Attractions, Timings and Ticket Details
Dubai Safari Park is a vast eco-friendly area that contains swathes of greeneries and parks inhabited with 2,500 animals from 250 different 250 species. Dubai Safari is located in Al Warqa near Dragon Mart in Dubai, the park is accessible through roads and highways, however it is linked to Dubai’s public transportation network. To reach the park, tourists need to use their own cars or ride cabs and taxis.
Price of Dubai Safari tickets
Upon reaching the park you will find a large parking area with numerous parking lots. The park entry tickets are priced Dh 85 for adults and Dh 30 for children in the bundle that includes visiting the Safari Village, called Combo package. Tickets excluding the Safari Village entry are for Dh 50 for adult and Dh 20 for children. Entering the Safari Village only is for Dh 50 for adult and Dh 20 for children.
Children younger than 3 years old are granted free entry to Dubai Safari Park, also elders over 60 years old and special needs. The park opens from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, it’s better to hit the park from the early beginning of the day as touring the whole area usually takes a half day.
The park masterplanning
The park is split into three different themed divisions each reflecting an authentic cultural theme from around the world. It has the Asian Village, Arabian Village, and the African Village, as well as the Safari Village. It’s worth noting that holders of Combo package tickets can access all divisions. Each village is fitted to convey a true sense of its origin offering original environmental components brought from the related region as well as authentic animals.
1- The African Village
By entering the African Village, visitors will pass through a great ivory gate followed by two adjacent simple wooden huts while the main pass is shaded with entangled tree branches. The whole setting of the entrance is designed to convey a true feeling of African jungle. Even implemented colorations, designs, colors, and structures, they are employed in a way to serve this cause.
Animals exhibits scattered here and there around the African Village are mainly brought directly from the African nature to the Safari Park in Dubai. Clusters of glass exhibits are available exhibiting gorillas, parrots, snakes, lizards, turtles, ostriches, lions, and many other species. Strolling through the main path wading in the African part will take visitors to a large courtyard surrounded by many huts varying in size themed after the houses of ingenious African jungles inhabitants. This is the food court and it’s made to look alike a real village in Kenya or Madagascar.
Birds also have place in the African sector placed in nice exhibitions fitted with water ponds, bushes, and suitable terrain to imitate their original environment in the savannah fields. The African area also features a safari where visitors can ride in air conditioned safari vehicles for about an hour. The African area also features a savannah and a rainforest.
2- The Asian Village
Next in the main route after the African Village is the Asian Village which is themed after the continent’s greatest building cultures and imitating its great civilizations. The village features Asia’s authentic animals like comdoes, Indian tigers, elephants, and many other. You can also spot moon bears in the Asian division as well as gibbons.
There is also an Asian theatre showcasing various shows brought from many corners around the continent. The whole area is beautifully landscaped and full of original Asian florations and trees. It even imitates in its landscaping style the famous traditional royal mansions of the far east.
3- The Arabian Village
The Arabian Village welcomes its visitors with a large tent-like building in addition to other similar small structures scattered here and there around the sector. The area features desert grown plants like palm trees and acacias. By touring around the Arabian Village, tourists will find native animals that live in the Middle East region like oryxes, gazelles, antelopes, ostriches, and other. Sitting in their glassed buses touring the area, visitors will find the Arabian village imitating the real Arabian atmosphere in all factors. This is veritably evident in the prevailing yellow color of sand covering most of the terrain as well as grown shrubs, artificial dunes, and hills.
Dubai Safari Park is a terrific opportunity for anyone looking for discovering the hidden worlds of the nature all over the planet. Currently, it’s deemed as one of the most attractive tourism destinations in Dubai in the same rank with Khalifa Tower, Dubai International City, and other tourist attractions.
Park’s official website
The park has an interactive and colorful recently designed website that features all important information about the park and its main facilities. On the website, users can plan their visit, check the media center if they are looking for learning more about the park’s updates, checking the latest events to take place in any of the park’s courtyards or theatres, and many other. In fact, the website has a full directory with animals showcased in Dubai’s safari park exhibits. Users can also buy a ticket, create an account and log in, and check for special promotions and packages made available by the park’s admission on special occasions and holidays. Moreover, you can file a complaint or contact the admission directly over the website.