All you need to know about Abu Dhabis Sir Bani Yas Island

[Music] hello and welcome back to timeout quick guides today we're going to be looking at Abu Dhabi's spectacular Safari destination serve an EF Island before we get going make sure to subscribe the time on GCC for more videos just like this and leave a comment below and you can win the luxurious vacation every single month when you think about the Dhabi you might picture a glamorous hotel stunning beaches and amazing restaurants but not too many people know that the capital of the UAE also has its own Safari island but Wizarding 7es Island is an incredible experience that's a must for any Abu Dhabi resident or visitor so here's everything you need to know about this captivating desert safari island so what is 7es island well this island is one of the eight Algar beer desert islands and it's a great place to do all sorts of different wildlife and adventure based activities the name comes from the Banias tribe who were the first settlers in the capital and measuring 17.5 kilometers from top to bottom is the largest natural island in the UAE so what kind of animals can you see there more than half of the island is dedicated to Arabian Wildlife Park one of the region's largest wildlife reserve it's home to more than 10,000 free-roaming animals including Arabian oryx gazelles giraffes ostriches and even cheetahs you can see these wonderful animals by going on a wildlife drive in a 4x4 you will also be with an expert guide who will tell you everything about the many fascinating animals that you will see along the way make sure you check out the platform where you can get right up close to the amazing giraffes at this island so what else is there to do well there's loads to do on certain EF island you can take to the water and go snorkeling where you'll see loads of colourful fish and maybe even a Hawksbill turtle if you're looking you can also go in a sunset kayaking trip to see flamingos cormorants and a host of other wildlife or if you prefer to stick to dry land you can set off I know sunrise Wadi walk or even go mountain biking other activities include June sailing falconry archery and host but riding so many different things too do every trip to this amazing island it's action-packed so where can you stay on the island there are three stunning Anantara results on 7es island you can choose between 5-star luxury at Desert Island Resort & Spa and antara beachfront privacy at antara a young will our resort or immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the island Anantara alsa a villa resort so finally how do you get that well there are various ways you can get to the island including taking a 20-minute boat ride from Jebel dona jetty or by booking a seaplane from yes island if you're feeling really fancy so that's everything you need to know about Savannah Yas Island whether you're visiting for a long weekend or just for the day you'll definitely have an amazing time yes that's it from us today that was everything you needed to know about Sylvanas Island make sure you hit the subscribe button and leave a comment below and we'll see you guys next week [Music]