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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 448 5200
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As featured in Dubai for young kids
Ranked #38 of 197 attractions in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Dudai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Found it very clean, friendly staff , however overpriced . Can see just as much on way round mall for free. Cost us both around £28 each. Save your money and treat yourself to dinner at cheese factory instead.

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Bedford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Being in a shopping centre this can be busy, but ticketing is very fast. There are lots of photographers inside trying to get you to part with more cash, for very expensive photos. They would do better to have a deal price, so we only bought one and it was exorbitant. The SeaLife centre in London was a better deal... More

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

It is a thorough delight to watch this space in the dubai mall, even you are not a fan of the sea world , this place is a sure glue for the yes. from a toddler to a grandparent i saw everyone click pictures here and it has the highest number of footfalls. for me and many others this place... More

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Moray
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

You can't miss this aquarium while you are shopping within the mall, it is huge. Bought a ticket which gives you entrance into the tunnel where they give you a talk on the aquarium and it's marine life. We also had a glass bottom boat ride on the top of the aquarium which gives a different perspective as you are... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Beautiful displays of aquatic animals, including an enormous crocodile. The large tank (from the tunnel through it) is not to be missed. We did the "shark walk" , where you are put in cage, lowered into the large tank & breath through helmets connected to the surface. Being close to the fish was pretty cool, although the sharks rarely came... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The Aquarium is situated inside Dubai Mall and you can't miss it. The are many exhibits and millions of fish so it's well worth a visit.

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Eugene
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We were browsing the mall, so decided to add this into our day. My husband and I have visited many aquariums all over the world. This was a pleasant way to spend time, but compared to other aquariums, not worth the price. They really just have one exhibit, the King Croc, that is significantly different. We are a more mature... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We paid about $35 each to visit this place and it included a glass bottom boat ride at the top level before we worked our way down through the different levels. As with most things in Dubai, it was uniquely different and spectacular.

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lagos nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Awesome view of the creatures from the deep and the spooky night creatures....I liked the walk through the tunnel and standing above the aquarium on the glass floor.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Feels like your back in your childhood. You will be amazing seeing to creatures and be delighted that they are so incredible made.

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