Hudayriyat Heritage Trail opens to the public

The Hudayriyat Heritage Trail opened to the public on the 10th November 2020.

The Hudayriyat Heritage Trail has been established to protect the important archaeological remains discovered on the island.

The shell middens provide direct evidence of the activities of pearl fishermen who previously lived there.

The remains of dugongs and sharks demonstrate the importance of marine resources for the community living on Hudayriyat.

An archaeological experience with a twist, the Hudayriyat Heritage Trail is a winding stretch of beautiful pathways and raised tidal boardwalks. It offers visitors the chance to stroll down a timeline of local history and learn all about the curious and intriguing facts of the recent and distant past. The trail includes a range of contemporary sculptures, alongside viewing platforms overlooking the Arabian Gulf.

The trail combines historical artworks such as oysters, pearls, and pottery, burnt shark and dugong bones, along with historical fishing nets. Along the route are a number of educational nodes where families can learn about how the local Bedouins lived and adapted to the environment many years before modern technology.

Download the Hudayriyat Heritage Trail Official Brochure by clicking here.

Visit the Hudayriyat Heritage Trail Instagram page.

Visit the Hudayriyat Heritage Trail Facebook page.

See VisitAbuDhabi’s video about Hudayriyat Island.
See a video on YouTube about Hudayriyat Island.