Al Areen Wildlife Park & Reserve, Zallaq

3.6
#4 of 11 in Parks in Bahrain
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. PutAl Areen Wildlife Park & Reserve into our Zallaq road trip planner and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This is not a reserve, it's a zoo, with animals in cages. I almost cried seeing the disperation of two brown bears trapped in a cage under the sun if the desert. The Lions and other feline where...  more »
  • Disappointing. Lovely grounds but animals are not well cared for. SOME visitors have no respect for the environment dropping litter anywhere and throwing rubbish into animal enclosures which do not....  more »
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  • 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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