Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubai

4.2
#16 of 29 in Parks in Dubai
Wildlife Area Nature / Park
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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  • 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 se...  more »
  • 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 i...  more »
  • 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 ...  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

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