Take a thrilling excursion to Umm Al Quwain, the UAE’s smallest emirate, for a complete family adventure. Try your hand at crab hunting, while soaking up the natural beauty of this tiny emirate wrapped around an island-dotted lagoon.

After about an hour of driving North from Dubai, you arrive at the location for the tour. The real thrill begins once the sun sets, when you are ferried on a glass bottom boat to natural mangroves abundant with crabs and with special lights, get ready to experience a wonderful little adventure. Professionally trained guides will give you brief instructions on the art of spear hunting at night.

Since this activity is mainly done during night at low tides in accompaniment to special underwater lights, it is even safe for kids.

After catching all crabs within your reach, enjoy a buffet dinner with barbecued dishes cooked mainly with the crabs that you’ve caught yourself. Whether you’re alone or accompanied by your friends or family, this crab hunting tour with New Horizon Travel and Tours will provide you with an unforgettable experience.

Option 1: Crab Hunting


Try your hand at crab hunting on this excursion to the mangroves of Umm Al Quwain. Catch the crabs under special lights and enjoy a buffet dinner made of barbecued dishes from the hunt.


  • This tour package is not recommended for pregnant women or individuals with spine injuries or heart ailments.
  • Please carry swimwear/beachwear, change of clothes and a towel
  • Please carry valid identification / passport for this excursion
  • Water-resistant slip-ons are recommended (This can be rented at the hotel)
  • The crab hunting trip described and the inclusions mentioned are dependent on prevailing weather conditions. Do contact us to check on the weather conditions and availability for this trip prior to booking.
  • Pick up can be arranged from other emirates with an extra surcharge.
  • 5% VAT will be implemented for all hospitality related services from 1st Jan 2018, as per the new taxation rules of the UAE.