The less spoken emirate with numerous places to see- Umm Al Quwain. Umm Al Quwain is a relatively small emirate having a land area of 750-800 sq.km. Do not underestimate the tourism possibilities of this emirate in terms of size. There are several exciting things to do and places to visit here. Unlike the glamorous Emirates such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Umm Al Quwain mostly concentrates on promoting greenery and scenic beauty. Check out the main Things to do in Umm Al Quwain below
THE DREAMLAND AQUA PARK
With the vision to create a fun-filled spot in the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Rashid Al Mualla inaugurated this dreamland aqua park in 1997. The park makes a perfect spot for a family trip. There are 30 thrilling rides and attractions in this waterpark which can satisfy both adults and kids; including Slam Dunk, Black Hole, Kamikaze, Twister and Twisting Dragons.
Moreover, you can camp at night and try different sports such as volleyball, tennis, and basketball.
UMM AL QUWAIN NATIONAL MUSEUM
It is mandatory to visit the national museum to know about the history of this place. The growth of this country is amazingly depicted in the national museum through the historical remains. If you are a history lover, you will definitely love this place filled with ancient excavations and artifacts.
UAQ MARINE CLUB
Water activities are not something rare in Dubai. Then is it worth traveling to UAQ for Marine club? Yes of course… It is a perfect place for water lovers to explore. Plenty of water activities are available in this emirate such as doughnut ride, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, knee-boarding, houseboat tours, camping, fishing, etc. Apparently, you don’t need any previous experience to do any of this. All you need to do is just sign up for all these activities and enjoy yourself.
The vast deserts of Umm Al Quwain make it an ideal location to contest the camel race. The race is the national sport of UAE, and it is best to experience during winter.
Head to Khor al Beidah and enjoy the spectacular wildlife of Umm al Quwain. If you are a bird lover, you will definitely love this place as it is a breeding place for heron, plover, flamingos, gulls, terns and other sea birds.
Umm al Quwain is home of several islands such as Al Harmala, Al Chewria, Al Humaida, Al Qaram, and Al Sinniyah islands. Mangrove forests surround most of the islands which are enriched with exotic flora and fauna. It is a haven for animal lovers as you can see a range of wildlife such as pink flamingos, elegant herons, seagulls, and even antelopes.
HAPPY LAND CITY
The happy land city is a specialized educational and recreational center which can satisfy both adults and kids alike. This 30,000 sq.ft provides your children with a range of games and activities that help in the overall development of the kids.
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