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“Pleasantly surprised” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium
Gate 1, Creek Park | Umm Hurrair, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 336 9773
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Ranked #3 of 4 Zoos & Aquariums in Dubai
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The UAE's Only Dolphin & Seal Show & Much More! Over 30,000 visitors per month get up close & personal to graceful dolphins & playful seals at Dubai Dolphinarium' action-packed shows. These interactive extravaganzas showcase these amazing animals' astounding skills. Visitors watch in wonder as the dolphins & seals perform incredible acrobatics, dance, sing, juggle & even paint. Daily swimming with dolphin sessions allow visitors a once in a life-time experience to interact with our amazing mammals, they are suitable for swimmers from 5 years onwards & advance booking is essential. We are home to the Creek Park Exotic Bird Show, the only exotic bird show in the region. Our shows are an action-packed experience with over 20 different species of birds & parrots. Guests become part of the action as the birds interact with the audience and fly overhead throughout the show. The regions only mirror maze is a dizzying labyrinth where visitors are challenged to find their way through a baffling & disconcerting maze of mirrors. Once inside the mirrors, they won't be able to work out the way to go & will have to use their sense of touch & adventure to work out the way. Our under the sea themed adventure soft play is set over three floors, kids can slide down a helter-skelter, explore & climb through tunnels, bounce on a trampoline, play in the ball-pit & much more! Wet, wild & totally wonderful
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Pleasantly surprised”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

My family (kids aged 7 and 9) was pleasantly surprised by the dolphin show. We went with somewhat low expectations, and they were exceeded. The dolphins were quite entertaining, and the trainers appeared to really care for the animals. The seal show was a little less exciting (ok, kind of boring), but it was brief, and then the dolphins came back out. The acoustics were horrid. You really couldn't hear the emcee at all. They also tried to auction off "artwork" created by the dolphins, which partially didn't go well because no one could understand the emcee. There was also a hard sell to buy a balloon on the way out. But, overall, it was a pleasant surprise to have this 45 minute show so easily accessible. My kids - and my husband and I - were thoroughly entertained. We did not get the VIP seating, and had no problem seeing anything.

Visited April 2013
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Phuket, Thailand
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“nice for kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Dubai Dolpinarium is located in the creek park. You pay 5 Dhr per Person to enter the park
and the Dolphinarium is on the right side. VIP-Ticket is 140Dhr per adult, kids till 2 years are free ( if they look small they even get through for free if they are 3 :-). Show is nice, with also little bit magical stuff. You can make photos with the dolphins afterwards for 120Dhr. Definitely wirth to visit. Its nice for kids. Also the prak around is nice. You have a lot small attractions. Taxi from JBR is 60Dhr ( metered ) and Deira City Center shopping mall ( cheaper than the two other big ones ) is close by.

Visited April 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Good place for kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This one is good, but not that amazing like one in Singapore. We got a complimentary magic show too. That was nice.

Visited August 2012
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Doha, Qatar
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Amazing show..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Dolphinarium is located in the Creek park near Dubai healthcare city. The show's highlight are the dolphins and the seals. It started at 11 am and went on for good 45 mts. Even our 1 yr old son was so excited when he saw the dolphins. Entry fee to the park is AED5 pp and AED 100pp for the dolphin and seal show. Worth a visit, if you travel with kids.

Visited April 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Entertaining Show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Great show to take the whole family to. The Dolphins are just amazing and the seals are quite fun too. My daughter always enjoys seeing the live animals and the things they can do!!

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