Immerse yourself in the history and nature of Jebel Hafit at the newly constructed Jebel Hafit Desert Park.
Occupying a nine-kilometre stretch at the base of Jebel Hafit, visitors can enjoy the park’s natural surroundings and discover unique, fascinating archaeological and historical remains of the ancient
habitation of this area.These archaeological remains include remnants of the Neolithic period 8,000 years ago to 5,000-year-old tombs excavated at the request of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al
Nahyan, Founding Father of the United Arab Emirates, in 1959.
In 2011, UNESCO recognised the area of Jebel Hafit Desert Park as a component of the World Heritage Site of Al Ain, the United Arab Emirates’ first World Heritage Site.
Jebel Hafit Desert Park preserves this rich history and the area’s unique biodiversity. The park enables visitors to experience this dynamic landscape up close and to understand how it has changed over millions of years.
The on-site activities include:
There are numerous bikes that can be hired on site and used to explore the stunning scenery of the Park.
Discover the natural beauty of the Jebel Hafit Desert Park along the numerous hiking trails that criss-cross the park. Don't worry about getting lost - the professional guides will look after you!
Get a unique perspective on the park and its surrounding landscapes by taking a horseback ride along one of the many trails and paths.
Take a step back in time and explore Jebel Hafit Desert Park in true Bedouin style on the back of a trusty camel - also known as the 'ship of the desert'.
INDIVIDUAL CAMPING EXPERIENCE
Reserve a plot and set up a personal tent.
LUXURY CAMPING EXPERIENCE
A 5-star outdoor camping experience - ‘glamping’, fully serviced, in an air-conditioned bubble tent designed with utmost comfort in a luxurious setting.
GUIDED BUGGY TOURS
Book a guided buggy tour and embark on an adventure to explore the surrounding areas of the Jebel Hafit Desert Park, with guided tag-along tours to discover some of the site’s most scenic spots.