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Nice place for outing

Very nice location for family outing. Park with children play area available. Parking available... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Visit mountains

If you are the fan of hiking and miss mountain,don't miss your time.You need to drive one hour and... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

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.

1  Thank VnJosey
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

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

3  Thank Sahar B
Reviewed February 11, 2018

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

2  Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed February 6, 2018

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

4  Thank Kristina K
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This place is just about an hour drive from Dubai. Located in the middle of a hilly area. Accessible by small cars. The lake/dam is full of water during the months of Jan/Feb.

2  Thank indrajit_sarkar
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, not a very challenging hike. Mostly clean except where one group of campers left a pile of trash. Would highly recommend

1  Thank generallarry
Reviewed September 17, 2017

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

1  Thank joelarias
Reviewed August 8, 2017

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

2  Thank haseeb2017
Reviewed May 4, 2017

if you are in ras al khaima, dont miss this place which offers fantastic views with water area and rocks. very popular among locals for tenting and bbq. you can see plants also .

Thank southindian23
Reviewed May 3, 2017

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. The kids...More

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January 11, 2018|
Response from Adil N |
Yes surly you can till hills cant go on hills with that for sure