• 2 Hours
  • Wifi Available
  • Daily

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Explore mangrove forests in a kayak and experience one of Qatar’s natural wonders. The Al Thakira Mangrove Forest is among Qatar’s oldest and largest forests and a real surprise for most visitors in a country known for its desert landscape. The ecosystem attracts migratory birds such as herons and flamingos during certain parts of the year and numerous types of fish and crustaceans can be found all year round.

Upon arrival at the Al Thakira camp, you will receive a safety briefing before setting off to explore the mangroves. The pace is relaxed to ensure the tour is accessible even for the inexperienced kayaker and you also learn more about the ecology of the mangrove forest. 

Price Includes

  • Kayaking equipment
  • Life jacket
  • 2 hour session of kayaking
  • Refreshments (water and soft drinks)
  • Certified lifeguard rescue
  • Qualified instructor and first-aider
  • English / Arabic speaking licensed tour guides
  • Insurance

Price Excludes

  • Transfers to and from Purple Island Mangroves
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything else that is not expressly mentioned above in Inclusions

More information & Tips

This is a shared excursion excluding transfers. We advise you to take Al Khor Coastal Road and the main road to Purple Island to reach the location – view map.

Kayaking itineraries may vary depending on the tide at the time of the excursion.

Tips:
For your utmost comfort, it is highly recommended that you change into swimwear or clothes that do not easily absorb water upon arrival. For those who suffer with motion sickness, please make sure to take motion sickness medicine 30 minutes prior to the activity.

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Hats
  • Sunblock
  • Change of clothes
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Waterproof bag

What to Expect

Explore mangrove forests in a kayak and experience one of Qatar’s natural wonders. The Al Thakira Mangrove Forest is among Qatar’s oldest and largest forests and a real surprise for most visitors in a country known for its desert landscape. The ecosystem attracts migratory birds such as herons and flamingos during certain parts of the year and numerous types of fish and crustaceans can be found all year round.

  • Make your own way to Al Thakira camp and meet our team 15 minutes before start of the excursion.
  • We advise you to take Al Khor Coastal Road and the main road to Purple Island to reach the location - view map
  • An introduction to kayaking and brief training with safety instructions
  • Kayaking experience navigating through the channels of the mangroves
  • A brief introduction to the mangroves ecosystem
  • A guided walking tour in the mangrove forests along the beach
  • Bedouin camp with Arabian tent experience

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