No, you cannot enter inside Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary as the birds are very sensitive to human presence. Bird Watching at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary can only be done through the three Bird Hides.
The best time to visit Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is in the morning hours when the birds are most active and closer to the hides.
If you are an individual, a passerby or a family, no booking is required to visit the hides. For large groups (e.g. tour companies) an entry permit is required. For Filming permit, media permits and research activity No Objection Certificate from the Natural Resources Conservation Section is required.
Yes, you can take photographs of Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary’s wildlife as long as not used for commercial purposes. Any photographs taken in the sanctuary for commercial purposes will lead to legal actions if proper permit procedures are not followed.
The best time to visit Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is from October till March when the migratory birds are in the sanctuary. However, you will find flamingoes and other birds throughout the year.
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