Explore the Al Thakira nature reserve. Head out to the mangrove bay and under good conditions explore a large channel several kilometers from our launch site ... More info ›
Explore the Al Thakira nature reserve. Head out to the mangrove bay and under good conditions explore a large channel several kilometers from our launch site. Under higher tides we explore different winding channels of the Al Thakira mangroves taking in the views of wildlife life including reef egrets, terns, herons as well as enjoy an occasional jumping fish. We usually stop at local beach to relax. Our biology specialist will share with you his love of this great Qatari ecosystem delivering an interesting ecology and biology speech. Come out enjoy relaxing away from the busy life in Doha.
Join us for a 4 hour day trip of thrilling & adrenaline filled kayaking. We meet you at the Al Meera in Al Thakira from where you may follow us in your cars to the elusive Purple Island- a Qatari natural wonder. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Qatar while you cruise through the majestic north-eastern coast of the country.
Once we arrive at the Purple Island you will be greeted by the alluring mangroves which are famous for a host of unique fauna, including migratory birds, fish, crabs, etc. You will then have a comprehensive training session for the kayaking trip. This excursion is beginner friendly and the introduction includes all safety instructions. Following this will be an energetic and fun kayaking adventure through the channels of the lush green mangroves. Relax in the scenic gifts of nature while you paddle through the calming waters. You may also be greeted by tiny jumping fish and a beautiful sunset here. You will be provided with portable bathroom facility and bottled water. End this trip with a guided exploratory walk in the mangrove forests along the beach.
Keep eyes out for our “Sunset to Full Moon” kayaking events to enjoy an unforgettable night out at the Purple Island along with a traditional barbecue dinner, perfect for a romantic getaway with your partner or a relaxing night out with friends.
Bring on Board:
- Bring along sandals, sunscreen & sunglasses along with appropriate sportswear for kayaking. You may also carry snacks and other necessities to enjoy the day.
- Don’t forget the camera to capture this memory for a lifetime.