Abu Dhabi’s investments in all things sporting have guaranteed that all visitors can enjoy their favourite activities, and try something new along the way. From the fast and fierce world of polo to indoor skydiving, you can watch, learn and play throughout your stay in the emirate.
The Abu Dhabi International Triathlon is the pinnacle of the year for many athletes. With its glorious surroundings, crystal clear water and testing climate, the triathlon celebrates the achievements, ability and fitness of thousands of competitors from all over the globe.
Have a go at various country pursuits, including horse-riding and shooting in Abu Dhabi’s country clubs. It’s worth experience the Arabian horse, one of the UAE’s biggest exports and proudest achievements, and having a go on one of the magnificent animals. Used for endurance racing, this sport is incredibly popular in Arabia, with the UAE leading the international leagues.
Zayed Sports City (ZSC) is home to everything from basketball courts to beach volleyball, tennis courts and a football stadium. It hosts the annual Mubadala World Tennis Championship, as well as regularly seeing English football team, Manchester City, play. It’s also the location of Manchester City’s training academy, a facility focused on developing the skills of talented Emirati and international young footballers. ZSC also has Abu Dhabi’s largest bowling complex and ice rink.