For those who are looking for a weekend getaway or planning their vacation, the affordable luxury destination of Ras Al Khaimah offers an extensive choice of outdoor, leisure and adventure activities for visitors of all ages.
Choose from a myriad of adventures in beautiful Ras Al Khaimah
Situated on the west coast of the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah offers the ideal location for all water activities. The clear blue waters of the Gulf provide the perfect conditions for fishing, sailing and water skiing. For lovers of nature, kayaking in the mangroves of Ras Al Khaimah or at sea offers an unforgettable experience.
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A Desert Safari in Ras Al Khaimah offers visitors a day filled with excitement and adventure. The Safari begins with a thrilling drive in a 4x4 vehicle across the desert and climbing sand dunes, often at a 45-degree angle! Following you can experience a ride on a camel and enjoy a traditional Arabic dinner and entertainment around a camp fire.
Iceland Water Park
A perfect escape from the heat, Iceland Water Park offers some exclusive attractions to its visitors with the argest assortment of water slides, Penguin Bay, Aqua Soccer playground as well as the Olympic size swimming pool. The largest water park in the UAE is the ideal family entertainment destination with a wide variety of games, extensive food court and maximum fun and amusement.
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A truly amazing experience awaiting Ras Al Khaimah visitors is to fly with a micro-light aircraft as well as powered parachutes and enjoy scenic views of the desert, the white sandy beach, the turquoise sea and the majestic mountains.
Al Hamra Marina & Royal Yacht Club
The Al Hamra Marina comprises of 200 wet berth up to 100 ft provided with power supply and fresh water, is the last significant fuelling stop for vessels and guests in the Arabian Gulf. Facilities include restaurant, maintenance, training, charter boats and watersports. Al Hamra Marina hosts the Royal Yacht Club of Ras Al Khaimah and organizes water activities and amazing competitions.
Tel: +971 (0)7 243 2274
Fax: +971 (0)7 243 4544
Camel races are a traditional heritage activity in Ras Al Khaimah. A winter pastime, the camel races take place at weekends on the camel racetrack, surrounded by dunes and sheltered by the thickets of Ghaf trees in Digdaga and Hamraniya. On weekdays the racetrack is usually busy with camel trainers and colorfully clad camels which trot up and down the track, building up their stamina for the weekend races. The official camel races are held on Thursday afternoons and early on Friday morning from October throughout the winter season.