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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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  • Ticket to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
  • Explore one of the world’s largest aquariums, home to over 33,000 aquatic animals, at leisure
  • Choose between two comprehensive experiences
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
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The tour includes: - Aquarium Tunnel -Back of The House Tour - Interactive Platform - Underwater Zoo - Shark Week Exhibit - Submersible Simulator - Glass Bottom Boat Tour.
US$48.50
Dubai Aquarium&Underwater Zoo
The tour includes: - Aquarium tunnel - Underwater Zoo
US$33.00
Overview
Discover one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Enjoy your choice between the Researcher Experience, which offers a guided, behind-the-scenes tour of the Underwater Observatory to feed stingrays and sharks, or the Explorer Experience, taking you on a glass-bottom boat tour and a submersible simulator adventure. Both options provide access to the  Aquarium Tunnel and the Underwater Zoo, home to massive ‘King Croc’ and some of the UAE’s nocturnal animals.
What to Expect
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the World and it has won a Guinness World Record for the world’s 'Largest Acrylic Panel.' The 10-million liter Dubai Aquarium tank is located in the Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, and it houses over 33,000 aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world.

Located just above the aquarium, Underwater Zoo brings its visitors up close with penguins, piranhas, crabs, water rats, sea horses, jellyfish, and more. Choose between two packages — the Researcher or Explorer — and see below for more details on what's included with your experience.

Option 1: Researcher Experience
Take a tour of the back-of-house facilities with a guide, and get an up-close look at the various breeding projects the scientists are working on. Study the Sea Jelly Lab where Aquarium scientists simulate environmental change to encourage breeding, or take a close look at a baby shark developing from an egg. Then continue your journey to ‘Underwater Observatory’ which puts guests at eye level with the inhabitants of Dubai Aquarium and have the unique chance of feeding stingrays and sharks.

Option 2: Explorer Experience
Alternatively, step inside ‘Dubai Aquarium Explorer’ a Submersible Simulator which takes guests on a virtual adventure among dugongs, whale sharks, and many other sea creatures. Head down to water level and step on board the glass-bottom boats, drift out over the surface of the aquarium and watch thousands of animals swim below, and learn interesting facts from your guides while having chance to feed fish.

See the Itinerary section below for more information on what's included with both experiences.
Reviews (52)

1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
well worth the expense

we had a great time here, the aquarium was amazing, we did the tour of the behind the scenes and the boat across the top pf the tank - very interesting to see so many huge stingrays, sharks and learn about them

2  Thank jobody2505
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience

My first aquarium experience with my husband and I absolutely loved it. I had so much fun and took many photos.

1  Thank PinarimNasCelik
Reviewed 23 June 2018
Life Jacket Required in Dubai Mall

Well it holds 10,000 gallons of water and the glass is about 27 inches thick and its home to 10's of thousands of fish, oh yes and you need a life jacket on the 3rd level to go around the aqurium in a boat. Its...More

6  Thank Glen7_11
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile
Enjoyable but expensive

Incredible that this wonderful aquarium is in the heart of Dubai's shopping mall. We paid for the basic package of 120 AED which included only the tunnel and the underwater zoo everything else, "the experiences" you need to pay considerably more for, and imo not...More

3  Thank WritersBlockTravels
Reviewed 19 April 2018
wide range of species in a well kept enclosure

as a scuba diver trainer. to see so many fish in such a close proximity was a treat. I must say that the place is very well maintained as each species has its own nuances

1  Thank tariq K
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