You guys will be super excited as we are to know that UAE’s much-awaited wildlife park Dubai Safari is going to open officially in January. However for two weeks until then, visitors will be given a free entry. Yep, FREE ENTRY!

It is informed that the date for the official opening will be announced by the end of December. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director-general of Dubai Municipality said on this matter “We have opened on a trial basis now. We hope to open officially after two weeks,” Later, he added, the visitors will be given free entry for two weeks.

You can get a  sneak peek of the new animal world — rich with greenery and waterbodies in the desert city and have a close encounter with various species of animals roaming in open enclosures.White lions from Timbavati in South Africa, orange and white Siberian tigers, giraffes, chimpanzees, hippos, peacocks, ostriches, antelopes, crocodiles and even hyenas.

Dubai Safari is also home to the UAE’s largest walk-through aviary and largest troop of baboons, the glimpses of which enthralled the visitors.

The first phase of the Dh1-billion project sprawling over 119 hectares in Al Warqa’a 5 includes Asian, African and Arabian villages and an open Safari Village that offers a guided safari drive.

Paw prints of big cats form the symbol of the project that is home to the nation’s first open safari, where visitors will travel around in environmentally friendly electric vehicles to see animals roaming around in the wild.


The Asian, African and Arabian villages housing zoo enclosures of animals will be open from 9am to 9pm from Wednesday.

However, the Safari Village where visitors can go for an open Safari drive will be open from 9am to 6pm, with tickets being issued only till 4pm.

So what are you waiting for? Go Go Go!

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