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Snow Penguins at Ski Dubai

#51 of 395 things to do in Dubai Features Animals
Mall of the Emirates Sheikh Zayed Rd | Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 409 4090
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Ski Dubai Penguin Experience
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Mall of the Emirates Sheikh Zayed Rd | Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit at Sky dive was meeting the penguins. Is a must see, cuz no everyday you can see penguins, most of all in Dubai. ticket is an extra fees, but at least i saw a penguin and i even touched it, there are...More

Thank Clara P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who thought that this would be a great idea? Another perception that people want animals trapped indoors. Hasn't anyone learnt from Atlantis? Not sure how hygienic this is. not really impressive.

Thank BusinessTrvlr970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a free weekend day in Dubai I was lucky enough to Spend an hour inside the Dubai indoor Ski resort located in the mall of the Emirates, one of the world largest shopping malls. To begin with it is great to get away from...More

Thank Amnon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Penguin Encounter is located within Ski Dubai. you put on ski pants, jacket, socks & boots and are led into their home. You are shown a short video of their work with penguins and then are ushered into the penguin meet area. There were...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the penguins from the cheesecake factory - There lovely and look very happy the fact they recently had a baby show their clearly happy!

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another amazing journey inside the mall,we just watched the ski from the restaurant inside the mall, so real.such an exciting experience for family during holidays.

Thank rose78666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spending time, touching a penguin was something I never imagined, I would be able to do. Amazing experience. The trainer and the visit was conducted very professionally. The penguins were amazing and beautiful. Getting photographs with the penguins is an expensive affair. However I gladly...More

Thank 242umeshm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The cute penguins are a major attraction in the Ski Dubai. Even though it is a small show , it is attractive especially with the kids.

Thank CyrilGubbi
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Experience was good, not sure whether the price justifies how long you are in there. The photos are a rip off. we were told we couldn't take our own photos, but looking at the pictures through trip advisor this seems to be false. Photos are...More

Thank OliviaJoyce90
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I should say that I love love love penguins so I might be a little biased.. but the penguin encounter was amazing! This is (as of this posting) the only place in the world you can hug a (tame) penguin. They have two species here...More

Thank Nicole L
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aby_abigel
Hello, can you take your own camera inside to take pictures or you must buy the picture made by them?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Ali A | Reviewed this property |
I am really not sure but I can find out for you because we bought their pictures since we did not have camera with us.
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Mariana S
Do I need to take winter clothes or clothes are provided?thank you Mariana
7 March 2017|
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
clothes are provided but aren't the best. you could take some thick socks and gloves, the ones supplied are a little thin. that would probably be enough. the trousers and jacket supplied are ok.
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44CalifGal
Hi Davespilot, great review. Can you tell me how much it costs for the Exclusive with the penguins? And how do I reserve it? I will be in Dubai Jan 17-19. Do I need to book ahead or can I wait until we get there? Thanks!
19 December 2016|
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Response from Cyrus M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Exclusive is AED 510 for an hour and 15 mins or so. Book in advance since it has limited seats. Kids under 12 or 13 have to be accompanied by parents. Also most important is that there should be minimum of 4... More
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