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An important spot in the history of Dubai and the people over there, Safa Park has been going through many redevelopments from years. It is a 64-hectare huge park which was an erstwhile accommodation center for illegal migrants from South Asia mostly. The park came into establishment during 1975 after the inhabitants were removed from there.

Safa Park in Dubai is a large municipal park located in Al Wasl and is one of the most popular public outdoor spaces in the city. The beautifully landscaped park is ideal for family get-together and provides a perfect spot to conduct picnics and barbecues and there are several other picnic spots in Dubai where you can spend your leisure time or enjoy family outings. Entry into Safa Park is only a few dirhams.

Sports facilities within the park include a running track, tennis and basketball courts. However, the open ground of the Park is also often used to practice or play other sports such as football or cricket and there are several other adventure sports in dubai. you can enjoy and feel the spike in heartbeat. Bikes are also available on rent. The park also houses four different lake, one of which provides boating facilities, along with playgrounds and a fairground area, which includes a Ferris Wheel, Bumper car Rides and Trampolines. It also features an arcade zone, with video gaming facilities popular with children and adults alike. Dubai is renowned to enjoy to the fullest and experience the real fun, So be proactive and take your little ones for various Kids activites in Dubai.

About eighty per cent of Safa Park is covered in grass, manicured bushes or trees. The park also houses birds of a number of different species, including parrots, the parakeet, Kingfishers, wood pigeons and warblers.

A speciality of the park is its mini-train, which provides a tour of the entire park. The track consists of nine stops across the park, and a nominal fee is charged for the train ticket. The park also provides a buggy ride around its periphery for 40 dirhams per ride.

The Safa Park is connected to four main roads on each side, with an entrance and exit gate leading into each road, making the park easily accessible from any direction. These roads are Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wasl Road, Al Hadiqa Street, and 55th Street.

Although the park is open on all days of the week, Tuesdays are reserved for the use of women only, and male entry into the park is not allowed.

Highlights

• Among the multiple highlights the park has, the major one is the three lakes within the park that attract an excess of unique species of birds and the park is a haven for 16924 trees belong to different types as well as various bushes.
• To relax completely, one can find green carpets of grass throughout the park which is kept tidy always, a small forest and a hill that offers a beautiful view of the whole park.
• Some come to simply sit and stroll around while some others find the private space to read books.
• Despite its location near to Sheikh Zayed Road, the park creates beautiful anthologies to entertain the people come here to escape from the daily humdrum.
• All the major sparkles of Dubai are visible from the park as its point of standing is at the center of everything.

How To Reach

The fastest possible route from the airport to Safa Park would be to take a taxi, a town car or an Uber, which would take around twelve minutes. One can also hail a metro, which would take 40 minutes to reach the destination, but would be the cheapest option.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Safa Park would be in the winter months of November and December. During these months, the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy outdoor sports and activities. During the winter months, the Park grounds are often used to host concerts or small festivals.

Unique  things about park

For the nature lovers, it might be fascinating to know that the park has 3 lakes, shelters over 200 species of birds, and is home to almost 17,000 different trees and bushes. The park is not just plain land covered with grass but it also includes the two other realms of a forest and a hill. Nature has also been manoeuvred to create a hedge maze and beautiful Japanese and Chinese gardens. Also, the park has been designed to accommodate the needs of those with special requirements, also known as People of Determination in the United Arab Emirates.

Ticket Price

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Ticket price for Safa park starts from AED 3 per person. purchase tickets on the official website.
Free for children under the age of 2 years.

Travel Tips for Dubai

Best Time To Visit In Dubai: The best time to visit Dubai is from November to March when the weather is pleasant and is most suitable for all kinds of outdoor activities. The Dubai Shopping Festival is also held during January and February, making it an exciting time for visitors. Dubai's high season is from November to April. This is when temperatures are at their most enjoyable, but you can expect higher costs for accommodation and more people at the city's main attractions as a result.

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About United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates located in the Middle East, known for its modern infrastructure, diverse culture, and thriving economy. With its iconic skyline, bustling cities, and vast desert landscapes, the UAE is a popular destination for tourists and expatriates alike.

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FAQ

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What is unique about Safa Park?

What is most unique about Safa Park is its greenery amidst a city that bustles with activity throughout the day. From finding a niche here to read a book in peace to making use of the sports facilities for exercise, it offers visitors a range of reasons to spend time in the park. On top of that, it gives one a spectacular view of Downtown Dubai, the Dubai Water Canal and the Burj Khalifa. Numerous playgrounds and an amusement arcade are available for the kids, barbeque stations are set up around the edge for family picnics and bikes are available for rent to explore the park.

Are there any shopping places near Safa Park?

Yes, there are quite a few shopping places near Safa Park, like The Dubai Mall if one wants to go for expensive shopping, Saga World for a modern Arabian experience, Souk Madinat Jumeirah for a traditional Middle-eastern escapade, Reef Mall for fashion purchases, etc.

How many lakes are there at Safa Park?

There are three lakes at Safa Park.
Must visit: Al Qudra Lake Dubai

What is the history of Safa Park?

The history of Safa Park extends back to the time when the area was occupied by illegal immigrants from the southern parts of Asia. Their housing comprised of makeshift homes and no provision for running water.

The figurehead of the Dubai government, at that time, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum exploited the immigrants' labour. Later on, for the development of the park, they were expelled and provided with amnesty. The park was ultimately created in 1975.

Are there any Sports Activities at Safa Park?

Yes, there are multiple Sports Activities at Safa Park like Tennis, Cycling, Volleyball and Football.