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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Looking for a fun day out? Then add the famous Dubai Aquarium to your itinerary! Home to more than 140 aquatic species, including more than 400 sharks and rays, the Dubai Aquarium offers you an unforgettable and one-of-a-kind aquatic adventure! Here’s everything you need to know about the Dubai Aquarium.
Entry tickets to the Dubai Aquarium give you access to the aquarium tunnel and the underwater zoo. You can also include a glass boat tour to these tickets with an additional fee. Explore the Dubai Aquarium at your own pace and interact with the instructors to learn about these sea animals.
For a truly fascinating experience, opt for the animal encounter tickets at the Dubai Aquarium. One of the most popular animal encounter experiences at the Dubai Aquarium is the Penguin Cove experience. In this experience, you can come face-to-face with Gentoo penguins as you learn about their natural behaviors.
The best way to explore the rest of Dubai is by picking combo tickets that allow entry into other attractions along with the Dubai Aquarium. These tickets let you club some of the best experiences in Dubai on an offer. Choose from a variety of combo tickets depending on your interests and itinerary to make the best of your Dubai vacation!
Book your Dubai Aquarium tickets online to enjoy great benefits!
Great Discounts: By booking your Dubai Aquarium tickets online, you can choose from various offers and discounts that guarantee you the best and most economical ticket deal possible!
Free Cancellations: The best thing about booking your Dubai Aquarium tickets online is that you can easily, and quickly cancel your tickets, in case you change your mind.
Advance Booking: Not only will advance booking ensure that you get the best Dubai Aquarium ticket deal, but it will also help you plan your trip efficiently and in advance.
You will find Dubai Aquarium’s ‘educators’ throughout the attraction. Their educators will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have. You can also opt for animal presentations featuring otters and piranhas at the Dubai Aquarium.
Otter Presentation: 2:30 PM; Piranha Presentation: 2:45 PM
Fancy seeing aquatic animals eating food? Then go for a wonderful feeding presentation available on all days where you will be able to see the Dubai Aquarium divers feed the rays and sharks in their tanks by hand.
Ray Feeding: 10:30 AM; Shark Feeding: 2:00 PM
Enjoy some memorable animal encounters during your visit at the Dubai Aquarium! Discover various activities from a wonderful meet-and-greet with aquarium residents such as Gentoo penguins and Small-Clawed Asian Otters to sharing the water with sharks and rays.
Be it joining a family of gorillas in Uganda, swimming with whale sharks in Maldives, or tracking elephants in South Africa, the Dubai Aquarium offers you an immersive, interactive, and fascinating virtual reality experience at its VR Zoo. You can add this as an additional experience depending on availability.
On your glass-bottom boat ride at the Dubai Aquarium, you can enjoy breathtaking bird’s eye views of more than 33,000 aquatic animals, featuring 70 species, as you ride on the surface of the world’s largest suspended tank. A guide will be present on the boat to tell you about the fish as well. A boat ride is available every 10-20 minutes based on availability. Make sure to opt for the glass-bottom boat ride while booking your tickets to make the best of your visit.
If you have always been fascinated by sharks, then the Dubai Aquarium is the best place to learn about these magnificent fish! This educational tour will include information about feeding, environment and breeding habits and also a sneak peek into how these sharks are trained. Get a chance to slip into waterproof waders and venture into waist-deep waters to interact with these beautiful creatures as a trainer yourself.
You can go for an amazing scuba diving experience in the Dubai aquarium’s 10 million liters tank. But before going for your very first dive, diving instructors will teach you basic skills and safety guidelines to follow while you’re inside a cage. You can add this experience as an addition to your ticket based on availability.
Timings: 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM
Make the most of your visit to the Dubai Aquarium, by signing up for their animal encounters! Please note that the encounters will cost extra and are dependent upon availability.
Come face-to-face with Gentoo penguins at the Dubai Aquarium, and learn about their natural behaviors. The encounter is open for children above 2 years. Children below 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. Not accessible by wheelchairs and strollers.
Meet King Croc, one of the most famous residents of the Dubai Aquarium, in this animal encounter. The encounter is open for children above 2 years. The minimum height requirement for the King Croc Encounter is 120 cm.
Take a tour of the underwater home of the otters, and interact with them at the Dubai Aquarium. Children below 2 years go free, but children below 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. Accessible by wheelchair and strollers.
Safely hand-feed magnificent Eagle and Cow Nose Rays at the Dubai Aquarium. The encounter is not open for children below 2 years, and the minimum height requirement is 140 cm. The encounter is not wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Your Aquarium Tunnel tickets let you see how divers at the Dubai aquarium feed the sharks in the world’s largest suspended tank. The minimum height requirement is 140 cm, and children below 2 years are not allowed.
The Aquarium Tank at the Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest suspended water tanks in the world! With a staggering capacity of 10 million liters, it is home to thousands of aquatic animals of more than 140 different species.
The Aquarium Tunnel is located on the ground level of the famous Dubai Mall. The tunnel is 48 meters long and takes you 11 meters under the surface, allowing you to simply take a walk in this marine backyard.
The Underwater Zoo at the Dubai Aquarium is divided into three ecological zones; Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean. Here, you can discover some amazing aquatic animals such as otters, piranhas, lionfish, seahorses, cichlids, paddlefish, and giant spider crabs.
Mondays to Thursdays: 10 AM to 11 PM; Last Admission: 10:15 PM
Fridays to Sundays: 10 AM to 12 AM; Last Admission: 11:15 PM
The best time to visit the Dubai Aquarium is from November to March when the weather in Dubai is usually pleasant. Summers are peak months for Dubai Aquarium visits, so expect large crowds in these months.
It’ll take you around 2-3 hours to explore the Dubai Aquarium in its entirety. To save time and avoid waiting in long lines, we suggest that you opt for a Glass-Bottom boat ride while booking your Dubai Aquarium tickets.
Address: The Dubai Mall, Doha Street, Off 1st Interchange – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E. Find on Maps
The best and most convenient way to reach the Dubai Aquariums is by taking a taxi or car to the Dubai Mall. You can use Google maps to get directions to the Dubai Aquarium.
Wheelchair Accessibility: Dubai Aquarium is wheelchair accessible except for some areas that aren’t. King Croc encounters and Ray encounters are not accessible by wheelchairs and strollers.
Photography: Photography and videography by the general public are allowed. Professional photography services are also available inside. However, some exhibits prohibit flash photography for the safety and comfort of the animals. Keep a lookout for these signs.
Owing to the aquarium’s location in the Dubai Mall, you’ll find lots of dining options nearby. Some of the must-try options include:
Markette: At Markette, you’ll find a large selection of galettes, salads, crêpes, and other comfort food. Find on map
Hurricane’s Grill: Enjoy delicious steaks and ribs at the ever-popular Hurricane’s Grill in the Dubai Mall. Find on Maps
Carluccios: To enjoy a taste of Italy in Dubai, visit Carluccio’s for a casual and fun family dining experience. Find on Maps
Address: Underwater Zoo Exit, Dubai Aquarium, The Dubai Mall, Doha Street, Off 1st Interchange – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E. Find on Maps
You can purchase souvenirs, a range of t-shirts, and gifts from the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo Gifts and Souvenir store. The shop can be found at the exit of the Underwater Zoo.
Dubai is full of great places to visit and see! Here are some places worth visiting in Dubai:
Museum of the Future: At the Museum of Future in Dubai, take a fascinating trip into the year 2071.
Infinity des Lumières: A multi-sensory exhibit that combines art with music, the Infinity des Lumières is a must-visit.
Burj Khalifa: A visit to Dubai will be incomplete without visiting its crowning glory, the magnificent Burj Khalifa-the tallest building in the world.
Dubai Safari Park: Take yourself on a wildlife adventure at the Dubai Safari Park! Be it seeing wild animals in their natural habitat or going on a fun safari, you can enjoy all this and more at the Dubai Safari Park.
You can purchase your Dubai Aquarium tickets online or offline. We recommend that you purchase your Dubai Aquarium tickets online and in advance to efficiently plan your visit.
The starting price of Dubai Aquarium tickets is AED 150.
You can always find great deals and discounts on Dubai Aquarium tickets online.
Purchasing your Dubai Aquarium tickets online is the best way to buy your tickets. When booking your Dubai Aquarium tickets online, you can choose a day and time that works best for you.
You can cancel your Dubai Aquarium tickets 24 hours before the experience begins. You will also get a full refund on your tickets if you cancel them within the time mentioned. The Dubai Aquarium combo tickets, however, cannot be cancelled or rescheduled.
Currently, the Dubai Aquarium does not have any guided tours. There may be guides available within the premises, but you may have to pay an additional fee to get a guided tour.
Yes! The Dubai Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai. Home to the world’s largest suspended tank, the Dubai Aquarium has more than 33,000 aquatic animals which include sharks, rays, and piranhas.
From Monday to Thursday, Dubai Aquarium is open from 10 am-11 pm. From Friday to Sunday, the Dubai Aquarium remains open from 10 am-midnight.
The best time to visit the Dubai Aquarium is from November to March.
It’ll take you around 2-3 hours to tour the Dubai Aquarium.
The Dubai Aquarium is located on Ground Floor, The Dubai Mall, Doha Street, Off 1st Interchange – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E. Find on Maps