Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed during his tour of Mangrove Walk in Al Jubail Island, which he instructed to be completed by Jan 2020. In line with Abu Dhabi government’s vision to build sustainable communities, the project aims to showcase #AbuDhabi’s natural heritage. pic.twitter.com/4lrJK3jliV— Abu Dhabi Government Media Office (@admediaoffice) November 12, 2019
From January, you will now be able to explore one of the UAE capital’s most beautiful natural wonders as a new attraction opens in the city on Jubail Island.
The Mangrove Walk, opening in January 2020, will allow you to take a stroll through the mangroves an see the natural landscape and spot local wildlife.
Once completed, the attraction will feature kayaking activities, a winding boardwalk, a play area for children and viewing terraces where you can enjoy the stunning surroundings.
In addition, a visitors centre is set to open that will teach visitors about the importance of the mangroves to the local ecosystem and their environmental significance.
The new landmark will be located on the island which lies between Saadiyat Island and Yas Island, and will be one of the newest ecotourism attractions in the UAE.
"Mangrove Walk is the first of its kind in Modon’s destination package, which aims to enhance Abu Dhabi's profile in ecotourism,” said Abdulla Al Sahi, CEO of developers Modon.
“The project covering over one million square meters filled with maritime mangroves trees which will be used for tourism, creative and educational purposes for both residents and tourists.”
We can’t wait to see it.