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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

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Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd | What3words: ///arrival.shade.credible, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 606 6822
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Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd | What3words: ///arrival.shade.credible, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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"water birds"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It been a nice time over there The wet land of rad al Kkor has a lot of wildlife and the best that we had seen there the flamingo bird it was amazing time really

Thank mohmedelkhashaby
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve lived in Dubai 4 years and just last week I went to the sanctuary for the first time. So unexpected to find such a beautiful and peaceful place in the middle of the city. You see the flamingos in the water and the Burj...More

Thank crismea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flamingos in the middle of Dubai! I recommend to go there by car or taxi. It's almost impossible to get there by bus. There is two entrances. If you want to see flamingos choose the one next to E66 road. Free admission.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a large number of Greater Flamingos. Tourism has been exceptionally well planned by allowing visitors to get sufficiently close to the birds, but also ensuring that the birds are not disturbed by us. The duration for which...More

Thank srimysore
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were taken by a friend so I can't say what public transport would be available. Once there, you have to walk down a long hide so, in effect, the birds are not disturbed by onlookers. I suppose you can stay as long as you...More

1  Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the best time of the year for a visit to the sanctuary (Rains). They are wetland reserve renowned for attracting migratory birds in large numbers. One can spend hours together without realizing, in the peace found here. Though in the center of the...More

Thank ektakapoor
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We took a cab to the sanctuary which was about 10 miles outside of downtown Dubai. Spend a hour doing bird photography from their game hide just off the highway. You can really get up close to wildlife.

Thank John G
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Ease access from the city is this unexpected quite haven to be one with nature. Several species of migratory birds and some terrific viewing and photography spots for bird watching. The flamingos are a treat ofcourse, and there's a good range of other birds to...More

Thank DeeCarb
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

For any nature lover, or one who seeks for serenity and peacefulness - this is a place you simply do not want to miss. Just to observe this magical pinky fluffy beauties would worthy a dedicated trip - not to mention that it only takes...More

1  Thank melon_006
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: I visited the sanctuary in January, so the weather was very mild and forgiving unlike most of the year, so please make necessary adjustments to your plans based on the time of the year. Great place close to Dubai bustling downtown where one...More

1  Thank Sergey B
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Diddi21
25 November 2017|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diddi21, The very best would be at sunset (get there at 4:30 pm until 5:50 pm to 6:00 pm). That is feeding time and you will see a swam for flamingoes dancing around the carer. Unfortunately, the carer does take its... More
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Cheryl L
21 November 2017|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cheryl, As Pratik mentioned, the birds will be there every day of the year (they get fed there every day), the difference is the quantity. April is still a pretty good time to go and visit them although a chunk of the... More
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Meinita B
25 June 2017|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Meinita, should be open on a Sunday. The one day they are closed is on Fridays. If you can, check the daily feeding (one is at 9am and the other one is around 4pm) Enjoy!
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