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Ski Dubai Penguin Experience

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    What to Expect
    Select your preferred time of your penguin encounter when you book. Then, travel independently to Ski Dubai at Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates in advance of the start time.

    An indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai boasts not only ski slopes and jumps, but also a penguin zone that’s home to a colony of adorable Gentoo and king penguins. The penguins can roam free within the sub-zero zone and are cared for and fed — with regular servings of fish — by a skilled team.

    Upon arrival, don your provided thermal suit to keep you cozy in the chilly zone, and meet your expert penguin guide. Then, after instructions, head inside with the rest of your group for your encounter. Your group is limited to maximum of 12 to ensure you enjoy a more personalized experience.

    To start, watch a fascinating short film on the Gentoo and king penguins. Learn about their natural habitats in regions such as Antarctica, and get the lowdown on their characteristics, markings, and behavior.

    Then, as a group, watch as your guide introduces you to a gorgeous Gentoo penguin and tells you more about the species.

    Finally, enjoy free time to watch the penguins as they play in and around their pool. Gaze through the pool windows and admire their aquatic grace as the penguins swim and dive underwater with almost-effortless ease.

    After roughly 40 minutes, exit the zone and change back into your day clothes. Your experience concludes when you leave Ski Dubai.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Use of thermal jacket, trousers, boots, gloves and socks
    • Entry/Admission - Ski Dubai
    • Entry/Admission - Snow Penguins at Ski Dubai
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Lockers
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is 3 years
    • Please note: You will not be permitted to touch the penguins
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    I had a blast visiting Ski Dubai! I did bobsled, tubing, zorb ball, chairlift, and the penguins' experience. The venue provided a coat, pants, and gloves. The staff working at the venue was super helpful and fun. They took pictures when I asked them too as I wanted to
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    We went there as a group of 12. Our day started with 60 minutes session of training for beginners. Then we had a competition of building the most elegant snowman. We also had some fun time playing with Zorb ball and snow board. We enjoyed time with penguin encounters where we
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    Today 03/09/2019 I visited Ski Dubai for a penguin experience and I honestly couldn't reccomend it more. I had the most amazing time meeting them and making my dream come true but also was treated to a special encounter on my own. Due to it being my Birthday Dondee and the team
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    Amazing experience. We took the Polar Express Pass which was expensive than the regular pass but worth the money. The polar express pass includes all the rides, penguin show where you get to know and touch penguins, lockers are also included. The temperature is so freezing
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    It is amezing experience to touch and play with Penguines in Ski Dubai Children enjoyed it so much and gives the adults much more happiness and joy seeing them play with live penguines. Truely hats off to the team who manage to keep these penguines their near natural
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