Sharaoo Island Environmental Adventure Fri 17th (Doha)
We are going to get together at 6am on Friday the 17th, get on a boat for 4 hours to get to Sharoo Island, we will be having breakfast, cleaning up this little island, having fun, BBQ, spending the night there, and taking the boat back the next morning and we should be back in Doha by 13:00 on Saturday.
Again, I have organized this with Government officials, boats, food, soft drinks will be provided, this one is a real adventure, and I can only take 50 people along, first come first served and please please, do not accept unless you really are coming, anyone accepting and not showing up will be wasting a space on this adventure and preventing another from going.
"Shrao"is one of the largest islands in Qatar. Qatar is a Middle Eastern country
which constitutes a peninsula in the Persian Gulf. There are a number of islands inhabiting the waters that surround
Qatar on its three sides. These are Haloul Island, Ishat Island, Alia Island, Al Saflia Island and Shrao Island.
Shrao Island is located southeast of Doha; the capital of Qatar, approximately 76 kilometers in distance. It is one of
the few islands that lie close to the mainland of Qatar. It lies to the north-east of Ishat Island at a distance of about
48 kilometers approximately from it and is east of the Dina Island of UAE. The island has an altitude of 36.5 feet.
Shrao Island famous for abundant mounds and fringed reef beach surrounding the island. Shrao Island has calm
weather and scenic sea that attracts attendees throughout the seasons of the year. It has been a safe haven for
fishermen and naval vessels in times of high winds, hurricanes, marine from time to time. There have been different
types of animals spotted on the Island such as migrating birds, rabbits and shrew. Also discovered were a number
of cemeteries and private collections, which date back to the eighteenth century AD