The tours allow you to get up close and personal with these birds of prey in the wards, while an on-site museum explains the history of falconry.If you're up for the challenge, you may also have the chance to hold one of the birds, or even to feed one, depending on the activities the vets are performing at the time of your visit.Having high-tea up here, with the city spread below you, is definitely an experience for your Abu Dhabi itinerary.
There is an entry fee for non-guests of the hotel, but the ticket price can be redeemed for food and drink from the observation deck's restaurant, which serves snacks and light bites; soft drinks; and in the afternoon, high-tea.
If that all seems like too much of an adrenaline rush, there are also restaurants, cafés, and shops here for some gentler pursuits.
There's also a dedicated water play area for families with small children.
The palace was built in 1793 as the residence of the ruling family and the seat of government.
The interior of the Al Hosn Fort has been renovated and modernized and is now used as a museum that traces the history and culture of Abu Dhabi, with oral histories and plenty of historical photographs on show.