Dubai has always raised the standards of impressive architectural marvels and innovative man-made wonders. Already owning the tallest building in the world, this city never fails to amaze the world with its amazing wonders.
When talking about the wondrous contribution of Dubai, the spotlight comes to Dubai Safari Park, one of the unique adventure parks where leisure sightseeing and wildlife viewing go hand in hand. Home to 3,000 animals and more to come, this eco-friendly attraction is a must-see while in Dubai. Scroll down and learn all about this fascinating place to live amidst the hustle and bustle of the city and don’t miss the chance to spend a day with wild animals.
Main attractions of Dubai Safari Park
While the Dubai Safari Park has a wide range of wildlife species as well as many places to visit, check out these main attractions of the Safari Park and have a great time exploring the raw culture of the city.
1. Safari Village
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The most attractive thing about Dubai Safari Park is the traditional open safari, which sends its visitors into the dense jungles of Asia and Africa for a close encounter with wild animals. While one can relax in the specially designed vehicle, one can also go sightseeing among the abundant species like zebra, baboon, deer, cheetah and water buffalo.
And a visit to this man-made safari park is incomplete without getting a glimpse of the mighty lions and majestic tigers relaxing under the sun. This artificial safari park also showcases a rippling waterfall which is a unique solar powered initiative created to enhance the ecosystem.
What you will like: Wander through the crocodile exhibit, open air theater for bird and reptile shows
2. African village
Wander through beautifully landscaped African savannas and rainforests while in the UAE. The African Village is one of the most prominent places to see inside the Dubai Safari Park, which houses African wild dogs, giant tortoises, chimpanzees and mighty white lions.
What you will like: A pride of tigers peeking through protective glass barriers
3. Arabian Village
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Travel through the sandy deserts, rocky mountain terrain and lush green grasslands of this village inside the Dubai Safari Park. A great paradise for travelers who admire the desert of Dubai. This area shelters many beautiful creatures like Nilgai and Antelope which are commonly found in captivity. Apart from this, do not miss the opportunity to keep an eye on the wolves living here.
What you will like: A herd of kind gazelle is roaming across the field
4. Asian Village
The Asian Village at Dubai Safari Park will not fail to surprise, as it shelters the only great ape in Asia. Apart from catching the mighty old man of the jungle, one can also leave the wheels at this place to roam amidst the dense forests inhabited by gibbons, moon bears and giant Komodo dragons.
What you will like: Traditional East-Asian Architecture
5. Wadi Village
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After coming face to face with the abundant wildlife culture of the African Savanna and Asian jungles, this village is an ideal recreational spot to spend relaxing time with family and friends. This beautifully designed area with lush greenery truly defines the initiative taken by Dubai Municipality. Equipped with solar powered streams and fishing ponds, this place becomes a great recreation center after a tiring wildlife safari.
What you will like: A relaxing place to enjoy the vibrancy of the surroundings
6. Children’s Farm
As well as wildlife safaris and recreational areas, Dubai Safari Park also offers a playground for children. The Kids Farm is designed specifically for little visitors who can spend the day learning about farm animals such as chickens, goats, sheep and cows. Children can have a fun day connecting with nature and learning how to ride ponies and milk cows.
What you will like: A playground for children to connect with the joy of nature
Upcoming Attractions at Dubai Safari Park
- 2000 new animals including herd of elephants will be added
- Australian and South African villages are about to be settled
- Zoomobile will be launched to equip children with state-of-the-art learning tools
Visit Dubai Safari Park
Dubai Safari Park is located at Al Wakrah 5, which is located on Hatta Road. The easiest way to reach the safari park is from Al Aweer which is located opposite the Desert Palm Resort and Hotel. This place can be easily reached by cab.
Distance of Dubai Safari Park from major destinations:
International Airport: 17 km
Dubai City: 23 km
Jumeirah: 25 km
Sharjah: 30 km
Dubai Safari Park Location Map
dubai safari park timings
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For people planning to visit Dubai Safari Park, the current timings are from 9 am to 5 pm daily. It takes approximately 5 hours to take a tour of the entire safari park, so it is advisable to leave enough time to see everything in the safari park.
dubai safari park tickets
for adults: 50 AED (INR 975) per person.
For child: 20 AED (INR 390) per person.
for adults: 85 AED (INR 1,655) per person
For child: 30 AED (INR 680) per person.
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If you are tired of the luxury malls and skyscrapers of Dubai, this wildlife adventure spot will be the ideal holiday for you with family and friends. Make sure not to miss the opportunity by booking your Dubai holiday package with TourTravelHotels and spot wild animals just at an arm’s length!
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