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Arabian Wildlife Center

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Address: Al Dhaid Road, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 (0)6 531 1999
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Interesting place for kids of all ages. They can see many kind of desert animals as well as enjoy riding on horse or camel. Feed some animals like horse,donkey,goat. Food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place for kids of all ages. They can see many kind of desert animals as well as enjoy riding on horse or camel. Feed some animals like horse,donkey,goat. Food options are very limited timmings are less. But we can sit enjoy outside green area, with cofee and sandwich even the wild life center and other places closed.

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Thank Shahid A
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well-run and educational wildlife centre that displays all manner of creatures that live in the Arabian desert. Much more informative and educational than your typical "zoo". Staggering how much life there actually is in such an arid environment. If I had to say anything negative, it would be the basic cafe food and poor coffee, in the ubiquitous... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a person living in Dubai I have very limited access to wild life so always happy to visit Arabian Wildlife Centre

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1 Thank Mania S
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully designed and very quite and peaceful. Visitors stay totally indoors thus making it a very convenient outing during long summers in UAE. Its very neat and clean and well maintained. The enterance to the parkis very cheap 10 AED per person. You will need your own transport to reach this place. Just follow Sharjah airport road towards Dhaid and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Drive out and get to see the desert on the way. Entrance fee is very cheap. Loads of wildlife here to fascinate everyone. The open air part is especially impressive and its amazing to get so close to an endangered leopard. Bravo Sharjah for putting education and conservatiom before money making.

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Thank debbie o
Ona, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

First off, children are free and adults don't cost much! There is a zoo (lots of rodents, lizards, spiders, snakes, bats, baboons, birds, cats, etc), a petting zoo (sheep, donkeys, goats, camel rides, etc), a natural history museum, and a botanical garden. The zoo is very different from American zoos and has a lot of interesting animals. The petting zoo... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Superb zoo, plenty of animals that you would not see in a typical european type zoo unbelievably inexpensive at less than 5.00 GBP entry,

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Thank Lee S
West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This place is fantastic... never crowded, plenty of unique animals to look at, and it's so cheap to get in. What a great bargain.

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Thank Isaac W
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We came back to the Arabian Wildlife Centre after a wonderful first experience one year before, learning about the Arabian habitats and watching animals like bats, foxes, birds and large mammals. This translated, once again, into an overall great outing for out family and is certainly a recommended visit when in Sharjah. It is one of the few places where... More 

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Thank Giorgio B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I was positively surprised! for only 15 AED you can spend a few hours discovering and learning a lot about animals and ecosystems of the Arabian peninsula. The center has a mission of breeding endangered animals and for that only it deserves all support. Next to it, there is also a child's farm and Nature museum. Something refreshingly different to... More 

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