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Posted On: 23 December 2020 03:00 pm
Updated On: 23 December 2020 10:56 am

Top things to do with family in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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December is an exciting month for all of us. It is the holiday season and most importantly the weather is absolutely perfect for all kinds of activities in Qatar. There are a lot of exciting activities that you can do and enjoy here, especially with your family. We’ve put together some of the things you can do with your family in Qatar. Let’s get straight to it.

Spend a weekend in a Caravan

Caravan experience in Qatar
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Want to spend a quiet weekend on the beach with your family? Opt for a Caravan adventure at Al Ghariyah Beach. Rent out clean and neat caravans complete with air conditioning, TV, sofa bed, chairs, tables, fridge etc and have a memorable time. Tour operator rent them out for 7, 14 and 24 hours at QR 700, QR 1,050 and QR 1,550 respectively. You can also enjoy a barbecue night out right outside your caravan.

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Al Kubaisi Educational Reserve

The Al Kubaisi Educational Reserve is located in Al Ruwais. It is home to over 50 different animals and birds. The owner is Mohammed Al Kubaisi who has been gathering these animals and birds since the year 2008. Tour the reserve, learn a thing or two about the animals and have a great time there! The entrance is free for families and individuals.

Msheireb Museums

Radwani House courtyard - Msheireb Museums
Radwani House courtyard - Msheireb Museums

Msheireb Museums provides you and your family with a unique opportunity to learn about Qatar’s history in-depth. Do you know which street in Qatar was the first to receive electricity or how a traditional Qatari courtyard looks like? Visit the museum to find out!


Here's what you must definitely check out at Msheireb Museums.

Al Shu’aa Reserve

Al Shu’aa Reserve
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Located at Al Khor, the Al Shu’aa Reserve provides you with the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. This reserve is dedicated to families and has various trees and animals such as ducks, geese, ostriches, pigeons, rabbits, goats as well as the Arabian Oryx. This is a place where kids can interact with the animals too. The entrance is free for visitors.


Here is a quick guide to Al Shu'aa Reserve - a family destination in Al Khor.

Journey through the National Museum of Qatar

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NMOQ or the National Museum of Qatar is a treasure trove of experiences. Learn about Qatar’s rich history, its traditions and more here. It is a great place to enjoy a much-needed family time while also learning about our great Nation.


Here are the top five attractions in the National Museum of Qatar.

Desert and animal Safaris and Adventures

Dune Bashing Qatar
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Take part in some exciting adventure activities like quad biking, dune bashing and experience driving through the sandy desert with your family. There are many tourist companies like 365 Adventures that take you to Khor Al Adaid along with an expert driver to enjoy it. Prices with 365 Adventures start from QR 690 for a minimum of 4 hours and 3 passengers in a 4x4 vehicle. Other companies like Golden Adventures Qatar also offer unique desert safari experiences for you and your family. Some of them also offer special animal safaris too.

Dragon Boating

Dragon Boating is a fun and exhilarating sports activity that can be enjoyed with your family. Kids above the age of 13 are allowed to take part. One has to use the sheer strength of their arms to make it to the finish line. This activity is done at The Pearl and in Katara in Qatar. Are you excited to try this with your family?

Overnight desert camping

Inland Sea Qatar
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Are you a fan of camping? The different beaches in Qatar offer exciting camping options and unique experiences with friends and family. Have a fun time and enjoy some good barbecue too! There are many tour operators in Qatar to help you and your family have a memorable camping trip.

Click here to check out the best overnight beach camping spots in Qatar.

Contact details of some tour operators:

365 Adventures

Golden Adventures Qatar

How many of these have you already done with your family? Tell us in the comments below. Do share this article - it keeps us going!