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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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For Bird Lovers

It's a nice place to watch various birds (though mainly flamingos). Would advice if you can bring you own telescope to watch the birds closer. This place closes latest by 5.30pm... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Could be better advertised and they could do something more to keep it more open to public. It sucks on friday its closed. Great birds views and flamingo the highlight although they feed them so they practically are not wild

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You turn off a main road to get there and you are confronted with some reef fences. You go through the reef fence corridor and there is a small room about 5x5m with bird watching windows. The views you get from here are spectacular with loads of avian wildlife and beautiful views of unspoilt marshes with the city skyline in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a nice place to watch various birds (though mainly flamingos). Would advice if you can bring you own telescope to watch the birds closer. This place closes latest by 5.30pm. *Beware of noisy tourist though*

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place in the heart of dubai...about 15 minutes from dubai mall. You not be disappointed if you go at the feeding times to enjoy thousands of flamingoes from a really close distance! On Friday it opens at 2pm ! We went on a Friday and the feeding time was 3 pm Absolutely stunning site!

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1 Thank Rukmini P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to ascape for a while from the city stress you will find a great piece of Natur in the middle of the city it's not only the Flamingos and all the other birds it's amazing for me to have this place almost in the city centre if you visit Dubai a trip to the flamingos is a... More 

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mumbai
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we passed this during dubai water canal tour and were able to spot quite a few flamingos. it is the only wild thing in dubai as all the other animals you will see in a zoo.

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Thank tascha007
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience to view flamingos in their natural environment & right on the edge of the bustling Downtown Dubai. Definitely worth the drive if you love wildlife.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We came to see the flamingos, but there were many different types of birds there. In particular it was fascinating to see the reaction of the flamingos to the birds of prey that were there. You view the birds from a fairly small hide so as not to disturb them too much. The windows are low down, so it can... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Come winter, this place is teeming with hundreds of pink flamingos and other migratory birds. There are two thatched watch towers where they provide you binoculars to view the birds. Great for both adults and kids

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place for seeing nature amid the built up extravagant city life of Dubai ! We went in Nov and there were still plenty of flamingos ! Feeding time then was between half 3 and 4pm and that's a good time to go as they get close to the bird watching area for good views and pics.... More 

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