Sir Bani Yas Islands are located off the South Western Coast of Abu Dhabi and is the largest natural island in Abu Dhabi. It was once Arabia’s largest Wild life reserve. However now due to the extensive conservation work the island is now home to thousands of free roaming animals. The island has surely been quite the popular destination among tourist as well , Hotels in Sir Bani Yas Islands are very much sought after by the tourist. One that has been highly accredited by tourist is the Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort , Abu Dhabi, the resort is a perfect place to get an up close and personal experience with the wild life and at the same time soak in the Arabian sun.
There are huge variety of wild life in the islands including Arabian Oryx , Giraffes , Sea Turtles , Dolphins , deer and Somali Ostrich among many others. There are also well over one hundred species of birds to be found on the island which are endemic to the region. The species of mammals in the island are over thirty and is home to the endangered Arabian Oryx, there are about four hundred of them roaming freely in the island. In this island one could find some of the scavengers such as Sudan Cheetah and Striped hyena. There are other species of animals to be found here such as the Mount Gazelle and the Sand Gazelle.
There are a wide range of activities to do while in the islands such as do safaris to explore the wild life, there are also protected areas for snorkeling and kayaking. The islands wild life is so diverse and it is best to engage on guided tours to make the most of it.
The island also tries to be as sustainable as possible to protect this home of the various species.
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