Dubai Safari complete, to open soon: reports
Experience will contribute to international efforts to preserve wildlife and animal welfare
Dubai Municipality has confirmed that Dubai Safari Park will open soon and is currently adding the finishing touches to the project, Zawya reports.
Ticket rates to range from Dh20 to Dh30 for children and Dh50 to Dh85 for adults when safari park opens in December, according to local media reports.
The delayed $272 million Dubai Safari Park project will feature an Open Safari in which visitors will be able to get up close to animals while travelling in electric vehicles.
Dubai Safari, which was due to open last year, will be spread over 119 hectares, of which 80 are dedicated for the villages representing different regions of the world and 35 for the Open Safari village.
The project, which will be home to 1,000 animal species, of which over 350 will be rare and endangered, aims to re-create the best habitat for the wildlife in the world, providing different environments that suit various animals.
It consists of a number of key villages - the Asian village, African village and the Open Safari Village, in addition to a Valley and Children’s Park, WAM reported.
The Valley, supported by solar power, will include a waterfall, a stream and a lake for fish, in addition to wooden bridges to connect the two sides of the Valley.