Riyadh Zoo

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  • Address: Mosab Ibn Umair St, Al Malaz, Riyadh 12832, Saudi Arabia
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +966-114779523
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids

Riyadh National Zoo located in the heart of Malaz in Riyadh. The Riyadh Zoo is spread over 55 acres of land. This zoo was opened in the year 1987 and is home to more 40 species and houses over 1500 animals. Some of Riyadh zoo animals are Bengal Tiger, kangaroos, houbara bustard, harbour seals, asian and african elephants, flamingos and many more. Riyadh Zoo has different type of birds like crows, multi colored parrots, Griffon Vultures, Eagles, pigeons, Swamp hen and sparrows. One way to see the animals inside the zoo is to hop on a train that covers a good portion of the zoo in 20 minutes. Also present inside the zoo are prayer halls, toilets, restaurants and cafes. The best time to visit the zoo during winter.

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Riyadh Zoo Travel Tips

  • Riyadh zoo contact number - +966 1 4779523
  • Riyadh zoo timings in ramadan varies on prayer times.

Entrance Ticket Details For Riyadh Zoo

Riyadh zoo fee - 

  • Adults: SR 10
  • Kids: SR 5

Riyadh Zoo Hours

Riyadh zoo timings -

  • Everyday: 8:30 am – 6 pm

Riyadh zoo timing for family -

  • Tue - Wed: 1 pm to 6 pm
  • Thursday: 9 am – 6 pm

Riyadh zoo timing for School children -

  • Sun - Wed: 8.30 am to 12 noon

Riyadh zoo timing for Men -

  • Sunday: 1 pm to 6 pm

Riyadh zoo timing for Ladies -

  • Monday: 1 pm to 6 pm

Riyadh zoo timings Friday - Open after Jummah and Maghreb prayer

How to Reach Riyadh Zoo

  • By car

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  • Riyadh Zoo Address: Mosab Ibn Umair St, Al Malaz, Riyadh 12832, Saudi Arabia
  • Riyadh Zoo Contact Number: +966-114779523
  • Riyadh Zoo Timing: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Riyadh Zoo: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 73.61% of people who visit Riyadh include Riyadh Zoo in their plan

  • 55.72% of people start their Riyadh Zoo visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Riyadh Zoo

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Riyadh Zoo

People normally club together National Museum and Riyadh Museum while planning their visit to Riyadh Zoo.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Riyadh Zoo Reviews & Ratings

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  • if possible to visit the zoo together with boyfriend

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  • Can I visit the zoo on Friday, with my wife?

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    • I think the whole family can visit the zoo on Fridays from afternoon till sunset. But, the instructions about it are a little unclear. I think calling them on 966 11 477 9523 before planning your visit would be better. 

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  • can visit families after 1pm on Sunday to Thursday ?

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    • The instructions about visiting timings are a little unclear. I would suggest calling Riyadh Zoo on 966 11 477 9523 before planning your visit. 

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  • Can family visit on saturday? if yes then what is timing?

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    • Yes, families can visit on Saturdays from 9 am. 

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  • we all are men as during working days we could not come to zoo . we have holidays Friday and Thursday only. My question is ; why is not given time to visit Zoo during Holiday for men?

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    • The timings and days of the Riyadh Zoo were arranged keeping in mind the preferences of locals. But, if you want to confirm if you can visit the zoo after the designated days, you can contact them on  966 11 477 9523. 

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  • who can enter during Fridays?

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    • I think the whole family can visit the zoo on Fridays from afternoon till sunset. But, I would still suggest calling them on  966 11 477 9523 before planning your visit. 

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  • Hi.. I would like to know about the timing of riyadh zoo on during ramadan

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    • I think the timings are the same only i.e. 8.30 am to 6 pm, However, very few people visit Riyadh Zoo on the Fridays of Ramadan. 

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