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Hatta Rock Pools

| Hajar Mountains, Hatta, United Arab Emirates
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You Cannot Visit Anymore

Unfortunately it is not possible to visit this location anymore unless you are on a GCC passport as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Rock Pools between the Mountain and Deserts

Everyone have to visit over the Hatta Rock Pools. Its a wonderful visit unless you visit Hatta... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Abu Dhabi
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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“fresh water” (2 reviews)
“wadis” (9 reviews)
“rocks” (15 reviews)
| Hajar Mountains, Hatta, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately it is not possible to visit this location anymore unless you are on a GCC passport as the borders are permanently closed to expatriates. As much as you try to persuade the security personnel to let you through they will not budge. It appears...More

4  Thank RAK_Punter
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everyone have to visit over the Hatta Rock Pools. Its a wonderful visit unless you visit Hatta Rock Pools too if you are visiting Hatta. Also its a good picnic spot for all

1  Thank Nilofar
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice fresh water, cool and soothing wadis - good for kids to play and do some 'fishing' (not serious fishing). Very calm and quite area with mesmerizing water fall sound... Dubai Municipality has added some well maintained rest rooms to that area. Also some shades...More

6  Thank JaiGovind
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very good natural pool among the rocks of Hijar near to Hatta city main road from Dubai to Hatta is now stops for Expats but a use the another road Sharja to Kalba road and then from Munai turn to Hawilat road to Hatta this...More

15  Thank yousaf s
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This place is super natural.. The rocks are forming a natural pools which make it a nice choice for swimming, picnic and camping.. We had our lunch here while the weather is getting better.. You will take really beautiful photos and will spend a nice...More

6  Thank Hassan H
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We got to the border and were turned away when they found out our destination was Hatta Pools. Both the Hatta Hotel on the UAE side and the border officials confirmed this. So don't waste your time coming here unless you are a UAE local.

26  Thank BulawayoCJ
Reviewed 8 September 2016

As of September, 2016 it is still closed from the UAE side. As the pools are technically in Oman, you cannot pass without a visa. They used to let people through, but not anymore.

26  Thank ianrog
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This would be a lovely plave if it wasn't for the rubbish!! The pools are lovely and a guilty pleasure of jumping of a rock or two was too good to miss. We camped in the open overnight, we had a BBQ and slept under...More

2  Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went camping with friends next to the pools in a nice quite location. The next morning we went for an explore and found a natural beauty in the form of the pools and the following wadi. The rock jumping was excellent with jumps ranging from...More

9  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We went for the weekend border and, after checking previous reviews, went through the Al Buraimi border at Al Ain. It is a simple border crossing, but you must make sure you have an entry/exit stamp in your passport (expats) before coming back into the...More

3  Thank Arobinson2014
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