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Old Dubai Zoo

Old Dubai Zoo in Jumeirah 1

Information about Dubai Zoo in Jumeirah 1, opening times, location, history, expansion plans for new zoo and safari park.

New Dubai Zoo (new page for new zoo). This page refers to the old Dubai Zoo in Jumeirah which closed on 05 Nov 2017, after which all animals were moved to the location of the new Dubai Safari Park under construction in Al Warqa area, expected to open to the public by end of 2017 or early 2018.

Dubai Zoo ticket prices and admission fees

Dubai Zoo opening times, facilities

Mostly DM information from Mar 2014, other updates from actual visit.

List of animals at Dubai Zoo

Number of animals by group and species (DM information Mar 2014). No fish perhaps because all eaten by mammals and reptiles. Total figure of 984 is out of date according to 06 Nov 2017 reports of zoo closing, which said zoo had a total of 1,800 animals, not including Homo sapiens visitors.

  Birds Fish Mammals Reptiles Total
By species 52   43 23 118
Total animals in zoo 513   160 311 984

Dubai Crocodile Park

Dubai Safari Park

New zoo plans in Dubai

List of zoos in the UAE

Aquariums, zoological and animal parks, wildlife and nature reserves, and other animal shows and experiences (updated Nov 2017)

Best place to visit in the UAE for looking at wild animals is Sir Baniyas Island Arabian Wildlife Park and nature reserve, but that's a short flight or long drive + boat trip away from Dubai or Abu Dhabi, and you'll need to allow at least two days and one night for the experience. Best zoo closer to Abu Dhabi or Dubai is the Al Ain Zoo.

Other Dubai Zoo headings

Dubai Zoo contact details and location

Last update Monday 06-Nov-2017.
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