Stargaz­ing tours

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Is it a bird? A plane? A shoot­ing star? A me­teor shower? On a stargaz­ing tour, it could be any of the above. The desert is the per­fect place to take off with an en­thu­si­as­tic group of am­a­teur astronomers and try to dis­cover a new planet. Dubai As­tron­omy Group have reg­u­lar mee­tups and star spot­ting events, and they’ve even got their own ob­ser­va­tory – the Zubair As­tron­omy Camp.

Mushrif Park, Mushrif, Dubai, Sat to Thur 10am to 6pm, free. Tel: (050) 6246172. Taxi: Mushrif Park. duba­ias­tron­omy.com to get a glimpse of noc­tur­nal crit­ters. The Night Bird Show at 8pm is another great one for an ex­pe­ri­ence un­der the stars.

Nahyan The First Street, Abu Dhabi, daily 6pm, Dhs200. Tel: (800) 966. Taxi: Al Ain Zoo. alain­zoo.ae

Overnight glamp­ing with Ara­bian Ad­ven­tures

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