We are - Adventure Quest

People are integral to our company culture, sharing the inclusive love for outdoors and wellbeing. Our team are vital to our success with safety and passion at the core of what we do. We are committed to global standards of safe practices and processes in all our operations.

Most importantly, we can guarantee you will have fun.

The Team at Adventure Quest

Our Team - Dedicated, Adventurous, Environmentally focused

Nabil Habbouche

Founder

His passion is spending time outdoors away from the rat race by sharing his passion for anything outdoors with others, including his two boys. ​ He has a love for Adventure travel, a yearning to learn about other cultures, in both knowledge and taste. ​

Swimming
Nature Lover
Cartophile
English
Arabic

Emma Taylor

Co-Founder

A total outdoor enthusiast, Emma has led a life of adventure since she was a teenager summiting Mt Meru at the age of 17 and going on to complete Mt Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp, and the Annapurna Circuit well before the age of 30. In 2019 Emma was introduced to the world of adventure racing & captained a team from UAE to compete in the Fiji Eco Challenge. Emma also works for UAE based charity organisation, Gulf for Good, as head of Marketing & Communications combining work with passion, whilst helping children in need.

Scuba Diving
Adventure Racing
Environment
English

Hana Habets      

Local Guide

Hana moved from the Netherlands to the UAE more than 5 years ago. She was inspired by her father, who introduced her to hiking as a child in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. She is now exploring her own corners of the world & has visited over 30 countries so far!

Guide
Explorer
Kickboxing
English
Dutch
German

Ajmal Hasan

Education Manager

Ajmal is an avid outdoorsman and self taught nature lover who currently resides in the UAE . He has a passion for photographing and documenting nature and wildlife of the UAE, including those of the slithery kind. In 2019 he succeeded in documenting a year's worth of sunrises with his Canon camera.

He is currently the Education Manager at Mleiha Archaeological Centre, a Sharjah government entity where he oversees the management of several educational programmes.

Trainer
Photographer
Naturalist
English
Arabic
Hindi
Urdu
Tamil
Kannada

Zsolt Siklodi

Chief Web Office

He is a keen trekker and at the same time, an ardent supporter of sustainability. A strong believer in the ‘leave no-trace’ policy which he stresses: whatever we take outdoors should be brought back and recycled properly.

Favorite peaks climbed: Jebel Toubkal, Everest Base Camp, Mt. Kazbek.

Favorite quote: "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together".

Webmaster
Triathlete
Sustainability
English
German
Hungarian
Romanian

Marina Bruce

Desert Diva

Marina Bruce AKA The Desert Diva is a professional off-road guide, adventurer and accredited Abu Dhabi Tour Guide.  Since arriving in the UAE in 2009, she has become OutdoorUAE magazine's off-road expert and has built up a wealth of overlanding experience in the deserts of the UAE and Oman, exploring all accessible areas in the two countries with her husband and with groups. She has worked as local fixer with TV Crews in Liwa and been involved with the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge as part of the course-setting team and team leader for the off-road drivers for the official TV crew. In winter 2018/2019, Marina led over 100 cars into the desert, collectively covering around 50,000kms with absolutely no damage done to vehicles.

Off-roading
Culture
Exploring
English