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Stretching across 1,400 hectares of land, this park is home to a diverse array of animals including the Arabian Rock Hyrax, Ostrich, Beisa Oryx, Giraffe and even the Striped Hyena. As a wildlife sanctuary with constant conservation efforts and true care for the animals, you will find over 13,000 animals to discover on your tour.
Once a location used to hunt falcons overlooking Desert Islands hotel and the northern coast, an expert guide will teach you about the history of falconry, interesting facts and information, demonstrating traditional training techniques of these majestic birds.
Sir Bani Yas Stables is ideal for horse lovers or those keen to learn about horses and the heritage of Arabian horses within the UAE. Home to 30 horses of various breeds, including the Arab horse, there are riding packages to suit all needs and levels. Keep your eyes open for the gazelles and peacocks on your ride!
Stunning mangroves are best explored by kayak, where you can observe beautiful flamingos feeding in the shallows, schools of flying fish and be amazed by the rich habitat of wildlife that call the mangroves home.
The ruins of a Christian church and monastery dating back to the 7th century A.D. were discovered on Sir Bani Yas Island in 1992 where 30-40 monks lived between 600-750 A.D. The largest Christian archaeological site in Eastern Arabia, guided tours are available to discover the rich history of this incredible place.
Offshore reefs in the stunning waters of Sir Bani Yas Bay make for the perfect place to explore some of Arabia's exotic sea life. The famous Arabic fish - the Hammour - swims alongside hundreds of colourful fish, sea urchins and more create a visual spectacular under the water.
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There are Sudanese cheetahs and Arabian oryx on an island in the Persian Gulf called Sir Bani Yas. To see it, there is no other way than Anantara.
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