Kayaking at The Purple Island

Kayaking in the North

from QR 300

Join us now for this exhilarating eco-touristic kayaking trip through the mangroves of Qatar.

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All about the Kayaking in the North.

Share the exhilaration of spending a day at Qatar’s natural wonder, Al Thakhira Mangroves reserves. You will be surrounded by the lush green mangroves and a wide variety of unique birds, fish, crabs, etc. The 90 minute thrilling kayaking experience brings you close to nature in the most eco- friendly way. Enjoy a perfect weekend with your friends and family surrounded by the gorgeousness that is Purple Island




  • Drive through the scenic north eastern coast of Qatar to reach the beautiful Purple Island, you will be guided by our cars from the meetup point.
  • A comprehensive introduction to Kayaking and brief training which is completely novice friendly.
  • We provide you with kayaks, paddles as well as US Coast guard approved safety jackets.
  • A 90 minute fun and energetic Kayaking experience in the channels of the mangroves of Purple Island.
  • A guided walk through the ecology of the mangrove forest (on request)


Meeting Point: Al Meera – Al Thakhira

Duration: 2 hours

Start time:  Depends on tide everyday

Travel time: 1 hour each way

Join us for a 4 hour day trip of thrilling & adrenaline filled kayaking. We meet you at the Al Meera in Al Thakira from where you may follow us in your cars to the elusive Purple Island- a Qatari natural wonder. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Qatar while you cruise through the majestic north-eastern coast of the country.   

Once we arrive at the Purple Island you will be greeted by the alluring mangroves which are famous for a host of unique fauna, including migratory birds, fish, crabs, etc. You will then have a comprehensive training session for the kayaking trip. This excursion is beginner friendly and the introduction includes all safety instructions. Following this will be an energetic and fun kayaking adventure through the channels of the lush green mangroves. Relax in the scenic gifts of nature while you paddle through the calming waters. You may also be greeted by tiny jumping fish and a beautiful sunset here. You will be provided with portable bathroom facility and bottled water. End this trip with a guided exploratory walk in the mangrove forests along the beach.

Keep eyes out for our “Sunset to Full Moon” kayaking events to enjoy an unforgettable night out at the Purple Island along with a traditional barbecue dinner, perfect for a romantic getaway with your partner or a relaxing night out with friends.

Bring on Board:

  • Bring along sandals, sunscreen & sunglasses along with appropriate sportswear for kayaking. You may also carry snacks and other necessities to enjoy the day.
  • Don’t forget the camera to capture this memory for a lifetime.

Cut off Time: 24 hours

Terms & Conditions: The experience is subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled due to high tides and other unfavourable weather conditions.

The schedule of the trip may vary as per the tides.

Cancellation and No show policy

48 Hour prior to arrival : No Charge applies

48 to 24 hours prior to arrival : 50% of the total booking cost

Less than 24 hours & No show : 100% of the total booking cost

Tour Amendment Policy

48 Hour prior to arrival : No Charge applies

48 to 24 hours prior to arrival : 25% of the total booking cost

24 to 12 hours : 50% of the total booking cost

Less than 12 hours : 100% of the total booking cost

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Kayak & paddles
  • Guide
  • Briefing & Training
  • Insurance
  • Life Jackets
  • Water
  • Toilets facilities
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Meals
  • Travel time
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