Enjoy Summer Festival away from the hustle and bustle of the city, promote the benefits of an active healthy lifestyle.
Nestled along the coast near Al Khor is a vast and beautiful mangrove forest, the best way to access the forest is by kayak. We will take you through the network of channels that have been carved out by tidal action. The area supports a lot of bird life and is a favourite destination for nature lovers. Sun set is a perfect time to see the birds and listen to the sounds of the forest. Suitable for families and those looking for a relaxed easy paddle taking in the greenery and bird life of the nature reserve.
*Fitness Level : any
*Swimming Skills: not required as its mostly shallow water.
Tour detail: 2:00 PM: We will meet in Al Meera Thakhira (full directions will be sent once you complete the online booking) From there you will be escorted to the starting point on the beach. 2:30: 5:00 PM: > Safety briefing and short paddling instruction paddle to the nearby island.> We will explore the different winding mangroves channels taking in the views various nesting wading birds and sea-life, wildlife life including reef egrets, terns, and herons as well as enjoy an occasional jumping fish.> As the sun is setting we will paddle pack to the beach and enjoy the amazing sunset over the mangrove forest and desert> We will break briefly on the deserted island beach and take some refreshments -A short educational ecology is provided about the mangrove ecosystem.
Package include:> Kayaking Fundamentals & Safety instructions > Kayaking Equipment (Paddle, Life jacket, Kayak) > 90 minutes Sunset Kayaking > Unlimited Refreshments (bottled water, juices) > English speaking Tour guides> Certified Lifeguard Rescue/ First Aider and qualified Instructor Escort> Photography > Swimming Break on Purple Island > Learning Mangroves Ecosystem's Brief> Camp facility ( Shower Water, portable toilet, changing tent, Shade,Carpeted area with floor seating, relaxing mattress, First Aid Box , Waterproof mobile case, Bonfire)
Pricing: QAR200 adults, QAR100 kids under 12, QAR50 kids under 7
We advise you to bring the following: > Closed shoes or sandals that can get wet, it can be rocky in certain places. > Comfortable clothes to wear for kayaking (light, loose fitting clothing is best), shorts and t–shirt work well. (Please try to be dressed following the rules of the country). > Change of clothes for after the trip. > A towel ,Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat/cap, waterproof camera.