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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

We have been here with three families and had a good 2 hours here. What we were surprised about is that it was not just underwater topic, but there was also a nice little indoor zoo. We enjoyed feeding the fishes and the experience as...More

Thank Dutchguy_in_Allgau
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a good aquarium as far as they go, the tunnel on the ground floor is not bad and they have a lot of fish in there. However it is quite over priced but so is the whole of Dubai!

Thank Amrit A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Aquarium is located in the Dubai Mall and for some reason it felt a bit dated, for me it wasn't really a 'must do'. From the outside (free of charge) you have a very nice view, the inside I find is like any other...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Dubai aquarium is an amazing facility. It's just incredible to think that this is all contained within the Dubai mall. Definitely A must do family activity. Conveniently located at the Dubai mall. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff.

Thank gskatana
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We paid for the full VIP package, which at 300 Dirham ( about £60 ) isnt cheap but was definitely worth it. Amazing aquarium, VR zoo, fish feeding, glass bottom boat ride, behind the scenes tour. There are cheaper packages starting at 100 Dirham (£20)...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the experience but only attended because it was included in our bus tour. Kids would be fascinated by the stay of fish, etc swimming above and below them

Thank Shaz W
Reviewed 3 days ago

When I got told about an 11 metre high suspended Aquarium and underwater zoo in a mall I laughed, when I saw it in person I used various expletives in dis-belief. I was in awe and glad that we made the 'Explorer package' booking. I...More

Thank nikhil325
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyable couple of hours spent looking at the fish and reading up on things I did not know mainly for the young although still entertaining enough for adults

Thank peterbak6
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing place There is a huge crocodile that weighs over 750kgs There is sharks, penguins, parrots you name it they've probably got it

Thank BenBamforth
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not at all what you expect to find in a shopping mall. I've lived in Dubai for 11 years therefore my visitors have experienced most of the sights I was surprised at how much they liked this!!! It's very well done and definitely worth a...More

Thank Julie M
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27 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