Experience a tropical rainforest in the middle of the desert at Green Planet. Located in Dubai, Green Planet is a biodome and indoor rainforest experience. Spanning 60,000 square feet (5,574 square meters), Green Planet houses more than 3,000 plants and animals and the world’s largest artificial tree. The Basics
Explore at your own pace on a self-guided tour. Take the elevator to the top-story canopy level and walk down. As you make your way through the midstory, jungle, and flooded forest levels, keep an eye out for resident wildlife, such as brightly colored toucans, majestic emerald tree boa, and 3-toed sloths. Upgrade your ticket to add on an animal encounter to get an up-close experience with your favorite wildlife.
Book your tickets in advance to save and skip the line. For extra savings, opt for a combo ticket that includes Hub Zero family theme park, Mattel Play! Town, or both. Admission to Green Planet is also included as part of some multi-attraction Dubai sightseeing passes. Book a tour that includes round-trip transfers for a hassle-free experience.
Things to Know Before You Go
How to Get There
- Green Planet is a must-visit for families with kids, nature lovers, and animal lovers.
- Animal encounters occur under supervision by trained staff, and may include feeding animals, or taking photos next to them.
- Outside food and drinks are not permitted; there is a cafe.
- Green Planet is not wheelchair accessible.
Green Planet is located inside City Walk. The closest Metro stop is Dubai Mall. From there, either take a taxi to Green Planet or walk about 25 minutes through the air-conditioned underground tunnel that connects Dubai Mall to City Walk. Free parking is available below City Walk with various access points. When to Get There
Green Planet is open daily. Visit first thing in the morning for a quieter experience with smaller crowds. To see nocturnal animals, such as porcupines, when they are active, visit after 6pm. Animal encounters and other experiences occur throughout the day. Check the schedule to avoid disappointment.
Animal Encounters and Experiences
Green Planet offers a number of paid and free animal encounters. Free experiences include the Australian walkabout, bat cave, and piranhas experiences. Paid upgrades include the sloth, sugar glider, bird, bug, and reptile encounters. In some cases, such as with bugs, visitors can hold certain wildlife under supervision.