Explore the tranquility of the island
Al Noor Island is where nature comes to life in glorious technicolour. It's where kids can spend an hour with a butterfly expert to learn all about the creature's magical evolution from caterpillar to chrysalis, into a delicate multicoloured wonder. Lie back and take in the gentle breeze at the shaded Literature Pavilion as children play in a wooded, rope playground. Explore the unique tranquillity of Al Noor Island.
The whole family will love spending time with our butterfly experts who will explain the fascinating world of one of nature’s most remarkable creatures, with the Junior Butterfly Keeper experience! From a furry caterpillar to a mysterious chrysalis, turning into a glorious butterfly, the whole lifecycle will be explained and demonstrated right here at Al Noor Island’s Butterfly House.
The Standard Pass includes entry to Al Noor Island and a self-guided tour of the Butterfly House with an educator.
- Adult: AED 50
- Child: AED 30
Duration: 1 hour
Every Explorer will receive a special explorer kit to help them set off on their own adventures, which includes a special designed map of the island! When the young adventurers are done from discovering the joys of the island themselves, we’ll then treat them to a guided tour at the Butterfly House, where they can learn all about the extraordinary life of the butterfly.
The Explorer Pass includes entry to Al Noor Island and the Butterfly House, a self-guided tour of the island, an island map, and an explorer toy kit to discover interesting information on the island.
- Adult and Children: AED 75
By the Bay
Dining by the waters of the island
Enjoy the cityscapes of Sharjah while relishing a delicious meal on the shores of Al Noor Island.
• Entry and a guided tour around the island
• Sky watch session (night astronomy session with educator; subject to weather conditions)
• Special dining experience by the shoreline with cityscape view (price includes meal)
*Available for all day dining
Timings: 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Daily
*Butterfly House Daily: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Now, you can choose your dining preference at By the Bay lounge based on your mood and liking. While standard dining option serves you food on the table, the premium dining option offers a more relaxed setting. Book your experience today.
Island Self-Guided Tour
Explore meadows of wild grasses, glimpse feathered friends and visit hundreds of delicate, butterflies from all around the world. Do it by yourself, take your time and explore. The island is all yours!
- Adults: AED 35
- Children (3 – 12 years old): AED 20
09:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m.
09:00 a.m.- 12:00 a.m.
Relax in the shade and choose from an exciting menu of hot and cold food and drinks for breakfast, lunch, afternoon or evening tea – all freshly handmade right here in the Noor Café.
- Adults & Children: AED 65
- 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Midnight on weekends
- 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m on weekdays
Gaze at the stars, wonder at the milky way, hunt for faraway planets and relax under the luminescence of the moon in all of its natural glory. Join our very own astronomy experts who will show you how to use our special telescopes and guide you through the majesty of the night sky.
- Adults and Children: AED 75
Sunset – 11:00 p.m.
Sunset – 12:00 a.m.
Experience and learn about the joys of gardening, the wonder of cultivating your own fruits, and the beauty of home-grown flowers. Our gardening workshops will show you how to pot, plant, seed, and nurture nature!
Duration 2 hours
Yoga at Sunrise
Take the time to relax, stretch and start your day with Yoga at Sunrise located only yards away from the stunning Butterfly House and in the shade of a canopy of trees.
- Adults (ladies only): AED 50
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.