Adventure Rating in Abu DhabiTOP-27 adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu DhabiHow to dive with dugongs in Abu DhabiHow to take safari on Sir Bani Yas in Abu DhabiHow to see Yowla dance in Abu DhabiHow to visit the Date Festival in Abu DhabiHow to feed giraffes in Abu DhabiHow to try pearl diving in Abu Dhabi27 things to doin Abu Dhabi
This zoo attracts both adults and children because it is different from other zoos for the possibility to interact with most species, feed and even pat them.
Emirates Park Zoo is located in a half an hour drive from the center of Abu Dhabi. It attracts many visitors, especially children, by the possibility to watch the animals, feed and even touch them. Most inhabitants of the zoo, except for predators, are accommodated in spacious enclosures with a quite low fence, so that visitors can interact with the animals.
At the zoo, attached to the sections with zebras and giraffes, there's a small hotel. The zoo is divided into areas for birds, ungulates, predators and other animals, among which there are rare species.
Tickets: adults and children aged 6 and up – 25 dirhams, children aged 3 to 5 – 10 dirhams, children under 3 years – free of charge.
Things to do here 1
In Emirates Park Zoo you can feed a giraffe juicy grass and acacia branches. While it is taking food from your hands, you even have time to pet it.FREE17
Know more things to do?
Share your ideas of what to do in Abu Dhabi with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!
Emirates Park Zoo on the mapLocation: 12th Street, Al Bahya
Monday to Wednesday from 9:30 am to 08:00 pm, Thursday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 09.00 pm.
Phone: +971 2 501 0000
More places to visit in Abu Dhabi
The Corniche is another outstanding sight in Abu Dhabi. Parks, night clubs, restaurants and beach - exciting things that won't let you just pass by.22
Eastern Mangrove Lagoon
This first of the five existing mangrove reserves is under the aegis of the state. Its pristine lagoon is home for rare species of birds and animals.21
Women's Handicraft Centre
In Women's Handicraft Centre in Abu Dhabi great handicraft items are made up; it seems that they are true art masterpieces.3
Qasr Al Hosn fort
The oldest building in Abu Dhabi, which is called its birthplace. It is next to the modern skyscrapers, recalling the past of the emirate.33
The Old Souq
The oldest market in Abu Dhabi where you can feel the Oriental charm and the spirit of Arabic street trading while walking along unique maze of narrow market streets.13
The world's largest Ferrari theme park is a unique concentration of attractions, restaurants, boutiques and shops.18
The Manarat Al Saadiyat Museum
Here you can get familiar with the contemporary art and find out more about the history of Saadiyat Island. The museum holds all kinds of exhibitions of local and foreign masters.19
This place attracts travelers with a possibility to visit the Date Festival. Also the landscapes of Liwa oasis are so unusual that they create a sense of a true mirage.30
The Capital Gate
Skyscraper with the biggest inclination angle (18°)! The Capital Gates holds offices, a 5-star hotel and panoramic-view restaurant.11
Emirates Palace Hotel
The presidential hotel that looks like an exquisite Arabian palace - Emirates Palace is one of the best hotels in the Emirates - the breathtaking epitome of luxury and wealth.21
Yas mall is the biggest in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the second biggest in the country. It is located on the famous man-made Yas Island.14
The Persian Gulf
The Persian Gulf is the Middle East in all of its aspects - authentic traditions and charming atmosphere of ancient Arabic fairy tales.18