Dubai Park Life
Dubai Miracle Garden
With its countless floral displays and extravagant outdoor recreational areas, Dubai Miracle Garden is a unique feature in the region and holds the Guinness World Record for having the longest wall of flowers. Adding new flowers and plants this season, together with all the facilities you could need, Dubai Miracle Garden will bring even more beauty and life to this new world of enjoyment and fun. Entry is priced at Dhs 30.
Dubai Butterfly Garden
Covering 4,500 sq metres, with 9 custom built domes, a museum and a flower park, Dubai Butterfly Garden is the largest covered butterfly garden in the world. Walk through the spectacular butterfly and insect museum, with thousands or perfectly preserved butterflies on display and then enter the climate controlled domes where you will be surrounded by an abundance of different coloured species, all flying around and confidently settling on your head and arms and landing on the flowers and plants. Tip: Butterflies are attracted to white clothes! Open every day from 9am to 6pm. Entrance is Dhs 50 per person and free of charges for the disabled and kids below 2 years.
Zabeel Park is a highly maintained inner-city park, with lush green lawns and bridges connecting the 3 main areas around the Trade Centre roundabout. In addition to the beautifully kept gardens, the park is home to Stargate (a space age theme park), Megabowl (a large outdoor amphitheater) and the Space Maze. There is also a boating lake, mini golf, cricket field, assault course and food court, with a separate area designed to host functions.Open Sunday to Wednesday 8am to 10pm, Thursday to Saturday and official holidays 8am to 11pm. Entry is Dhs 4 per person.
As the name suggests, Creek Park runs along the side of Dubai creek. Although one of the earliest parks in Dubai, Creek Park has a modern layout, with well-planned children’s play areas, recreational facilities, easy to navigate footpaths and a number of handy refreshment stands. Creek Park is also home to Dubai Dolphinarium, Children’s City, the “teleferic” cable car rides, rental bikes, train rides, camel and pony rides and restaurants. Open Sunday to Wednesday 8am to 10pm, Thursday to Saturday and official holidays 8am to 11pm. Entry is Dhs 5 per person.