Keep kids occupied this Ramadan during the shorter school day with free entry to Green Planet, the UAE's first and only standalone educational bio-dome, valid from 1pm on weekdays.
As long as your child is still wearing his or her school uniform, they and their friends can gain free access with every paying adult to this tropical playground, where they can spot a sleepy sloth, marvel at vibrant parrots, hold slithery snakes, stroke furry spiders, and even watch a live feeding frenzy of over 1,000 piranha fish every day at 4pm.
From South American toucans, emerald tree boas and mischievous Tamarin monkeys, to a bat cave and the chance to get up close and personal with fascinating Australian wildlife at the new “Australian Walkabout” – The Green Planet promises an afternoon of educational fun for little ones and adults alike.
Located in Citywalk, this stunning indoor tropical rainforest ecosystem features the world’s largest indoor, man-made and life-sustaining tree, plus over 3,000 stunning plants and exotic animals. With a team of guides and biologists on hand to teach guests all of the fascinating information about the unique wildlife, this makes for an inexpensive and edutaining playdate spot when school gets out early.
- Offer applies after-school hours (from 1pm) weekdays and is applicable to children in school uniform with a paying adult. Ticket prices for adults start from Dh89 (online), or Dh99 (at the gate). For more information, see the Green Planet website.