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Sir Bani Yas Island

  • Wild Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Wild Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island
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  • Wild Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Wild Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island 2010
  • Wild Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Wild Arabian Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Kayaking Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Kayaking Sir Bani Yas Island
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  • Wildlife on Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Mangroves surrounding Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Cycling on Sir Bani Yas Island
  • Diving off Sir Bani Yas Island
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  • One of the best ways to explore Sir Bani Yas Island is by foot
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A nature-based destination alive with wildlife and adventure activities, a 5-star boutique hotel, luxury villas, purpose-built stables and historical sites, Sir Bani Yas Island is  one of the eight which make up the Desert Islands in Al Gharbia.
 
More than half the island makes up the Arabian Wildlife Park, one of region’s largest wildlife reserves,  which is home to more than 10,000 free roaming animals including Arabian Oryx, gazelles and giraffes, hyenas and cheetahs. Guests can take a 4x4 Nature & Wildlife Drive of the park in specially made vehicles accompanied by expert guides.
 
With three Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas’ retreats on the island, guests can enjoy five-star accommodation at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, beach front seclusion at Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort on the eastern shores, and marvel at the natural beauty of Sir Bani Yas Island at Anantara Al Sahel Villa Resort.
 
The state-of-the-art stables offers a variety of equestrian activities and lessons, each tailored to meet individual abilities.
 
Sir Bani Yas Island can also be explored with tours provided by Danat Resort Jebel Dhanna.

The island is also home to UAE's only discovered Christian monastery, which can be visited during a  Desert Islands Resort & Spa Culture Tour. Believed to have been built around 600 AD, and abandoned in 750 AD, the monastery was initially discovered during excavations in 1992.
 
Rotana Jet currently flies from Abu Dhabi’s Al Bateen Executive Airport to the island five times a week – Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The 30 minute flight, costs just AED 400 (US$ 108) return.  Rotana Jet also flies to Sir Bani Yas from Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 2 every Monday, Thursday and Saturday with a flight time of 55 minutes from AED 400  return.

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