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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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  • Average15%
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Honestly, I got bored. From the outside it looks very amusing, inside its really not that exciting. You will see fishes in tanks, few birds inside, 2 crocs, boat ride around the top of tank to see fishes. 10aed extra for fish feeding. Its good...More

Thank Dyoi S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you have young kids...lots to see and learn about. We've been more than once and it's still fun. Check entertainer app as they often have BOGOF on the regular rate.

Thank NadsinDubai
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definite visit if you love fishes and aquarium. This place totally appealed to my toddler. who loved the the back of house tour and the mini in house zoo. They had a lot of activities too which we didn't try out but looked very good(diving,...More

Thank GagzD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my partner and 9 month old baby. He absolutely loves the Aquarium and zoo. Excellent place to visit with kids.

Thank zeshi7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is undoubtedly impressive in its scale, quality and the extent of its range of fish on show; the most impressive I’ve ever seen in fact. There are 20,000 fish on display, including a considerable number and variety of sharks...More

Thank Clive G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the opportunity to dive the Dubai Auariuma nd underwater zoo on a recent visit to Dubai. I found a professional and dedicated dive team. Safety and the visitor experience was paramount. Everyone I spoke to and assisted me with my dive couldn't have...More

Thank Scubareader
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Used a Groupon deal for me and a cousin. Really nice Aquarium inside the Dubai Mall. Loved all the different animals (yes I'm a grown woman) and the glass boat ride too!

Thank YeeshRose
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located over the first, second and fourth floor of The Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the most interesting attraction around with Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain and Abra tour around Business bay. Dubai Mall - Burj Khalifa metro station. Parking available,...More

Thank Esther M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is expensive for what you get to see. We were not that impressed. Not a lot to see once you are inside for the basic package. Maybe a package like swimming with sharks etc might be more exciting but expensive also. Most you...More

Thank taradon
Emaar E, Front Office Manager at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater zoo. Dubai Aquarium illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor and showcases one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life worldwide. Dubai Aquarium has thousands of...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are expecting it to be grand as everything else in Dubai you will get disappointed. What you see from outside it the bigger tank indeed. If you have kids with you I recommend going in. They have good explanatory tour and the kids...More

Thank SamanthaDex
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20 January 2018|
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Response from Julie E | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the aquarium adds fun to the shopping. I didn't pay to go in cos it's nothing extra ordinary.
Sels S
8 January 2018|
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Response from Athman K | Reviewed this property |
please visit the official website for up to date prices and policies as prices do change from time to time and also they do have offers on many occasions. thedubaiaquarium hope this will help.
Sels S
8 January 2018|
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Response from KPLall | Reviewed this property |
100 dirham