Enormous Dubai park with lots of family-friendly facilities
Zabeel Park A huge, beautifully landscaped park spread over two sections connected by pedestrian bridges. Popular with families and fitness fans and quite busy at weekends, Zabeel also boasts a cute train that takes visitors on a park tour. There are some great shaded areas for parents with small children.
Facilities: Barbecue/covered cooking areas, toilets, bicycle track, jogging track, lake with boat hire, water fountains, children’s edutainment centre and play zone, cricket pitch, plus a huge car park.
Shops or kiosks: Yes, kiosks selling plenty of refreshments.
Dhs5 per person. Dhs40 for boat hire. Sun-Wed, 8am-11pm, Thu-Sat, 8am-11.30pm. Located at the crossroads of Sheikh Zayed Road and Sheikh Rashid Road, a few minutes’ walk from Lamcy Plaza (04 398 6888).