11 Extraordinary Off-Site Excursions in Ras Al Khaimah

This is a photo of Suawaidi Pearl Farm, in Ras Al Khaimah

In addition to luxury hotels and unique outdoor venues, Ras Al Khaimah offers many opportunities for attendees to unwind, thrill seek, explore new heights, and learn about the local culture.

Excursions are an essential part of any meeting and  incentive program and finding activities that suit the diverse interests of attendees is key. Planning an event? Contact our team for more information.


Suwaidi Pearl Farm – Dive into a Historical Journey 


This is a photo of a off-site excursion at Al Suwaidi Pearl farm


The Suwaidi Pearl Farm is a symbol of Ras Al Khaimah’s rich history of pearl diving and jewelry making. Attendees can be brought aboard a traditional pearl fishing boat and witness skilled artisans create jewelry for inspiration before trying their hand at crafting their own unique pieces.


Dhayah Fort – Step Back in Time 


This is a photo of a off-site excursion to Dhayah Fort


A captivating destination for any attendees who are history enthusiasts, Dhayah Fort dates back to the late Bronze Age – between 1600 and 1300 BC. Perched on a hilltop, this historic site is the only remaining hill fort in the United Arab Emirates. At the foundation of the fortress, attendees can explore a collection of twelve expansive Wadi Suq tombs dating back to a period between 2000 and 1300 BC.


Al Jazeera Al Hamra – Rediscover a Forgotten Village 


This is a photo of a off-site excursion to Al Jazeera Al Hamra


The village of Al Jazeera Al Hamra presents another opportunity for attendees to learn about local history and architecture. With its traditional mud-brick houses and narrow alleyways, this atmospheric village offers a unique glimpse into the past. Attendees can attend a guided tour where they will learn about the ongoing restoration efforts and immerse themselves in the captivating history of the destination.


Al Jazeera Al Hamra – The Old Town of Ras Al Khaimah


Al Jazeera Al Hamra, formerly a prosperous village known for pearling, now lies deserted due to the rapid development of the nearby Emirates fueled by the oil industry. Attendees can witness the striking spectacle of a town that seems to have been abruptly abandoned as its inhabitants pursued wealth, leaving behind coral structures that once housed bustling pearling businesses. According to rumors, the town is said to be abandoned by the living but still inhabited by numerous ghosts and spirits, adding an eerie element to any excursion.


Sonara Camp – Embrace the Desert Experience


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to Sonara Camp


Planners can treat attendees to this stunning desert hideaway set in the grounds of the Ritz Carlton Al Wadi where they can enjoy cultural performances, savor traditional Arabian cuisine, spot herds of Oryx and Gazelle, and stargaze under the desert sky. Planners can opt for the Sunset Package and have their groups enjoy a full spectrum of activities from camel rides to sandboarding, volleyball and a spectacular sunset Falcon show.


Al Hamra Golf Club – Tee Off with Breathtaking Views 


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to Al Hamra Golf Club


A classic way for professionals to unwind, the Al Hamra Golf Club combines the timeless tradition of golf with stunning views of mountain ranges and the Arabian Gulf. Whether attendees are seasoned golfers or beginners, they can enjoy an 18-hole championship course in a picturesque setting along with impeccable hospitality and service.


Located within a convenient walking distance from many of our 5-star resorts, the course recently hosted the DP World Tour and Ras Al Khaimah Championship two years in a row, attracting some of the world’s best players to our Emirate.


The Jais Flight – Experience the Longest Zipline in the World 


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to The Jais Flight


Spanning a staggering 2.83 kilometers, the Jais Flight holds the title of the longest zipline in the world. With awe-inspiring views of the surrounding mountains, participants reach speeds of up to 150 kilometers per hour. This adventure is perfect for attendees seeking adrenaline and one-of-a-kind experiences and conveniently located next to nearby venues, the Jais Sky Room and Viewing Deck Park.


Jais Sledder – Thrill Seek Through The Mountains


This thrilling ride down the mountainside is known as the Jais Sledder. Offering a unique blend of speed and control, this mountain coaster allows riders to navigate their way through twists, turns, and exhilarating drops. Attendees will get to experience breathtaking landscapes from a unique point of view and have well-deserved fun.


The Bear Grylls Explorers Camp – Unlock Your Inner Survivor


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to Bear Grylls Explorers Camp


Designed in collaboration with renowned survival expert Bear Grylls, this camp offers a range of survival courses led by a team of experts. Attendees will learn essential wilderness skills, conquer challenging obstacles, and push their physical limits. For planners seeking to arrange unique team-building experiences, the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp is an excellent choice for fueling teamwork, resilience, and personal growth among participants.


Mountain Experience with Adventurati Outdoor at Camp 1770 – Trek the Trails 


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to Camp 1770 at Jebel Jais


The Jebel Jais mountains provide an extensive network of trails that stretch across an impressive distance of over 80 kilometers. This vast expanse of mountainous terrain presents a diverse range of hiking opportunities that cater to all fitness levels. Whether attendees are seasoned hikers or beginners, they will find suitable paths to explore and enjoy. A wide array of tours and workshops are available to supplement the hiking experience and provide valuable insights and educational opportunities for attendees.


Al Wadi Nature Reserve – Embark on a Desert Safari


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to Al Wadi Nature Reserve


Embarking on a jeep safari through the desert landscape is a wonderful way to experience nature and wildlife in a whole new way. The Al Wadi Nature Reserve is the perfect destination for this expedition and during the tour, attendees will have the opportunity to encounter species such as oryx and Arabian gazelles. Guided by experienced experts, attendees have the opportunity to learn interesting facts about the animals, plants, and unique features of this ecosystem.


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