Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture


June Ramble: Beach cleaning / Snorkeling / Diving / Turtle hatching

Friday, June 10th 2022

Gathering Place and Time:  06:00am the location & the exact meetup location will be shared with confirmed participants.

Duration:  3 hours

Trip Leaders & Coordinators: Omar Bin Abdul Aziz, Khaled Zaki

Trip Registration

Registration is mandatory, the number of participants is limited.
Send an email as soon as possible to Omer our ramble coordinator : 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).

Trip Summary:

In continuation to the world environment day events, Khaled Zaki has organized a beach cleaning activity.  There will be opportunities for snorkeling, diving and releasing hatched turtles to the sea.

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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  • Khaled Zaki Bio

Khaled Zaki is a PADI Master Instructor and Marine Consultant currently living in Qatar. He’s passionate about diving and marine conservation, sharing his message through award winning underwater photography and videography; most recently a collection of his photos were chosen to be on the official Qatar postal stamps.

Khaled was first introduced to diving when he went on holiday to Sharm El Sheikh in 1990. After a 30 minute try dive Khaled had found his passion and began to work his way through the PADI syllabus eventually working in Sharm El Sheikh as a PADI Pro.

With 25 years working in the diving industry in the Middle East and Egypt, Khaled has a lot of experience under his weight belt, certifying thousands of divers over the last two decades! He has also produced a variety of marine documentary films with networks such as BBC network, Qatar TV and Alrayan Chanel. Alongside this Khaled is a prolific writer focusing his work on diving, tourism and environmental issues.

What to Bring

  • Plenty of water & Snacks.
  • Sun Protection: sun glasses, hat & sunscreen
  • Camera, Binoculars
  • Swimwear
  • 4x4 is not required.
  • Please wear full shoes.


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



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