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“Empty island”
Review of Kobar Island

Kobar Island
Ranked #34 of 83 things to do in Kuwait City
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Empty island”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

You can do nothing there if you don't have you own yacht or jet-ske and some people came there just to stare at you don't bather your self to go there

Visited May 2014
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Gr8 B4 1300hrs, OK thereafter...”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Kobar Island is one of those places only attainable by boat and/or Jet Ski, albeit the Jet Ski option will most likely leave you wishing you had a boat...

We visit the island on a monthly basis with friends and can honestly say that the best time to visit is between 0700hrs and 1300hrs. Why? Simply because the island turns into a grotesque lubed-up meat fest of peacock strutting and steroid induced 'alpha' males stalking the unusually uninhibited and scantily clad equally greased females. Do not make the wrong assumption by picturing a Hawaiian Tropic photo shoot. Far from it. By 1300hrs, the island is overcome by hordes of speedos and bikinis, with the tanning oils in the sea almost on par with the Deepwater Horizon catastrphy.

Overall, the 3/4 mile circumferential island offers the early bird a peaceful break from the mainland, with some indigenous wildlife, lovely waters and a nice encircling reef. I would have happily scored the little island a perfect 10, however the afternoon aftermath brings the idyllic safe haven back down to the reality of Magaluf.

For the raving reader I recommend an arrival from 1300hrs onwards and the patience of a saint.

Visited June 2013
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6 Thank Ram P
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Boring”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

seriously.. I'd rather pay and travel anywhere than to just go there and stare at other people's boats that are staring back ... the island is nothing but and empty piece of land and there isn't much to do there.... what the hell

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5 Thank Bibi A
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Kuwait
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The only deserted Island you can visit in Kuwait”
Reviewed 19 June 2012

I have visited this Island while i was in a scuba diving trip. It is a very small Island & deserted.

Visited February 2012
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1 Thank zaidq80
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Cordoba, Argentina
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199 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Worth just a visit”
Reviewed 11 May 2012

I went several times on diving trips, there's not too much to see or to do.
If you are on a speed boat, it takes about 45 minutes to get in there.....jump in the water, enjoy diving and come back.
That is it.

Visited April 2012
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3 Thank Rutilante
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