We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Features Animals
Open Now: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
398
All photos (398)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bird watching”(11 reviews)
“bird lovers”(10 reviews)
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
24°
15°
Dec
22°
14°
Jan
23°
15°
Feb
Contact
Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd | What3words: ///arrival.shade.credible, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Website
+971 4 606 6822
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Dubai
from US$67.40
More Info
from US$58.65
More Info
from US$163.50
More Info
from US$163.50
More Info
Reviews (296)
Filter reviews
234 results
Traveler rating
109
81
34
5
5
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
109
81
34
5
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bird watching bird lovers pink flamingos water birds watch tower phone camera natural environment viewing area burj khalifa binoculars feeding herons taxi beauties telescope reef hundreds
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 234 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great fun here & spectacular place to enjoy the weekend. will be waiting to visit here again & again.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank irfanrk786
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic for birders to see a range of local and migrating species. Usually lots of flamingos. It is not a zoo. These are wild birds and so the birds present are unpredictable. This is a top spot for birders. There are two hides, either side...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went straight from the airport and spent like 15 to 20 mins in the morning . It was right after the heavy rain . Loved it . Was ez to find the place . This place is for nature lovers .

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank VinuthaJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place literally developing in frint of my own eyes , its amazing how dubai has developed and maintained it . There are two observation decks which take you very very close to the birds . We went to the one having flamingoes. Always...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank kaushikdxb
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Free watch, 2 entrances but the best is in road A66. We really enjoy and it’s free. Small cabane in front of flamingos. So peaceful 👌

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank nathandthomas
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

It’s nice to have a wildlife Sanctuary in dubai and protecting the wild animals but it needs to be cleaner and they need to take care of it more

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amr3zz
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We took a taxi out from Business bay and the taxi driver had no idea where the Sanctuary was. We eventually found a sign and got dropped off. Lovely hide and wildlife but there is no where to walk or no way to get to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank annemarieiam
Reviewed 12 October 2018

​Located on Ras Al Khor Rd, around Dubai Festival City and Ras Al Khor Industrial Area. Place features a couple of parking places at both entrances, cabanas with air conditioning, water dispenser, big magnifying glass to observe lakes, birds and vegetation, it is non wheelchair...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank C6677AZestherm
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is a great place to go in the mornings - they open at 8am. It is very quiet and peaceful spot minutes away from Downtown

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank stelladebs
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Good experience for nature & bird lovers. It is located in the middle of the city and is easily reachable. Evenings or early mornings are best for bird-watching. Carry a binocular if you have one. I like the fact that the birds are not disturbed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank jiatariq
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 600 nearby hotels
Ramee Royal Hotel
182 reviews
.62 km away
Rove Healthcare City
715 reviews
1.09 km away
Movenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai
2,602 reviews
1.16 km away
Dunes Hotel Apartments Oud Metha
218 reviews
1.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10,605 nearby restaurants
Costa Coffee
5 reviews
.44 km away
Grano Coffee
7 reviews
.38 km away
Chinese Treasure
14 reviews
.00 km away
People by Crystal
44 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,713 nearby attractions
St. Mary's Catholic Church
47 reviews
.44 km away
Ismaili Centre, Dubai
12 reviews
.89 km away
Al Nasr Leisureland
22 reviews
.74 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines