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Here’s what you need to know about Jebel Jais Bungee Jumping

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If bungee jumping is on the agenda, there’s no better place to head to than Jebel Jais. Scaling 1,934 meters, Jebel Jais is the tallest mountain in the North-Western Hajar range in Ras Al Khaimah. With this controlled bungee jump suspended 1,500 meters above sea level, take the leap and dive into adventure with Jebel Jais bungee jump!

The mountain also hosts the world’s longest zipline and the highest bridge in the UAE, suspended 1,250 meters above sea level. The above attractions are just a few that visitors can enjoy at Jebel Jais bungee jump and make the mountain a must-visit for everyone!

Getting to Jebel Jais

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Here are the best ways to get to Jebel Jais:

1. Taxi: The mountain range of Ras Al-Khaimah is around 60 km away from Jebel Jais, making a taxi a viable option for travelers and locals alike. Those who are up for a long road trip and enjoy looking at landscape views pass by can choose to take a taxi. Dubai is approximately 256.5 km by road from Jebel Jais and a taxi could be an option for visitors.

2. Metro: If a private car is not an option, you could always use a combination of the metro, bus and taxi to reach Jebel Jais. Visitors from Dubai can get onboard the Red Line at the Nakheel Metro Station and get off at the Dubai Deira Terminal. Hop onto buses C-19, C19, or C26 to travel to the nearest stop (Ras al Khaimah Bus Station) and take a taxi from there.

3. Bus: Several bus services are available for visitors from Dubai. Bus 17, C-19 and C-26 are the main buses that ply to Ras al Khaimah bus station from within the metropolis. These buses cost around 20 to 25 AED and could take up to 2 hours. Visitors can take an hour-long taxi from the bus station.

4. Shuttles: There are regular shuttle buses from Ras Al Khaimah City, Al Hamra area and Al Marjan Island to Jebel Jais daily for a fee of around 20 AED. These shuttles are offered by the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA). Visitors can buy tickets on the bus or book them online at Visit Jebel Jais.

5. From the Airport: After landing at Dubai airport, take any of the buses in the city to reach Ras Al Khaimah and then hire a taxi or shuttle to reach Jebel Jais. Visitors can also hire direct taxis and town cars to take them to the mountain.

Top things to do at Jebel Jais

1. Zip Lining

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The Jebel Jais Flight is the longest zipline in the world and is over 2.7 km (1.7 miles) long. Adrenaline junkies and outdoor enthusiasts can zoom past stunning mountain views from a height of 1,680 meters above sea level. Visitors will speed along at 120kph to 150kph for two-three minutes in a special harness fit for the experience.

Jebel Jais Flight – World’s Longest Zipline
AED 300
Jebel Jais Sky Tour
AED 200

2. Hiking

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Visit diverse ecosystems through 6 unique trails at Jebel Jais with a cumulative distance of 16km. The trails are of varying difficulties and split across the lower and upper segments of Jebel Jais. The lower segment features trails as short as 0.7 km to as long as 6 km. The upper segment has one trail - the Ghaf Summit, a 4.3 km long trail.

3. Cycling

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Explore Jebel Jais on a cycle through paved, winding paths that run across the peak. Enjoy mesmerizing views of the mountain range at your own pace.

4. Camping

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Plan a camping trip over the weekend and enjoy the clear skies as you bask in the peaceful ambiance at Jebel Jais. There are multiple spots across the mountain that provide 24-hour access so visitors can pick a spot to have their dream camping experience.

5. Sightseeing

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Marvel at all-encompassing views of the Arabian Gulf and Hajar Mountain valleys from 1,250 meters above sea level. The Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park, which features 7 decks equipped with 12 binoculars. Lay back and relax as you enjoy the view or watch thrill-seekers ride The Flight. The Viewing Deck Park is open from 8am to 8pm on weekdays and 8am to 11pm on weekends.

6. Mountain Climbing

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The UAE’s first Via Ferrata - a protected climbing route - is at Jebel Jais. The route is around 1 km and features fixed steel cables every 1 to 10 meters so climbers can be harnessed to it. This attraction is to be opened shortly.

Best time to visit

We recommend visiting Jebel Jais between November to April as the summers in the UAE can be too hot to handle while doing outdoor activities. If you do visit Jebel Jais in the winter, carry extra jackets and necessary equipment as the temperature in the mountains could drop down to -3°C.

If you do plan to camp at Jebel Jais, make sure to fuel up your car and load up on adequate snacks and water. The peak closes at 5pm and the restaurants, cafes and other amenities close along with it. So those who plan to stay overnight should plan accordingly and stock up at Ras al Khaimah.

Hotels near the attraction


The mountain itself is open 24 hours a day.
The attractions atop the Jebel Jais, including the Jebel Jais Bungee Jump, are open from:
Winter: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Summer: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Visitors who want to camp around the mountain can do so overnight.

Know before you go

  • Please arrive at the Jebel Bais Bungee Jump or other attractions at least half an hour before the designated time.
  • If you purchase tickets online, visit the information center on-site to get instructions and maps of the attractions.
  • Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have a signed waiver by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Participants must weigh between 40kg to 130kg to take part in the bungee jump. You may be weighed on site to decide eligibility.
  • This jump is aimed at individuals with normal health and fitness.
  • Please inform on-site staff if you have any pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Due to the elevation, pregnant women and people under the influence of alcohol or other substances are not allowed to enter or participate.
  • Jebel Jais has a free parking lot so if you drive up to the peak, you can park your car conveniently.

Handy insider tips

  • Jebel Jais features 2 restaurants on-site - Puro Express and Muse Cafe. Both serve snacks, pizzas and refreshments. Visitors can also visit many of the restaurants in the Ras Al Khaimah area.
  • Wear athletic clothing that can handle the rough terrain. Running shoes or hiking shoes are also a must.
  • Dress according to the weather and grab an extra jacket during the winter months.
  • A budget of 400 to 500 dirham should be sufficient for a day at Jebel Bais. The food at Puro Express and Muse costs around 30 to 40 AED while the attractions can cost around 150 to 300 AED. Travel costs range from 20 AED for buses and can grow exponentially if you use taxis or rentals.
  • Buy combo passes for the greatest savings.
  • Sunscreen or sunblock is a must.


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