Witness majestic birds soar through the sky and swoop down at tremendous speeds to catch game in what is one of the most exciting sports of the region. Interwoven in Dubai’s cultural fabric, falconry has always been a vital part of desert life
, from being used to hunt hares and houbara to evolving into a regal sport. No wonder hundreds of enthusiasts compete in the Fazza Championship for Falconry every year. Fancy seeing it for yourself? Contact a tour operator or visit resorts Bab Al Shams and Al Maha to admire the skill and speed of both the falcon and the falconer.