Adrenaline-pumping Activities in Ras al Khaimah

Amidst the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Ras Al Khaimah, is a haven for adrenaline junkies, offering heart-pounding adventures that will leave craving for more. From soaring above to hurtling down mountainsides, get ready to unleash your inner thrill seeker!

Image via Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort

Hike to the Summit of Jebel Jais

Reaching a height of 1,934 metres, Jebel Jais is the UAE’s highest peak and the crown jewel of the mighty Hajar Mountain Range. Stay at a property like Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort which offers a guided hike to the summit taking you through landscapes of rugged inclines and deep chasms; the real reward awaits at the top – a gourmet picnic and panoramic vistas that will leave you speechless!

Soar Above with the Jais Flight

Prepare to experience the ultimate high on your holidays to Ras al Khaimah with the Jais Flight, the world’s longest zipline. For a thrilling three minutes, you will feel like a superhero at 1,680 metres above the Arabian Gulf. Zip across peaks and through deep ravines at heart-stopping speeds of up to 160 kilometres per hour. Buckle up, adrenaline junkies, this is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure you won’t forget!

Experience the Jais Sledder

If ziplining isn’t enough, the Jais Sledder will crank things up a notch. Hold on tight as you whizz down a low-slung track that winds through the majestic Hajar Mountains. Reaching speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour, you will get to experience breathtaking panoramas and stunning coastal views with every twist and turn. Sleds can seat two people, so grab a friend and share the incredible sights (and the screams) together!

Try Exciting Water Sports

For aquatic fun, resorts in Ras Al Khaimah beside the ocean offer plenty of water sports. Take off on a flyboard, jetpack, or hoverboard, propelled by powerful jets of water. For classic thrills, there’s jet skiing, wakeboarding, and kneeboarding, while families can enjoy banana boats, donuts, and Airstream rides. For something more zen, go kayaking amidst mangroves and spot some incredible birdlife along the way.