Located about 26 kilometers from Sharjah, Sharjah Desert Park is a one square kilometer area featuring four action packed venues - Arabia's Wildlife Center, Sharjah Natural History Museum, Botanical Museum and Children's Farm. With more than 300,000 visitors every year, the park is one of the most recommended places to see in the UAE. Within the grounds, you'll find ample picnic areas and food and beverage centers.
Sunday - Monday, 9am - 5:30pm
Friday, 2 - 5:30pm
Saturday, 11am - 5:30pm
Animal & history exhibits
Food and beverage
Before you go
Sharjah Natural History and Botanical Museum
Enjoy a day of discovery at the Sharjah Natural History and Botanical Museum. Check out the amazing exhibits of the region’s marine and desert ecosystems or take a trip back in time and explore the dinosaur models, meteorites, erupting volcanoes and prehistoric fossils.
Arabia’s Wildlife Center
Arabia’s Wildlife Center is the only zoo in the region to display all of the animals from the Arabian Peninsula, currently living and extinct. Located in Sharjah Desert Park, the facility is home of over 100 different species housed in their natural surroundings. Take a tour and get up close with the birds and look straight into the eyes of the endangered Arabian Leopard.
Is onsite parking available?
Free parking is available for individual automobiles and buses adjacent to each facility.
What Dining Options are Available within or around the Park?
Sharjah Desert Park is an entire day of discovery and exploration. There are numerous picnic areas surrounding the facilities and a full-service café inside the park.