Tourist information and destination rating
Category: National parks, Local time: 00:53:30
Al Areen Nature Reserve is the only nature reserve in the island state of Bahrain
in the Persian Gulf. It is located near the village Az Zallaq
, about 10km from Al Manamah
About Al Areen Nature Reserve
The Al Areen Nature Reserve occupies 8km2. The nature reserve was established to protect a large community of rare birds and mammals of the Arabian Gulf, including endemic species. The Al Areen Nature Reserve is the habitat of pelicans, flamingos, exotic and aquatic birds. There are gazelles, wild sheep and ostriches. Al Areen Nature Reserve is divided into two parts. One of them is freely accessible and not protected, and you can get there on the safari bus. The other part can be accessed only through special permits, issued only for research purposes.
Not far from Al Areen Nature Reserve you can visit a very popular tourist destination, the largest beach of Bahrain - the Zallaq Beach .
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:24:02 PM
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet
This information is provided by the community of TIXIK users and is waiting for confirmation by the owner. What recreational activities are available or possible?
: hiking, swimming, fishing, horse riding Character of the park
: insular, suburban Protected animal species
: goat, porcupine, deer, ape, falcon, elephant (Elephantidae), bear (Ursidae), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), lion (Panthera leo), wolf (Canis lupus), tiger (Panthera tigris), camel (Camelus), hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), snow leopard (Panthera uncia), chamaeleon, butterfly, eagle, turtle, aurochs (Bison bonasus), owl Other services
: snacks, bar, restaurant, beach, toilets, playground Distance from the main road
: 4.3625557756264 Why to go there?
: unique fauna, unique flora, marshland