Where to see Falcons

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Where to see Falcons

Falconry Centre - Dubai

The Falconry Centre, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) Al-Markad near Meydan is worth visiting if you are interested in falconry. The Centre tells the history of falconry in the Arabian peninsula and has information on the birds used, the habitat and the hunting methods. Although the museum is not very big it does covers the key elements of falconry.

 

 

Falconry Centre - Dubai

The Centre also has small shops where falcons and various falconry accessories can be bought.

Falcons for sale at the Falconry Centre

 There is also a hospital at the centre - the waiting room chairs have their arms covered so that the patients can perch on

 

 

Desert Safaris

Falcon safaris can be booked. On these  you can watch falcons fly across dazzling dunes and maybe meet a few. Al Hurr Falconry 04 327 0070.

Most general desert safari trips organised for tourists will include a short falconry demonstration as part of the entertainments included in their programme.

 

Falconry demonstration on a Desert Safari

 

Falcon Museum - Abu Dhabi

There is a Falcon Museum and hospital in Abu Dhabi. You can take a tour around the facilities. It is open Sunday - Thursday and tours take place at 10am and 2pm. For more information www.falconhospital.com

 

If you are in Al Ain, at certain times of the year, falcons can be seen in the wild around Jebel Hafeet.

 

Jebel Hafeet

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