Qatar: activities to do between June 28 and July 1

Qatar: activities to do between June 28 and July 1

‘Tamim the Glorious’ exhibition

A new exhibition about Qatar’s Emir by local artist Ahmed Bin Majed Al Maadheed will open at 5pm on July 1 at the W Doha.

Al Maadheed is most famous for his viral portrait of Sheikh Tamim, which has been plastered on buildings, cars, laptops and other things across town.

The exhibition is free and open to all, and runs until Sept. 10, from 10am to 10pm. More information is here.


Flying tours

Tour group 365 Adventures is offering 30-minute flying tours at Al Khor airport from 9am to 6pm daily except on Sundays.

Bookings can be made online (must be three days in advance) and cost QR550 for single passengers. A couple ride is QR850 and a GoPro video can be bought for QR150 extra.

Call 7008 6008 for more information.


Explore the mangroves

Tour company Discover Arabia are running nightly kayaking tours of the mangroves near Al Khor over the Eid break.

On the 28th, 29th and 30th you will be able to set off at 4pm for a sunset tour, finishing with a barbecue.

The tours cost QR200 and participants should bring their own food to grill. See here for more details and how to book.

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