Walk in the Wilderness: Shawka Dam (Easy)


Date: 25th January 2019  |  Venue: Wadi Shawka, RAK  |  Time : 08:30 - 14:30

A great hike exploring the wilderness on fairly flat terrain around the Shawka Dam. A popular area for cyclists, there are many trails leading through this area. We will be taking the Shawka Dam Loop, which goes through the nature of Shawka.

HIKE DIFFICULTY: Moderate. Achievable by anyone who is in good health.

Elevation gain: 100m

Distance: approx. 10km

MEETING TIME: We will meet at Wadi Shawka at 8:15am for a prompt 8:30am start. Carpooling is available at 6:30am from Emirates NBD/EPPCO on Al Ain Road. Expect to be back in Dubai by 2:30pm. (Distance from Dubai is 1hr 15min.)

BOOKING A PLACE: Simply email your RSVP to . You will receive an email with hike details and payment link - please note payment is required to secure your place, we will confirm by email. SPOTS ARE LIMITED and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.


FREE for registered challengers

WHAT'S INCLUDED? The satisfaction of supporting a local charity, carpool organisation, an experienced guide, certified first aiders, and a guaranteed day of fun!

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING? Lunch, snacks, at least 3L of water, sun protection, and decent shoes (trainers are okay for this hike).