Things to do in Al Ain

Al Ain truly means the spring city, also known as the garden city, located in the east sector of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, located on the United Arab Emirates’ outpost beside Oman, next to the city of Al-Buraimi. This is the largest inland city in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the best location for tourists attracted to local Arabic culture. Here is the complete guide of the Al Ain city attractions for things to do in Al Ain, just browse through it to find out more about it. A UNESCO World Heritage site. Al Ain city is a treasure trove of the country’s history – from its picturesque forts to the beloved founding father Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan. Walkthrough this “Garden city” in the desert and learn how the UAE came to be. 

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Jebel Hafeet

Jabal Hafeet is a mountain in the region of Tawam, on the border of the United Arab Emirates and Oman, which may be considered an outlier of Al Hajar Mountains in Eastern Arabia. The name of the mountain given to a period in UAE history, the Bronze Age (3200 to 2600 BCE) Hafit Period, because of the discovery of a cluster of important Bronze Age beehive tombs at its foothills. The rocky mountain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is one of the highest mountains in the country. Climbing with 1249 meters height on the mountain by driving, tourists’ can have an overlook the Al Ain city. The best time to rising on the mountain is the afternoon to watch how sunset rolling & spreading beauty in the Ain Al city!


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Wadi Adventure Park

The first man-made whitewater rafting, kayaking, and surfing facility in the Middle East, Wadi Adventure are where watersports enthusiasts can have their dose of thrill! It has the World’s longest white-water channels and the largest surf pool, perfect for beginners and advanced surfers. Conquer the heights with its aerial obstacle course, featuring a two-storey airpark, a zip line, climbing wall, and a giant swing. Wade in the family swimming pool, which is heated in winter and cooled in summer.


Saturday – Wednesday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday & Friday: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Ticket price:

Adult (Above 1.2 Meter): 99 AED

Child (Below 1.2 Meter): 45 AED

Infants under two years old can go free


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Hili Archaeological Park

Hili Archaeological Park is the largest Bronze Age site in the UAE and dates from the 3rd millennium BCE. It combines both the Hili public garden and the Hili archaeological site. Other remains include significance as it features settlements, tombs (dating to about 2000 BCE), and a falaj dating from the Iron Age. The park will award you to discover the history of how the country was developed.


Daily: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm

Ticket price:

1 AED per person


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Hili Fun City

Hili Fun City, the first amusement park in the Gulf, opened in 1985 and was renewed and reopened on November 27, 2009. The park features 31 attractions for all ages, a family show amphitheatre, picnic spaces, and play spaces.


Monday- Thursday: 4.00 am to 10.00 pm

Friday & Saturday: 12.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Sunday: Closed

Ticket price:

Wednesday – Saturday: AED 50 per person (inclusive of admission fee and all attractions)

Monday-Tuesday: AED 45 per person (inclusive of admission fee and 25 attractions)

Admission is free for children of 0.89 meters (35 inches) and below.


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Camel Racing

Camels were called the ship of the desert and now also used for competitive races. Camel Racing is taking place twice on weekend at Al Wathba in Al Ain the emirates of Abu Dhabi. The racing is a traditional sport of UAE and held in high esteem by Emiratis, locals and foreigners are coming to watch this amazing race. The Camel Race Track Al Wathba located approximately 45km east of Abu Dhabi on the Al Ain Road, or to the Al Maqam Track near Al Ain.

Ticket price:

Entrance is free


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Green Mubazzarah

Green Mubazzarah Park developed by the nature lover crown prince Sheikh Zayed, the founding President of the UAE and opened its doors to the public in 2004. The perfect place for picnics and family trips and located at the feet of the Jabel Hafeet Mountains. In addition, the park includes special attractions such as mini train for children, thermal baths, outdoor hot water springs, and an artificial lake. Visitors can also rent chalets at Green Mubazzarah, which will provide you with a wonderful stay to the heavenly experience of the green desert.


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