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Arabia's Wildlife Centre


Not only does the Wildlife Centre house the world's largest collection of Arabian wildlife but it is also the only zoological park in the Middle East to be completely indoors. Making it perfect for a day out, regardless of the weather.

The Wildlife Centre has been devided up into various sections, each dedicated to a group of species including reptiles, invertebrates, birds, nocturnal animals, ungulates and large carnivores.

Cheetah Exhibit


  Monday 09:00 - 18:00  
  Tuesday CLOSED  
  Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00  
  Thursday 09:00 - 18:00  
  Friday 14:00 - 18:00  
  Saturday 11:00 - 18:00  
  Sunday 09:00 - 18:00  

Last entry 17:30, may be CLOSED on Public Holidays call to confirm.




For more information and group bookings please call +971 (0)6 531 1999.

The Wildlife Centre is located in Sharjah's Desert Park and is approximately 25 km east of the city of Sharjah on the Al Dhaid highway (E88, Sharjah Airport Road) at interchange 9 (see map below).

Other facilities at the Desert Park include the Natural History Museum, Botanical Museum and Children's Farm.

Reptile Section
Ibex mountain with cafeteria in the background.
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