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Address: Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 349 6444

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Once a Visit is Enough

The Dubai Zoo is the oldest zoo in the region, and needs a revamp. It isn't that bad and with better facilities,things could be much better. But with entrance fee at AED2 it is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Nafisa S
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Dubai Zoo is the oldest zoo in the region, and needs a revamp. It isn't that bad and with better facilities,things could be much better. But with entrance fee at AED2 it is the best bargain to see wildlife in the city.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've been to this place ONCE, and it was 9 (9 years ago), at that age I knew how awfully they are treating the animals!! And I will not be going again anytime soon, definitely not giving these people my money, even if its cheap, if they're not going to use it to properly maintain, support and care for the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

be sure to visit so much to see and beautifulgardens and scenery! if your a photographer like me theres so many amazing photo opportunitys I could stay there all day. u can tell the animals are very well looked after, you can tell they are happy and so are the people who work there... bst looking zoo iv ever been... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We accidentally passed the zoo and decided to go in to get some shade. From the outside it didn't look like much and with the VERY inexpensive admission charge, we weren't expecting much. But it was a pleasant surprise. Some of the animals looked sad and bored, but not mistreated. A nice activity for an hour to an hour and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Located on Jumeirah Road, the Dubai Zoo its not a zoo in my personal consideration. Founded as an animal shelter, it never had the appropriate space of infrastructure to properly maintain the animal recovered. Most of the animals are secluded in very small spaces and its a little sad how they are. Just to see the Gorilla from outside its... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Small in size and animals also dont seem happy....but its in middle of jumeirah place is good....but dont visit in afternoon timings as its very hot ....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It was cheap to get in, but all the animals unhappy...I couldn't stay and had to leave. It evoked sad thoughts and feelings. The zoo isn't that big or open. It needs to start looking after the animals.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A horrible torture park for animals. All animals are kept in small cages in blistering heat. Half of them look half dead. Don't go here if you care for animals

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Dubai Zoo is located on jumeira road . The best time to visit is mornings or evenings due to the high temperatures in hot season . Surprisingly of the small size, many varieties of animals are there . The fee is very small . It can not compare with the Tokyo zoo or Singapore zoo size wise, Or from hygiene... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

There was a small and dirty place. due to bad smell we can not stay there long and going to the place was wast of time.

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Address: Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 349 6444
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Jumeirah

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Jumeirah
Years ago, before the skyscrapers, before the 12-lane highway, there was only Jumeirah. In fact, when the UAE was formed, its rulers signed the agreement in Union House, at the very start of Jumeirah Beach Road. Often called “The Beverly Hills” of Dubai, a drive down Beach Road reveals one enormous, lavish villa after another. Originally residential-only neighborhoods, they are now also home to an array of cafes, smart boutiques, and art galleries. Home to one of Dubai’s few public beaches, this recently renovated area includes a new boardwalk, running and walking track, with changing facilities and cafes along the way. Another landmark, Jumeirah Mosque, is the only mosque in Dubai that can be entered by non-Muslims. As part of the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, the mosque hosts regular tours and talks about Islam, as part of an “Open Doors, Open Minds” program. A wonderful way to understand more about the UAE and Islam.
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