About Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi

Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi is a beautiful ecological park that allows you to experience nature in its complete glory. This coastal mangrove forest consists of 75 percent of the total mangrove trees in Abu Dhabi and other biodiversity hotspots like mudflats, salt marshes, and algal communities. These forests are responsible for purifying the surrounding water, protecting the area against tidal surges, and providing a healthy habitat to the marine and wildlife creatures in the forest.

Mangrove National Park is home to around 60 bird species, including western reef heron and greater flamingos, along with several other aquatic inhabitants in the forest. The park also provides a sturdy ecosystem for the foraging foxes, turtles, and marine animals like dolphins and dugongs. One can observe deep and find some little baby birds hidden among the lush greenery.

If you want to experience these natural creatures closely, you can avail yourself for the kayak, paddle boarding, or boat ride in the forest. Even if you are a novice, kayaking is a fun activity to enjoy in the park. The eco-tour will allow you to understand the working ecosystem of the mangrove trees in-depth and learn about the biodiversity prevailing in the forest.

Book Mangrove National Park Tickets Online

Online booking is one of the best options, if you want to book your Mangrove National Park tickets. Through the platform, you will get a regular package of your trip at a budget-friendly rate. You will get some of the best deals, discounts, offers, and cashback on your ticket if you book online from us.!Your Mangrove National Park tickets, includes interesting and relaxing activities like kayaking. You can explore the entire park by boarding a kayak and paddling through the mangroves and lagoons. This tour will take you on a journey through the soothing channels while watching birds and marine life in the tranquil atmosphere of the forest. You can avail yourself of the expert professional instructor in the Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi ticket, who will take you on a guided tour around the forest.

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  • Indulge in an exciting activity of kayaking through the mangroves in Abu Dhabi

  • Get a chance to spot herons, turtles, flamingos, & sea snakes with your companions

  • Have an experienced professional instructor guiding you with the activity

  • Choose between a single and double kayak as per your requirement at the site

  • Forget your travel hassles with the round trip transfers from your hotel in Abu Dhabi

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Must Know Before You Go
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity.
  • Seating arrangement for all transfers are as per the availability & our tour manager allows it.
  • We recommend carrying sunglasses, hats and sun protection cream.
  • Two-meter-clear distance between people, and four-meter clear distance between two groups of people.
  • Photography of UAE residence especially ladies, military institutions, government buildings, and installations, is strictly prohibited.
  • Please be prepared with appropriate water activity clothing as you will get soaked and due to current situation you must bring your own towel.
  • Compulsory wearing of mask and gloves for all guests (including children).
  • Summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months.
  • Public toilets are available in the general outlet areas at the promenade and we have portable pop up changing tents and fresh water to rinse off in our prep area.
  • The trip might be changed or cancelled due to weather conditions or safety measures.
  • For your safety, kindly ensure that you are in compliance with the guiding team instructions at all times.
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women and guests with heart or respiratory conditions and with back or neck injuries
  • Travelers must know how to swim to join the Mangrove Kayaking Abu Dhabi.
  • There are designated boxes to secure your belongings at Mangrove Kayaking Abu Dhabi.
  • Guidelines issued by the respective State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of masks recommended.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of booking, and also upon arrival.
  • Passport and Emirates ID are mandatory to be carried during this Tour.
  • He / She should be able to swim confidently.
  • The Pick up will be arranged from your Abu Dhabi Hotel / Residence only and not from the Airport.
  • Al hosn app required only for residents people, tourist need to show RT PCR Report and vaccination certificate.
  • Required 96 hours valid RT PCR test report (UAE based lab).
  • A Fully Vaccinated report required.
  • Children under 10 years will not be allowed for this activity Children between age 10 to 18 will be considered as adult and charged adult rate.
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Why Visit Mangrove National Park

  • Mangrove National Park offers plenty of adventurous activities that establish a strong connection between you and nature.
  • The place houses around 60 bird species and marine animals, which showcases the biodiversity of the place.
  • You can spot the beautiful creatures while kayaking in the forest, including turtles, mottled crabs, flamingos, herons, and tropical fish.
  • If you are lucky enough, you will catch a glimpse of the dugongs and dolphins in the extensive areas of the park.
  • Nature photographers will find solace in the Mangrove National Park as they have numerous options for their camera subjects.
  • The park will allow you to immerse yourself in nature, maneuvering through the weaving channels on kayaks.
  • You can also enjoy the soothing sounds of nature on the donut boat ride.

Things to Do in Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi

Spot the Beautiful Creatures while Kayaking
Spot the Beautiful Creatures while Kayaking

Kayaking in Mangrove National Park allows you to catch a glimpse of the indigenous animals in action. As you paddle to a short distance, you will come across a wide-winged heron sliding below the water surface to summon a delicious retreat. You will also find unique marine life creatures in the water of the park. Black crabs, dugongs, shrimps, sea snakes, egrets, cormorants, sandpipers, and bottlenose dolphins are some of the creatures spotted while kayaking in the Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi. Apart from this, you will find dozens of bird species cawing and chirping away throughout the day, including pink flamingos. Therefore, you will find a plethora of biodiversity while kayaking in the Mangrove National Park.

Enjoying around Mangroves through Eco Boat Ride/ Donut Boat Ride
Enjoying around Mangroves through Eco Boat Ride/ Donut Boat Ride

Boating through the mangroves is one of the ideal ways to make the entire family learn the importance of nature on the health and welfare of humans. One should take the donut boat ride to spend some quality time with your family or friends amidst the relaxing sound of nature. These eco boats accommodate four adults and four children or six adults, with a tiny table in the middle to enjoy all your drinks and snacks. The ride will take you through the winding pathways and elucidate the exact working ecosystem of the mangroves. Thus, it is one of the best activities to do in the Mangrove National Park.

 Experience Paddle Boarding
Experience Paddle Boarding

Another adventurous activity to do in Mangrove National Park in Abu Dhabi is stand-up paddleboarding. This one-hour long adventure allows you to explore the eastern mangroves while paddling through the luscious green landscape away from the hustle and bustle of city life. While paddle boarding, you will also discover a varied mix of wildlife and marine life. You will get a chance to view the unique and spellbinding aquatic forest landscape bordered by the captivating mangrove forest.

Things to Know Before You Go for Mangrove National Park

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Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Abu Dhabi Mangrove National Park is between April and July. During this time, the place experiences the summer season, and you can easily spot rare species of birds like greater flamingos and western reef herons. Moreover, if you are looking for the best time of the day to visit Mangrove National Park, the morning time is the best time to explore the park.

Mangrove National Park FAQ's

How many bird species are found in Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi?

    More than 60 bird species are found in Mangrove National Park Abu Dhabi, which includes the western reef heron and greater flamingo. Apart from these birds, you will also spot foxes, fishes, turtles, crabs, and other marine animals in the park.

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