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Kobar Island

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Address: Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Serenity now

Although very crowded on weekends, one can go to this Island in weekdays and enjoy some peace of mind and the clear water. Take everything indeed with you as some reviewers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Although very crowded on weekends, one can go to this Island in weekdays and enjoy some peace of mind and the clear water. Take everything indeed with you as some reviewers mentioned before me. Worth the journey.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always go the with my friends with the Yacht. Beautiful place to go. Nice beach. Hangout and have fun. You can spend the day there. I highly recommend this place.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It is fun getaway to rent a boat with friends or family and make a day trip to Kobar. It is not too far and the water is nicer, cleaner and some fish can be seen. The island itself is just a tiny sand pit, so not much to see there but it is definitely great to do something different... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The island is very small and has absolutely nothing. You can only reach this island if you have a private boat or join a group tour. It's peaceful, and the water is CLEAN.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
53 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It is only worth going there if you have your own boat. The island is small and empty. Please dont shoot down any bird they are mostly migratory and breed on the island. Also please dont anchor on the reef. There is already serious damage done due to achors and nets. Conserve the biodiversity there.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

You can do nothing there if you don't have you own yacht or jet-ske and some people came there just to stare at you don't bather your self to go there

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Kobar Island is one of those places only attainable by boat and/or Jet Ski, albeit the Jet Ski option will most likely leave you wishing you had a boat... We visit the island on a monthly basis with friends and can honestly say that the best time to visit is between 0700hrs and 1300hrs. Why? Simply because the island turns... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

seriously.. I'd rather pay and travel anywhere than to just go there and stare at other people's boats that are staring back ... the island is nothing but and empty piece of land and there isn't much to do there.... what the hell

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Kuwait
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I have visited this Island while i was in a scuba diving trip. It is a very small Island & deserted.

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Cordoba, Argentina
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118 reviews 118 reviews
29 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I went several times on diving trips, there's not too much to see or to do. If you are on a speed boat, it takes about 45 minutes to get in there.....jump in the water, enjoy diving and come back. That is it.

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