Sir Bani Yas

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Sir Bani Yas Island, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is considered a unique destination as it holds one of the largest wildlife reserves in the region, a home for more than 17,000 wild animals, such as Arabian oryx, gazelles, and giraffes. It is one of the prominent areas of the eight desert islands in Al Dhafra region, which is known for its rare wild nature, adventurous activities, and ancient historical sites. Sir Bani Yas Island has been ranked as the best sustainable tourist destination in the world

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Charming Landmarks

  • Christian Monastery
  • Danat Jebel Dhanna
  • Sir Bani Yas Visitor Centre
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Important tips when visiting Sir Bani Yas

Adhere to the Arabian Wildlife Park rules and regulations.

Apply sunscreen, and wear sunglasses and hats.

The weather can be cold during outdoor activities, prepare your clothing accordingly.


Sir Bani Yas Island has a tropical desert climate, with very hot and dry summers, while winters are pleasant and mild. Average winter temperatures range from 20 to 25 °C, while average summer temperatures reach around 40 °C or more. This makes the autumn and winter seasons the best time to visit Sir Bani Yas.

Activities and Entertainment

Sir Bani Yas offers its visitors a unique blend of entertaining activities, especially for nature lovers, where you can indulge in exploration, adventure, and tranquility. It is known for its charming nature and wilderness, as well as luxurious resorts and interesting historical sites. You can enjoy a safari journey across the wildlife park to witness the large herds of Arabian Oryx, go on horseback riding, biking, or hiking trips. See the flamingoes by Al Yamm Beach and immerse yourself in a culinary experience as you try authentic and traditional flavors.

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