Has your doctor advised you to spend more time outdoors? Perhaps you need more exercise to improve your health? Or are you an avid outdoor person already and eager to discover more activities that are so good for you? In any case, you will appreciate a kayaking adventure.

After many months of not being able to go enjoy the outdoors, 365 Adventures can finally take you again on a Kayaking adventure. Jazirat bin Ghanim also known as Purple Island is an island located in the municipality of Al Khor on the Northeastern coast of Qatar; a forty minutes drive from Doha. You can go there on the launching point of kayaking with a normal car. On the way, you will be able to see the Al Bayt Stadium, it has 60,000 seats for fans, produced by local company Coastal Qatar. The stadium’s inner architecture has the tunnels that players will emerge from in 2022 are ready. Lakes and water features have also been created.


Once you arrived at the location you will see the 365 Adventures Camp, it has an Arabian local vibe and you will be welcome by their hospitable staff. They will ask you to get ready, give you the life jacket and paddle and they will start the introductory of kayaking. They don’t require experience doing the kayaking as they will give you the instruction on how to do it and they will guide you throughout your kayaking journey.

Despite its name, Purple Island is surprisingly green as it’s surrounded by mangroves and is suitable for a family. The mangroves appear to abound with life, making it an incredible nature trail.  You will appreciate spotting fish and crabs, and finding strange looking plants and blooms.

A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water. The term is also used for tropical coastal vegetation consisting of such species. Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees, also called halophytes, and are adapted to live in harsh coastal conditions. They contain a complex salt filtration system and complex root system to cope with saltwater immersion and wave action. They are adapted to the low oxygen conditions of waterlogged mud. Al Thakira mangroves are among Qatar’s oldest and largest forests. It’s a welcome surprise to find a mangrove forest like this such a short distance from industrial Al Khor.

The mangroves bay is accessible through kayaking tours. This wetland preserve has unique natural habitat birds like heron and flamingos during their season. This is an amazing place for a relaxing water-sports, a great place to have a quick hike at the Purple Island. Enjoy the beach and you will be able to witness the breathtaking sunset views while surrounded by the mangroves.


365 Adventures provide the best quality services at the Purple Island. They welcome their guests with wholeheartedly, you will get a chance to have the ultimate experience of kayaking with your family and friends. Prepare yourself, and cherish the moments with your loved ones by spending time in one of the most relaxing and peaceful locations in Qatar.

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