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Discover A Snow Park Unlike Any Other At Ski Dubai

Last Updated On

Ski Dubai is Now Open

Reopened On

June 2, 2020

Safety Measures

🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️Social Distancing

New Rules and Guidelines

  • Individuals above the age of 60 and children below the age of 2 will not be permitted
  • Guests are advised to book online to minimise queues 
  • Guests are currently not permitted to touch the penguins
More Updates

Revised Opening Hours


10 am – 10 pm

Last Entry

Saturday – Wednesday

8:30 pm. Thursday and Friday 8:30 pm

Penguin March


2 pm – 4 pm – 6 pm – 8 pm

Instantly transport yourself from desert to winter wonderland at Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East. Located in the Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai features an incredible 22,500 sq/m covered with real snow all year round. With 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and gradient - skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels can enjoy the slopes. Meet the penguins, try snowboarding and skiing, and much more here.

With our guide, learn everything there is to know about this wonderful attraction, from booking discounted Ski Dubai tickets, to best time to visit, all the top adventure activities to try, and more.

Ski Dubai Tickets Options

Visitors of all ages are in for a treat at Ski Dubai. This magical snow-filled land is a great respite from Dubai's heat. Slip and slide across the snow, try different activities like snowboarding and skiing, meet the penguins, and do more here.
If you're looking for endless fun and a chance to try all the major rides and attractions, your best option would be the Ski Dubai Snow Classic Pass. Alternatively, you can also book activity-specific tickets like single snowboarding or skiing sessions here.
A major benefit of booking your tickets online is that with each ticket, you can definitely expect not just additional discount but additional cashback and flexible cancelation as well!

Top Attractions At Ski Dubai Snow Park

Tobogganing hills, an epic chairlift, the world’s first sub-zero zip line and more, Ski Dubai hosts an array of attractions, including the amazing opportunity to interact with penguins. Home to King and Gentoo penguins, the park offers guests several activities to interact with these incredible birds. One of Ski Dubai’s newest experiences - the chance to swim with penguins! After you’ve had your fix of playing in the snow, be sure to warm up with a cup of North 28’s famous hot cocoa. Next time you're looking for unique things to do in Dubai, Ski Dubai is sure to keep you entertained.
Here's a tip, if you're looking for a way to cover all major rides & attractions at the park in one go, read about the Ski Dubai Snow Classic Pass!

The Slopes

Head to the longest ski slope in the Middle East - right in the middle of the Arabian desert. The main attraction at Ski Dubai is the slope. With 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and gradient, skiers and boarders of all skill levels can enjoy the slopes. Experienced athletes can head for the longest run, which is 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters, or show off their skills at the Freestyle Zone.

Snow Bullet

Fly on the world’s first indoor zipline and experience what it’s like to fly through the air, 16 meters above the ground. Up the ante and race against family and friends on the 150 meter long zip line.

Rules and Regulations:
– Height - 1.20m or above
– Weight - Min. of 30kg, max of 125 kg
– Age - 8 years or above
– 8-10 must ride with an adult
– 10-14 require consent from legal guardian
– Helmets must fit correctly
– Ensure all belongings are safely secure in zipped pockets or passed to the instructor for safe keeping.
– Persons with specific medical issues cannot ride.
Learn more about Snow Bullet's rules and regulations.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Unlike nature, the slopes of Ski Dubai are tailor-made for skiing and snowboarding. With varying degrees of difficulty packed into one long slope, the venue is perfect for all lovers of these mountain sports as well as newbies looking to learn the art of conquering snowy slopes.

Zorbing & Tobogganing

Ski Dubai has more to than just skiing and snowboarding. The venue is home to some exhilirating activities such as Zorbing (rolling down the slope in an inflated ball) and Tobogganing (a simple sled to slide down icy slopes and immensely popular with kids). Both these activities are extremely popular amongst visiting groups and families.

Penguin Encounter Dubai

Ski Dubai is home to Gentoo and King Penguins. These lovely birds reside in a sophisticated habitat, equipped with a private pool, comfortable top deck resting area and a private holding area. Spot the Gentoo penguins, the third largest penguin, by the white cap extending from eye to eye on over the top of their heads. King penguins are slightly bigger, making them the second largest, and have signature bright orange patches on the side of their head. Observe these extraordinary creatures during a penguin encounter at Ski Dubai from a glass wall as they move freely about their home.

Swimming with the Penguins

Ski Dubai offers guests one of the most incredible opportunities to get up close and personal with these lovable creatures! Only available once a week, go swimming with the penguins in a 10c 5 foot deep pool. The session is only available to adults (18 years and older) who know how to swim. Up to two people can enjoy the experience at a time.

North 28 Cafe

Make your way to the top of the ski slopes, either by chairlift or foot, and and step into this mountain-themed cafe. Cozy up in minus 4 degrees and warm up with a cup of world famous hot chocolate.

Park Rules and Regulations

Available Facilities

The following are available at each of the parks:




First Aid Stations




Drinking Fountains





Dress Code

Ski Dubai Snow Park provides guests with all the gear needed to stay warm, including disposable socks, jackets, winter trousers and snow boots. When you book with Headout, there is no additional rental price for any of the clothing items listed above. They come free, as a part of your ticket. Hats and gloves, however, are not included so plan ahead to bring your own.

Ski Dubai Snow Park Reviews

Ski Dubai is a wonderful place to spend time with your family. For that I recommend to choose the package Snow Premium for full day access to snow park and also to the slope. We did it, and spent a whole day having fun. At the snow park you have a lot of activities - bobsledding, zorbing, tubing, chairlift ride, also we’ve chosen penguin encounter which was very interesting.
The package included all day access, rental of closing and skiing equipment, gloves, meal, and hot chocolate which we chose to have in the cafe at the slope.

Lena Berstein, TripAdvisor, March 2021

Good Experience. We particularly went to the Penguins encounter,and its the most cutest thing one could ever experience not only my lil one had a fabulous time but we all enjoyed,the Trainer Eugene knew almost everything about those fury animal so kept pouring us with all the information.

Vieneeta Bhardwaj, TripAdvisor, April 2021

Getting to Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai is located in Dubai's Mall of Emirates, on Sheikh Zayed Road.

By car
Mall of the Emirates is located in the heart of ‘New Dubai’, at interchange 4 on Sheikh Zayed Road. As you approach interchange 4, you will be able to spot the distinctive Ski Dubai slope on the west end of the Mall.

If you're driving in from Dubai, a new approach road provides direct access to the centre. If you're coming from Abu Dhabi, simply follow the signs for the right turn to the Mall just before the 4th interchange.

By Bus
To reach Mall of the Emirates, you can take the F29, F30, F33, F35, J01, 81, 93 and 105.

By Metro
Ski Dubai can be reached on the Metro's red line. Mall of the Emirates Metro link is located on the first floor above Carrefour.


Located at the Mall is a 4-tiered car park with over 7,000 covered parking bays. Parking aisles are electronically monitored for available spaces.

Parking aisles are colour coded to ensure that you are able to easily find your way back.

Insider Tips

  1. Get your tickets ahead of time to avoid long lines.

  2. If you plan to visit any of Ski Dubai Snow Park more than three times a year, it would be wise to purchase an annual pass to save money.

  3. If possible, visit the park on a weekday. It’s far less crowded than the weekends!

  4. Buy a combo ticket to enjoy the best savings.

  5. Make sure your phone and/or camera are adequately charged before entering the park.

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