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Eid Festival- Mangrove Kayaking Eco.Adventure at Purple Island

May 13 @ 3:00 pm - May 18 @ 6:00 pm

What you get to experience:

Kayaking smoothly in the mangroves
Observing Qatar’s fabulous wildlife
Bird Watching during the mangrove tour
Have a short break at the Purple Island
Opportunity to Swimming & Snorkeling Break on Purple Island
Learning about Mangroves Ecosystem’s Brief and conservation
What is included in this tour:

Kayaking Fundamentals & Safety instructions
Kayaking Equipment (Paddle , Life-jacket , Single Or Double Kayak )
90 minutes Kayaking
Kids 2-6 yrs free Entrance
Free Chicken Turkish Shawarma
Free Beverages (Bottled water & Juices )
English / Arabic speaking Tour guides
Certified Lifeguard Rescue/ First- Aider & qualified Instructor Escort
Bird Watching during the mangrove tour
Learning Mangroves Ecosystem’s Brief
Access to a Bedouin Camp facility with Mangrove View (Praying area attached with ablution, Shower, toilet , changing room , Arabian Tent ,Carpeted area with floor seating , relaxing mattress , Solar Lights, Bonfire, volleyball , Soccer , First Aid station)
Marine Insurance
Tour information

Location : Purple Island Al Thakira – 55 km from Doha
Fitness Level : Any – No prior experience needed
Swimming Skills : Not required
Water Depth : Max 1.5 meter – mostly shallow
Tour duration :Around 90 minutes – 1st Break inside Mangrove channel & 2nd break at Purple Island
Children ages 2 years and above can join with Parents
What’s the Purple Island :

A mere 45-minutes’ drive from Doha , located near Al Khor.
In the past, the Purple Island in Qatar was used as a fishing & pearl diving site by the local people of Qatar.
The name of the island is due to the fact that it was used as a dye production site which was purple in color. from shells of murex snails on the island.
The history of Purple Island dates back to second millennium BC
A gateway to tranquility where one can unwind and relax away from the city’s liveliness. Amidst a natural serene setting
Offers utmost satisfaction to all the nature lovers for seclusion & to spend some time away from noisy city life.
Green in color which is quite contrary to its name & surrounded by stunning greenery and exotic wildlife including fossils.
A blissful ambience with abundant mangroves make this place, nature’s delight and perfect to spend a day in the lap of nature.
The best time to visit is at high-tide.
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 a 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, phone waterproof case
Refillable water bottle ( we’re eco-friendly company and kindly help us to eliminate the plastic waste)
To book simply visit our booking system here https://paddleq.checkfront.com/reserve/

Any questions call/WhatsApp +974 6696 3494 or email info@aquasportsq.com

Pricing: QAR 200 adults, QAR 100 kids under 12, kids under 7 Free – payment cash on arrival

Tours timing subjected to booking availability/weather conditions/ Mangrove tide level
We are taking all precautionary measures in regard to latest Covid-19 restriction

 

Event Details

Date:

May 13, 2021 to May 18, 2021

Time:

3:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Location:

Purple Island, Mangroves, Qatar

Cost:

Adult – 200QR Child (12-7 yrs) – 100QR Kids (below 7 yrs) – It’s free!

Details

Start:
May 13 @ 3:00 pm
End:
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Aqua Sports Qatar
Phone:
6696-3494
Email:
info@aquasportsq.com