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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

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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
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