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Penguin Encounter | Ski Dubai

Mall Of The Emirates


40 Minutes

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size





One of the star attractions at Ski Dubai is their agreeable penguins. Guests to Ski Dubai can see a few penguins with the expectation of complimentary when they do their walk. It is called March of the Penguins and is a magnificent encounter. The penguins stroll in an organized arrangement across various zones of the recreation centre. For guests needing a more nitty gritty connection with the penguins, they can decide on a Polar Express Pass which incorporates a 40 minutes intuitive meeting. This meeting permits you to draw near to the penguins.

Duration: 40 Minutes

Normal Timings

  • Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Friday- Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 am

Important Information

  • Ski Dubai reserves the right to request proof of age
  • Some rides and features require height and weight restrictions
  • A few rides and highlights require stature and weight limitations
  • For healthy and safety reasons children below the age of 2 are not allowed inside Ski Dubai
  • You need to be at Ski Dubai 45 minutes before the booked time of the encounter experience
  • Visitors are needed to convey a unique Passport ID which should be delivered at the entrance
  • Visit Penguin Encounter and see a world-first Snow Penguins at the Ski Dubai show. The Gentoo and King Penguins at Ski Dubai will show you an exclusive experience.

Precautionary Measures

  • Temperature checks for guests upon arrival
  • Guests are reminded to maintain respectful physical distancing at all times

Child Policy

  • Children below 2 years of age are not allowed for this activity
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult

Tour Highlight

This is a 40-minute encounter where you will get a chance to experience the greatest interaction with these beautiful birds. You will also get the opportunity to get closer and personal to them. This fun activity is very unique that you can join at the Mall of the Emirates. Ski Dubai is located in the Mall of Emirates Dubai, this is the world’s 3rd largest indoor ski area. Get ready to chill out in 6000 tons of snow, here you can use a chair lift and t-bar. Just learn the basics and enjoy fly off a 10 ramp.

You will get assistance from a team of professionals and ski experts. With the help of instructors, you can improve your skills such as jumps, ramps, and tricks in the freestyle zone. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get close to these friendly animals in a great habitat that was created especially for them. You should reach Ski Dubai 45 minutes before the encounter starts so that you can get enough time for security checks, clothing, and all the arrangements. In Ski Dubai, you will meet the snow penguins very personally. Enjoy the march of the penguins in the snow park and learn about the nature of this remarkable colony of penguins.

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  • Locker
  • Fleece Gloves
  • Penguin Encounter
  • Equipment Rental
  • Meal
  • Photo
  • Snow Park access
  • Slope Session
  • Pick up and Drop off


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Tour's Location

Mall Of The Emirates


What should I bring with me?
All guests must bring with them Valid I.D. Passport for individuals coming from outside of UAE and Emirates I.D for Residents.

What are the minimum Skills requirements for the guests to use the Slope?
Link Turns, Ability to use the lifts, Stopping Safely, Speed Control
Are changing rooms available?
Yes. The park provides separate changing rooms for both men and women.
Are the rides safe?
All rides at this theme park undergo a safety protocol at regular intervals before the park opens to guests.
Are ATMs available?
Yes. ATMs are available at the park.
Is the park differently abled friendly?
Yes, The park also provides wheelchair assistance for the differently abled.
What if someone in my group gets injured, or feels unwell?
There is a first aid kit available at the park.


Based on 40 reviews
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Value for money
4.7 /5
Over All Experience
4.8 /5
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Marion Joseph

January 04, 2020
Penguin Encounter made our day
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Kenna Briar

October 06, 2019

Ski Dubai and Penguins

Great place for children, the snow park could be fun.
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Legacy Brayle

September 30, 2019

Great concept

One of my favourite malls Mall of the Emirates. Adults and kids will have plenty of fun.
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Wasim Yazir

September 19, 2019

Brilliant Idea

Great experience for Kids
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Rebecca Richard

September 18, 2019
A unique and memorable experience
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Nihad Nimatullah

September 13, 2019
This is a must if you are an animal lover and visiting Dubai. The staff is incredibly helpful, friendly and informative.
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Zachary Riley

September 07, 2019
Really good went way to quick worth doing really organised and professional.
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Zafer Sha

August 23, 2019
We enjoyed along with kids
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Rahim Rahman

August 21, 2019
An amazing experience and encounter with penguins
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Clara Pierre

August 19, 2019
Regardless of age, interacting with penguins is just an unexpected and unique experience that is totally worth trying
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Manish Abigail

August 15, 2019
I've always been fascinated by penguins so when my family had the chance to visit them in Dubai it was too good an opportunity to... Read more
I've always been fascinated by penguins so when my family had the chance to visit them in Dubai it was too good an opportunity to miss. Less
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Stanley Jenson

July 29, 2019

A once in a lifetime experience

The penguin encounter was excellent. Our trainer was excellent very knowledgeable and you could see the penguins loved him,
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Kenley Anabel

July 10, 2019
The overall service and friendly approach of the crew were the best we ever experienced.
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Rajeev Sarah

July 02, 2019

Penguins Encounter at Ski Dubai

I really like these place and highly recommend every one to go there and have fun...
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Dia Gokul

June 29, 2019

Fantastic experience

The penguins are amazing creature and very social and funny.
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Tom Justine

June 28, 2019

You will love it

It was a great experience and something different to do with the children. I would Highly recommend.
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Amy Emmanuel

June 19, 2019
The Show of Ski Dubai Would recommend you find something else to do
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Dawn Shaan

June 11, 2019

love a penguin forever

Absolutely once in a lifetime experience. The penguin encounter was amazing and the trainer who took us around was very knowledgeable and very friendly
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Becky Roice

May 02, 2019
The penguin visit is well worth it. The staff are very helpful and very attentive.
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Simone Kori

April 30, 2019

Have a great time

Penguin experience is the best. This is really cool.
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Jamie Mahbubur

March 23, 2019

Fantastic Experience

Wonderful experience, the penguin trainer was very informative
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Rasul Anas

March 23, 2019
Memorable experience in Dubai
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Lindsey Marianna

March 19, 2019

Good place for family and kids

Enjoy with your family and friends there. Truly amazing experience.
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Anais Dana

March 16, 2019

It's worthwhile experience for anyone

Located in the mall of the emirates this activity is fabulous.
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Leonard Lionel

March 12, 2019
I suggest to everyone this activity. Everybody should try this amazing entertainment.
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Katal Joy

February 26, 2019
One of the most unforgettable experience in Dubai, a very wonderful and awesome trip.
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Kaiya Ariadne

February 18, 2019

Alora Nataly

Superb place for indoor skiing experience,
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Raquel Saniyah

February 09, 2019

Great Indoor skiing experience

Awesome place for kids there are many rides and the best thing,
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Jaylene Journi

January 22, 2019

Amazing & Lovely experience

Nice snow park superb arrangements, Good place just to spend a one or two hours.
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Naqibullah Naseeb

December 25, 2018
So enjoyed this once in a lifetime opportunity
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Jaylee Zola

November 22, 2018

Awesome place

Don't miss the penguin show a nice place to ski.
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Meilani Raina

November 13, 2018

Awesomely chilly experience

A great place inside the Mall of Emirates in Dubai area.
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Louise Patrick

November 10, 2018
We found the experience fantastic, lots of fun and laughs and also educational.
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Dulce Kallie

October 31, 2018

It was worth all the time and money

Very amazing place to spend time in, a must visit place in Dubai.
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Ashley Vincent

September 19, 2018

Great experience for Kids

It was exciting to see the penguins here at Ski Dubai and they are indeed cute
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Kaylin Moris

July 28, 2018

Definitely recommend

The Penguins are adorable, don't miss the session with them.
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Whitney Bexley

April 13, 2018
Love the experience lifetime experience entertaining and lovely atmosphere..................
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Armani Jolie

March 27, 2018

A place to experience snow

Kids really enjoy the ice. It is really fun to be here
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Nicole Valentin

March 13, 2018
well maintained, safe premises
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Sariyah Malani

February 20, 2018

Great games and activities

Amazing place to visit I enjoyed a lot with my family
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