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The Green Planet in Dubai
Written by Sairam on June 5, 2020 Share on

The Green Planet in Dubai – An Indoor Rainforest on the Arabian Desert

The Green Planet in Dubai is a one of a kind attraction for this Middle Eastern Country. The Green Planet in Dubai is nothing but an Indoor rainforest setup. This Indoor rainforest can be explored and enjoyed in the Arabian deserts and is open to visitors. The Green Planet in Dubai is based on the innovative and unusual concept of the Bio-Dome. This concept brings in a new life to the middle eastern ecosystem and gets the visitors up close and personal with nature via the upright gardens and the life-sustaining tree ecosystem.

The Green Planet has got to notice of many scientists and biologists who are keen to know more and explore more of this kind of ecosystem. It has also piqued the interest of the locals as they are not used to exploring and experiencing this side of nature.

Now let us look at some of the interesting features at The Green Planet Dubai.

Stand out features of the Green Planet in Dubai

The Complex of the Green Planet

The complex of the Green Planet in itself is one of the most interesting features of the Indoor rainforest. This indoor tropical rainforest has close to 3000 plans, free birds and animals enjoying the vegetation. One of the highlights of the complexes is that it has a giant 25-metre man-made tree as it is the focal point and symbolizes that of a life-sustaining tree.

The Bio-Dome of the Green Planet in Dubai has four levels in total. They are The Flooded rain forest, The midstory, The Forest Floor and The Canopy. Each of these levels tell the significance of a rainforest and the importance of their role in nature. Each of the animals in the Green Planet has been brought over from Zoos and private breeders. None of the animals were caught from the wild for the park.

The Complex of the Green Planet
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Inside the complex, every animal has been provided with their own open space to roam about freely. The wide range of plants in the Green planet has been chosen to in such a way that they get along with each other in a safe manner.

Indoor Rainforest Diversification.

The Green Planet in Dubai is home to more than a thousand varieties of Animals. Some of the animals are parrots, different reptiles, porcupines, snakes, arachnids, sloths and an innumerable variety of fishes. While exploring the place one does not have to worry about the animals, as they are kept on the other side of a glass enclosure. The spectators can roam around and explore in peace and enjoy the animals.

Canopy is the highest point of the rain forest where you can observe the birds flying near the dome. One can find a variety of birds in the Gree Planet arena like the Toucans and Macaws. The flooded rainforest is the lowest level of the Indoor rainforest and it houses an aquarium that depicts the complex ecosystem of underwater life. The visitors can also see frogs, lizards and snakes from a safe distance.

Indoor Rainforest Diversification.
Photo by Miguel Sousa on Unsplash

The various levels of the indoor rainforest give an extensive purview into the flora and fauna that prevails in such an ecosystem. The Green Planet in Dubai is an amazing opportunity for families to come, experience and also escape from the desert heat.

Variety of Tropical birds

The tropical birds of the Green Planet in Dubai is one of the best reasons why one should visit this place with their families and kids especially. Watching the birds fly through the dome, chirping away cheerfully from one branch to the other through the various pavilions is one of the treats of this place. The bright hues of the tropical birds draw a beautiful graffiti in the air as they fly around.

Variety of Tropical birds
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This is also one of the most favoured places for photographers and bird watchers as it is rare to get up close with such species of birds and animals. When you are visiting the Green Planet in Dubai, do not forget to take your camera with you and click insta worthy pictures.

Get up close and personal with the animals

The Green Planet in Dubai is one of the best ways for one to get up close and personal with various animals. This is possible thanks to the many curated experiences that the indoor rainforest conducts.

One of the most interesting activities is the Sloth Encounter that is conducted inside the park. Here one can learn about the sloth, their environment and habitat. The activity even allows for a selfie opportunity with the sloths. This activity would cost AED150 per person and is a 30 minutes experience.

Similarly, there is also an activity called the Sugar glider encounter. The sugar gliders are little marsupials that can fly. They come from the same family as the squirrels do. This activity is similar to the Sloth encounter and goes on for about 30 minutes. At the end of the activity, you can also take a selfie with the Sugar glider. It is one of the most interesting things to do in Dubai.

Alongside these experiments, the Green Planet in Dubai is also committed to giving awareness about these animals as much as possible. If you are to go through the incline, you can find representatives having a reptile or an animal with them and chirping away facts and trivia about these animals and their lives. You can also interact and even touch large millipedes and other such animals. It is sure to be quite an experience for anyone who would want to visit the place.

Award-winning infrastructure and education.

The architecture of the building deserves a special mention. At a place where the temperature could go as high as 50-degree Celsius, it is an engineering marvel to build the structure keeping in mind the safety of the plants and the required amount of sunlight. The Green Planet in Dubai is also an award-winning park for kids edutainment and for being one of the educational hubs to learn about this particular ecosystem.

Award-winning infrastructure and education.
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The Green Planet is a must-visit if you are visiting Dubai with kids, families or if you are interested in the planet and its ecosystems. Reach out to the destination experts at Pickyourtrail to craft a Dubai tour package according to your plan.

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