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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 448 5200
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Ranked #37 of 206 Attractions in Dubai
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
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Griffith, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I had no idea what to expect, but when we decided to go, we were amazed at how we felt we were part of the marine world. Great work done there..

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Brilliant place! did the underwater zoo first and got to see so many different animals and sea life, staff were so nice and helpful and really informative! We chose the ultimate package which included a glass bottom boat trip on top of the aquarium which we got to see great white sharks sleeping beneath our feet with a whole load... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

just loved everything....it was simply wonderful and if i come to dubai again then its worth going there once more

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Being a UAE resident I have passed the aquarium within Dubai Mall on many occasions, but never once been inside. I had heard that you can see as much from the outside as you can within... Recently I had visitors from the UK and they wanted to go to the aquarium and underwater zoo as part of their trip to... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The aquarium is a must do while you are in the mall. part of the aquarium can be seen from the mall however, the experience is far greater than what you can see just walking by. The tunnel is great but the experience continues to get better the farther you go into the aquarium, however as mentioned the signage is... More

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Boat of Garten, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Right in the heart of a shopping centre you come across an amazing site, seeing the fish and sharks close up was spectacular. Only one down to mention, the price of the photos was really expensive. Apart from that good value.

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Orange County, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

There seems to be some confusion as to what admission to the aquarium actually entails...to clear this up now: YOU DO GET MORE THAN THE WALK-THROUGH TUNNEL WITH YOUR TICKET!! This seems to be very confusing to some, and to be fair, the signage is not clear, but after you pay for your ticket and walk through the tunnel, you... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very nice experience.My daughter and wife loved the aquarium.We walked through the tunnel and everything became blue.We loved this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Well, this wasn't something i expected to be doing in a shopping centre but it was great fun. The aquarium was stunning and the zoo was good, although it always makes me feel sad to see animals in cages and some of them really did feel like the cages were too small. The glass bottom boat was fun and you... More

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

I got a package including tunnel , under water zoo and boat. With th package you can get a 20 dhs coupon from gift shop. Crocodile feeding time must be nice.

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