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Wasit Wetland Centre

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Birds watching

Good to visit during winter time. Indoor and outdoor bird watching areas are there. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Shanid M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
Another gem

We found out about this centre on google And decided to give it a go we parked up and we're met by... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Paul S
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I arrived at 9 am on Saturday only to be told by the security guard that it didn't open until 11.30 am. On Fridays apparently it doesn't open until 2 pm. I returned the next morning at 9 am bemoaning all the wasted taxi fares....More

1  Thank Dannyxb
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Good to visit during winter time. Indoor and outdoor bird watching areas are there. Lots of information about birds. If you are planning to go on Friday(especially during summer)keep refreshments with you as indoor area cafeteria not opening on Friday. Must visit with children. During...More

1  Thank Shanid M
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We found out about this centre on google And decided to give it a go we parked up and we're met by a guide in a golf cart he drove us around the perimeter stopping at anything of interest and at all of the bird...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The Wasit Wetland Reserve is not huge, but if you’re in to birds, it is very impressive. The aviaries are state of the art and feature endangered birds that native or migratory on the Arab Peninsula. The observation hall is air conditioned and there is...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Not my first time - but there have been a few changes. First up the Emirati ladies at reception get 10 out of 10 for hospitality and their knowledge of locals trees. Second, the reserve has improved the signage and installed binoculars at the hides....More

2  Thank 375nicholasc
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Very nice place to visit with family. Very Nice & well maintained with a lot of variety of birds. Very good memorable experience for Children. Site seeing vehicle are available. Lot of locations for bird watching. Morning is very good time to visit.

Thank vnjosey
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We visited on a Friday. They take you around the reservoir in a vehicle similar to a golf cart. There are 4-5 bird observation points on the route. But the vehicle didn’t stop at any of those spots. We were told that Friday being a...More

3  Thank netgypsy4874
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely way above the expectation. A bit more than half another away from Dubai - definitely worth the visit. The visit centre itself - the building is not very impressing. The gem is the 'walk way' around the visit center. Buggies are provided and stuff...More

1  Thank melon_006
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is an amazing place to visit with so many birds. You can walk inside the aviaries and then watch the different birds from the viewing gallery , Herons , Flamingos , Pelicans and so many more. Then you take a ride in the buggy...More

4  Thank AlanfergusonDubai
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Simple & secret spot in Sharjah where Human meets different species of bird very closely. Definitely a unique idea & a must required in U.A.E. Cheers ! Must try..

Thank Sarath N
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Ahzzam A
12 November 2016|
Response from DanW435 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee is payed by arrival on the entrance to the parking place and was at the time of our visit (August 2016) 15 AED / Person.
14 September 2016|
Response from amalia22e | Reviewed this property |
Friday they're open after prayer, I am fairly sure it's 2pm to 6pm Friday's.