Dubai Municipality announced that the Dubai Park Safari is preparing to receive its visitors, starting from the 5th of next October, after the completion of the comprehensive development processes that have undergone many of the internal facilities of the distinctive destination, which is one of the important tourist and entertainment attractions. In Dubai, with what it offers visitors on a large area, amounting to 119 hectares, of opportunities to enjoy the best times between the manifestations of wildlife from various international environments, and the interactive experiences it provides and a wide range of entertainment and educational programs, in addition to new activities designed to suit different ages.
This step comes within the framework of Dubai’s continuing development of its infrastructure in a manner that serves the community and achieves its happiness and guarantees its members the best entertainment options with a variety of services and facilities that meet the needs of the citizen, resident and visitor alike, and meet everyone’s aspirations in a way that confirms Dubai’s position as a global city and one of the preferred tourist destinations for tourism. Internal or external.
Dubai Municipality has introduced many additions aimed primarily at achieving the comfort of visitors from entering the park until the end of their daily program, including facilitating their access to the park’s various sites, and enjoying its services and landmarks .. The walkways for visitors inside the park have also been developed until They can easily explore all its areas, in addition to the services and facilities offered by Dubai Park that suit everyone, and take into account in particular the people of determination.
In order for an integrated experience to ensure that all the visitor’s requirements are met, the park provides a variety of international and local restaurants and cafes, souvenir shops, places designated for receiving school students, in addition to trains, electric cars, bicycles and environmentally friendly vehicles for easy and safe transportation between parts The park also provides its visitors with free wireless internet access in all its corners.
On this occasion, His Excellency Eng. Dawood Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: We are working in light of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to continue working on achieving achievements that serve the community and contribute to affirming Dubai is among the most important cities in the world preferred to live, work and visit, within the framework of the strategic objectives of the emirate as well as the vision of the UAE to be one of the best countries in the world at all levels, and from this standpoint Dubai Municipality continues to work on developing, improving and raising the efficiency of all facilities and service sectors affiliated with it to meet All the requirements and aspirations of the citizen, resident, and visitor alike.
He added: The opening of the “Dubai Safari Park” to visitors comes within the framework of the comprehensive development plans that the municipality is undertaking with the aim of achieving the highest possible benefit for the community from the facilities it manages, especially parks and gardens, which are an important natural outlet, especially with the end of summer and people going out to open places. To enjoy the atmosphere and the landscape, while the municipality is keen to confirm the full commitment of workers at these sites or their visitors to apply the preventive measures in place to confront the emerging Corona virus.
Al Hajri explained: “Dubai Safari Park” is one of the distinct facilities and projects in Dubai in particular and the UAE in general, with its various environments that have been prepared according to the best standards to harmonize with the original environments of the zoo’s up to three thousand animals that were brought from all over. The world, including unique species of rare animals and birds, as well as the added value it achieves as a main point of tourist attractions, which always calls for the introduction of improvements and continuous development processes to ensure the comfort and happiness of visitors.
The Dubai Park Safari includes three main villages: the African Village, the Explorer Village, and the Asian Village, in addition to the Arabian Desert Safari Tour, which provides the highest levels of medical care for zoo animals according to international standards and best practices applied around the world in this field.
The African village occupies a special place among the villages and areas of “Dubai Safari Park”, whether in terms of size or the various activities that extend over an area of 12 hectares. Its facilities are characterized by African style in all its buildings with bright colors, so that visitors feel as if they are in the heart of the continent.
The village is divided into two main areas: the African savannah and the rainforests of Africa .. The African village includes the main plaza area, in which there are a group of facilities and restaurants to serve visitors.
As for the animals of the African village, they vary from the largest land mammal in the world, which is the African elephant, to small animals such as meerkats or meerkats. The village also includes a large bird house and a “reptile house” that contains more than 30 different types of reptiles.
The Arabian safari area, inspired by the vast deserts in western Asia, was designed to be home to many types of animals, especially those that the Arabian Peninsula is famous for, which visitors can explore through a tour in an open vehicle with an audio guide informing them about information about the Arabian desert, and the most famous animals. In the local desert, and the current programs to protect the most important of them and multiply what is threatened with extinction.
The area of the Arab safari tour is 8 hectares, and the animals are distributed on the basis of the geographical topography in the Arab region within three different environments, starting from the desert lands, followed by the rocky mountains, moving to the green meadows, where different animals are displayed each according to his environment, and the visitors go through different experiences. Among the exhibits via the internal train in a typical Arab environment, with different types of plants carefully chosen to match the nature of this region.
The children’s farm area in the “Arabian Desert Safari” is one of the main educational and entertainment destinations in the park, as this area reflects the traditional features of small farms, and includes stables for horses and pens for cows, sheep, goats and chickens where families can enjoy the activities of the farm with their children of all ages. Such as: feeding animals, riding pony, milking cows, and collecting eggs, while the place allows children to get close acquaintance with those animals in their environment.
The Asian Village was designed to imitate the unique architectural styles of this continent and the distinctive features of its architectural style in terms of decorations and special engravings, as the village embodies the great cultural diversity of the continent of Asia, and includes a group of diverse wildlife on an area of 5 hectares, allowing the visitor the opportunity to enjoy watching animals on a private picnic Through this experience. The village also includes exhibitions of the various animals that live in this region of the world, in addition to a distinctive collection of Asian trees and plants that provide a suitable environment for animals.
The Asian Village also includes a large theater through which visitors can watch the “amazing creatures of the world” show, and watch a variety of birds and animals while reviewing their natural behaviors. The show aims to educate visitors about the different roles these wonderful creatures play in the environment and highlight their importance to wildlife. .
It is one of the adventure places in the “Dubai Safari Park”, in which guests can tour to learn about additional types of animals, and colorful birds from all over the world, through a unique safari that motivates visitors to discover animals from Africa and Asia through a safari bus accompanying them. It has a specialized guide who provides an explanation about the animals and answers visitors’ questions and inquiries.
The park’s guests can take a trip through the African grasslands, and learn about a large number of wild animal species of all shapes and sizes, and they can also see a variety of animals between felines and carnivorous predators such as: lions, tigers, hyenas and crocodiles, as well as herbal animals, including giraffes and antelopes, Wild buffalo, hippos, rhinoceros, and zebra, in addition to multiple species of monkeys, and a group of rare animals and birds such as the Komodo dragon, oryx or Arabian oryx, as well as the Maha Abu Adass, which is an endangered species, African colored dogs, and rare types of monkeys: Like the gibbon monkey, and the lemur.
In addition to the entertainment and tourism aspect that everyone enjoys, Dubai Safari Park enhances the educational and educational aspect of its visitors, especially young people and children, by providing workshops and educational programs with multiple themes, and the park also specializes in many activities that have been added such as feeding animals and animal shows that help Increasing the child’s awareness of the innate nature of his world and giving him a rarely-repeated opportunity to interact with its components and get closer to its details.
The process of educating and sensitizing visitors of different groups and ages is supervised by a specialized group of mentors who have been carefully selected in line with Dubai Municipality standards, which include the necessity for them to have previous experience in the same field, and to have access to adequate training courses that help them to carry out their tasks properly, whether in reception Visitors of different ages and groups, or interacting with animals with multiple species and the diversity of care needs for each
Dubai Safari Park provides a wide range of animal care and conservation strategies and contributes to providing the best forms of care for the species present in it, especially those at risk of extinction, as well as hosting the park for educational and research projects, and the park also contributes through its external relations around the world to efforts to preserve the species. Endangered species through breeding programs and rescue missions.
In addition to the excellent internal facilities of the park, Dubai Safari Park was keen to enhance the comfort of its visitors and provide valet services through three large parking spaces. The first parking includes 540 parking spaces, which are closest to the main entrance, and a sufficient number of them have been allocated to people of determination, in addition to two charging points for electric cars. The second car park includes 740 parking spaces, while the third contains 1,700 parking spaces, while taxis will be available inside Dubai Safari Park, and work is underway to provide public bus service in the near future.
And like other Dubai’s various public and touristic facilities, Dubai Safari Park is committed to the precautionary and preventive measures recommended by the concerned authorities that aim to limit the spread of the new Corona virus, and these measures include: the use of thermal cameras and hand-held devices to measure the temperature of visitors, and the placing of posters for social distancing On the ground, in addition to providing a Vending Machine to sell masks and gloves, setting up a plan to reduce the number of passengers in internal transportation, providing hand sanitizers, and setting up instructional panels with the precautionary instructions that must be followed regarding physical distancing by leaving a distance of not less than two meters between each visitor.
It is decided that Dubai Safari Park will open its doors to the public daily from 9 am to 5 pm, and pre-reservation for entry cards is required via the website