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Very nice location for family outing. Park with children play area available. Parking available. Sunshades for resting, place for barbeque. Can climb top for good areal view. Some times allowed go to other side of dam.
Can plan for half day visit.
If you are the fan of hiking and miss mountain,don't miss your time.You need to drive one hour and 10minutes from Dubai to go to Wadi Shawka.There is some public places with facilities that you can use.We prefere to go to some pure area to...More
Perhaps one of the easiest stretches of wild country to quickly access in the eastern Emirates - a pretty and dramatic landscape for 4x4 or picnicker or hiker or camper. Sadly it can be spoiled by rowdy and careless groups who make a lot of...More
With a location just an hour away from Dubai, it is perfect for a weekend nature escape.
It is accessible by normal cars, just don't ride it too far in, keep this trip a walking one (unless you have a 4x4 beast, then have fun...More
I recently came from a hike to Wadi Shawka in mid September 2017. The hike could be a beginner's hike, but the high temperature easily made this an intermediate, at least for the return hike. Just keep a pace, watch the time, and turn back...More
Went with my entire family and was just the right time of about an hour before sunset. You will not feel like leaving the place. The wadi was converted into a lake with ducks playing around and the surrounding mountains make it picture perfect
We drove to shawka dam, and the first thing you see is a trail that warns you against using it because it belongs to some company. This is the only real trail from the parking lot, so off the bat, not very hospitable.