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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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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

Wow and wow again. You will not be disappointed with this visit a great attraction and lots to see behind the scenes. This was awe inspiring and must not be missed. Although a little expensive if you take the whole tour, but the basic tour...More

Thank Bogfather
Reviewed yesterday

Loved seeing the sea life, I can watch fish swim all day. Nice respite in the Dubai mall. I didn't go inside, being able to watch from the mall floor was good enough for me

Thank Belle56
Reviewed yesterday

This is well worth the diversion away from the shops in Dubai Mall. Really nice little zoo/aquarium with some nice behind the scenes moments too. Many wonderful exhibits and even the massive crocodile didn't disappoint. The place is really well laid out and the highlight...More

Thank Iain C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Clean, blue and brilliantly made! Kids will enjoy the most here. Perfect photo spot for all your profile pictures :)

Thank Bharath K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was amazing they have so much to choose from and it's very inexpensive for a family of 2 it cost us 250.00 AED for 4 activities.

Thank marva69
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun to look at but it makes me a bit sad seeing all the fish trapped like that when they could be out swimming in the ocean.

Thank Maddy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was amazing experience and felt like we are underwater, fully surrounded with variety of and colourful fishes. Zoo was also beautiful, couldn't imagine that we would get to see penguins, in such place which is surrounded by Desert. Hat-off to these guys, how they...More

Thank Shraddha_Bansal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is in the middle of the Dubai shopping mall so we stumbled upon it really! But if you have little ones they have some really interesting fish and you can get really close to them.

Thank raquelSheffield
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are different experiences you can buy for the aquarium We bought the researchers experience It feels weird walking through the tunnel underneath the fish and sharks The zoo is interesting and good to see finding out about the ecology and breeding is interesting Definitely...More

Thank KentJulieb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Big fishes, sharks and turtles moving around in such close proximity is worth watching. All these in the middle of the grandeur of Dubai Mall.

Thank Saugata G
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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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28 August 2017|
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Response from SouthChinaSeaClipper | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on what you want to do, but prices start from 100 dirham
Amit Kumar S
16 August 2017|
Response from couki | Reviewed this property |
No I did not as claustrophobic I only can dive in the sea.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Mayyah09 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on Groupon Dubai. They often have good deals for these attractions. If your in Dubai you can book at the burj khalifah desk situated at the aquarium in Dubai mall or at the burj khalifah itself. The aquarium... More