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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
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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 yesterday

Aquarium was nice. Kids would love it. Big, huge fish. Sharks and sting rays, and the biggest alligator in the world!

Thank DoloresL656
Reviewed yesterday

One of the main attraction of the Dubai Mall where there`s a tunnel that you can cross and see the different big fish of the ocean. Interesting as well the underwater Zoo upstair where there are 2 large crocodiles and other animals.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of fishes. Following is what best we liked: 1. Glass tunnel 2. Glass bottom boat 3. Lots of aquatic species divided in multiple small partitions. Submarine virtual experience can be avoided.

Thank Tarun G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This aquarium is amazing considering its in a shopping centre! Amazing walk through tunnel, you can do a glass bottom boat, swim with the sharks it even has a crocodile, macaws, and a large variety of underwater creatures. Well maintained and a great deal of...More

Thank amadar
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Aquarium and Underwater Zoo have most of the regular stuff and then a couple of weird marine animals that make you go "whaaat?" They also have otters and beavers (which I think have way to small a space to really be comfortable, but then,...More

Thank Bakoyma
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Frankly I’m not in to any water related activities or sports, simply because fear of sharks! Was privileged to visit this I’m glad I did: Underwater zoo, aqua tunnel are few things made me realise how beautiful our marine life is and is so critically...More

Thank Sandeep J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fun place to visit and great for kids. If your an adult who just wants to go in the tunnel and see the different types of fish it's also fun but do not get roped in to buying the package. The package includes a little...More

Thank stephanien05
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lovely aquarium both for adults and kids. A good experience and definitely the best aquarium in Dubai. The owls were my favorite n the funny little hedgehogs as well... Please do visit specially if you have kids. They will love it. The penguins...More

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took my sister and her two children (aged 7 and 10) to Dubai aquarium. We all went for a package whereby we could feed rays. The experience was fantastic with my niece and nephew being blown away being able to get in the water...More

Thank Diddlove
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can't believe you would have something like this in a shopping mall, we did the boat hadn't got the nerve to go down with the sharks, just another amazing experience whilst in Dubai

Thank towen1841
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Rosen66 | Reviewed this property |
Can be bought same day, on sight.
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4 November 2017|
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Response from BhalchandraPai | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, 4 hrs will be too much. There is no aquarium & zoo separate. It is called as underwater Zoo. Both are same. Feeding of crocs is in the afternoon, hence plan accordingly. It may not be everyday affair. Kindly... More
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27 October 2017|
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Response from Malhar S | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon the time you visit dubai! If u visit during Ramadan then u would find discounts or else u can check on Groupon.ae for deals! Do check their website regularly for price updates!