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Al Wahbah crater

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Overnight camp and hike

We visited Wahba Crater in November 2018. It is very easy to find. There is a paved road the whole... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Middle East
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Beautiful long week end

Arrived there around 2 pm, with friends. It was very hot and the only thing to do then was to sit... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

I went in 1996, (there is no facility to include this in your web-site) during the apparition of Comet Hyakutake, and it was a memorable experience. The geology was fantastic. One thing I saw on the opposite side of the crater were the Harrat flood...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited Wahba Crater in November 2018. It is very easy to find. There is a paved road the whole way. Google maps takes you to the parking lot, where you'll find a visitors center (closed when we went). They have built six gazebos which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Arrived there around 2 pm, with friends. It was very hot and the only thing to do then was to sit under one of 6-7 gazebos that are there for public. around 4 pm decided to walk around the crater, which turned out a very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Khal1959
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

After a very long drive we got to Al Wahbah. The view is astounding. Unfortunately the visitors centre was closed, probably time of day and/or year. The main view is nice, but the secondary view at the right hand side is most beautiful. We got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank bertjebof
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I visited this great attraction place 3 times. It’s not true that it has an opening time and closing time.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SultanMansouri
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

You have to go here this place is ancient and not full of people. Dress for hiking and bring plenty of water

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This is a trip worth taking! We drove to the crater from Taif in the early morning - excellent roads with little traffic. The road ends at the edge of the crater and the view is spectacular. You can drive around the crater - probably...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 222ola
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This feature has been created for Phreatic explsion due to very hot material coming form the earth and meet a phreatic zone and like when you cook and the pressure get accumulated into the pot, it was an extraordinary explosion that created this crater of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank 507yasminak
Reviewed February 4, 2018

The walk down is steep, on a path that must have been very hard to build. Well done to the Saudi military for making the effort. You need to be fit and with good footwear to attempt this safely. Photographs don't show how large this...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank CatharineTE
Reviewed January 17, 2018

This is one of the must see places in Saudi Arabia. Its around 400km from Jeddah and 200km from Taif. Its a good place to do an adventure hiking. In the night you can prepare a BBQ. Now they made proper guidelines and a wall...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Yasir H
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Irfan S
September 1, 2017|
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Response from yasin4253 | Reviewed this property |
There is no additional charge for this visit. You can use any car to go near of crater. But if you want to go inside of crater, you must walk, it is not possible to use car.
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July 23, 2017|
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Response from Riyadhventourista | Reviewed this property |
Summer is ok too. Just make sure that you will reach the other far end where the trail going down is accessible. During our visit, we're not able to do so since my friends were kind a hesitant to take an extra mile. The view... More
March 24, 2016|
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Response from sandfilledboots | Reviewed this property |
The entire trip is fine in a sedan until THE LAST MILE. It is off road and the cery loose rock and so-so road condition ( March) could cause under carriage damage ... We were a caravan of Land Rover and coasters. We drove... More