Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary3371 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Ras Al Khor road/ Oud Metha Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +971-46066826
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Nature
The Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary (RAKWS) is located at the head of the Dubai Creek. Spread over an area of 620 hectares, its ecosystem includes mangroves, saline flats, small lagoons, pools and a few small islands. During winters, RAKWS is home to more than 20,000 water birds of 67 species and acts as a critical staging ground for the wintering birds of the East African-West Asian Flyway. The flora and fauna of the region is also magnificent as it hosts around 500 species of it.
Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Tips
- Registering on visitors’ logbook is compulsory.
- Littering is a punishable offence.
- Pets not allowed.
- Hunting is prohibited.
How to Reach Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
- Oud Metha Road Petrol Pump bus stop
- Travelling by taxi is advised.
- Abu Kadra Canteen
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12.4% of people who visit Dubai include Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
70% of people start their Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary Reviews & Ratings
I want to see Ras Al khor wild life sanctuary. Please advise where to go, where to park my car and then where to walk to see the sanctuary. Thank you.Answer Report Abuse
There is a free parking space for about 4 or 5 cars near the viewing area at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. The entire wildlife sanctuary is worth exploring especially the lakeside where you can indulge in bird watching activities.Report Abuse