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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

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Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 606 6822
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“bird watching” (9 reviews)
“oud metha” (9 reviews)
“bird lovers” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 606 6822
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 that this wasn't the place. Then he got...More

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It's a free activity in dubai, not much to see except by using the binoculars at the observation area.

Thank khalil R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

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 seen until March.

Thank Mohammed Saqib T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 in dubai -you get immerged quickly. You hear the nature songs and...More

4  Thank Ghinwa_dxb
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 await their food truck to come and give...More

Thank FoodiePrada
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

There are two hides and of course we went to the one where there were no Flamingos. After looking at the limited birds, a helpful security guy directed us to the flamingo hide. When we got there was plenty of flamingos to see even without...More

1  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 8 May 2017

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 mammals and fish.

Thank imArtist
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

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 the fence I might have been able...More

1  Thank Crystal P
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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 these wild birds...More

1  Thank bebill92
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This place is interesting to visit... the place by itself is not pretty (is an observation deck on a sandbank with a food storage close by for the flamingos) but you will get the chance to see several flamingos, their interaction with the feeder and...More

2  Thank rodrigoelp
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Meinita B
25 June 2017|
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Response from Rena K | Reviewed this property |
The Ras Al Kor Sanctuary is open from 9am to 4 pm Saturday thru Thursday.
Varsha V
20 February 2017|
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Response from khalil R | Reviewed this property |
Friday is offday it will be closed
10 February 2017|
Response from Rick61 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely no sand! It's just a lay-by off a multi-lane highway.