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Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve renowned for attracting migratory birds in large numbers. Located in the middle of the city, it represents an enclave of relative wilderness amidst swirling traffic and sprawling urban infrastructure. The sanctuary has successfully attracts over 270 species of birds and it is home to about 500 Greater Flamingoes. Presently there are three birding hides located on the perimeter of the sanctuary open to the public to view the birds.

Address: Corner of Oud Metha Rd & Ras Al Khor St, Dubai
Opening hours: Sat-Thu 9am – 4pm, Closed Fridays
Direction: Water bus hourly from Festival City Station to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Phone: +971-4-6066822
Website: www.wildlife.ae

Photo credit: Kaippally