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Embrace Beauty of Summer in Qatar with Mangrove Eco Adventures!

Posted On: 7 June 2024 10:53 am Updated On: 9 June 2024 02:54 pm
Categories : Entertainment
Embrace Beauty of Summer in Qatar with Mangrove Eco Adventures!

Events Details

Location: Purple Island Beach, Al Khor, Qatar
Date: 21 June 2024 - 30 September 2024
Time: 04:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price:
  • Adult - 240 QR
  • Child 12-7 yrs - 120 QR
  • Kids 6-2 yrs - 60 QR
Phone: 33194445
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Book Your Spot Today! Dive into a mesmerizing experience by kayaking through Purple Island's lush mangroves. Unwind from city life while reaping the mental and physical benefits of nature.

Join us for an unforgettable kayaking expedition and discover the hidden gem of Qatar.

Nestled near Al Khor, this vast mangrove forest is best explored by kayak. Navigate the serene channels carved by tidal action, home to diverse birdlife and a favorite among nature lovers. Sunset is a perfect time to witness the vibrant bird activity and soak in the tranquil sounds of the forest.

Suitable for families and those seeking a relaxed paddle surrounded by greenery and wildlife.

What You'll Experience:

  1. Smooth kayaking through the mangroves
  2. Observing Qatar’s incredible wildlife
  3. Bird watching during the tour
  4. A short break at Purple Island
  5. Opportunity for swimming and snorkeling
  6. Learning about the mangrove ecosystem and its conservation

Tour Includes:

  1. Kayaking fundamentals & safety instructions
  2. Kayaking equipment (paddles, life jackets

, and single or double kayaks) 3. 90 minutes of kayaking adventure 4. Complimentary beverages (bottled water and juices) 5. Knowledgeable English/Arabic speaking tour guides 6. Certified lifeguard rescue/first-aider and qualified instructor escort 7. Bird watching during the tour 8. Brief on mangrove ecosystem conservation 9. Access to a Bedouin camp facility with mangrove view 10. Marine insurance for safety and peace of mind

Tour Information:

  • Location: Purple Island Al Thakira – 55 km from Doha
  • Fitness Level: Suitable for all, no prior experience needed
  • Swimming Skills: Not required
  • Water Depth: Max 1.5 meters, mostly shallow
  • Tour Duration: Around 90 minutes, with breaks in the mangrove channel and at Purple Island
  • Children: Ages 2 years and above can join with parents

About Purple Island:

  • A 45-minute drive from Doha, near Al Khor
  • Historically used for fishing, pearl diving, and purple dye production
  • A tranquil getaway, surrounded by lush greenery and exotic wildlife
  • Ideal for nature lovers seeking seclusion from city life
  • Best visited at high tide

What to Bring:

  1. Closed shoes or sandals that can get wet
  2. Comfortable, light, loose-fitting clothes for kayaking
  3. Change of clothes for after the trip
  4. A towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat/cap
  5. Phone waterproof case
  6. Refillable water bottle (to help eliminate plastic waste)

Day Itinerary:

  • 3:30 PM: Meet at AquaSports Camp
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Safety briefing, kayaking through mangroves, bird watching, short educational session, break at Purple Island for photos, hiking, swimming, and snorkeling. Paddle back during sunset.
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Relax under our Arabian tent, enjoy a delicious BBQ Iftar meal for adults and Chicken Shawarma for kids. Vegetarian options available upon request.

Pricing:

  • QAR 240 for adults
  • QAR 120 for kids under 12
  • QAR 60 for kids under 7
  • Turkish BBQ Dinner available at extra cost

Terms & Conditions:

  • Children must be accompanied by parents
  • Fitness Level: Any
  • Swimming Skills: Not required
  • Minimum age: 1 year
  • Maximum weight per person: 140 Kg
  • Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited
  • Tours may be rescheduled due to weather conditions
  • Guests must arrive 30 minutes before departure

To book, visit: AquaSports Booking System

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