Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture


February Ramble #3: Musfur Sink Hole Sunrise

February 18th, 2022

Gathering Place and Time: 0530 (AM) at meetup location:
(25.16668342313629, 51.20312878474317)
  Duration:   4 hours

Trip Leaders & Coordinator  Omer Bin Abdul Aziz, QNHG

Trip Registration

Registration is mandatory, the number of participants is limited.  Send an email as soon as possible to Omer our ramble coordinators : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Include your name, membership number and status, number of participants, and phone number (and Whatsapp number if different).

COVID-19 restrictions being the new norm, we’ll have a limited number of participants. So please register as soon as possible, and honor your commitment. Masks and Etheraz app are mandatory.

Trip Summary:

We plan to visit one of the deepest caves/sink-holes in Qatar to witness the chorus of rising birds and observe the geology of the sink-hole. Interested participants can also descend in the sink-hole. The descent can be steep for those suffering from vertigo, but it is not difficult to manage.

What to bring?

  • Plenty of water & Snacks
  • Sun Protection: sun glasses, hat & sunscreen
  • Camera, Binoculars
  • wear full shoes / hiking shoes
  • 4x4 not required

Notice:  Please remember that every person attending the Ramble is responsible for their well-being and safety. Make sure to carry you QID and Ehtaraz App.  As Covid restrictions are in place, we do not encourage potluck.

Children are welcome to join our activities, but should remain under parents supervision


Trip Leader - Omar Bin Abdul Aziz Bio

A birding enthusiast by day, an astronomer by night and an engineer in between. Behind me are hundreds of pinhole projections of the eclipsed sun from Doha earlier in 2020. I'm proud to live with my 8 inch telescope, a bunch of cameras, a bicycle and three daughters!

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 Photos Credit: Omar Bin Abdul Aziz.  


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