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Al Ain Zoo Tickets highlights

  • Explore over 4,000 animals from around the world in AI Ain Zoo, including endangered species like Arabian Oryx and African lions.

  • Gain access to a diverse range of wildlife species and enjoy the walk-through lemur exhibit, the world's largest man-made safari which covers 215 plus hectares of land.

  • Learn about the first Emirati organisation that has been working on protecting endangered species for over 50 years.

  • Engage with interactive exhibits and educational displays in the archaeological collection at Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Center.

  • Discover the natural beauty of Al Ain Zoo's surroundings, set against the stunning backdrop of the Jebel Hafeet mountains.

Operating Hours
Al Ain Zoo
Timings: 02:00 PM to 08:00 PM


Al Ain Zoo
Nahyan The First St - Shiab Al Ashkhar - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Al Ain Zoo Tickets cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made within 1 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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Al Ain Zoo Tickets overview

About Al Ain Zoo:

Al Ain Zoo in Abu Dhabi, established in 1968 and sprawling over a whopping 900 hectares, houses over 4,000 animals of 200 species. Counted among one of the largest zoos of the GCC, it focuses on conservation, and hosting breeding programs for endangered species like the Arabian Oryx. The zoo's Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre educates visitors on environmental sustainability and the UAE's natural heritage. Al Ain Zoo offers guided tours, wildlife safaris, and interactive experiences, building a deeper connection between people and wildlife.

About Al Ain Zoo Tickets, Abu Dhabi:

  • Visit AI Ain Zoo and see a diverse range of animals, from majestic big cats like lions, jaguars, and cheetahs to the rare Barbary Sheep and graceful gazelles.
  • Spot rare species such as the Arabian leopard, South African cheetah, and African white lion, adding excitement to your wildlife adventure.
  • Witness the Steppe eagle and desert eagle owl up close, alongside exotic flamingos, cockatoos, and the charming emu.
  • Explore habitats mirroring natural environments where turtles and tortoises thrive, including the magnificent Aldabra giant tortoise and Nile Crocodile.
  • Stroll through Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Center and Engage in an educational journey through exhibits showcasing the UAE's rich heritage and conservation efforts.
  • Experience the thrill of the Children's Zoo, offering animal interactions and exciting rides on horses, camels, and ponies, followed by the captivating Wings of the Sahara Show, featuring magnificent birds.
  • Experience the adrenaline rush of the Cheetah Run, witnessing champion cheetahs compete for glory in races every Friday and Saturday at 4:00 pm.
  • Witness the magic of animal feeding sessions between 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, offering a glimpse into the daily lives of zoo residents at no additional cost.
  • Embark on a captivating safari journey, encountering iconic "BIG 5" animals like African lions and white rhinos.

How to reach Al Ain Zoo

  • From Dubai: The location is approx 130 km and it is easily reachable by car/taxi via Al Ain - Dubai Rd/E66.
  • From Abu Dhabi: Take the line 990 bus from Al Ain - Tawam Hospital to Al Ain - Zoo.



Al Ain Zoo Tickets faqs

What is the best time to visit Al Ain zoo?

The morning time can be said to be the best time to enjoy a visit to the zoo. From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, nature will be at its freshest while saving you from the scorching heat as well as providing you a perfect climatic conditions. 

How to reach Al Ain Zoo from Dubai?

The Al Ain Zoo is located at a distance of around 100 KM from Dubai and the distance can be easily covered using the roadways. One can easily hire cabs or can take the buses to cover the said distance within 1 to 1.5 hours.

What are the best things to do at Al Ain Zoo?

  1. Learn Prey Hunting Skills: If you are among those who are interested in watching how big birds catch their prey then this place is perfect for you. The zoo will let you witness how birds like eagles, vultures and Falcons catch their prey.
  2. Feed a giraffe: Nothing can be more exciting than feeding a giraffe. At Al Ain Zoo, you will get a chance to bond with these big animals and feed them carrots and lettuce leaves.
  3. Have dinner with the lions: The Al Ain Zoo tickets Will provide you with a chance to have one of the most thrilling dinners of your life. With proper safety measures and a whole guided system, you will get a chance to share your meals with the lions sitting a few meters away from you and enjoying their meals.
  4. Witness the wildlife: With an abundance of wildlife, the spark will make you enjoy the views of various animals ranging from Barbary sheep to Jaguars as well as cheetahs. 
  5. Visit the Children's Zoo: Nothing can be more fun than having a carnival time with your little ones while exploring the wildlife. The Al Ain Zoo ticket will provide you with a chance to head out to a zoo and ride various animals like horses and camels. 

Can we feed animals at Al Ain Zoo?

Yes, the Al Ain Zoo has various such programs in which you will get a chance to feed animals. From feeding the carrots and lettuce to the giraffes to feeding the king of the forest - the lion, you can feed numerous animals here. The item which you will be feeding will be given to you by the zoo authorities only. You cannot feed your food to the animals.

Is outside food allowed in Al Ain Zoo?

No, since many people who do not follow the rules tend to feed the animals their food, the zoo authorities have prohibited bringing our food inside the zoo. 

Is there a restaurant in the zoo?

Yes, the Al Ain Zoo does have a restaurant where you can relish various multi-cuisine dishes while enjoying the peak of hospitality. For more fun, various programs for having meals with the animals can also be organized. 

What are the important things to remember while visiting the Al Ain zoo?

  • Do not bring your animals into the zoo.
  • Feeding the animals without supervision is not allowed.
  • In no case are you allowed to hand over anything to the animals.
  • You are required to wear a modest dress which respects the local culture. 
  • Do not jump over the restricted area as it may result in various fines.
  • The timings for each activity are fixed and cannot be changed at your leisure. 

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