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. Before you head to Dubai, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Dubai online tour itinerary planner , to make sure you see all that Dubai has to offer, including Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary.
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  • October 3, 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 th...  more »
  • September 16, 2017
    It's a free activity in dubai, not much to see except by using the binoculars at the observation area.  more »
  • September 9, 2017
    disini kalian dapat melihat flamingo, jumlah flamingo yang ada disini sangat banyak sekali, tempat ini juga cocok untuk mengedukasi anak anak  more »
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  • March 2, 2017
    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.
  • January 17, 2017
    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.
  • April 29, 2017
    The animals here are so great. there are beautiful! God bless you 😇 😇 -James Domingo
  • August 23, 2016
    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.
  • July 19, 2017
    It's nice to go in winter time

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