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Dubai Dolphinarium

Address: Gate 1, Creek Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 336 9773
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Ranked #34 of 152 Attractions in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Dubai Dolphinarium is home to a number of unique attractions in the region - the UAE's only dolphin...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Dubai Dolphinarium is home to a number of unique attractions in the region - the UAE's only dolphin & seal show, exotic bird show & mirror maze. We welcome over 30,000 guests per month & we are much loved by residents & tourists alike!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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122 reviews 122 reviews
39 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Almost the same show as Atlantis, minus the glitz and glamour of the Atlantis. Much better choice for value seekers.

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear Chakraberty, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit. We do offer swimming with dolphins, as do Atlantis, with a 20 minute swim session with up to 3 dolphins from only AED550, details & bookings can be done online. We have the only dolphin & seal show in the UAE. We look forward to... More 

Gurgaon, India
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99 reviews 99 reviews
41 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you are in Dubai ..... Must see Dolphin show ... Very nice to watch dolphins and seals . Kids really enjoyed it .

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear Voyage_De_Plaisir, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit. We are delighted that & your kids enjoyed the show! We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai Dolphinarium in the future. Please ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter to keep abreast of our forthcoming events and our weekly competitions. Kind regards,... More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
175 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The Dolphinarium is situated in the Creek park, and first you have to pay the park initial entrance fee of 5 Dirham pp including kids, and then the regular ticket for the show. The performance takes place in an enclosed arena, not outside, which made my impression low. The show starts with Alladin show, which was boring. Afterwards, the seal... More 

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear B1714D, We are sorry that your visit fall short of your expectations. We take out customer feedback very seriously & always use it to improve our guest experience. The AED5 charge to enter the park is set by Dubai Municipality & is charged at all of their main parks, this is something we have no control over. Sincerely Dubai... More 

Alsace, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We took the opportunity to swim with dolphins during our visit. This is a great experience ! Those animals are very friendly and like to play... The only regret is that the atmosphere is like a basic old swimming pool but it s worth the experience.

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear Remi M, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your swimming with dolphins experience, we are delighted that you had a great time, it is amazing to interact with the dolphins on such a personal level. We are opening a brand new swimming with dolphins facility in March & we do hope we can welcome... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The show began with a Aladdin play followed by some magic. Then comes the best part of the show - Enter dolphins. They come in style and are very well trained. They keep everyone entertained with coordinated moves. You can take pictures with the dolphins at the end of the show by paying 150 dirhams I think :)

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear SrikWorldWide, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit. Our 3pm & 6pm shows are indeed Aladdin followed by our dolphin & seal show. Our photo experiences start from only AED90 & you can even touch the dolphins during the shoot. We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai Dolphinarium in the future. Please... More 

Gurgaon, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Its the main attraction at the Creek Park. Try getting in as earlier as possible, as the seating is on first come first serve basis. The more is the delay, the vulnerable is the seating. However we managed a good viewing. The show starts with Alladin Show, however the alladin is no where near the alladin we know since childhood.... More 

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear piyushnewar, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit. We are delighted that you had a great time. On Friday & Monday mornings at 11am we do have free seating. We are extremely busy so we do advise our guests to arrive with at least 30 minutes to spare. We look forward to welcoming... More 

New Delhi, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We saw the combo of the Aladdin and the Seal/Dolphin show which does not mean that the Dolphin show duration gets reduced as the total duration of the show was around 90mins. Though none of the audience seemed to find the Aladdin show very entertaining as everyone was eager to watch the Dolphins. Once that show starts it's all entertainment... More 

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear varun33, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit. We are delighted that you had a good time! The Aladdin show is an extra acrobatic & illusion show added onto the dolphin & seal show, as you rightly say, aprox 90minutes in total. We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai Dolphinarium in the... More 

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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband swum with the dolphins and really loved it. The food in the foodcourt is not expensive like in other atractions

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit & your husband’s swimming with dolphins experience. We are delighted that he loved it, it is such a special experience. We are happy to announce that swimming with dolphins is bookable online at our website as well. We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai Dolphinarium... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Delight to watch the dolphins and the seals with their activities. Absolutely fantastic. Try to get a seat in the front to enjoy th show more. Although you dont get to touch the dolphins here. Definitely a must visit place.

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear Ashish G, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review about your visit. We are delighted that you had a good time! It is possible to touch the dolphins either by booking a photo which starts from AED80 & can be purchased before or after the show, or by booking a swim with dolphins interaction. We hope... More 

Mauritius
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

After having checked both the Dolphinarium website, and it's FB Page, we arrived today 1/1/15, at 10am in preparation for the 11am show. Imagine our surprise when the door at the Dolphinarium says "tickets for sale 1pm first show 3pm". As said, neither the FB page or website suggested it was opening late today. What else was I meant to... More 

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sam w, Manager at Dubai Dolphinarium, responded to this review

Dear AdrianJChristian, Please accept our sincere apologies, the non posting of the update was due to a technical fault on our side. I believe we have communicated via Facebook regarding this issue & we do hope that we will welcome you back to Dubai Dolphinarium one day in the future. Kind regards Dubai Dolphinarium More 

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