Our trip to Hatta Wadi Hub was epic! Read this guide to know why!

Don’t be mistaken, we love Dubai and everything that it has to offer. But we also know that there are many hidden gems around the city that’s just waiting for adventurers like us!

And what did we find? That Hatta Wadi Hub is a dream come true if you love adrenaline, fun and exploring!

Of course, we can’t gate keep this, so here’s a guide for you!

What is Hatta Wadi Hub?

Hatta Wadi Hub is an outdoor oasis in Hatta, a town that’s located more than 100 kilometers away from Dubai’s city center. This space is designed for every type of adventurer and thrill seeker with activities that let you enjoy the best of what being outdoors has to offer.

Hatta Wadi Hub is even home to the largest inflatable obstacle course in the world covering more than 500 meters of challenges that will surely keep your adrenaline pumping.

There’s even a hidden waterfall, a massive slide, the first gell ball facility in the city and one of the best trails in Dubai to give you the adventure of a lifetime.

Best Time to Go

Being an outdoor recreational facility, it’s best to visit Hatta Wadi Hub during the winter months when temperatures are lower and the weather is more favorable for spending time outdoors.

Hatta Wadi Hub may also be closed on some days between the months of May and September due to the extreme heat.

Things to Know

An epic adventure at Hatta Wadi Hub starts with a few of these essential tips:

  • Hatta Wadi Hub is open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM every day. Since it’s a huge space, it’s best to allocate a day into exploring it.
  • It’s a family-friendly destination with activities suitable for children aged 6 and above. However, more challenging ones require guests to be at least 16 years old.
  • Hatta Wadi Hub has a rocky terrain, so make sure that you wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

How to Get Around

Trains: There are no direct train lines going to Hatta. 
Buses: Take the E16 bus at the Sabkha Bus Station that stops at the Hatta Bus Station. From here, you can take a taxi going to Hatta Wadi Hub.
Taxis: Taking a taxi is still the easiest way to get to Hatta Wadi Hub. If you’re coming from the city, the starting rate is AED 25 for a regular taxi with an additional AED 1.75 per kilometer thereafter.
Car service: If you have the budget and you want to travel privately, you can always book a private car service with your travel agent.

What to Do in Hatta Wadi Hub

Take on the Hatta Hiking Track

One of the highlights of visiting Hatta Wadi Hub has to be its hiking trail, a 32.6-kilometer challenge that will surely test your endurance and resilience in conquering the outdoors.

The Hatta hiking track has different routes depending on your skill level, but all of them guarantee the best time, especially since you’re surrounded by nature. 

Go Mountain Biking

If you’d rather be on wheels while exploring Hatta Wadi Hub, you need to try mountain biking at the park’s 52-kilometer cross country trail.

Whether you’re a leisure biker or a competitive pro, there’s a trail for you at the park with each trail divided into different colors indicating different levels of difficulty.

The best part is, you get to go up and down these trails while also enjoying the most beautiful views of the mountains and the nature surrounding you.

Paddle Your Way on a Kayak Around the Lake 

With the beautiful Hatta Dam, you can’t miss kayaking while you’re in Hatta Wadi Hub where you get to paddle peacefully through the waters with the mountains surrounding you.

The park has single and double kayaks, but you can also rent water bikes and pedal boats that will allow you to explore the massive Hatta Dam.

But if you have the budget, you can also rent a donut boat to go around the lake or book a tour boat with a driver.

Take On the Inflatable Obstacle Course

Another highlight of the Hatta Wadi Hub is the country’s largest inflatable obstacle course for the entire family to enjoy.

The obstacle course is spread over 500 meters of space with all types of obstacles that will surely test your wit, endurance and persistence until you get to the finish line. 

Where to Shop in Hatta Wadi Hub

Hatta Wadi Shop

Address: Hatta Wadi Hub – Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 482 055 55


You can’t visit Hatta Wadi Hub without picking up some souvenirs and trinkets from Hatta Wadi Shop. 

Here, you can find everything from t-shirts, bottles and bags to take home as a reminder of your adventure at Hatta Wadi Hub. Of course, you can also shop for local food products that you’ll surely love.

Hatta Mountain Biking and Hiking Shop

Address: Hatta Wadi Hub – Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates 

Phone: +971 482 055 55

Forgot some gear for your camping, hiking or biking adventure at Hatta Wadi Hub? Don’t worry because you can always rent or buy them at the Hatta Mountain Biking and Hiking Shop.

This store has everything you need to make your outdoor adventure as epic as possible.

Where to Stay Near Hatta Wadi Hub

Sedr Trailers at Hatta Resorts 

Address: Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 820 5700

Pricing: $$

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If you choose to fully soak in the wonders of Hatta Wadi Hub and be one with nature, there’s no better place to spend the night than in a camper at Sedr Trailers.

We tried it ourselves and loved every bit of the experience! Located right within the adventure park are 13 trailers where you can enjoy glamping under the stars while doing barbeque.

And when you wake up, you get treated to the most majestic views of the Hajar mountains to kickstart your day. 

Hatta Caravan Park

Address: Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 820 5555

Pricing: $$$

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Hatta Caravan Park is a luxury camping ground where you can rent static luxury caravans that have all the amenities you love in a hotel but also the comforts of being near nature.

Here, you can choose from a standard caravan to a more luxurious one with your own outdoor terrace.

Hatta Caravan Park also has designated barbeque areas where you can grill your meats aside from cooking in your own kitchen back at the caravan.

But if you’d rather just chill and skip the cooking, there are also several food trucks serving different types of comfort fare at Hatta Wadi Hub.

Where to Eat Near Hatta Wadi Hub

Hatta Wild Cafe

Address: Hatta Wadi Hub – Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 56 828 2252

Pricing: $$


If you need a caffeine fix, some pastries or just a snack in the middle of exploring Hatta Wadi Hub, you should stop by Hatta Wild Cafe.

Just imagine sipping a hot cup of coffee while soaking in the ambiance of being surrounded by the mountains and a lot of greenery. Ah, what better way to enjoy a snack!

Janam Restaurant 

Address: 1st Floor – Hatta Dubai Emirates COOP – Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 50 666 8929

Pricing: $$


For sure, all those adventures in Hatta Wadi Hub will leave you famished that you deserve to have a Mediterranean feast at one of the best restaurants in Hatta, Janam Restaurant.

And what’s not to love about this restaurant? Aside from its traditional interiors, you also get treated to a menu filled with Mediterranean delights that are made fresh and using the best ingredients.

Al Hajarain Restaurant

Address: Hatta Heritage Village – Hatta – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 50 696 0331

Pricing: $$$


Whether you’re looking for a place to kickstart your day with a good breakfast or somewhere to eat after a tiring day at Hatta Wadi Hub, you’ll surely love Al Hajarain Restaurant.

We dropped by for breakfast and loved their fresh fruit platter and traditional Arabic breakfast.

But we also heard from the grapevine that their salmon, lamb rack and veal osso bucco are divine.

What to Expect from Weather in Hatta Wadi Hub

Winter: Hatta enjoys cooler winter months as compared to the city, which is why the months between December and March makes for the perfect time to visit Hatta Wadi Hub.

Summer: Summers are hot in Hatta, especially between June and September. During this time, it’s not as ideal to stay long outdoors.

Transition period: Hatta goes through two transition periods as it switches between seasons. From April to May and October to November, the weather is more unpredictable than within seasons.

Apps to Download When Visiting Hatta Wadi Hub

Visit Hatta: Hatta’s official tourism app contains all the information you need to visit attractions like Hatta Wadi Hub

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Uber: The most reliable app to use when booking private car service to take you to and from Hatta Wadi Hub

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Careem: The local alternative of Uber when it comes to booking a private car service

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S’hail: The app to use if you’re planning to commute to Hatta since it contains all the bus schedules, fares and other useful information

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