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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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Address: The Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 448 5200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions...
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai. Located at The Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, offering a memorable journey into ocean life. With capacity to hold 10 million litres of water, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and it illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor, showcasing one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life. Located just above the aquarium, Underwater Zoo brings visitors up close with penguins, piranhas, crabs, water rats, sea horses, jellyfish and plenty more. A fascinating new addition at Underwater Zoo is King Croc, regarded as nature's rare phenomenon and one of the world's largest reptiles - at over 5 meters long and weighing an imposing 750 kg plus. Underwater Zoo regularly hosts innovative exhibits. One such exhibit, 'UAE's Night Creatures' presents the experience of nightfall in the desert as creatures of the dark.
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Incredible swimming with sharks in dubai mall

Really amazing and superd to see this big aquarium inside the dubai mall with tourists swimming with sharks, It's as well a must see but avoid fridays,

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Really amazing and superd to see this big aquarium inside the dubai mall with tourists swimming with sharks, It's as well a must see but avoid fridays,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Is avery beautiful aquarium with a lot of fishes and if you want to pay extra you can dive inside the aquarium.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

It's the biggest and most beautiful aquarium I have ever visited in my life. What ruined the experience for me (therefore "very good" review instead of "excellent") was the ridiculous photoshoot. What's that about? It was kinda silly and embarrassing. And what's worse, later on you're trying to sell the picture to me for almost 50-60€??? That's kinda insulting. Anything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We had a great visit to the Aquarium. We have been to Dubai 3x and never visited and we were very surprised at how big it was and how much there was to see. We would definitely go again. Took some fantastic photos with our 5 month old Daughter who was hypnotised by all the fish!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great attraction at Dubai mall defiantly worth a visit. They have various different tours available including a walk through, boat trip, feeding and even a scuba diving experience. Price wise it varies, for a basic walk through its 100AED (£17). It's a nice attraction and well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Visited the Aquarium and underwater zoo, the big aquarium is impressive but you get through it very quickly. The rest of the underwater zoo was very good and we enjoyed the day out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I happened to see the world's largest crocodile at this zoo, night creatures had there natural habitat, and walking under the underwater tube was so mind blowing and lovely place. This can also be found at the Dubai Mall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful fish and the crocodiles were amazing. We timed it well at the crocodile feeding was at 4pm...absolutely huge beasts! We got to touch the star fish and go behind the scenes of the aquarium with a guided talk. The view platform is brilliant for pictures. Very friendly and informative staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is probably one of the best and most affordable aquariums I've ever been to. You can even go on a boat over this immense and stunning aquarium and feed the fish and all this in a shopping centre! Als check out the 5 metre long crocs!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

so splendind and HUUUUGE. with HUUUGE humongous fish and sharks. educative as well. have staff who will explain to you some ins and outs. have official photographer who will also take nice pictures and give you usb with the pictures. wonderful and educative. definitely the largest aquarium iv ever visited with all sorts of beautiful and wonderful fish to see.... More 

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