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Plan your visit to Jebel Jais zipline

Craving an escape to breathtaking mountain landscapes and pulse-pounding adventure? Jebel Jais, with the world's longest zipline, promises an unforgettable experience amidst the mountains. Whether you're a thrill-seeker, a nature enthusiast, or just want to relax, this definitive guide will help you plan your perfect Jebel Jais visit.

Jebel Jais | Visitor information at a glance

  • What are the Jebel Jais opening hours?
    Jebel Jais attractions are open from 9:30am from Wednesday to Sunday. The closing time varies according to the attraction.
  • Where is Jebel Jais located?
    The Jebel Jais mountain is located in the Ras al Kaimah range north of Dubai city. 
  • When are Jebel Jais activities closed?
    Jebel Jais activities are open all year long. However, the timings may change depending on the weather. 
  • How can I reach Jebel Jais?
    You can reach Jebel Jais by bus, car, or the metro. If you're driving from Ras Al Khaimah, head in an easterly then north-easterly direction on the Wadi Al Biyah-Ras Al Khaimah Road. Then, take a north turn onto the Jabal Al Jais Road.



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Jebel Jais opening hours

Jebel Jais timings: Jebel Jais attractions are open from 9:30am from Wednesday to Sunday. The closing time varies according to the attraction. 

Jais Flight: Jais flight is open from Wednesday to Sunday and during public holidays in the UAE.

Jais Sky Tour: Jais Sky Tour is open from Wednesday to Sunday, and all public holidays. The slots are 9:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm. (Closed until October 1, 2024)

Jais Sledder: The Jais Sledder is open every Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00am to 6:00pm (last ride). 

Best time to visit Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais is home to the longest zipline in the world and sees tourists from all over the world to give the world record-breaking attraction a go. As one of the most popular destinations in the Middle East, there are some things to keep in mind. 

The Jebel Jais sees the maximum number of visitors during the cooler months, including the Holiday Season, when the schools are out.

Peak season vs low season 

The peak season (November to February) will see a majority of visitors because of the cool climate which will be perfect for outdoor activities. There will be larger crowds, especially at the popular attractions like the Jais Sledder. Expect longer wait times and potentially higher prices for accommodation and tours.

The low season (March to October) is considerably hotter but sees fewer crowds. If you don’t mind the heat, and want to avoid the crowds and long queues, this is the perfect time to visit. However, ensure that you wear comfortable clothing, be prepared for the heat, and stay hydrated.

Weekdays vs. weekends

The weekdays are generally less crowded than weekends, especially during peak season. To make the most of your trip to the Jebel Jais mountain, you can visit as early as possible to escape the heat or align your activities with the sunset, an event many people visit the Jebel Jais for. 

During the weekends, you can expect larger crowds, particularly at popular attractions and restaurants. Consider making reservations in advance, especially for dining at 1484 by Puro.

Where is Jebel Jais located?

Address: W4VR+FX7 - Wadi Shehah - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates

Locate Jebel Jais on the map.

Jebel Jais lies in the United Arab Emirates, bordering Oman, with the highest point situated near Ras Al Khaimah city.

How to get to Jebel Jais?

By bus:

Catch a bus (number 17, C-19, or C-26) from Dubai to Ras al Khaimah's bus station for around. The bus ride takes about 2 hours, and from there, a taxi will take you to Jebel Jais in roughly an hour.

By metro

Catch any metro on the Red Line to Rashidiya Station, then a taxi to Dubai Union Bus Station. You can board buses C19, C019, or C26 to Ras Al Khaimah. Finally, take a taxi to Jebel Jais.

By car/cab

Drive up to Jebel Jais via Sheikh Zayed Road (E11) for stunning mountain views (1 hour, 250 km).  The Drive up the mountain is a pleasure with well-maintained road with viewpoints and takes 30 minutes to reach the summit. 

Note: The speed limit on the Jebel Jais mountain road is 100 km/h (62 mph).

Parking facilities at Jebel Jais

Jebel Jais has free parking facilities for visitors on the top so you can park your car in a convenient location without any hassle. 

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  • Parking
  • Food outlets 
  • Restrooms 
  • Gift shops
  • Prayer rooms

Activities at Jebel Jais are not recommended for pregnant women and people with medical conditions.

  • Always prioritize safety: Jebel Jais offers adventure activities, so it's crucial to follow instructions and guidelines provided by officials or tour operators.
  • Stay hydrated: Carry plenty of water, especially during hikes or other physical activities.
  • Be aware of altitude sickness: Jebel Jais is a high mountain. If you are not acclimatized, be aware of symptoms and descend if needed.
  • Respect the environment: Jebel Jais is a beautiful natural area. Minimize waste and avoid littering.
  • Stick to designated trails: Don't go off-roading or stray from marked paths to avoid damaging vegetation.
  • Age restrictions may apply: Some activities may have minimum age requirements. Check with the specific activity provider for details.
  • Follow instructions from park rangers or staff: They are there to ensure safety and a smooth experience for all visitors.
  • Parking can be limited: Especially during peak season, be prepared to walk a short distance to find a parking spot.
  • Focus on comfort and practicality: You'll likely be doing some walking or exploring, so choose clothes that allow for movement.
  • Sturdy shoes are a must: Opt for closed-toe shoes with good grip, especially if you plan on hiking or participating in any activities. Flip flops, sandals, or high heels are not recommended.
  • Dress in layers: The temperature in Jebel Jais can be cooler than in Dubai, particularly at higher altitudes. Layers allow you to adjust to changing temperatures throughout the day.
  • Sun protection is essential: Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to shield yourself from the sun's rays.

Jebel Jais: You'll find several gift shops located at Jebel Jais, particularly near the Welcome Center and tourist areas. These shops sell souvenirs, Jebel Jais-branded merchandise, snacks, and drinks.

Ras Al Khaimah: If you're visiting Jebel Jais and want to do some shopping, consider heading down to the city of Ras Al Khaimah. The city has malls, supermarkets, and local shops offering a wider range of products.

1484 by Puro: Soak in UAE's highest views (1484m) and global flavors (Thai salad, butter chicken, veggie burger) at Puro, a modern restaurant with a scenic outdoor terrace. It is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 9pm. 

The View by 1484: This is a stylish outdoor lounge with light bites, drinks, and breakfast, all set against Hajar mountain and the perfect place to view spectacular sunsets. The restaurant is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 8am to 7pm. 

Muse Cafe: Savor delicious bites, healthy options, Arabic specialties, and fresh brews (hot or cold) at Muse Cafe - the perfect pitstop to fuel your mountain adventure. Muse Cafe is open between 8am and 8pm from Monday to Friday and 8am and 9pm on Saturday and Sunday and public holidays.

Puro Express: Grab light bites, coffee, slushes, waffles & ice cream at Puro Express. This is a trendy cafe with epic views of the Jebel Jais (1300 meters up!). You can visit Puro Express from Wednesday to Sunday between 9am and 9pm.

Syr.up by Puro: Indulge in sweet treats with decadent desserts like donuts, waffles, pancakes and wash them down with refreshing beverages and soft serve ice creams. It is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 9pm.

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort: 23.5 km from Jebel Jais

Action Hotel Ras Al Khaimah: 23.2 km from Jebel Jais 

Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah: 24.1 km from Jebel Jais

Frequently asked questions about visiting Jebel Jais

Where is Jebel Jais located?

Jebel Jais is a mountain range located in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

Why should I visit Jebel Jais?

Jebel Jais offers something for everyone. Thrill seekers can get their adrenaline pumping with activities like the world's longest zipline, the challenging Jebel Jais Via Ferrata climbing experience, or the fun Jebel Jais Sledder toboggan run. You will be awestruck by the breathtaking mountains that almost touch the sky. You can also explore wadis or valleys, or even go on a hike.

What is the best time to visit Jebel Jais?

The cooler months (November-March) are ideal, offering comfortable temperatures for outdoor activities. However, Jebel Jais is open year-round.

What are the Jebel Jais opening hours?

Jebel Jais is generally open 24/7, but some specific activities or facilities might have designated hours. The activities are generally open from Wednesday to Sunday. They begin from 9am in general but have different closing times.

Can I visit Jebel Jais in a group?

Absolutely! Jebel Jais is perfect for group visits. Many activities can be enjoyed together, and are perfect to bond over in a friends or family group.

Can I visit Jebel Jais with kids?

While some activities may have age restrictions, Jebel Jais offers plenty for kids, including the viewing deck, exploring trails (depending on difficulty), and the Jebel Jais Sledder.

Is Jebel Jais wheelchair friendly?

Accessibility can be limited in some areas due to the mountainous terrain. Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park and some paved trails might be suitable, but many of the activities are not wheelchair friendly.

Can I buy food and drinks at Jebel Jais?

Yes, restaurants and cafes are aplenty around Jebel Jais. They offer various food and beverage options. You can also pack your own picnic to eat in the mountains.

How long should I spend at Jebel Jais?

The length of your visit depends on your interests. You can spend a day enjoying the views and exploring parks, or extend your trip for multiple adventures.