapons, traditional costumes, pottery and even surgical instruments giving a glimpse of various aspects of UAE life.
Closeby to the Al Ain National Museum, this incredible oasis is filled with palm plantations employs a 3,000-year-old falaj irrigation system and features a series of magical water channels that sustain the palm plantations themselves. Spread over 1,200 hectares and home to more than 147,000 date palms with over 100 different varieties, the shaded walkways are an ideal escape from city noise, immersing yourself in the sound of birds and nature.
Located in the center of town and close to the Al Ain Oasis, here resides a colourful visual spectacular of locals selling fresh produce, spices, meats, fish as well as blankets, burkas and many camel products. This is a true cultural destination to take in the real sights and smells of the UAE.
A great family destination, the zoo is packed with fun and adventure offering you the chance to explore a large animal collection of over 4,000 animals in natural habitats allowing the animals to live freely. A center for endangered species conservation, the zoo not only provides entertainment but also learning experiences in a natural outdoor environment.
Located around four miles south of Al Ain, this noisy traditional market is steeped in Arabic culture. from babies to fully grown camels that one day may be used for racing, or breeding you can watch the locals haggle over their next prized beast. Tour the market for free or pay someone for a guided tour by a trader.
This much-loved theme park is bursting at the seams with more than 30 attractions ranging from nail-biting rollercoasters and adventures to family-friendly rides for children of all ages. Set on a stunning space of landscaped and shaded gardens, with designated BBQ areas, you can enjoy a family day out or picnic.
The Middle East's first man-made whitewater rafting, kayaking and surfing facility, Wadi Adventure offers all ages a fun day out. Boasting the world's longest man made whitewater channels, the world's largest surf pool, an aerial obstacle course, zip line, climbing wall and giant swing. For the children there is a family swimming pool and kid's splash area as well as family-friendly low ropes obstacle course.