15 Places For Fantastic Animal Fun in the UAE!

15 Places For Fantastic Animal Fun in the UAE!


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World Animal Day is around the corner, so we thought we’d put together some fantastic activities for animal fun around the UAE! There’s a whole range of different things you can do to enjoy animal day with the family. Check them out below!

Be sure to see more animal fun on the QiDZ mobile app.

The Green Planet

The Green Planet | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

A QiDZ favorite so naturally we had to include The Green Planet in the list to enjoy some animal fun! Buy your tickets now on QiDZ!

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

The 10-million litre tank, located on the ground level of The Dubai Mall, is the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks in the world. A must see!

Buy your tickets on QiDZ today!

Dolphin & Seal Show at the Dubai Dolphinarium

Dolphin & Seal Show | Dolphinarium | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Enjoy watching these majestic dolphins put on a show for you! It’s really an incredible and entertaining place to take the kids. Buy your tickets to the dolphin & seal show on QiDZ today!

The Camel Farm

The Camel Farm | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Visit the authentic Camel Farm, where you can get a close encounter with the very friendly and curious camels! Little ones have not been forgotten, as they will meet the fun goats, sheep, chicken and rabbits. You can also go on a nice camel ride of 30 min or 1 hour, in the beautiful desert surrounding The Camel Farm.

Find out more here!

Weekend Picnic Brunch at al Forsan Restaurant Al Qudra

Weekend Picnic Brunch | Al Qudra | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Allow Bab Al Shams talented chefs to prepare a picnic feast for you and your family the perfect way to end the weekend! In addition to a lavish basket filled with artfully prepared classics, adults can relax to the sounds of a resident DJ while little ones have fun with activities including camel and pony riding, a bouncy castle and more.

Find out more here!

The Lost Chambers Aquarium

The Lost Chambers Aquarium | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Explore the depths of The Lost Chambers inhabited by 65,000 marine animals, with black tip reef sharks, hundreds of rays from the Arabian Sea and beyond, a mystical selection of colourful fish and jellyfish. Enjoy daily feeding shows, Fish Tales tour (at extra charge), and dive, snorkel or walk the Ambassador Lagoon!

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Meet & Play with Dogs at PETME

Meet & Play with Dogs at PETME | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Meet and play with the dogs at PETME, Oasis Centre! Whether you have a pet or not, and you or your kids would love to spend some fun time with a furry, PETME is offering you that.

Find out more here!

Dolphin Adventure at Dolphin Bay, Atlantis The Palm

Dolphin Adventure | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Experience a one-of-a-kind interaction in the depths of the Dolphin Bay lagoon, where you will enjoy the fun of spinning around as your dolphin pushes your hand, take a thrilling belly ride from the centre of the lagoon, connect to your dolphin through deep hugs, kisses & dancing, and discover interesting information about dolphins & other marine mammals.

This programme is designed for confident swimmers and children from 8 years old. Find out more here!

Otter Encounter: Meet & Greet!

Otter Encounter: Meet & Greet | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Bring the family to have a meet & greet with an Otter at the Dubai Aquarium! Get the kids learn about these creatures and other fish and animals in their environment with the very knowledgeable guides.

Find out more here!

Bird Watching At Wasit Nature Reserve

Bird Watching At Wasit Nature Reserve | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Plan a fun day out with kids not just to enjoy the outdoors and birds, but also to learn about different species, their eating habits, nesting, and how to distinguish them by their feathers. See about 60 species of resident and migratory birds including the Northern Bald Ibis of which there are fewer than 500 in the world.

Find out more here!

Interactive Falconry Experience

Interactive Falconry Experience | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Join an authentic experience at JA The Resort. During this experience, guests are allowed to get up close to the birds and interact with them physically. You are provided with a falconry glove and shown how to call a bird to your protected fist for a reward.

Find out more here!

Sharjah Aquarium Museum

Sharjah Aquarium Museum | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures. Enjoy a close-up look at the local fishes and learn about Sharjah’s historic coasts and ports. The kids will love exploring the 20 aquariums across 2 floors.

Find out more here!

Flamingo And Bird Watching

Flamingo And Bird Watching | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

Now that it’s cooler, take the kids further afield to visit the bird reserves in Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. The kids will love the pink flamingos (and they will make for some great family pictures and Instagram posts!) as well as trying to spot some of the other beautiful birds you can find there.

Find out more here!

Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project

Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

The turtle rehabilitation facility at Jumeirah Al Naseem is open to the public every day of the week, there is no need to book, and there is no charge. The scheduled feeding starting at 11 am every Wednesday only, anyone is welcome to join!

Find out more here!

Children’s Farm at Sharjah Natural History Museum & Desert Park

Children's Farm at Sharjah Natural History Museum & Desert Park | Animal Fun | QiDZ | Kids Activities in Dubai

A children’s farm was opened in May 1997 to provide children with a chance to have close contact with farm animals. They will learn about the animals and feed them. The Children’s Farm is divided into two sections indoor and outdoor: The indoor section organizes educational and environmental programs including informative talk about each animal.

The outdoor section houses live domestic animals as donkeys, horse, ponies, cows, sheep and poultry. Find out more here!

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