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Dubai Zoo - CLOSED

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4 weeks ago
21 Dec 2017
“Small zoo ”
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125 Jumeira Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 349 6444
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is closed although on web keeps saying open 10-18. Wasted whole day to be honest. Don’t fall as thier site says open. It’s permanently closed.

Thank Mijaan R
Reviewed 11 June 2018

this is a little zoo full with animals. The walking pads are close up to the animals. The zoo is not big but perfect for a hour walking around. They look well after the animals. The admission is very cheap and there is a little...More

1  Thank monique a
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Its a once in a life experience...........good to have but nothing outstanding.........since such sightseeings are not at many locations; therefore for all visiting Dubai, this is a must to visit but don't keep your expectations high like from Desert Safari or Bollywood Theme Park

4  Thank ArpanReviewer
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The place is huge but should not have open as not ready yet. We arrive at 11 am to be told that the safari tickets are sold out only park is available so no problem we agree after a long que we get out ticket...More

5  Thank couki
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Zoo is really small and I think that animals are begin treated badly. Some visitors didnt respect animals at all.

1  Thank Roosaw
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We spent about 1h in the stuck traffic to reach there to see like many other people that the zoo is closed. A pure waste of time. On the official government page it said opens from 10am to 06pm. Very disappointed. And than again another...More

Thank ueno18
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Not a particularly big zoo but we all still had fun. Entrance was very cheap and there was a big range of animals there. Worth a visit at the very least.

2  Thank Asad M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I am pleased to advise all that the Dubai Zoo has finally closed its doors. It was so long overdue. The new Dubai Safari which replaces the Zoo is scheduled to open some time in December, but now after National Day, the 2nd of December....More

2  Thank Rena K
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

For a place like dubai, this zoo is literally a mark of shame. Firstly it was very compact and secondly animals were kept in deplorable conditions. There was very little variety of animals and most cages were smelly. Moreover parking slots were scanty and washrooms...More

3  Thank rabbia n
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had been to this zoo with very little expectations, however this exceeded our expectations. This is really a nice zoo with a good amount of variety of animals. Also since this is not widely spread you can easily make a round of it. You...More

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