WatersportsLET SKIPPER IAN WALKER AND CELEBRITY CHEF GEORGE CALOMBARIS BE YOUR GUIDES TO EXPERIENCING A KAYAK EXCURSION IN ABU DHABI
From kayaks to catamarans, from traditional dhow cruises to speedboats, from Arabia’s first wakeboarding, waterskiing and kneeboarding cable ski parks to the region’s first man-made white water rafting, kayaking and surf facility in the foothills of the majestic Jebel Hafeet heights, the emirate’s waters will astound.
The region’s first man-made white water rafting, kayaking and surf facility built in the foothills of the majestic Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain. The park’s 3.3 metre man-made surf wave is the world’s largest and its 1.7 kilometre kayaking channel network is the world’s longest.
A truly unique, world class sports and leisure destination, the Al Forsan International Sports Resort offers a wide range of sporting, leisure, and fun activities, including top wakeboarding and waterskiing facilities, shooting, horse riding, motorsports, and paintball.
Offers the full spectrum of PADI certified diving courses, and daily dive packages to five locations off Abu Dhabi’s expansive coastline, from exploring mysterious ship wrecks to getting up close to the emirate’s teeming microlife. Also offers kayaking tours through the Eastern Mangroves National Park.
Abu Dhabi’s Salem Holidays provides fantastic morning and afternoon fishing expeditions.
Adventurous seafarers can try their hand at a range of techniques, including deep sea, drifting, bottom, live bait and handline fishing during the five-hour fishing charters.
Groups of up to six can venture into the azure blue waters of the Arabian Gulf aboard the 31ft Sea Master Cristal boat from the UAE capital’s Rainbow Marina in the Al Bateen area.