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Snow Penguins at Ski Dubai

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Mall of the Emirates Sheikh Zayed Rd | Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great fun here & spectacular place to enjoy the weekend. will be waiting to visit here again & again.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank irfanrk786
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's awesome to see a penguin up close. But basically this experience is a photo opportunity for kids and adults to take a photo with a penguin. That's it. Penguins don't do anything special but stand close enough for the photographer to take a photo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mdlim24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of three was so excited to meet the penguins, learn more about them and even touch them! Our eight year old daughter particularly loved this and so enjoyed this once in a lifetime opportunity! The trainers were informative and we loved that we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorldTravelerCO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ski Dubai, what an experience. The place is perfect for families to reunite.The activities are interesting, bobsled, tube ride, bumpy cars, mountain dive etc etc are amazing. They provide jackets and pants. You have to buy gloves if it is not in your package. we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DiptiP105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go for the EXCLUSIVE PENG-FRIEND option - recommend! Rather than a group tour, 10-15min with the penguins, we had a one on one session with our own trainer, Dee who was OUTSTANDING! Dee was very friendly & informative on the penguins, made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Becki F
Reviewed 1 November 2018

It was exciting to see the penguins here at Ski Dubai and they are indeed cute! However, be warned - the photos are EXTREMELY expensive and you are not able to take any photos on your own. There were really only 2 options: 1. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank halter1313
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely once in a lifetime experience. The penguin encounter was amazing and the trainer who took us around was very knowledgeable and very friendly. Ski Dubai provide all the clothing to wear inside but I'd reccomend a hat and something slightly warmer underneath as it's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steph_Moon89
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The entire penguin experience was outstanding due to the incredible staff and it being such a unique thing to do. The staff were amazing... funny... informative... knowledgeable! Our guide Opi stood out due to his insights into the penguins, the environment and his personal approach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brentc194
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Wow this was a winter wonderland! I felt like a kid at Disneyland. It was amazing to be able to see the penguins let alone learn about them and then not only touch but also get to hug and kiss them! I was so happy....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ellissa2018
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My bf and I purchased the ultimate penguin experience at Ski Dubai and it was pretty awesome. Yes, $235 USD is a bit pricey to hang out with penguins--but where else in the world are you encouraged to pet a penguin who has hopped onto...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Simona H
24 November 2018|
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Response from ellissa2018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it was expensive- worked out about $70 for 2 photos (australian dollars) but i wanted to have a special souvenir so i paid it. I think you can buy one for about $55 (australian)
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sobs123
23 October 2018|
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Response from Gussy1dog | Reviewed this property |
Sorry sobs, thete are no emporer penguins there at all. I honestly cannot remember the name of the ones you get to touch/have your pics taken with with. The deal which we did gave you two of the same kind, one female and one... More
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Stephen83
29 May 2018|
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Response from anil1967 | Reviewed this property |
The Penguins are visible from time to time and infact they have show timings also which can be confirmed from the counter itself
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