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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
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"bird watching"
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"water birds"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

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

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful birds in a serene setting. A rare moment of nature amidst the skyscrapers of Dubai. Gate 1 offers the mesmerizing greater flamingo nesting site and Gate 2 offers a plethora of other unique birds in a natural habitat. Never imagined the hustling downtown Dubai...More

Thank Shubham S
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Limited parking area. Entrance Fee. Amazing place for bird lovers. Hundreds of flamingo’s birds, Nice place to enjoy afternoon time.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

It's a wonder to watch these many Flamingos in this wildlife park. Mostly they stay inside the mangroves. Evening is the best time to spot them in bulk. There are at least two organised locations. There is a binocular in the watch tower for closer...More

Thank Jobin G
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Wildlife sanctuary at Ras al Khor has two viewing Points and you can view some beautiful water birds. Most of them are migratory birds

1  Thank kareem21
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I would give 5 stars but i had to pay alot of money to a taxi to arrive here. No public transport. There more types of birds that you would expect. Good to visit between september - march. If you like nature/birds this is nice...More

Thank Cipriantl
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We liked the idea to spend time just looking at beatifull birds like flamingo and other rare species. The entrance is free; but don’t forget to bring ur camera with you; u will need it🌈

1  Thank OPTIMIST1116
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

+ Flamingos are pretty - Very difficult to get there by public transport (you'll need a taxi) - One lookout spot was closed (we went on 15/12/17). The other 2 are miles apart and need a taxi to get to - Nothing to do other...More

1  Thank Achilles90
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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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