This unique 3-hours tour offers a rare opportunity to see falcons up close and a chance to gain a deep insight into the world of the majestic birds. You will learn the history of falconry and discover how falcons live today.
The hospital is centrally located in Abu Dhabi, close to the international airport, and has taken care of more than 42,000 falcons since it opened in 1999. In 2007 it opened its doors to visitors and you will come closer to falcons than you ever thought possible.
You will get to visit the unique falconry museum where you can learn the traditional heritage of falconry and explore displays of special falconry tools and equipment.
Move on to the examination room to see the precious birds undergoing feather repair and pedicures! Discover the hard work that goes into nursing falcons.
At the hospital’s large free-flight aviary, you will see the falcons flying free. But the highlight of the tour is the extraordinary opportunity to have a majestic falcon sit on your arm in the beautiful hospital gardens.
As part of this tour you will enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch, prepared by Abu Dhabi National Hotels' staff and served in a traditional Arabic tent.