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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
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Sheikh Zayed Road | The Dubai Mall, Doha Street Off 1st Interchange, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Downtown Dubai
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+971 4 448 5200
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is truly a wonderful attraction to visit within the Dubai Mall. There are multiple different species of fish, projected in a fantastic array of exciting and dramatic settings, starting at the underwater zoo, walking under a magnificent arch of natural fish beauty. Then walkng...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Dubai Aquarium with my wife and kids, we all had a great time especially seeing the king croc. The place is kid friendly and very informative, recommended!

Thank RobinT7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The underwater aquarium is a small one, but with plenty of fish, feels wonderful to see a variety of fish swim above your head and on either sides.... The aquatic zoo is fabulous, with so many different types of fish,jellyfish,starfish...even different types of parrots fly...More

Thank Dr Sonali R
Reviewed 2 days ago

It takes two hours to see, inside the Dubai Mall, One Suggestion:If organization provide Guide then it will be more informative

Thank mvidhate
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to the mall twice, and both times popped over to watch the fish for a while. So mesmerizing! Could spend all day staring...

Thank TravelingMel_33
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SDGough
6 November 2017|
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Response from Rosen66 | Reviewed this property |
Can be bought same day, on sight.
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Mahendar S
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!
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