Safa Park in Dubai

Huge expanse of green is a hive of activity in the heart of the city


A huge expanse of green in the heart of the city. Families, couples, teenagers, joggers, yoga enthusiasts, rollerbladers, kite-flyers and nature lovers can all be found here.

Facilities: Barbeques, play areas, ponds, boats, waterfalls, football and basketball courts, running track, a bird sanctuary, an amphitheatre, a wedding hall and even a Ferris wheel.

Shops or kiosks: Vending machines and small kiosks as well as The Archive, a library, cultural centre and coffee shop.

Toilets: Yes.

Nature: Over 16,000 trees and plants including palm trees, almond trees, frangipani trees, and colourful flowers. Lots of birds, bats, ducks, geckos, fish and even the odd iguana!

Pets Allowed? No.


Dhs3. Open Sun-Wed 8am-10pm, Thu-Sat 8am-11pm. Located between Al Wasl and Sheikh Zayed Road Interchange 2 (04 349 2111).

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