Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

December Ramble: Explore the underwater world of Qatar and picnic

Friday December 7th, 2018

Gathering Place and Time

Date & Time: Friday, December 7th at 8:00 a.m.

Duration:  4 hours (Attendees can leave or stay anytime they need to depart.)

Gathering/Meeting Place:

1st camel station after Sealine resort roundabout

Map Location of Meeting place 

Google coordinates : 24.860424, 51.510174

Trip Leaders:

Khaled Zaki

Trip Coordinator

Thierry Lesales (mob.: 55305402)

Registration: (Required)

Please sign up during our regular meeting on Wednesday, December 5th from 6:30 to 6:55.

This is a QNHG members only ramble. If you are unable to attend the meeting this month, please send an email to the

Trip Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you wish to join the ramble, but you are not a member, you can register via email with Thierry and pay your membership dues on the day of the tour.

Trip Leaders Bios

Trip Leader Bio
Mr. Zaki is a Master Instructor and Marine Consultant for Diving,Search & Rescue and Underwater Photography. He has 25 years of experience in the diving industry and the past 18 of those he has been part of the Qatar diving community while still working in projects in the Red Sea, Egypt, Oman, Maldives, Philippines, and Thailand.
He has produced a variety of Marine Documentaries with BBC network, Qatar TV, AlKass TV, AJ+ and Al Rayyan Channel, and has written many articles in newspapers and magazines on the subjects of diving, tourism, and the environment.A variety of Mr. Zaki’sUnderwater photographs were recently chosen to be on the official Qatar postage stamps.

Additional information

4x4 mandatory since we will be required to drive in the sand, but the location is not too far from Sealine beach. We can carpool or walk from the parking area.
Please bring your own snorkeling equipment, chairs and shade if available.
Lots of water, sunscreen, snacks and lunch

You can have the option of spending the rest of the day or have an overnight stay at a nearby camp with Gulf Adventure. This is not organized by QNHG, it’s just a suggestion, if you want to enjoy the area.
You can call Emad from Gulf Adventures : +974 5588 1760

• Half day camp with meal 48USD
• Half day access 28 USD
• Full package transfers + overnight stay 130 USD (min 2 bookings)



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