Qatar: Welcome to a World Beyond

When cultural authenticity meets modern ingenuity. Where sparkling sand meets a crystalline sea. Where people come together to uncover the unique. Live this experience in Qatar.

Located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, Qatar's rich culture, diverse landscapes, bustling atmosphere and an incredibly diverse population makes this country a world beyond your imagination.

Whether it be a leisurely vacation or a stopover in Doha, your visit to Qatar is guaranteed to be memorable.

Experience the 5 pillars of Qatar

1. Fun & Adventures

Experience the breath-taking nature and the majesty of the desert. The sand dunes of Qatar's desert have a stark beauty, and are a popular destination for a recreational safari.

2. Arts & Culture

Throw yourself into a thriving arts and culture scene, showcasing history alongside contemporary Arab art.

3. Food & Drink

Qatar's cuisine represents Arabia and the Middle East, but also all major tastes of the world. Explore the rich and diverse gastronomic heritage, drawing on influence from over 100 countries

4. Shopping & Crafts

Venture down the winding, labyrinthine alleys of a traditional market. Discover the art of shopping, from traditional Souqs to exclusive boutiques and world-renowned brands.

5. Rest & Relaxation

Qatar pushes the boundaries of hospitality, with luxurious rooms and suites, top-notch recreational facilities, and incredible culinary adventures. Book a session to pamper yourself or relax after a busy day out exploring, in venues that redefine indulgence.

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Why stopover in Qatar?

Flying to India, Asia, or Africa? Why not make a stopover in Qatar?

  • Get Ahead of the Crowd: A destination that is relatively new and undiscovered.
  • Accessibility: Excellent stopover connections from Australia to Africa or Asia via Qatar Airways and a free visa on arrival for up to 30 days.

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What to do in Qatar

Whether it's a day or 4 days, Qatar has something for every traveler. Enjoy the following list of possible attractions that will fit your travel schedule.

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Practical info

  • Climate: Qatar has a desert climate with year round sunshine, hot summers and mild winters. Mean temperatures range from 17°C/63°F in January to 16°C/97°F in July, reaching highs of 40°C/104°F+ during the summer. Rain is infrequent, falling in brief showers mainly in winter.
  • Currency: The official currency is the Qatari Riyal (QAR) with an exchange rate fixed at Australia $1= QAR 2.71.

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