Cities, ports and islands which are located near Iran's southern coastal line are considered tourist attraction spots due to having natural amazing attractions and climatic diversity.
From among the various island of the Persian Gulf, Kish Island is indeed one of the most beautiful islands.
Blue sky, azure sea, clean air, eye-catching sceneries from beautiful and amazing coasts, a collection of natural sight-seeing places, coral reefs, colorful fish and tens of other attractions has turned Kish into a natural treasure and exceptional blessing and it is now considered one of the most important tourist, economic and trade centers.
Today, Kish Island possesses special importance in terms of the existence of trade, residential and recreational sports and in view of the fact that it is considered a free trade zone.
We intend to make you familiar with Kish Island's natural attractions.
Kish Island is located 18 km from Iran's southern coast banks with a space of over 90 square km.
The length of Kish Island towards the east-west route equals 15 km and its width is 7 km towards the north-south route.
Kish Island is 300 km to Iranian port- Bandar Abbas- and 200 km from Dubai.
It has a 1050 km air distance from the capital, Tehran. Kish enjoys an exclusive and beautiful nature.
Silent coasts with coral sands, the crystal clear water of the sea, proper plant coverage and the freshness and greenness of this island especially in 7 months of the year has cast an attractive and impressive image to it.
On the whole, Kish Island attracts over one million nature and sea lovers annually.
Kish Island is flat in terms of low and high lands. The relative height of the island is 32 meters above sea level and the highest point of it is located in the eastern part of the island and is 45 meters above sea level.
Kish Island possesses a coral structure. The crystal clear waters around Kish are a natural result of its coral structure.
The existence of fish and other sea creatures on the coasts of Kish is considered the most exceptional feature of this island.
It is proper to know that Kish Island's coasts are categorized into two types in terms of morphology. The west and north of the island possesses stone and reef-like banks whereas the southern and eastern parts of the island possess flat sandy banks.
The formation of these two types of coasts mostly stems from the current of sea waves and direction of the waves.
The island's soil is a kind of reef-like fragile stone which is made up of shells and sands in the central are.
Kish is located in the semi-tropical half of southern Iran. The exclusive feature of this region is the presence of low plants and resistant trees towards dryness.
The plant coverage of Kish Island and especially its indigenous trees is so attractive and wonderful and we can consider this feature as the natural blessing of his regioLor or Bengali Fig is a big tree which grows in the Persian Gulf's islands and ports and the Sea of OmaLor Tree possesses orange-colored fruits similar to figs and nut-sized shapes which is edible.
The oldest Lor Tree in Kish is the one with a magical and mysterious appearance located in the north of the island and is better known as the Green Tree.
Kish Island is considered a limited habitat for animals; however, various species of animals can bee seen in this island including mammals like black mouse, wild rabbit, owl and Iranian deer.
It is proper to know that animals including lion, deer, fox, jackal, monkey and some types of birds are being kept in Kish's Ahovan Park with a space of 2 hectares.
From among other natural attractions of Kish Island is the Garden of Birds and Dolphin Park.
The most diverse sea mammals including dolphins, sea cat and penguins have been gathered in the biggest dolphin park of the Middle East.
Over 21 types of sea mammals are being kept in pools with a space of 18000 cubic meters and provide exciting shows for observers.
The garden of birds in Kish Island with over 50 types of animals including pelican, ostrich, peacock, penguin and different types of animals including crocodile is considered the most exclusive center for keeping animals in IraDear listeners, natural beauties of Kish Island are not limited to what we said.
We hope you can travel to Kish Island and get the chance to visit its natural attractions from near.