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Rak Zoo

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Poorly maintained

RAK Zoo is very Poorly maintained attraction. The staff is not friendly and animals are not nicely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
I do not like zoos - I think it cruel to the animals

Starting with that - place was clean - Animals were unstimulated , frustrated - agitated. The... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Tbilisi, Georgia
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“Poorly maintained”
3 Dec 2018
“I do not like zoos - I think it cruel to the animals”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed yesterday

RAK Zoo is very Poorly maintained attraction. The staff is not friendly and animals are not nicely treated.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tell2abhishek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a tour we booked was cancelled we scrambled to find a Plan B to fill our time. We ended up on a whim driving out to this zoo. It’s cheap (30 AED pp) and we finished in about an hour. While the enclosures are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kim D
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Starting with that - place was clean - Animals were unstimulated , frustrated - agitated. The monkeys - why we were there were the best to see - they had interaction and stimulation - seemed to be not badly treated nothing to see except from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WRW20181234
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

I cannot describe how terrible this place is, it’s a ghost town prison for animals. When we went we were THE ONLY visitors in the zoo, not a single person in sight!! Creepy guy at the door who just told us to go straight!! Animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paradise03207987216
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Zoo was not impresive. Animals look dehydrated and sick. Enclosure makes it very difficult for us to see the animals inside. Some cages are very smelly. Animals dont even have water inside their cages. For the price of 40aed its not worth it, less animals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank xuagram21
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to see how the animals are living there. With some easy improvements it could be better! It could be a better tourist attraction. The chimpanzees are held in a good condition I think. They were very cute.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Wow! Getting to hold and play with chimpanzees for only 200 dirhams!? It was so good!! Okay, aside from the amazing experience with the chimps, the zoo does have a few downfalls. It is in need of some refurbishment, there’s little in the way of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank B8510BVsamm
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Feel pity for the animals....its not at all entertaining....animals are in big enclosures & we hardly get a decent view...

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bobjems
Reviewed 30 May 2018

It's really a nice place for children and Adults - white Tigers and Lions and ....and.....and so much to see - was really exciting, an unexpectable place in RAK....

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kristindxb
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Today (May 3 2018) myself and 3 friends took a road trip from Dubai to see the chimpanzees. First of all we went to get tickets to enter the zoo which was 40dhs CASH ONLY!! We went in followed a few signs leading us to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
6  Thank Dianna A
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Abi D
14 July 2017|
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Response from cabincrew84 |
Yes you can hold one. But the place is not a good place for animals