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Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre

Hosting 30 mountain species, the Centre offers unique viewing opportunities across large landscaped enclosures, and within indoor nocturnal habitats.

Spread over 12 sq km, Al Hefaiyah Conservation Centre is home to 30 native mountain and desert species. There are indoor exhibits with snakes, lizards, hedgehogs and scorpions, as well as large landscaped enclosures for Arabian leopard, wolf, tahr and caracal (desert lynx).

There are golf carts to whizz visitors around and trained guides on hand to answer questions about Arabian wildlife. Don’t miss the nocturnal exhibit that showcases the nighttime activities of desert creatures.


  • Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre
  • Al Ghayl
  • Kalba
  • UAE
  • +971 9 2772698
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Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre is located at the base of the Hajar Mountains on the outskirts of Kalba, around 130km east of Sharjah city via the main Sharjah-Kalba Road.

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