Home to the Hajar Mountains and Jebel Jais – the tallest mountain in the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah has always been the adventure capital of the country. Jais Adventure Peak is the latest addition to the emirate’s awesome list of activities for adventure junkies.
WHERE IS JAIS ADVENTURE PEAK LOCATED?
The Jais Adventure Peak is located on Jebel Jais – the ultimate adventure destination in Ras Al Khaimah. Besides the newly inaugurated adventure park, there are a number of other activities in Jebel al Jais for thrill-seekers in the UAE, including the Via Ferrata and the Jebel Jais Flight (the longest zipline in the world).
WHAT ACTIVITIES DOES JAIS ADVENTURE PEAK OFFER?
Visiting Jebel Jais is one of the top things to do in RAK. If you’re looking for fun outdoor activities in RAK packed with adrenaline, Jais Adventure Peak is the place to be. This adventure park in Ras Al Khaimah brings you a suspended obstacle course and more ziplines in RAK for all the thrill you seek. Let’s look at each in detail.
JAIS SKY MAZE
If the idea of being on an obstacle course on top of the UAE’s highest mountain sends your adrenaline soaring, Jais Sky Maze will not disappoint. Suspended 10 metres above the ground, this obstacle at Jais Adventure Peak course offers two levels of difficulty to accommodate both kids and adults. Hooked to a safety harness you get to test your mettle and overcome your fear of heights with swinging loops, wobbly bridges and rope swings for an hour of endless thrills.
- Cost: AED 75
- Timings: Wednesday to Sunday 09:30 am to 05:30 pm
- Participants must be at least 6 years old, 125 cm tall and weigh no more than 120kgs
- Children less than 10 years old and shorter than 140 cm should be accompanied by a parent or guardian
JAIS SKY TOUR
The Jais Sky Tour takes you on an exhilarating self-guided aerial tour of the Hajar Mountains. The tour covers a distance of 5 km using seven ziplines and nine platforms to end at the sky bridge. The sky bridge is where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Hajar Mountains from 300 metres above ground level! The entire tour lasts for one hour.
- Cost: AED 200
- Timings: Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
- Participants must weigh between 40 and 110 kg and be at least 122 cm tall
- Any participants under 18 should be accompanied by a legal guardian and/or parent
- The tour can only accommodate 15 people at a time
OTHER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT ARE THE JEBEL JAIS ADVENTURE PEAK OPENING HOURS?
The Jais Adventure Peak timings for weekdays are from 08:00 am to 08:00 pm. The park closes at 11:00 pm on the weekends. It is, however, important to note that the different activities at the adventure peak have their own timings. So, plan your trip accordingly.
DO I NEED TO MAKE ADVANCE BOOKING FOR A JAIS ADVENTURE PEAK VISIT?
Yes, it is always better to make bookings in advance. Jebel Jais is a popular tourist attraction in RAK and there is a great demand for the adventure activities here. To guarantee your trip does not go to waste, book your experience by visiting the Jebel Jais website or calling the Jais Adventure Peak contact number +971-7-204-6250.
WHAT IS THE JEBEL JAIS DISTANCE FROM DUBAI?
Jebel Jais is located around 160 kms from Dubai. It can take around 2 hours to drive to the mountain via Sheikh Zayed Road (E11).
That’s all we have for you now on the new Jais Adventure Peak. The Hajar Mountains make one of the best weekend trip destinations from Dubai. There are plenty of fun and thrilling activities for adventure seekers to indulge in. For those who don’t want to drive all the way to RAK, the Dubai-Ras Al Khaimah bus service is a great alternative to consider.
Even if you’re not into desert camping, accommodation is not an issue with the presence of 5-star hotels in Ras Al Khaimah. Anyone from the capital city planning a weekend trip to the Hajar Mountains in RAK can consider the Abu Dhabi-RAK bus as a commuting option. Another fabulous alternative is visiting Al Hayer Oasis in Al Ain.
If you a real dare devil, you can try out our Dubai extreme activities list. Things can get pretty exciting, you have been warned.
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* Cover Image Credits: Visit Jebel Jais Official Website