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Azraq Wetland Reserve

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Azraq Wetland Private Half Day Tour from Amman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That is a shame for the government and the people of this country. It should be closed immediately, despite the fact that you will see nothing here and will keep on hearing excuses that you came on a bad time, and that you should have...More

Thank gioisaac
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

On the drive from Amman to Azraq, you wouldn't believe that there was a wetland in the middle of the desert. Once upon a time, there was a vast wetland that attracted bird life from far and wide on their way to various parts of...More

Thank R0hanL
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I have rated this "excellent" because people should really see this ecological disaster ! There is a display room showing that this area used to be like Africa, teeming with luscious plants, wild animals, birds and fish. Now there's virtually nothing. The amazing thing is...More

Thank Dirk W
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Azraq Wetland Reserve was once a flourishing oasis; home to thousands of migrating birds from Europe, on their journey to Africa. Now that the water has largely been depleted from over pumping there is little nature left among the handful of water buffalo that you...More

Thank manderjones
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We visited the Wetland Reserve at dusk after a long, hot day of castle-hopping in the desert. The kids loved running around the boardwalks and spotting birds. The set-up is lovely, shame that the wetlands are drying up and there aren't many birds to spot....More

2  Thank Oz t
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Astonishing if you think about that it used to be a wetland.....devastating when you realize that it was destroyed by us. But good to see that it is still possible for birds to live in this region.

Thank Doku A
Reviewed 27 January 2015

I visited Azraq wetlands on Friday 23 Jan for the first time in many years and despite rumours to the contrary I found it to have an abundance of water and wildlife including cootes who were like me enjoying the pleasant 19c and the gentle...More

Thank Lionel W
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderfully peaceful place worth a day trip from Amman. Can be also visited with a small kid and a buggy. The RSNC lodge that is close by provides great lunches if you book ahead.

1  Thank Anna G
Reviewed 12 November 2014

it was Great Stop After Visiting Kharan Palace & Umra Palace ... Location : After we visit wild Jordan Center Office in Jabel Amman ( IN AMMAN ) They Give us the Following Direction and it was Really Helpful : Start at the 7th circle...More

Thank shaverDriver
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Getting there includes comfortable highways as well as rather rough overland streets. Unless they stop the illegal wells that drain the water absolutely necessary for the place to survive, it will dry out and leave nothing but dusty areas, where 20 years ago there was...More

1  Thank Alex F
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