Taking a thrilling underwater safari in Abu Dhabi can be an exceptional way to enjoy your vacation. It is an amazing way for the tourists to enjoy the hidden islands of the beautiful country of Abu Dhabi. With beautiful coastal lines and abundance of water, UAE capital offers a lot to its visitor.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving Courses are also Available in Abu Dhabi
Taking a thrilling underwater safari in Abu Dhabi can be an exceptional way to enjoy your vacation. It is an amazing way for the tourists to enjoy the hidden islands of the beautiful country of Abu Dhabi. With beautiful coastal lines and abundance of water, UAE capital offers a lot to its visitors.
A local adventure company in Abu Dhabi called Noukhada offers excellent opportunities for snorkel safari for the tourists who are looking for an outstanding way to spend their vacation. The company arranges a four-hour trip for the interested tourists in a powerboat. For the underwater safari, they require minimum 2 people or maximum of 8 people.
The snorkel trip starts from the Yas Beach on Yas Island with a powerboat journey of 40 minutes. You cover the Aldar headquarters and majestic Al Samaliyah Island on this journey. Al Samaliyah Island is famous for free-roaming animals like gazellas, beautifully manicured gardens and several sandy-colored villas.
The architects kept the Emirati school children in mind while designing the impressive Al Samaliyah Island as it provides opportunity for them to explore the island on overnight trips rather than tourists or general public in the country. After that the trip takes you through the mangrove channel where Al Jubail Island on the left and Yas Island on the right side.
When it moves towards the northwest, you pass a beautiful mansion on the stunning on Ba Al Ghaylam Island. The area is covered with a particular type sad which found only in the Arabian Gulf and Bahamas. The authorities and anchors are keen to protect the existing coral in this area.
You will love to watch the pockets of sand stick together by particular gelatinous mucus in the shape of sand collars during your underwater safari in Abu Dhabi. These collars are filled with numerous sea snail eggs. The safari provides the travelers the opportunity to enjoy the shallow waters around the shoals.
Most of the area is less than one meter deep and you should not touch the coral while your safari in order to protect them. You can see a lot of sea life in this area including plenty of sea urchins. You are advised to wear strap-on shoes which are waterproof as there are chances to prick by the venomous and spiky spines of sea urchins.
After that, they will take you for a 30 minute trip to Nurai Island where you will get the collection of a number of boutique hobbit-style villas. Then you can head to the Ras Ghurab Island where you can enjoy offshore coral reefs. Here you can also enjoy masked butterfly fish and two bar seabream with black and yellow stripes. Get the snorkeling equipment and head for an underwater safari while you are in Abu Dhabi.