With temperatures going down, it’s time to start exploring Dubai’s best outdoor attractions again. Dubai Miracle Garden, the world’s largest flower garden, is coming back in early November with stunning new attractions. It is expected that Dubai Miracle Garden’s tenth edition will outshine all others.
Dubai Miracle Garden featuring one-of-a-kind 2D and 3D floral designs attracts millions of visitors each year. This venue is home to over 50 million flowers in stunning arrangements. Located in the heart of Dubailand, the 72,000 sq.m space is expected to achieve a fourth Guinness World Record this year! The details have been under wraps so far — but if previous wins are any indication, the reveal is bound to be astounding. So far, the Miracle Garden has won several awards including:
- The International Prize for Leading Tourist Gardens from Canada in 2017
- Grand Prize for Commercial Design from the National Organization for Professional Gardens in the UK in 2017
- World Garden Tourism Award for the Garden of the Year in 2015.
What are the new attractions at Dubai Miracle Garden? What are the opening hours and what are the best things to see in the park? Let’s find out.
WHAT’S NEW AT DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN IN 2021?
WHAT WILL YOU FIND IN THE TENTH EDITION: SMURFS-INSPIRED ATTRACTIONS
Do you know what’s blooming at Dubai’s largest floral garden? We’re here to tell you! The tenth season of Dubai Miracle Garden is all set to launch new Smurf-based attractions at the facility.
The exhibits are inspired by the immensely popular Belgian fictional story of small, humanoid creatures who dwell in little mushroom-shaped homes. Get your phones ready for snapshots of their quirky village!
The attractions will display four Smurf-themed areas: Smurf Topiaries, Smurf Activity Area and Smurf Village. The fourth area has yet to be revealed but speculations are that it will break another Guinness World Record.
POPULAR ATTRACTIONS AT DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN
The new additions to Miracle Garden keep visitors coming back to this beautiful park! But for first-time visitors, there is a range of colourful, eye-catching attractions to look forward to. From Disney-themed spaces to a life-sized recreation of an aircraft in full bloom, here is everything new visitors can look forward to at Miracle Garden.
Dubai Miracle Garden now has a trampoline park! There are 12 custom-made trampolines here. The trampoline park in Miracle Garden also comes with security features while in-house staff ensure that children stay safe during playtime.
This space is among the most popular attractions at Dubai Miracle Garden. Apart from the giant-sized topiary versions of famous characters from the House of Mouse, the attraction is also home to the iconic Mickey Mouse floral display.
The 18-foot-high Mickey Mouse topiary at Disney Avenue was named the “World’s Largest Topiary Structure” by the Guinness World Records in 2018! It is the product of a licencing agreement between Dubai Miracle Garden and the Walt Disney Company,
Over 100,000 flowers and plants make the massive 35-ton structure. Guests can also take their pictures next to other beloved characters from “Mickey Mouse and Friends.”
LIFE-SIZE EMIRATES A380
The Emirates Airbus A380 is the largest passenger aircraft in the world. Visitors can see the floral recreation of this mammoth aircraft at Dubai Miracle Garden. Around 500,000 flowers from seven different species – Marigold, Coleus, Viola, Gaillardia, Snapdragon and Germanium – were used to create the life-sized structure.
The Airbus A380 was recognised as the largest floral installation in 2016 by the Guinness Book of World Records!
Lost Paradise is an underground area decorated with a cascade of flowers. Visiting Lost Paradise is like stepping into a fairy tale. Highlights here include floral houses, bungalows and a decorated walkway,
All that walking makes for tired feet. Luckily, you can always take a breather at one of the many cabanas in Miracle Garden. These are furnished with comfortable cushions and billowing drapes. Relaxing in these retreats is the perfect way to recharge after a day of sightseeing. This is also why Miracle Garden Cabanas are one of the most romantic places in Dubai!
Looking for amazing places for a photoshoot in Dubai? Go to the Butterfly Passage at Dubai Miracle Garden. As the name implies, this is a narrow walkway with a floral butterfly-shaped passage over it. Each overhanging features flowers of a different colour, which makes it a favourite photography spot for visitors.
Also a themed space, this is a heart-shaped passage and a key attraction at Dubai Miracle Garden. The Hearts Passage is adorned with a different set of flowers with a sweet fragrance tempting enough to make anyone go through it! It is also a popular spot for couples and honeymooners,
The funky Umbrella Passage with seating areas is both Instagrammable and practical as it offers shade to visitors during the hotter months. Suspended high in the air in multiple colours, these beautiful umbrellas offer the perfect opportunity to take pictures.
Younger visitors at Dubai Miracle Garden usually head straight to the Giant Tortoise structure introduced in the sixth edition. It welcomes guests at Gate 2, where they can get entry tickets verified before enjoying the attractions inside.
Those searching for top family-friendly attractions in Dubai need not look further. Made with real flowers and plants, the 15-metre-high Floral Clock has designs altered according to the season. The clock’s mechanics are imported from the US and are designed by Miracle Garden Landscaping.
With comfortable seating and a dining facility, the Floral Castle is a must-visit. The stunning floral structure is beautifully landscaped and adds to the fantastic theme of the Miracle Garden.
BIG TEDDY BEAR
Standing 12 metres tall, the Big Teddy Bear is pretty hard to miss, thanks to the giant heart-shaped floral topiary it clutches! One of the park’s recent additions, the cute attraction is a magnet for camera-wielding tourists and residents alike. Parents searching for fun toddler activities in Dubai can visit the Miracle Garden. Your little one will love to take a few pictures with the giant Teddy!
Visitors will immediately note the thoughtfulness and time put into this unique creation. The Gazebo is a reflection of Greek and Victorian architecture. Represented as a colourful array of flowers, the area is a brilliant, modern-day revival of the concept.
3D FLORAL DESIGNS
Presented in a wide range of colours and designs, 3D Floral Designs add to the fairytale-like appeal of Miracle Garden.
The Lake Park transforms Miracle Garden into a waterfront paradise. With an array of colourful flowers surrounding an artificial lake, the Lake Park is perfect for relaxing strolls.
There are several photo opportunities at the Dubai Miracle Garden, and The Hilltop is one of the most popular spots! A spread of eye-catching floral arrangements, The Hilltop features colourful flowers planted on ascending levels.
AERIAL FLOATING LADY
A comparatively newer attraction at Dubai Miracle Garden is the “aerial floating lady” – fittingly dressed in an array of exotic flowers.
Those visiting the place can also look out for the recently revamped amphitheatre. Conceptualised along the lines of a palace, the newly remodelled amphitheatre will serve as an observatory and host live shows.
From the top of the observatory, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the new garden in all its glory, with majestic floral arrangements and twinkling lights during the night.
When it comes to floral masterpieces, there are also plans to introduce new floral artistries in partnership with major household names.
DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN TICKETS
Dubai Miracle Garden offers single entry tickets. Here is a rundown of the Dubai Miracle Garden entry fee for adults and children:
- Adults (12 and above): AED 55 (Aged 12 and above)
- Children (3 to 12 years): AED 40 (Aged 3 to 12) (ID required)
- Children below 3: Free of charge (ID required)
All rates are inclusive of VAT.
DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN CONTACT INFO
- Email: email@example.com
- Dubai Miracle Garden Contact: +971-4-422-8902
- Dubai Miracle Garden Location: Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand
HOW TO GO TO MIRACLE GARDEN?
The best way to reach Dubai Miracle Garden is to drive there yourself or rely on local ride-hailing services. Visitors can also use public buses. Wondering ”how to reach Miracle Garden by bus?” Bus No. 105 from the MOE stops right in front of the attraction.
HOW TO GO TO MIRACLE GARDEN FROM ABU DHABI?
- Get on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street (E10)
- Exit the roundabout onto Mohammed Bin Khalifa Street
- Continue towards (D57)
- Merge onto Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311)
- Take exit 30 for Umm Suqeim Road (D63) towards Dubai Miracle Garden
- Take right at the fork and continue on Arjan Exit Road until you reach your destination
HOW TO GO TO MIRACLE GARDEN FROM SHARJAH?
- Get on Sheikh Saud Bin Sultan Al Qasimi Street
- Keep left towards Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311)
- Merge onto Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311)
- Exit 30 towards Arjan
- Continue until you reach your destination
WHAT OTHER FACILITIES CAN YOU AVAIL OF AT DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN?
Dubai Miracle Garden features a photo booth, kiosk, bazaar, souvenir shop as well as a restaurant and cafe and sweet bar.
WHAT ARE DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN TIMINGS?
The official sources have not yet announced the timings for the tenth edition.
That’s a wrap of our review of Dubai Miracle Garden, one of the famous places in Dubai. Located right next to Dubai Miracle Garden, the Dubai Butterfly Garden is another star attraction in the area. The recreational facility is home to over 15,000 butterflies belonging to 50 species.
If you are looking for similar family-friendly attractions in the city, visit the awesome theme parks at Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Want to make the most of other parks in the emirate? Don’t miss out on the recently-opened Dubai Safari Park, a wildlife facility with plenty of animal species and other attractions. You can also visit the TEPfactor in Dubai for challenging indoor adventures and thrilling games.
The attractions at Al Barsha Pond Park will have you spoilt for choice as well. If these parks are too tame for an adrenaline junkie like yourself, you can always spend your days traversing obstacle courses or riding zip lines at Aventura Park in Dubai.
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