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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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Address: Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 448 5200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: One of the largest tanks in the world, the Dubai Aquarium is located...
One of the largest tanks in the world, the Dubai Aquarium is located inside the Dubai Mall. The Dubai Aquarium is home to more than 33,000 living animals, including 400 sharks and rays and a close encounter via its acrylic walk through tunnel. The Underwater Zoo brings you face-to-face with piranha, giant catfish, otters and a penguin colony while walking through the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living environments.
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This underwater having limited space is really above expectations. Having many variety of fishes... Collectively its a great spot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This underwater having limited space is really above expectations. Having many variety of fishes... Collectively its a great spot.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the aquarium, under water Zoo & the glass boat we had fun, it is really huge, there are lots of rare animals, birds, fishes & crocodiles

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We did the package that has gives access to the tunnel, the underwater zoo and to fish feeding and the boat ride. To be honest, I wouldn't repeat the fish feeding or the glass bottom boat ride. But the tunnel and the under water zoo were both great. The walk through area kept the children busy forever. And they have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Was fun to see the different types of wildlife and marine life. Well setup and easy to follow routes. Penguins were the cutest. Great place for family and kids. The glass bottom boat was alright but not an essential thing. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The aquarium tunnel is small and nothing but the underwater zoo was great.All types f animals from tropical to penguins were there. But the main attraction was the 5.1m long giant crocodile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Having an Under Water exposure inside a Mall is truly amazing. The boat ride was very good. Seeing aquatic life beneath (Glass Floor) your feet is truly an experience. Kids enjoyed the underwater Aqua tunnel. Especially the Underwater divers who were maintaining the Aquarium. "Scuba Diving on a large screen". The experience was good seeing different kind's of Fish on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

A big size aquarium that too inside a mall is always breathtaking. And especially if you have so many sea creatures it makes the things more beautiful but the biggest downside is the cost associated with everything and that too phenomenol. The entry fee is too costly and if you have to buy something for your kids.......overly expensive. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My kids like this place too much and me too. It has huge amount of aquatic organisms and also we saw the penguins there. It is very nice place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to see the sea creatures and take pics but a standard entry ticket costs 180 Dirhams, The gift stores inside are expesive, and an optional professional photo will cost you 250 Dirhams, You'd rather spend the money at other far more interesting places in Dubai :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It is right in the Dubai mall. Aquarium is good but the underwater zoo is better. One can easily spend two to three hours watching various species of fish as well as aquatic animals. For a layman, it is a wonderful opportunity to see them. Little expensive for the tastes of common men and little less worth than what is... More 

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