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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
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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Nice aquarium located in the Dubai Mall. There are a selection of experiences you can choose from, we did The Explorer which included walking through a tunnel under the main tank... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

My kids loved the Aquarium in the Dubai Mall. It was just an amazing experience to see an Aquarium of that nature in the mall and it had the worlds largest crocodile in it also. The Aquarium was astonishing.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I love all things animakls and this was amazing, I visited twice in one trip :) I loved walking through and looking up at the animals above me, everythings always pristine in Dubai and u can tell the animals are very well looked after xxx

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Nice aquarium located in the Dubai Mall. There are a selection of experiences you can choose from, we did The Explorer which included walking through a tunnel under the main tank, a tour of the research centre and looking at the aquarium and zoo. The tunnel was good with plenty of sharks and rays etc, the tour I found a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It is a must if you visit Dubai. It's fun for everybody, children and adults. You can have a close look to sharks and other amazing variety of fish. Very interesting and fun!

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I love animals and it was a very interesting experience. I went to a few of the talks and feedings which were educational and fun to watch (especially the penguin one as they all queued up). The tunnel was very good and clear to view plenty of animals. The underwater zoo was full of interesting species and two very large... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Bought the Aquarium tickets & didn't realise that the first part was a guided tour with explanations of the research the aquarium is doing with breeding sharks, seahorses & plankton. It was interesting then walking through the rest was worth the entrance fee especially being shown how Arrow Fish get their food. A really interesting experience.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The scale of this aquarium is unbelievable. The glass tunnel is really cool providing plenty of photo opportunities. Great variety of fish to observe. The glass bottom boat ride is OK, but would recommend you try to time it with shark feeding otherwise it's a little lame. The zoo is really cool, plenty to view and learn. Overall a really... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I give this an average merely because of the size. It is a beautiful tank with lots of animals and walking through it is nice but it is a little expensive and very small. The Underwater Zoo was nice as well. They have packages where you can take a tour on a boat or feed some of the fish and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Worlds Largest indoor Aquarium with large assortment of sea life, you can even ride in a small submersible around the tank to enhance your total visit followed by shopping in one of the worlds largest malls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

At first, we got a tour around. That was so boring. I wanted to see the fishes. At the end, when we could go to the aquarium, that was amazing! I loved all the nice fishes, bevers, crocodiles, penguins, birds and so much more!

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Address: The Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 4 448 5200
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai

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You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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