The Best Family Experiences in Abu Dhabi

Camels resting on the desert sand, Abu Dhabi
Camels resting on the desert sand, Abu Dhabi | © Oneinchpunch / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

Located on an island in the Persian Gulf, Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, offers thrills for all ages. Culture Trip selects some of the best experiences for you and your family to enjoy when visiting the city.

Abu Dhabi, like most of the cities in the Persian Gulf, is a safe playground for all ages. There are leisurely tours that highlight the best culture the region has to offer and exciting, high-octane thrills for those feeling more adventurous. Here’s a selection of things to enjoy when on a family trip to Abu Dhabi.

1. Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital: 2-Hour Tour


You will forget to take your eyes from the falcons when you visit the Falcon hospital. Falcon treatment center, Falcon demonstration center and Falcon museum are located under one roof of the Falcon hospital premises. Meanwhile, you walk around the hospital; the tour guide will tell you all the facts about falcon birds for your information.

2. Sunrise Desert Safari Tour from Abu Dhabi


As a city shaped by its seafaring heritage, Abu Dhabi can only truly be experienced by the water. Our unique sightseeing tours will take you on a journey through time as you experience contemporary architecture juxtaposed with the traditional Arabic culture.75 Minute Yas TourThis spectacular guided tour is a one-stop shop for all things Yas Island. It is brimming iconic sights, as well as key tips and facts about the island and its many attractions!60 Minute Corniche TourThere’s simply no better way to explore Abu Dhabi’s headline-grabbing skyline than from the water. You start your tour in style at the luxurious Emirates Palace Marina, then head out to sea to experience the beautiful Corniche.60 Minute Maya Island TourThis incredible guided tour takes you on a journey down Abu Dhabi’s extensive coastline, to witness the luxury of Abu Dhabi island, Emirates Palace and the Presidential Palaces juxtaposed with the natural, tranquil beauty of Al Maya Island.

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