The most common questions asked about the UAQ Marine Club

Please take a look at our FAQ’s below. If you still have a question please get in touch and we are here to help.

The Marine Club sits on the sea in the quaint Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, from where it takes its name. It is a secret because Umm Al Quwain has yet to develop into a metropolis like Dubai or Abu Dhabi, and it does not draw tourists or even local visitors on a large scale. This is one of the charms of both the city and the Marine Club. It is an understated city, which prides itself on local culture, on its atmosphere and, of course, on its location beside the sea.
Wakeboarding is a rapidly growing sport in the UAE, even in the hot and sweaty summer it doesn’t hinder this sport. According to many wakeboarding fans, the waters surrounding the Marine Club is the best riding location in the UAE.
Kayaking is an increasingly popular past time and the Marine Club is a great place to start. You can rent, purchase and experience paddling at its best, between the islands of Umm Al Quwain. The mangroves are a very short paddle from the Club where turtles, birds and other marine life abound.
Send them to the playground and relax around the pool for a while. The playground is safe and in sight of where you will be sitting, enjoying a meal or a swim. The restaurant opens on to the swimming pool, so all your comforts are close to hand.
If the club launches your boat with the tractor, then there is a small launching and retrieving fee, depending on the size of your vessel. If you are launching yourself with your own car, then there is no charge.
The Marine Club will rescue you and tow you back to the club. If you are out at sea, the Coast Guards will rescue you. Remember to have the Umm Al Quwain Coast Guards number in your mobile.
The Marine club does not sell petrol but there is a filling station close by on the creek.
There is 24 hours security.  No one is allowed to tow their boat out of the Marine Club’s premises without the manager’s permission.  The security guard always requests permission before the boat is towed away, whether it is taken by the owner or even by a third party.
No, we do not sell alcohol and we do not allow alcohol on the premises.  We are a no alcohol club.
Yes, you can.  You are not allowed to bring your own food and drinks onto the premises while the restaurant is open.  However, if you’re camping, you can rent a BBQ box eat your own food.  See our camping rules.
Yes, there is an emergency at the local hospital just 5 minutes away.
According to UAE law, all boats have to be registered and must have a transponder.  See our website for further assistance.
As far as we are aware, you do not need a fishing license.
No.  We are in the process of upgrading and it will be available in the near future.

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UAQ Marine Club: A selection of our facilities

We have a vast range of facilities for the members and their friends at the UAQ Marine Club. Take a look at some below…

UAQ Cruises

UAQ Marine Club Cruises

The Marina takes pride in offering its guests an exclusive and private party on a houseboat, cruising the waters around the mangrove islands.

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The Ultimate High Ropes

Come and try scaling our climbing wall which is one of the highest in the UAE and suitable for most ages; or flying like a bird down our zip line.

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UAQ Marine Club Watersports

The club has a range of water sports activities. If you are already a professional, come and enjoy the sport of your choice.

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Umm Al Quain Fishing

The Umm Al Quwain Emirate has a coastline of 24km which is located on the Arabian Gulf. Deep sea fishing is a popular sport that lures many of our guests from all corners of the UAE.

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UAQ School Trips

The Marine Club offers an outdoor education which improves life skills such as problem solving, confidence building, team work, leadership, communication and awareness of actions.

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Swimming Pool & Playground

Need some time alone, but had to bring the kiddies along for the weekend as well? Never mind…send them to the playground and you enjoy a relaxing time around the pool for a while.

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Restaurant & TV Lounge

Anglers’ restaurant is situated at the poolside. It is open 7 days a week and offers a variety of dishes. Located right by the swimming pool area are beautiful air-conditioned family dining room and TV lounge facilities.

the uaq restaurant & tv lounge

Boat Services – Maintenance, berthing etc

We give support for routine boat maintenance as well as for more specialized repairs. We have launching & retrieving services as well as washing and berthing. Enquire about the vast range of services.

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UAQ Adventure Activities

Use of the outdoors makes a major contribution to physical and environmental education and enhances many other curriculum areas. It contributes to personal growth and social awareness.

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UAQ Marine Club: Our members love our facilities and hospitality!

See what our members are saying about how we have enhanced their leisure time

Amazing! An easy 5/5. You have a great facility and provided our team with a fantastic day to help develop the Polypipe team. Conquering fears, the need to help each other , work together and dealing with individual challenges brought the team together like never before.
Robin Appleby, Polypipe
Staff were really amazing from the first phone call to the last wave goodbye. They have a true passion for what they do and its really refreshing. We would absolutely come again.
Shirline, Youth Group
The games and activities planned taught the students the importance of teamwork, the will to overcome fear and the importance of listening and understanding. The students will always cherish the values they learned and the overall experience.
Ms. Rachna, Al Rawais

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