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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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Sheikh Zayed Road | The Dubai Mall, Doha Street Off 1st Interchange, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 448 5200
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from $29.00*
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
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Magical Dubai with Burj Khalifa and Aquarium
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai. Located at The Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, offering a memorable journey into ocean life. With capacity to hold 10 million litres of water, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and it illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor, showcasing one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life. Located just above the aquarium, Underwater Zoo brings visitors up close with penguins, piranhas, crabs, water rats, sea horses, jellyfish and plenty more. A fascinating new addition at Underwater Zoo is King Croc, regarded as nature's rare phenomenon and one of the world's largest reptiles - at over 5 meters long and weighing an imposing 750 kg plus. Underwater Zoo regularly hosts innovative exhibits. One such exhibit, 'UAE's Night Creatures' presents the experience of nightfall in the desert as creatures of the dark.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Sheikh Zayed Road | The Dubai Mall, Doha Street Off 1st Interchange, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Downtown Dubai
+971 4 448 5200
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with kids with a ticket combination with aquaventure. There are quite a few exhibits which are lit up so look like art. Explanations but have to go click through and are brief. Doesn’t seem to have the touching facility of a few years ago....More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

👍👍👍👍👍IT WAS A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. It was marvelous the staff was helpful and friendly. Visited the aquarium and saw many kinds of fish and experienced the underwater. It was LOVELY and recommend it to all Dubai Mall visitors. THANK YOU ALL 👍👍👍

Thank akahawajy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Truly loved the experience. One could also be adventurous and take a dive with the Sharks. But the number of aquatic species is worth a visit.

Thank FRK999
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed by this as the tunnel is a very short distance you walk through to see the aquarium. It's better to just see it from the outside as it shows you more!! Within the price is a underwater zoo which was...More

Thank Kam J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They zig-zag you around to give impression you’re seeing lots but in my opinion it’s very small, quite sad really seeing Penguins and Alligators living in such a small area. Initially when you see sharks and stingrays swimming around you do think wow but I’d...More

Thank Jezrez
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of the most amazing things I have ever done. The colours and variety of animals are mind boggling. I felt like Ariella the little mermaid. This is a great adventure for both adults and children

Thank alilaaviva
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our visit of Dubai aquarium last less time then we spent while standing in queue to buy tickets! Too small inside with limited space - 10 minutes to go through unless you are kind of Jack Iv Custo personality and can entertain your kids by...More

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We bought the joint ticket which made it good value, you could upgrade with lots of extras but not sure they are worth it as you can see everything with the standard ticket. Make sure you go upstairs to see all the exhibits as it...More

Thank sueelks21
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is not too big , but with wide variety of aquatics , you can spend your whole day in DUBAI MALL with two hours in the aquarium.. Please choose the cheapest ticket as it has all the same activities.

Thank Mohd K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had time to burn before our flight home so had a look. The tunnel through the aquarium is nice but the rest 2 stairs up is not really that interesting, and the animal enclosures are way too small. Just enjou the free view from...More

Thank Saldenryd
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February 10, 2018|
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Response from Maged F | Reviewed this property |
explorer package covers the most popular (and significant) items..again stick to the basics. fishing is optional enjoy
February 2, 2018|
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Response from ronnieblanks | Reviewed this property |
Equipment and a swimsuit will be provided. U will have to complete a medical questionnaire and there is a strict timetable for this experience. For more detailed info, please email aquarium.inquiries@alboomdiving.ae
January 20, 2018|
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Response from Albkurti | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I love underwater life, that's why I recommend it. If you live in UAE and you have any voucher than definitely go for it. Weekends are overcrowded, that is why most people do not enjoy it. Plus a lot of visitors are more... More