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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

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Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 606 6822
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Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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"bird watching"
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"bird lovers"
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"oud metha"
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"water birds"
in 4 reviews
"feeding times"
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"zoom camera"
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"pink flamingos"
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"viewing area"
in 6 reviews
"quick visit"
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"great place to see"
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"dubai skyline"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful sight"
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"observation deck"
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"big bus"
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

It is a wetland created by dubai municipality to attract beautiful red flamingos & other birds that have made Dubai stop over during the migration period.They generally come in winter starting September and stay until March.To be honest there is nothing much to do, except...More

3  Thank Doa Q
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I used to take my daughter here when she was under 1 year. Once you arrive and park, there a little walk before you reach the viewing deck. There are stairs up so leave the stroller in the car if you have little ones. It’s...More

2  Thank Diddlove
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. 2 hides. Fab for serious birders. Not just flamingos although they are amazing and in hundreds. But loads of other types of waders and eagles.

Thank Lisegirl
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The taxi driver didn't know where to go. He dropped us at the wrong hide then shot through. We flagged down another taxi on the highway. Gave him directions to the flamingo hide. He wanted to argue that this wasn't the place. Then he got...More

4  Thank Ian P
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It's a free activity in dubai, not much to see except by using the binoculars at the observation area.

Thank khalil R
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a place to visit to see the beautiful red flamingos who has made Dubai stop over during the migration period. They generally come in Winter starting Sep and can be seen until March.

Thank Mohammed Saqib T
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lets begin with the good sides: -the scenery is beautiful -its free -the guy who worked there was friendly -the place is clean and well equiped -its one of the few "enviromental/natural" attractions in dubai -you get immerged quickly. You hear the nature songs and...More

9  Thank Ghinwa_dxb
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

If I ever need to be bird watching and yet wish absolute silence and quiet, then this is probably the most beautiful place to be and watch the birds in the sanctuary relaxing themselves and they even await their food truck to come and give...More

Thank FoodiePrada
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

There are two hides and of course we went to the one where there were no Flamingos. After looking at the limited birds, a helpful security guy directed us to the flamingo hide. When we got there was plenty of flamingos to see even without...More

1  Thank Steve A
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a wetland reserve renowned for attracting migratory birds in large numbers. The wetlands have large numbers of birds, crustaceans, small mammals and fish.

Thank imArtist
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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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