Excursion

Falcon Encounter at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

See, photograph and even allow to perch on your arm the regal falcon, an integral part of the Arab world and considered the royal bird.

  • Code
    AUH-EW
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Walking Type
    Medium
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
    3½ Hours

An hour’s travels by minivan or motor coach bring you to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.

Here you will learn about the most common illnesses that endanger the health of falcons and see the intensive care unit and laboratory, hosting the most advanced technical equipment that can identify even the rarest diseases. Gain insights into the cultural role of the falcon, used in the region for hunting as well as for exotic pets.

A particular thrill is a chance to take photos with a majestic bird sitting on your arm. For an appreciation for the winged creatures’ stature and grace, witness falcons flying freely in the aviary.

No doubt in awe of these magnificent animals, return to your Crystal ship.

Important Notes:                                                                
It is recommended that guests dress in casual clothing and wear flat, comfortable shoes. This excursion will operate in all weather conditions.