Dinosaur Park
Dinosaurs are back in Dubai!!! As Dubai Garden Glow returns for its fifth season with ‘Back to Nature’ theme, all of its diverse sections including Glow Park, Art Park, Ice Park, newly added Magic Park, and of course, the Dinosaur Park present some of the best experiences and activities. We already have a detailed guide on the Dubai Garden Glow (feel free to click here and read). But if you would like to know more about its

Dinosaur Park Dubai,

here we have managed to include everything you should know about this fantastic park. So are you ready to journey back to the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs? Strap in; here we go…

All About Dinosaur Park Dubai

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Quick Facts about Dino Park Dubai

  • Dinosaur Park was launched during the second season of the Dubai Garden Glow in 2016.
  • It’s the first of its kind Dinosaur Park in the Middle East.
  • It’s a part of Dubai Glow Garden which sprawls over an area of about 20 hectares in Zabeel Park.
  • Started with 100 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, the park now has 120 of them.
  • It’s open only during winter months.
  • The main idea behind this park is to offer an amazing educational experience with the right balance of fun, entertainment, and thrill.
  • It’s now one of Dubai’s most visited family attractions.
  • Check out the ‘What to Expect’ section (below) to know its top attractions and experiences.

Best Time to Visit Dinosaur Park Dubai

This is a seasonal attraction that is open only during winter months. If you wish to visit here, come between October and April.

Dinosaur Park Dubai Timings

  • Saturday to Thursday: 16:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs
  • Friday: 16:00 hrs to 24:00 hrs

Dinosaur Park Dubai Location

It’s located inside the Area B of Zabeel Park which is also home to some of the Dubai’s most visited family attractions such as Children’s City and Dubai Frame. You can enter the park through Gate 6 and 7.

How to Reach Dino Park Dubai

Placed on the Sheik Zayed Road, it’s easily accessible via the following transport modes:

  • By Metro: The metro station closest to the attraction is Al Jafiliya. After getting off at the metro, you can hire a cab or just walk to the park.
  • By Cab: This is one of the most convenient and stress-free ways to arrive at the spot.
  • By Private Transfers: Whether you choose to book a private transfer or drive your own, there is ample parking space available inside the park.

What to Expect at Dinosaur Park Dubai?

  • Discover Diverse Species of Dinosaurs


With over 120 life-size replicas of dinosaurs, you’ll come across a vast spectrum of dinosaurs arranged throughout its open space. This includes some of the most popular dino species like Apatosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Camarasaurus, Dimetrodon, Placerias, Riojasaurus, Diplodocus, and Angustinaripterus.

  • Explore three Different Dinosaur Eras

The best part is that they are classified as per its diverse eras, such as Triassic Period (First Generation Dinosaur dating back to over 200 million years), Jurassic, and Cretaceous Period (which goes back to over 140 million years). Moreover, look out for the informative placards placed beside each dino to know more about its distinct features, place of origin, name meaning, etc.

  • Expect Dinos to Move and Roar too

Dinos to move and roar

In a ‘roam-free’ ambiance, you’ll find these mighty creatures moving and even roaring as you pass by. What’s more; some even come behind you, thus adding to the fun and thrill of your Dino Park visit.

  • Get a Real Pre-Historic Feel

Real Pre Historic Feel

It’s somewhat completely outdoors and recreates a setting that brings in a mysterious vibe of the ancient dinosaur era, with its blend of multicolored dim lightings, sounds, and real-like dinos. There are even the replicas of tree-dwelling Pterodactyls which add to its realistic look.

  • Dinosaur Lab

There are dino labs that give you the once-in-the-lifetime chance to see the entire life cycle of a dinosaur. Right from it laying eggs to a baby dino coming out of the egg to it going extinct and becoming fossils, the depiction of its varied stages promises you an edutainment experience like no other.

  • Dinosaur Museum

On view here are mainly the replica skeletons of dinos.

  • Dino Rides

The park boasts of some amazing dino-inspired rides and experiences, exclusively created for your kids. There is dino mine which lets them find dinosaur fossils and dino train ride which is ideal for your tiny ones below three years.

More about Dinosaur Park: Tips for First Time Visitors, Dress Code, Facts & Facilities

  • Pre-book your Dino Park Dubai through an authorized seller to eliminate all kinds of hassles as part of visiting here.
  • To add more value, you can choose an all-inclusive pass which not only gives access to this Jurassic Park Dubai but also other sections of Dubai Garden Glow, such as Glow Park, Art Park, Magic Park, and Ice Park. You can also combine your Dino Park visit with an entry to Dubai Frame which stands out for its stunning architectural design.
  • You’ll need at least three to four hours to explore the attraction, especially if you’re planning to visit all sections of Dubai Garden Glow in a day.
  • To wear a comfortable pair of shoes is a must for your trip, as it involves lots of walking (not only around the exhibits and highlights inside the park but also right from the gate or parking space to the park).
  • Strollers are permitted inside the facility, so be sure to carry it if you’re joined by tiny tots.
  • Given the fact that it’s open only during the winter season, dress in layers (if necessary) or packs a jacket to wear it just if the evening gets colder.
  • With so much to see and experience, come here prepared for some great snaps. In fact, don’t forget your fully recharged camera/smartphone, tripod, etc.
  • There are separate toilet facilities available for ladies and gents.
  • Food outlets can be seen in plentiful all throughout the park.

Rules and Regulations at Dino Park

  • Food from outside is not allowed inside the park.
  • Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited.
  • Your entry ticket allows for a single entry only.
  • Animals including pets are not allowed to enter the park.
  • Kids under the age of 3 years or below the height of 0.9 meters can enjoy free entry to the park.
  • Although photography is allowed, it’s vital to take prior permission from the park management, if it’s for special photoshoots like weddings or other similar occasions.
  • Vehicles as well as any kind of portable devices, such as cars, bicycles, scooters, hoverboards, etc, are not allowed inside the park.
  • Modest clothing is recommended for your visit here, as the park holds the complete right to deny the entry of guests wearing an improper dress.
  • As the park is not liable for any loss, theft or damage of your things, it’s your sole responsibility to take care of your belongings.


Dinosaurs once freely roamed around the planet millions of years ago. They may have completely gone extinct, but their giant, ferocious structure still dwells in our minds. And a visit to

Dino Park Dubai

lets you experience this first hand by coming face-to-face with a life-like dino.

Although it may not appease a hardcore Jurassic Park fan, Dinosaur Park in Dubai is still worth a visit, especially if you’re accompanied by your curious little dino fans. It not only enlightens them with some great information about diverse species of dinosaurs but also allows them to experience what it’s like to touch, see and interact with dinosaurs up close.

So what better way to fuel your kids’ imaginings and educate them about the primeval era? Now even if you’ve been to this place before, you can still look forward to seeing something new and exciting in its every season.

Rezmin is passionate about traveling and curating content about history, traditions and other intriguing aspects that make a place attractive. In her spare time, she enjoys reading fictional books sprinkled with inspiration, humor and enthusiasm.

  • 13 thoughts on “Dinosaur Park Dubai: Explore the Jurassic World at Dubai Garden Glow
    1. Avatar for Rezmin

      I was the most excited learning about the Dinosaur Park, as I love everything about dinosaurs right from childhood. Planning to visit the place on my next trip to Dubai.

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      I took my 10-year-old niece and nephew to the Dinosaur Park, and they had such a great time here. Our favorite was the dino rides.

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      I really enjoyed my visit to the Dinosaur Park. I got to know so much about dinosaurs, right from the names of different species to the life-cycle of the dinosaurs.

    4. Avatar for Rezmin

      The Dinosaur Park in Dubai Garden Glow sounds really amazing. Will visit it soon.

    5. Avatar for Rezmin

      I visited Dinosaur Park in Dubai with my 7-year-old who is obsessed with dinosaurs. We had a great time exploring the park. Our favorite was the Dinosaur Lab, where we got to see the lifecycle of a dinosaur.

    6. Avatar for Rezmin

      We took our kids to the Dinosuar Park last year. They got super excited to see such huge replicas of dinosaurs. Besides, they took full advantage of dino-inspired rides and took a promise from us to visit it again.

    7. Avatar for Rezmin

      We all have been fascinated by Dinosaur ever since we came to know about their existence on planet earth several thousand centuries ago. The Dinosaur Park is a good place to experience how they looked and behaved.

    8. Avatar for Rezmin

      Thank you for publishing a post of my interest. I relish reading anything on these amazing reptiles that once dominated the earth. It’s interesting to read your information.

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