Dalma Island

Dalma Island is a national treasure. It is one of the oldest known permanent settlements in the UAE, with a human history dating back 7,500 years.

The island is home to between four to five thousand people, both locals and expatriates, who take pride in their history and traditional values. Dalma was once home to 200 fresh water wells, making it a popular hub in the past for water trading. It was also renowned for its thriving pearling trade, the history of which can be viewed today at the Dalma Island pearl museum.

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The slowest animals on the island run at a pace of 60 kilometres per hour. That’s why we set our speed limits at 50.

Sir Bani Yas Island.
You explore it.
We protect it.

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