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Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre

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AlHefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre in Kalba

Drove from Dubai through the Hajer Mountain range towards Kalba through the longest road tunnel in... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
RashidIsaRishi
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Fascinating place in excellent location

What a great resource and source of inspiration for Emiratis and expats alike! An excellent... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
shaggyd0g1
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Glencoe, United Kingdom
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Road, Towards Khatm Al Maleha check post, Kalba, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kalba is a town in Sharjah which is close to the Oman border and also close to Fujairah.The drive to Kalba takes about an hour an half from Sharjah City on the Maliha road and the drive is something to talk about.You drive on the...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Drove from Dubai through the Hajer Mountain range towards Kalba through the longest road tunnel in UAE and arrived unknowingly just off the Highway at The AlHefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre in Kalba- Opened just a few years ago and relatively unknown place- which established the...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

What a great resource and source of inspiration for Emiratis and expats alike! An excellent collection of insightful examples of local wildlife, located in an area where many of them would find their natural habitat. Huge array of different species with intelligent and interesting notes...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We loved the idea of the mountain conservation centre and after 1 year in the UAE it was time to go. The reason for not going sooner is that it is not properly advertised. What a pity! Seeing as we were the only visitors there...More

1  Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Perfect for hot weather you can stand inside and look through glass panels at the animals and hear the sounds they make in several permanent sound installations. There's also a section dedicated to nocturnal animals with a load of creative artworks commissioned on the walls...More

1  Thank Farout_Traveller
Reviewed January 24, 2017

We were driving from Dubai to Fujairah and planned to stop at the Conservation Centre on the way. It is quite new, opening only last year, and I'm not sure it is widely known yet. The cost is 25 Dirhams per adult to enter. The...More

1  Thank BruceNB
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We drove from Dubai to see the mountains and desert, and to visit this centre along the way. It only opened in March 2016, so seems to be relatively unknown. Opening times can be variable in their start. On Saturday, the place opened at 11am....More

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Anytime, really, as it is mostly indoors and air conditioned, you can call the reception and talk to them about when to visit and also book special tours and desert trips according to what you are interested in.
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