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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

With Dubai Aquarium tickets, visit the world's largest fishbowl - ideal for little ones and adults alike, with glass-bottom boat rides, a tunnel walkthrough, and interactive exhibitions giving visitors their closest-ever contact with life under the sea. Indulge in scuba diving and go snorkeling to experience unlimited fun and adventure. Combine it with Dubai City Tour to see major Dubai attractions like Burj Khalifa for a perfect one-day itinerary!
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No flash. Photography in the aquarium is permitted; however, keep an eye out for the no flash photography signs and be sure to adjust your camera settings accordingly, as sudden flashes can harm the animals

Get with the program. A heap of free exhibitions and shows run every day at the aquarium. Ask a staff member for the schedule so you don't miss out on any presentations. Dinnertime for the sharks and stingrays is definitely never dull.

Take a tour. Located at the Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium should not be missed. Behind-the-scenes tours are available to guests who book in advance. Explore the exclusive, lesser-known parts of the aquarium with an expert educator in tow we promise you won't be disappointed.

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Deep in the heart of the 12,000-mile Dubai Mall lies the world's most spectacular underwater enclosure to date. Home to 33,000 marine animals from more than 200 species, the Dubai Aquarium is easily one of the city's biggest draws, and with such a diverse program and an impressive, Instagram-worthy design, it's easy to see why. Shark cage and scuba diving satisfy even the most adventurous of spirits, while those looking to dip their toes in the underwater world will find snorkeling the perfect experience.

This Dubai Aquarium offers more than what meets the eye, with the site's second level - the Underwater Zoo - boasting an impressive selection of aquatic animals and educational exhibitions. Penguins, crocodiles, spider crabs, water rats and plenty more find their home here. There are over 400 sharks in the Dubai Aquarium with the largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks and rays in the tank.

51 metres long, 20 metres wide and 11 metres high, the sizable Dubai Aquarium holds around 10 million litres of water which is roughly the same amount of water held by four Olympic swimming pools!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Dubai Aquarium?

    The Dubai Aquarium remains busy year-round, but in the early mornings, visitors often find they have the aquarium virtually to themselves. Beat the crowds and head to the aquarium on Friday morning from 8 to 10 am for the most serene of underwater experiences.

  • Q: How do I reach Dubai Aquarium?

    Smack bang in the middle of the Dubai Mall, most tourists find their way to the aquarium quite easily. If you’re travelling by metro, alight at the nearby Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall metro station. Plenty of taxi ranks and parking facilities at the nearby Dubai Mall make travelling by car a viable option too.

  • Q: How long does it take to tour the Dubai Aquarium?

    It takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to tour the Dubai Aquarium.

  • Q: What is the difference between Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

    Dubai Aquarium is home to several aquatic animals whereas Underwater Zoo takes tourists through a contrast of aquatic and rainforest animals such as penguins, crabs, sea horses, and UAE’s nocturnal creatures. Underwater Zoo is located right above the Dubai Aquarium.

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