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“Unique insight into a Royal sport”

Royal Shaheen Events
Ranked #12 of 480 Outdoor Activities in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Royal Shaheen Events is a vibrant and growing young company with the primary objective of making ancient Arabian Falconry accessible to modern man. With our fresh and innovative approach, our clients get the unique opportunity to interact with falcons on a personal level. The variety of packages and services we offer are guaranteed to provide you with an unforgettable experience, regardless of your budget.
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

My earlier review 2 days ago was not posted probably because it was too effusive so here is a toned-down version.
Great way to sample falconry personally while doing a mini bit of sand dining in a desert conservation site. Bryan and colleague ?Izzy are very knowledgable outdoor biologists passionate about falconry.
They coaxed my wife, usually petrified by any bird or animal, to handle the 3 birds she fed on her arm and even smile!
They pointed out the gazelles, oryxes, lizards, buzzards darting around us and even caught a deadly black desert scorpion I the sand.
Great reassuring email support arrangements.
Wonderful private and personal 5 hours introduction to a Royal sport.

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"birds of prey"
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"falconry experience"
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"peregrine falcon"
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"conservation area"
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"the dubai desert conservation reserve"
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"al maha desert resort"
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"desert animals"
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"barn owl"
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"arabian oryx"
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"ancient art"
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"professional tour"
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"arabic coffee and dates"
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"absolute highlight"
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"private tour"
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"learn how"
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"stunning experience"
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a great trip! We were picked up from our hotel promptly by Bryan and his little kestrel & Greater spotted eagle! In the car with us! Unbelievable they were so calm & it was wonderful to have them in the car so close to us. We meet Sarab, you could see they both really cared about their birds, they were both very knowledgeable with all the information they gave us. We truly felt honoured to be holding such majestic birds. We saw gazelles, and an Arabian Oryx in the wild, it was so cool. We would recommend the breakfast in the hotel in the reservation, it just topped off the trip. A must on your list of things to do in Dubai if you are there long enough.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Booked this tour way in advance of our trip to Dubai. We learned fascinating information about the birds and the sport of falconry. We were so excited when we actually were able to fly them! Watching Penny the owl fly to my glove was exelerating. Our falconer Brian was knowledgeable and accommodating. We highly recommend this tour, one of the best we have ever taken!

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