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ONE OF THE LARGEST SUSPENDED AQUARIUMS IN THE WORLD
The 10-million-liter Dubai Aquarium tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world.
It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 Sharks and Rays live in this tank, including one of the largest collections of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world.
There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 meters in length, 20 meters in width, and 11 meters in height.
- The 48-meter walk-through Tunnel provides 270-degree views from 11 meters below the surface of the tank
- Visitors can go on a Glass-bottom boat ride, providing unique views of the tank from beneath their feet
- Those who want to experience a dip in the tank can opt for a Shark Encounter experience
- And for the adventurous ones, a Shark Dive is a once in a lifetime opportunity, bringing you within inches of a large variety of sharks and rays
AN ENORMOUS DIVERSITY OF MARINE SPECIES INHABIT THE OPEN OCEAN.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo recreates this fascinating environment in near-perfect detail and gives you the opportunity to walk right through it.
Located on the Ground Floor of The Dubai Mall, the 48-metre long Aquarium tunnel takes you 11 metres under the surface.
Watch our divers feed the Sharks and Rays throughout the day and meet an Aquarium Educator who will share these amazing animals’ underwater secrets with you.
Continue your journey at the Underwater Zoo and learn more about what amazing creatures inhabit both our rivers and oceans.
Located on Level Two above the Aquarium tank, Underwater Zoo leads you through three ecological Zones; Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean.
Watch out for these aquatic creatures at Underwater Zoo: Otters, Piranha, African Dwarf Crocodiles, Lionfish, Giant Spider Crabs, Seahorses, Garden Eels, Archerfish, Arapaima, Water Rats, Paddlefish, Cichlids, Nautilus and many more amazing aquatic animals in 40 individual aquatic displays.
This is where the land meets the sea, a rugged, harsh environment where only the tough survive. If you don’t mind getting your hands wet, you can also reach out and touch some of the hardier rock pool inhabitants.
Imagine walking along the banks of a pristine river bed surrounded by some of the most incredible freshwater animals alive. Dangerous Piranha, Giant Catfish, playful Otters, and Water Rats are just some of the animals you’ll meet here.
DO YOU ALLOW PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO SHOOTING INSIDE DUBAI AQUARIUM & UNDERWATER ZOO?
Yes. We do allow guests to take photographs and videos at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. We also have a professional photography service throughout the journey.However, please note that specific exhibits do not allow flash photography due to the health and safety of the animals. These are marked throughout your journey, and we urge you to respect the same.
CAN I STAY AS LONG AS I WANT?
Yes, you can.
WHAT ARE THE DAILY PRESENTATION TIMES?
We have presentations throughout the day; please ask a staff member for timings.
CAN I RE-ENTER?
No, you cannot. Your ticket is valid for one entry only.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO EXPERIENCE DUBAI AQUARIUM & UNDERWATER ZOO?
The average time to visit the Aquarium Tunnel is approximately 15 to 30 minutes. Underwater Zoo, located on Level 2, takes about 45 mins – 1.5 hours. This time could increase should you wish to stay and watch presentations/shows. The Glass Bottom Boat ride lasts approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Guests are encouraged to book their Boat Ride before their journey to avoid a long waiting period, and bookings can be made at the entrance of the Glass Bottom Boat ride area on Level 2 at Underwater Zoo.
WILL YOU PROVIDE DISCOUNTS ON SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS, FAMILIES AND EVEN DURING SPECIAL OCCASIONS SUCH AS EID HOLIDAYS, CHRISTMAS?
We offer different promotions throughout the year. Guests can contact our Ticketing staff for further information.
DO YOU HAVE SOUVENIRS THAT WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO WILL VISIT?
We have souvenirs available for sale at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Gifts & Souvenir store, which is located at the exit of Underwater Zoo. A range of T-shirts, gifts, and souvenirs are available for purchase.
DO YOU PROVIDE A TOUR GUIDE FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC?
We currently do not have a guided tour for guests without prior bookings. Should this be requested, we may be able to accommodate it. We have several Educators available throughout the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo journey for guests to ask questions.Guests can arrange a private tour through our Bookings Officer. However, it is subject to availability, and additional charges apply.
DOES DUBAI AQUARIUM & UNDERWATER ZOO SUPPORT ANY CORRESPONDENCE MARINE COURSES?
Currently, we do not offer any marine courses. We do, however, provide internships for students 16 years and above. Interested applicants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.