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Observe elegant flamingos feeding in the shallows; encounter schools of flying fish and uncover unique experiences as you paddle through a habitat rich in wildlife while discovering Sir Bani Yas Island by Kayak! No matter whether you choose mangrove or open sea kayaking, our tranquil waters are sure to offer you a relaxing way to appreciate the Island’s beautiful birds and fish.

Cancellation policy: Less than 48hours is full payment, less than 72hours-48hours is 50% payment because we are holding a space that others may have been able to take. Refund charge: There is a handling fee of Dhs50 for any authorised refund.

Payment methods: interested activity fee can be charged directly to your room or it can be paid to the watersports centre.

Suitable for: Ages 8 and above. You must have basic kayaking and swimming skills.

Duration: 2 hours

Group size: up to 4 people may participate in sea kayaking at one time or 7 people at one time for mangrove kayaking (Larger group sizes may be requested in advance).

What to bring: Swimsuit, shorts and t-shirt (you may get a little wet), hat sunglasses, waterproof items. Please note that the Desert Islands Watersports Centre will not be responsible for your personal belongings.

Where it is: The Mangrove Lagoon route will depend on tide levels, the Sea Kayaking starting point is at the launch point of the Desert Islands Watersports Centre.

What you might see: Flying fish, sea birds and sea turtles and flamingos.

The availability of this activity is subject to weather conditions

Mangrove Kayaking can be booked directly with the Activities Reservation Team located at the Activities Centre while Sea Kayaking can be booked through the Desert Islands Waterports Centre

Contact us on  +971(2) 801 5429 or click here to email us   

Mangrove and Sea Kayaking
Mangrove and Sea Kayaking