Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Area: Business Bay, Dubai
This wetland, the leading Dubai wildlife sanctuary, is famed for its flamingos. Its two blinds offer high-quality viewing; other birds you can see include Kentish plovers, ospreys, marsh harriers, and small waders.
Ras al Khor is to be the UAE’s first Ramsar site—designated a wetland of international importance. There’s lots planned for the future for this Dubai wildlife sanctuary, including a visitors’ center, plus possible collaborations with other world-class wildlife bodies.