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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

#17 of 388 things to do in Dubai Features Animals
Sheikh Zayed Road | The Dubai Mall, Doha Street Off 1st Interchange, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 448 5200
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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

If you have visited any big aquarium, then it is not worth visiting this. I’ve not seen Lost chambers aquarium, but it could be better than this. The Aquarium is pretty small. You pass thru a glass tunnel hardly 25 to 30 meters. The Underwater...More

Thank msachin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This mall is situated near tourist spots such as Burj Khalifa and Dubai fountain show. The kids and kids at heart will surely love this.

Thank vgal0579
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Usually people would go once or 2 per year. But with my kids it was every month 😊. Its a bit expensive but They loved the place and they adored looking at the sea creatures. The underwater zoo is amazing and you can never be...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You get to an excellent view of aquarium from the outside. No need to spend money to visit the aquarium as it's a small tunnel which ends as soon as you start. Waste of time being on the line. Instead enjoy the view from outside...More

1  Thank Romali1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really didn't expect it to be a really good experience. So many species of fish and other animals like penguins, crocodiles, otters and even bats. The glass bottom boat was really good also.

Thank beck2667
Reviewed 2 days ago

great to stop shopping and watch the big fish tank. amazing view. You can even take a dive, but just watching is also great.

Thank Michiel N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The most interesting part of the aquarium is visible for free from the main entrance at the Dubai mall. Paying a little extra gives you access to other exhibits and activities. And of course you could opt to participate in activities such shark encounters or...More

Thank R H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We bought a ticket which combined the aquarium with a visit to the Burg Kalifa. You can see a lot of the aquarium from outside in the mall and the underwater zoo is really just a lot of tropical fish plus some penguins and a...More

Thank essexfamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The underwater zoo had some amazing aquatic species....good learning experience for children.....but the aquarium tunnel was very short.....in fact it gave better view from outside the tunnel and you can have a good look while roaming in the Dubai mall...

Thank 544prashants
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very large aquarium that is in the Dubai Mall. It has a very large variety of fish including sharks and stingrays. It is easily viewed from the three levels of the mall that front onto the aquarium. There is the option to...More

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa,
the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city
and resides in the prestigious Downtown development.
Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in
Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure
area housing not only the world’s tallest building,
but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide
marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with
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regarding the combo tickets of burj khalifa and aquarium can we do both on different days ???
8 March 2017|
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Response from Falcon69 | Reviewed this property |
You need to do them the same day but don't worry. If you really take your time checking things the maximum it will take you is 4~5hrs Have fun
Vikki A
Where I book online ticket for dubai aquarium and under water zoo (Authentic Site) and how much charges ?
27 February 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
You can get the tickets from the Dubai aquarium website and they also have the prices and details about what each type of ticket will allow you to do. Also if you have Groupon they normally have good offers for attractions... More
Gary m
Hi does anyone know if when you swim with sharks and they provide you with wetsuits what sizes they have as I'm fairly large thanks
25 February 2017|
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Response from Helenipol | Reviewed this property |
Hello!! You just walk and look around the sea creatures and fish through glass tanks!