Dubai is very well known for its parks you can plan to visit within the different Dubai vacation packages , but Zabeel Park stands out from the rest of them. Zabeel Park is distinguished for its size, spreading over an area equivalent to 45 football fields. The spot is one of the first technology-driven green spaces in the UAE. It is also one of the largest public parks in Dubai that is suitable for family and friends outings during weekends. It has something to offer to everyone. From pop up shops to barbeque pits, it is full of attractions that will leave its visitors highly entertained.
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Things to Do in Zabeel Park Dubai
Discover the various different sections of the park to find fun-filled activities for the whole family. Zabeel Park houses the Dubai Frame, an iconic landmark in Dubai. Besides, the park has edutainment centres such as the Alternative Energy Zone, the Communication Zone, and the Techno Zone where children can learn about different innovative technologies.
Here is a list of things you can do in Zabeel Park Dubai.
1. Children’s City
Take your kids there to engage in some physical activities to enjoy the outdoor experience. The play area has obstacles and slides where children of all ages will have a blast.
2. The Dinosaur Park
It is another popular section of Zabeel Park where life-like models of dinosaurs are on display. The Dinosaur Park resembles a prehistoric era with animatronic dinosaurs pacing across the park during the event of Dubai Winter Garden Glow at Zabeel Park. There is also a dinosaur museum where kids can spend hours exploring. The park comes to life in the winter months as it offers interactive games for the entire family.
3. Dubai Garden Glow
The illuminated delights of the Dubai Garden Glow are extra attractions for the visitors of Zabeel Park. The garden comes to life in winter months and it is better to enjoy at night.
4. The Dubai Frame
The iconic attraction stands 150 metres high and is 93 metres wide. Holding the record for being the largest picture frame in the world, it boasts 15,000 sq.m of gold cladding that constitute the ring design used in the Expo 2020 Dubai logo.
Opening Hours: from 09:00 am - 09:00 pm
Location: Zabeel Park Gate 4
Tickets: AED 50 for adults, AED 20 for children from 3-12 years.
5. Tourist Train and Bicycles
Zabeel Park is massive and wide. If you can’t walk the entire park, you can take the tourist train to get around from one corner of the park to another. Other than the tourist train, you can hire a bicycle and explore the park at your will and pace.
Tourist train ticket: AED 02 per person
6. Jogging in Wide-Open Walkways
Feeling energetic? Go for a jog on the track that runs through Areas A and B or take a comforting stroll. The boardwalk is a great way to relax in the park and enjoy a tranquil environment away from the bustle of the city.
7. Boat Rides
Area B at Zabeel Park has a lake with a 30-metre geyser fountain that children will not get enough of. The fun part about the boat ride is that you have the chance to pick your own boat and paddle at your own pace.
Boat Ride tickets: A 20 minutes ride for AED 40 for a two person small boat, AED 50 for a 4 person large boat.
8. Zabeel Park Cricket Ground
Considering what things to do in Zabeel Park, how about having a game of cricket on the weekend? Gather your friends after a busy work week and enjoy the giant cricket pitch in Zabeel Park.
9. Family Barbeque
Enjoy the experience with your family and friends. Spend some quality time with them over barbeque at the various picnic areas across the park.
10. Zabeel Park Flea Market
The Flea Market is a highly anticipated event in the area. It attracts visitors who are interested in bargain deals on second-hand products. The market is considered the biggest flea market event inDubai. It is an excellent chance to get something you need at a very low price. It is recommended to come early at the market to avoid any parking inconveniences. Other than things to buy, the flea market event offers a variety of street foods from different parts of the world.
Opening Hours: from 6 pm - 10 pm
Location: Zabeel area, near Al Jafiliya metro station – Dubai
Ticket price: AED 06
General Information About Zabeel Park
Zabeel Park Location
One of the biggest parks in Dubai, the Zabeel Park is located near Al Jafiliya Metro Station in Dubai.
Zabeel Park Dubai Contact Number
Contact the administration of Zabeel Park at +971-4-398-6888
Zabeel Park Ticket
The Zabeel Park entry fee is AED 5 per person, but the entry is free for differently-abled individuals and children below 2 years old.
Sunday to Wednesday from 08:00 am to 10:00 pm, Thursday to Saturday from 08:00 am – 11:00 pm.