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Written by Sairam on June 5, 2020 Share on

Dubai Safari Park – Experience the Ecosystem of Various Continents

Dubai is home to some of the most amazing attractions in the world and has contributed to the world’s tourism in the form of everything biggest, highest and largest. In those lines, one of the most interesting and adventurous places for visitors to explore in Dubai would be the Dubai Safari Park.

Safari Park in Dubai is one of the most unique adventure parks in the Middle East and perfectly combine sightseeing and wildlife exploration. The Dubai Safari Park is home to more than 3000 species of animals and is considered one of the most eco-friendly sightseeing spots in Dubai. The Safari Park is one of the best places for kids to visit in Dubai and get up close with these wild animals.

Read on to find out more about what are the main attractions in the Safari Park in Dubai and how to plan your day during your visit.

Major Attractions of the Dubai Safari Park

Safari Village in Dubai Safari Park

One of the most exciting aspects of the Dubai Safari Park is the Open Safari experience that one would get during their safari activity. The open safari concept takes the visitors to experience the African and the Asian style of jungle safaris and forests. The visitors can sit in comfortably designed vehicles with secure seating and viewing opportunities. They can get a healthy glimpse of the abundant wildlife present in the Safari Park.

Some of the animals present in the Safari Park are baboons, deer, cheetah, water buffalos and Zebras. A visit to this marvellous man-made Safari Park would not be complete without paying a visit to the majestic lions and the mighty tigers. These animals are the star attraction of the Safari Village. The crocodile exhibit and the open-air theatre for bird and reptile shows are some of the most popular experiences among the kids as well.

Safari Park also has a rippling waterfall effect that is solar-powered and it has been installed to enhance the ecosystem of the Safari Park.

Safari Village in Dubai Safari Park
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African Village

The African village in the Safari Park in Dubai is a perfect window into the ecosystem and wildlife of the African Savannas. This is a perfect chance to experience the African Wildlife Safari during your visit to the UAE. The African Safari is one of the most popular experiences at the Safari Park where you can get to see giant tortoises, chimpanzees, African wild dogs, mighty white lions etc. Watching the pride of African tigers chilling behind the glass entrapment is one of the best sights of this safari.

Arabian Village

The Arabian village depicts the natural landscape of the UAE. The sandy desserts, the rocky mountain terrains, and green meadows of lush greenery all inside the Dubai Safari Park. This is one of the best places to experience the Dubai desert in a controlled environment. It has many wonderful creatures such as the Nilgais, Antelopes and many more animals. One of the things that should not be missed is the wolf pack that is in the Safari. The beautiful gazelles roaming about in the Safari is a sight to watch out for.

Arabian Village
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Asian Village

The Asian village in the Dubai Safari Park is one of the most delightful and surprising zones and it exudes a traditional East Asian architecture. One of the specialities of this Asian village is that it houses the only great Ape found in Asia. Apart from this one can also get to see giant Komodo dragons, Gibbons and Moon bears. One can ditch the vehicles and can walk through this zone. They are protected by the dense greenery and high canopy of trees.

Asian Village
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Wadi Village

The Wadi village is the leisure enclave of the Safari Park in Dubai. It is a perfect place to rest and relax after a long day of Wildlife exploration and Safari. The whole arena is designed with lush greenery and shows the involvement of the Dubai municipality in the making of it. The place acts as a great recreational centre after the Safari. The solar-powered fish pond is a delight.

Kids Farm

Along with the wildlife safari and the various village arenas, the Safari Park in Dubai also has the kids farm, which has been specially curated for the kids. The children can spend the day here, learn about the farm animals such as the sheep, cow, chicken and goats. They can also spend their day learning how to ride ponies and milk the cows. It is a bliss for the children to connect with nature in the playground.

Future Additions to the Safari Park in Dubai

  1. The Safari Park is looking to add more than 2000 species of Animals including a beautiful herd of elephants.
  2. The Park is also looking to set up the South African and Australian village arenas.
  3. A Zoo mobile is being curated and launched especially targeting at the learning of the children who visit the park and is equipped with state of the art learning tools.
Safari park
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How to reach the Safari Park?

The Dubai Safari Park is located on the Al Waqra 5, settled at the Hatta Road. The easiest route to reach the safari park would be via Al Awir situated opposite the Desert Palm Resort and Hotel. The Safari Park is also easily accessible through the cab.

Distance from Major landmarks

Dubai Safari Park Timings

The current timings of the Safari Park is open from 9 Am to 5 Pm. One has to keep in mind that it takes anywhere from 5 to 6 hours to entirely explore the Safari Park. If you are visiting the Safari Park you should plan your day accordingly.

Ticket prices at the Safari Park

The ticket prices at the Dubai Safari Park are 50 AED or 1000 INR for Adults and 20 AED or 400 INR for children.

Dubai has constantly stretched the boundaries of Ecotourism. The Dubai Safari park is one of the best places to visit with family in Dubai. Reach out to the destination experts at Pickyourtrail to customize your Dubai holiday package according to your preferences.

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