Explore Sir Bani Yas Island by kayak. The quiet waters are a relaxing way to appreciate the stunning and rare birds, fish and wild gazelle grazing nearby.

The kayaking route is dependant on tide levels and weather conditions. The mangrove area is on the east side of Sir Bani Yas Island. These tranquil shallows are home to a myriad of fish and bird life, and are particularity beautiful at sunrise when you can paddle through the mangrove forest at your leisure.

Highlights include the resident flamingoes feeding in the shallows, and the schools of flying fish while paddling through the beautiful mangroves.

Kayaking can be booked directly with the Activities Reservation Team located at the Activities Centre.

Suitable for: Ages 8 and above. You must have basic kayaking and swimming skills.

Duration: 2 hours.

Group size: Up to 7 people may participate in this activity at one time.

What to bring: Swimsuit, shorts and t-shirt (you may get a little wet), hat sunglasses, waterproof camera and sandals.

Where it is: The mangrove lagoon route will depend on tide levels.

What you might see: Flying fish, flamingoes, mangroves and birds.

The availability of this activity is subject to weather conditions.


 Mangrove Planting on Sir Bani Yas Island

We plant a mangrove for each visitor to Sir Bani Yas Island. Mangroves absorb carbon dioxide, prevent erosion of the coastline and provide shelter and food for fish and other sea creatures.

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

Learn more about how we take responsibility.