Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubai

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View over 500 flamingos and bird species at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, a wetland reserve known for its migratory birds. The bright flamingos at this wildlife sanctuary have become the face of Dubai's wildlife protection program, as travelers from around the world gather to see them here. Visit this attraction, which is one of only a few protected urban areas in the world, and explore its three popular birding hives. Nature lovers and families alike can walk through these preserved ecosystems watching wildlife and escaping the city crowds at this natural oasis. Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Dubai Edition.
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TripAdvisor
  • 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...  more »
  • We stopped here around 3pm, in the heat of the day. There were lots of birds (including flamingos), but they were quite far from the viewing area. After we left, I noticed that if I had walked along t...  more »
  • There is a small parking spot near the E66 and from there it is a short walk to the viewing deck. The flamingos are fed at 10am and 4pm, so you should visit at these times. You can take a look at thes...  more »
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  • If you like wildlife in your face and have a love of birds, hopefully this is the place for you. Many species to see with eagles overhead, numerous species of migratory shorebirds and of course the spectacular flamingos. Don't go too late as they lock up just before 5.30pm. Feeding time is about 4pm and well worth watching.
  • The animals here are so great. there are beautiful! God bless you 😇 😇 -James Domingo
  • This is a great spot to visit if you are looking for some peace and nature in the middle of a giant busy city. There are hundreds of Flamingos which are fun to see and watch from the observatory room. However, you NEED a car to come here. No bus stop and taxi drivers have no idea what you are talking about when you try to get picked up. Its just off an extremely busy road so taxis on the road can't really stop.
  • One of the best place to just have stillness in the middle of a bustling metropolis. A good spot to see wild birds and flamingos. Also, one of the best cheap dates option. Best time to visit here would be during the cold months.
  • This place is under rated. Flamingos with a normal observation kiosk! Nice view of Dubai skyline though. Could be way better