Nestled in the foothills of Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain Zoo is known to house varied animals from across the world. From swans and mongooses to hippos, animal lovers can enjoy the sight of varied animals at this 400-hectare zoo. And guess what? You can now also enjoy a brand new cycling experience in the zoo. Yep, Al Ain Zoo has launched a family-friendly attraction which offers adventure seekers a chance to experience cycling amid the treacherous terrain of Hafeet Mountain.
Mountain Cycling Comes With Two Tier Options To Choose From
When it comes to mountain cycling, you get an option to choose from two tiers. The first one is with three unique tracks of varying length of 3km, 7km and 9km. The path is located by the main gate and allows cyclists to explore the slopes and terrain beneath Hafeet mountain alongside Al Ain Zoo. Whereas, the second one is for tricycles. It is next to the Education Center allowing visitors to enjoy the nature and biodiversity of Al Ain Zoo.
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On this, Omar Mohammed Al Ameri, Director Operations in Al Ain Zoo said,
‘This new experience is an exciting addition to our efforts in encouraging the community to adopt an active lifestyle and enjoy the natural environment in Al Ain Zoo.’
The Price For This Adventure Starts From AED 15
When it comes to safety measures, you must know that the authorities are taking all the necessary safety measures for this. And if you are looking forward to experiencing this mountain cycling adventure- then you can experience it daily from 10 AM to 6 PM on weekdays, and 7 Am to 6 PM on weekends. These timings are for external experiences. Timing for the internal experiences is from 1 PM to 7 PM daily.
As for the price, it starts at AED 15 for 30 minutes for small bicycles. You can book the experience at the dedicated stand next to the main gate and the education centre. And if you want to know more this then check out: https://www.alainzoo.ae/