Certified by the Guiness World Records as The World's Longest Zipline, the nearly 2 miles this zipwire stretches, is equivalent to 28 football pitches! Begin at the highest point of the UAE, and soar across the great Jebel Jais mountains at an average speed of 75 miles per hour. Offering the ultimate adrenaline rush, this is an experience to remember.
The water at Khatt Springs is rich in minerals, and valued for its health benefits. Three natural springs produce sulphur water which can reach temperatures of 40 degrees. The resort is surrounded by a palm oasis, with an impressive mountain backdrop to draw your attention. Soak in the steam pools and experience a blissful escape from your daily routine.
Explore the ruins of an abandoned fishing village, located just outside the city. The traditional coral-block architecture with a warm amber tone is a nod to a simpler life before the oil boom, and makes for some stunning photos. The desert climate has slowed the ageing process of these ruins, so you'll feel as if you've stepped back in time.
Showcasing a fascinating collection of archaeological and ethnological artefacts, the National Museum displays the colourful history of the region. Up until the early 1960s, the museum was a fort and the residence of Emirati royals. Explore the Qawasim Room, containing an interesting collection of documents and international treaties, as well as artefacts from the ruling family.