Dubai Safari Park will start welcoming visitors from 5 October as confirmed by Dubai Municipality on Monday.
The 119-hectare park will be home to a community of 3,000 mammals, birds, amphibians and invertebrates. Activities such as animal feeding, educational and awareness programmes and seasonal events have been added to enrich visitor experience.
Dawood Abdul Rahman Abdullah Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: “The redesigned Dubai Safari has many unique interactive programmes blended into the safari journey that provide visitors a unique and memorable experience. Not only can they see different types of animals from across the world, they can also enjoy activities, performances and shows that entertain as well as educate.”
Serving both as an animal reserve and educational centre, Dubai Safari Park will feature a group of new animals, including African elephants and giraffes.
There will also be rare animals found at the park including the Komodo dragon, Spiral-horned antelope, Arabian Oryx, coloured African wild dog, gorilla, gibbon, bongo, and lemur.
Air-conditioned trains will help transport visitors around the park which comprises of three main villages–the African Village, Asian Village and Explorer Village–and will include an Arabian Desert Safari tour too.
Comprehensive precautionary measures will be implemented throughout the facility to ensure a safe environment for visitors.
Dubai Safari Park will be open to the public daily from 9am to 5pm, and reservations need to be made online.