Explore our offshore reefs on a guided snorkelling expedition. The warm waters of Sir Bani Yas Bay are the ideal place to get up close to some of Arabia’s exotic sea life.

Our guides will point out the highlights of the underwater surroundings and help you relax.

On most occasions the iconic Arabic fish, the Hammour, can be spotted along with a variety of small and colourful fish and sea urchins. It’s a beautiful and relaxing way to enjoy some fun in the sun with the whole family.

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

Suitable for: Ages 10 and above. You must be a confident swimmer in deep water to participate in snorkelling.

Duration: 1.5 hours.

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

What to bring: Swimsuit, towel, sandals, sunscreen, hat and waterproof camera.

Where it is: The location for snorkelling is on the eastern beach of the island. Depending on weather, tides and currents, the guide will decide whether to commence with the activity.

What you might see: A variety of fish and other sea life.


 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.