Al Areen Wildlife Park & Reserve, Zallaq

#3 of 6 in Wildlife in Bahrain
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Meet wildlife native to the area at Al Areen Wildlife Park & Reserve, including Bahrain's national animal, the endangered white oryx. Spread over 7 sq km (2.7 sq mi), the park is home to 45 species of animals and over 80 species of birds originating from the Arabian Peninsula, North Africa, and South Asia. Stroll around the grounds on your own, or opt for a bus tour in English. Don't miss the newly added Japanese garden. Prepare for intense summer heat if visiting between June and September. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Zallaq holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Al Areen Wildlife Park & Reserve and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I was in a quick visit to the hotel as a part of my plan for my wedding. The property is amazing too beautiful too peaceful like really something wow. While i was there I’ve noticed how they take...  more »
  • The zoo requires more animals. The guided bus tour was poor, it's the same animals which I think was camels and ostriches? And a small section of monkey's . I know it's a hot place but the animals...  more »
  • It's a very well designed park. It's also very big to walk on foot. So I recommend you to take a car tour. There are nice, small vehicles to rent. You can see many animals especially too many kind of goats. It's perfect spot for family.
  • Animals are treated badly, if you care about animals, I would not recommend visiting and supporting this place. There was rubbish everywhere including in the enclosures. Parents were encouraging children to bang on the glass of the enclosures and feed the animals junk food. I didn't see a single zoo keeper around so there was no one to stop them

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