Abu Dhabi’s premier zoo destination announces Ramadan offerings
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: As the Holy Month of Ramadan approaches, Emirates Park Zoo and Resort will be shifting its opening hours from 4:00 pm – 11 pm daily, giving visitors the opportunity to bond with their families and maximize their zoo experience.
The unique 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.
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.
About Emirates Park Zoo and Resort:
Emirates Park Zoo and Resort, Abu Dhabi is located on the Abu Dhabi – Dubai highway, 30 minutes away from Abu Dhabi and only two minutes from Formula F1 assembly point. The resort is the first establishment in the UAE with an adjoined private zoo. Their initiative is to put Abu Dhabi on the global tourist destination without compromising on the environment and at the same time conserving nature.
A day spent at Emirates Park Zoo and Resort, will give a whole new definition about a convenient and relaxed stay. The blend of superior accommodations, services, modern amenities and lively atmosphere makes for the ideal vacation. The commitment of the resort is to ensure that visitors have a quality time in a healthy atmosphere. In a child friendly, safe environment, the zoo allows guests to not only see and interact with the animals but also to touch them.
The zoo houses a Giraffe Park, Snake Alley, Bonnet Water Tank and a Mandrill Monkey House that is backed by the leading Parking Operator of the Middle East, Zone Parking Solutions. A star attraction of the establishment, the Elephant Enclosure, is sponsored by product powerhouse Abu Dhabi Coop.
Emirates Park Zoo and Resort houses seven cafes and a recent refurbished restaurant that offers a wide array of dishes, cooked to perfection. The rooms are air conditioned with a private balcony that offers a spectacular view. All rooms come with wireless internet and satellite TV.