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Interesting places in RAK

Embark on a journey of discovery in Ras Al Khaimah, where every corner holds a new adventure and every view tells a story!

Jebel Jais

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Soar to new heights at Jebel Jais, the tallest mountain in the UAE!

This is where thrill-seekers unite, whether it's to conquer the world's longest zipline or to simply soak in the breathtaking views. The Jais Sky Tour zipline takes approximately two hours to navigate seven platforms connected by six ziplines. For eligibility, participants must weigh between 40-100 kg, be at least 122 cm tall, be in good medical condition, and wear sporty attire and sturdy shoes. Pre-booking is mandatory via

Al Marjan Island
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Al Marjan Island is a collection of four man-made islands stretching into the Arabian Gulf.

This is where luxury meets leisure, with pristine beaches, upscale resorts, and endless water sports. It's the perfect spot to sunbathe, swim, or just chill with a cocktail in hand. The island is known for its 23km waterfront, palm-tree-lined corniche, running and cycling track, electric scooter rentals, and top hotels.

Dhayah Fort
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Step back in time at Dhayah Fort, an 18th-century fortress.

Step back in time at Dhayah Fort, an 18th-century fortress offering panoramic views of palm groves and the rugged Hajar Mountains. The climb to the top is a journey through history, and the view? Simply unbeatable! The fort is open Sunday to Thursday, from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm. For more information, Rovers can contact +971-7-233-8998.

Flamingo Beach
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Flamingo Beach is not just about the sun, sand, and sea; it's a haven for flamingos!

This picturesque beach is perfect for a family day out, with its shallow waters and vibrant birdlife. Don't forget your camera – the flamingo sightings here are Instagram gold! The beach is open from 6 AM to 8 PM, and entry is free.

Al Jazirah Al Hamra
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Explore the mystery and history of Al Jazirah Al Hamra

Explore the mystery and history of Al Jazirah Al Hamra, an abandoned fishing village that whispers tales of the past. Wander through the coral-block houses and ancient mosques – it's like walking through a live museum, minus the entrance fee! The village is open from 6 AM to 6 PM, and there is no entry charge.

Ras Al Khaimah National Museum
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Dive into the rich heritage of Ras Al Khaimah at its National Museum.

Housed in a centuries-old fort, the museum showcases artifacts that tell the story of the region's fascinating past. From ancient pottery to traditional weapons, it's a history buff's paradise. The museum is open from Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm, and on Fridays from 3 pm to 7:30 pm. It's closed on Mondays. Ticket prices are AED 5 for adults and AED 2 for kids.

The Corniche Al Qawasim
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Take a leisurely walk along the Corniche Al Qawasim

Take a leisurely walk along the Corniche Al Qawasim, where the sea meets the city. Its bustling cafes, playgrounds, and stunning sea views make it the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration. This beautiful area features a three-kilometre waterfront promenade lined with restaurants, cafes, and access to water activities. It also includes a children's play area and a wide walkway ideal for families, walkers, cyclists, and joggers. Key attractions include the RAK Eye, a grand 37-metre Ferris wheel offering extraordinary views, and the UAE flagpole, a symbol of national pride. Corniche Al Qawasim is vibrant, with a fine selection of restaurants and cafes offering local, Middle Eastern, and international cuisine.

jebel jais
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Beat the heat at Iceland Water Park

This mountain range is a must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers. It's home to Jebel Jais Via Ferrata, the world's highest via ferrata climb, and the world's longest zip line, measuring over 2.9 kilometers. You can also enjoy hiking, biking, and scenic drives through the mountains. Jebel Jais is about a 46-minute drive from Rove Ras Al Khaimah.

Awafi Desert
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Get your adrenaline pumping in the Awafi Desert, a playground for dune bashers and off-road enthusiasts

Whether you're revving up a quad bike or gliding down a sand dune, the desert adventure here is second to none. The UAE Awafi Festival, held in the spring, celebrates the Emirates' ethnic and cultural heritage with sporting events, performances, and displays. The festival is open to the public and features a Heritage Village, arts and crafts exhibitions, a bazaar, and food outlets. Car and dune bike racing competitions are a highlight in December or January.

Suwaidi Pearls
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Discover the rich history of pearl fishing at Suwaidi Pearl Farm, a tribute to tradition and family legacy in Ras Al Khaimah.

Celebrating Ras Al Khaimah's pearl fishing heritage, Abdulla Al Suwaidi founded Suwaidi Pearl Farm in memory of his grandfather, Mohammed. Inspired by his grandfather's incredible diving skills and the precious pearls he retrieved, Abdulla honors a timeless tradition that once adorned royal families.