Desert Islands offers a range of nature-based activities themed around the exciting wildlife and conservation projects on Sir Bani Yas Island. Explore the Arabian Wildlife Park and view many of Arabia’s rare indigenous animals on a Nature & Wildlife Drive, kayak through breathtaking waters home to many fish and birds or mountain bike through the rugged terrain of the landscape.

All of our activities are guided by experts, handpicked for their expertise and knowledge of wildlife and leisure activities. This ensures that all entry into this fragile environment is done responsibly and respectfully, helping to keep it safe for future generations.

All activities begin at the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, where you will be greeted by one of our friendly guides who will escort you during your activity. These guides will instruct you on the activities and share their expert knowledge of the history, geology, flora and fauna of Sir Bani Yas Island.

Explore Wildlife

Explore Wildlife

As a working wildlife sanctuary, Sir Bani Yas Island is home to more than 25 unique animal species that can be experienced up-close on the many island activites.

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