Emirates Park Zoo announces Ramadan timings

new features include the latest zoo extension

ABU DHABI 29 May 2017: Emirates Park Zoo and Resort will has changed its opening hours from 4 pm – 11 pm daily, giving visitors the opportunity to bond with their families and maximize their zoo experience.

The zoo destination welcomes its visitors with new features to including the latest zoo extension, home of the zoo’s resident hippopotamus, Otto the hippo. This venue also showcases new stations such as the Mammal Cave, which composes of more than 16 wildlife species, and the Camel Farm where families and children are invited to interact with the resident camels of the zoo.


Moreover, break your fast in the authentic Arabic environment of Al Dar Restaurant. The new menu offers the best of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine including succulent grilled meats, a selection of rice dishes, Fattah, Sambousek, Ful Medammes, and hot and cold mezzeh ideal for an unforgettable Iftar.

Visitors are in for a treat at the Zoo Zip & Climb, a zip lining and tree climbing zone which caters to all ages. Zoo Zip & Climb comprises of separate trails, The Big Adventure for adults and the Junior Climb for children. Each trail covers different zones and gaming steps that take guests to a journey around the petting zoo.

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Dr. Waleed Sha’aban, Emirates Park Zoo’s Operations Manager said, “We are more than happy to welcome families and friends in spirit of the Holy season at Emirates Park Zoo and Resort. Visitors can expsect a fun-filled evening as they break their fast and learn more about the wildlife during their tour.”

Join in on the fun and win a prize with Emirates Park Zoo and Resort’s Countdown To Eid contest. Simply answer a question which will be posted on the zoo’s Instagram page every day during the month of Ramadan for a chance to win an assortment of prizes including zoo passes, free passes to the zoo’s shows and adventure activities, dining experiences at Al Dar Restaurant, 1-night stay in the resort’s chalet and zoo adventures, among others.

By Angel Chan