Sharjah Desert Park

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Sharjah Desert Park

A place to wander, wonder and discover

Sharjah desert park is started as a conservation centre for the region’s endangered flora and fauna. Over time, it has developed into a vibrant edutainment centre perfect for weekend retreats with a gorgeous botanical garden, a petting farm and a breeding facility for rare desert animals rescued from their endangered habitats. The breeding centre, however, is not open to the general public.

Sharjah Desert Park is a vast land covering a vast area, that has been an amusement park. The Sharjah Desert Park is an edutainment zone  Inside, you will find four major venues. Arabia’s Wildlife Centre houses the Arabian leopard, the oryx and other rare animals for up close viewing. The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, one of the most important parks in Sharjah for ecotourism, offers its visitors to get a better understanding of the flora and fauna of U.A.E as well as scientific explanation of natural processes in the most fun way possible. Stretched over 1 km of ground, situated 28 km from Sharjah on the road to Al Dhaid, this amazing museum is a must-visit, especially for the nature lovers of all ages.

Address: Sharjah - Dhaid Road - Interchange #9 - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

Located: Al Dhaid Road, Sharjah Desert Park stands in the outskirts of Sharjah but is not very far away. The distance is 17 minutes from Sharjah International Airport.

Sunday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM,
Friday: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM,
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM,
Tuesday: Closed


Other Information:

  • Minimum Number of Students 25
  • Photography is strictly prohibited in the area.
  • Any irrational activity or environmental violation that will damage the ecosystem would be penalized and fined.
  • It is not a pet-friendly destination.
  • The best season to visit Sharjah Desert Park is winter, from December-February, as the weather is cool.
  • The best time to visit the venue is as soon as it opens so you have ample time to explore the park.


Contact Information

Sharjah Desert Park, Al Batayih, Sharjah Emirate, United Arab Emirates
Phone 2
Zip/Post Code