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Posted On: 8 June 2022 03:00 pm
Updated On: 8 June 2022 04:38 pm

Farms and nature reserves to visit in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar is home to many beautiful farms and nature reserves. There are some of them that allow the public to visit and take part in different programs, public events and even workshops that they undertake.

The (ILQ) team has put together a list of farms and nature reserves (in alphabetical order) in Qatar for you to visit and enjoy! Check it out!

Farms in Qatar

Al Safwa Farm

Al Safwa Farm
Image credit: Shutterstock (used for representation only)

This farm in Qatar is open for visitors but as per them, they are currently closed for the season. They will be open back to the public starting September 2022.

  • Phone: +974 5048 8610
  • Timing: Daily: will be updated close to the opening date
  • Location: Al Safwa Farm

Baladna Farm

Baladna Park
Image used for representation only.

Baladna Farm has a restaurant, a play area for kids and also a dedicated area where visitors can view the process of milking cows. This is a great learning experience, especially for kids. As per Baladna Farm, they only have the cow milking process open to the public currently. Do also check about Baladna Park here.

  • Phone: +974 5049 3000
  • Timing: Daily: 2 pm - 6 pm (only for the cow milking process currently)
  • Location: Baladna Farm
  • Instagram: @baladnapark

Heenat Salma Farm

Heenat Salma
Image credit: Heenat Salma Farm

Heenat Salma is a farm that follows the farm to table concept. Visitors looking for this experience can reserve their restaurant for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or even dinner (at their majlis or at the campfire). Apart from this, they also hold regular events and workshops for pottery, yoga, wellness course and more. Don't forget to check out their social media accounts for the latest updates and offerings.

  • Phone: +974 5096 0007
  • Timing: Daily: 7 am - 11 pm
  • Location: Heenat Salma Farm
  • Instagram: @heenat_salma

Jerry Smeih Farm

Jerry Smeih Farm
Image credit: Jerry Smeih Farm

This is a family farm that was founded in Qatar in 1930. They produce local fresh vegetables, free-range eggs, poultry, Talapia fish and much more! As per the farm, they are closed to visitors for the season and will open for the winter next. You can keep an eye out on their social media for updates.

  • Phone: +974 5096 0007
  • Location: PO Box 11168, Doha
  • Instagram: @jerrysmeih

North Sedra Farm

north sedra farm
Image credit: North Sedra Farm

North Sedra Farm is a great place for a weekend getaway. When the crops are in season, you can go strawberry picking, harvest vegetables, feed the animals, stroll around and much more! Currently, they are closed for the season until November 2022 according to their update.

Nature Reserves in Qatar

Al Dosari Zoo and Game Reserve

Al Shahaniya Municipality Qatar
Image Credit: wanderwithmi

The Al Dosari Zoo and Game Reserve is a private zoo by the Dosari family in Al Shahaniya Municipality, Qatar. You can see many animals and birds like the oryx, ostriches, camels, turtles and more here! The price of the ticket is QR 10 per person and kids under 5 years old can enter for free. Every Friday, kids can enjoy pony, horse and camel rides from 2 pm - 5:30 pm.

  • Phone: +974 4490 8785
  • Timing: Daily: 7 am - 11:30 am; 2 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Ticket price: QR 10 per person; kids under 5 enter for free
  • Location: Al Dosari Zoo and Game Reserve

Al Karaana Lagoon

All about Al Karaana Lagoon - a paradise for nature lovers in Qatar!
Al Karaana Lagoon, 60 kilometeres from Doha!

This manmade lagoon is absolutely stunning to see! This oasis is located in Al Rayyan Municipality and you can see lots of different species of birds, spot migratory birds, fish, local wildlife, and flora. This off-beat place is a must-visit for photography enthusiasts and bird watchers.

Location: Al Karaana Lagoon

Al Shu'aa Reserve

Al Shuaa Reserve
Image credit: Saheer Palot/Facebook

Al Shu’aa Reserve is a great place for families to have fun at. The nature reserve has different kinds of trees and many animals like ducks, ostriches, pigeons, oryx, goats, rabbits and more. Kids can interact with some of the animals too. The family park also has lots of benches and shaded sitting areas with plenty of space for kids to play.

Al Thakira Mangroves

Al Khor and Al Thakira Municipality Guide: what to see and do
Al Thakira Mangroves are an absolute treat!

Al Thakhira Mangrove forest is a great place to find migratory birds, crabs, little fish etc. This nature site is well-known for its beach and the surrounding natural greenery is a great spot for a picnic spot. Please be aware of the surroundings while visiting and do not damage the environment.

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