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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

#17 of 388 things to do in Dubai Features Animals
Sheikh Zayed Road | The Dubai Mall, Doha Street Off 1st Interchange, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 448 5200
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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 today

We bought a ticket which combined the aquarium with a visit to the Burg Kalifa. You can see a lot of the aquarium from outside in the mall and the underwater zoo is really just a lot of tropical fish plus some penguins and a...More

Thank essexfamily
Reviewed today via mobile

The underwater zoo had some amazing aquatic species....good learning experience for children.....but the aquarium tunnel was very short.....in fact it gave better view from outside the tunnel and you can have a good look while roaming in the Dubai mall...

Thank 544prashants
Reviewed today

This is a very large aquarium that is in the Dubai Mall. It has a very large variety of fish including sharks and stingrays. It is easily viewed from the three levels of the mall that front onto the aquarium. There is the option to...More

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed today

I always thought the trip inside is useless, however when I was with my family, we entered and it was spectacular view from inside, plus going to the third floor and seeing the underwater Zoo is something that can't be missed...

Thank Saffariniw
Reviewed yesterday

The first ever underwater zoo I visited. Its a great experience to see variety of marine life. Its worth a visit. Surprisingly this is inside a mall - Dubai Mall. Reasonable ticket prices and if you take kids, they would definitely enjoy.

Thank Sush76
Reviewed yesterday

The underwater zoo is great experience for children as well as adults, Many aquatic species and very scenic as well from the inside . One can easily spend more than an hour visiting this place.

Thank Ajay_K_Y_21
Reviewed yesterday

Try the option that includes the boat ride to get a better view of the fish and sharks. Great place to take the family and some good photo opportunities. various types of sharks like hammer head, Tiger sharks, sting rays etc. great place to watch.

Thank BKrishnaS
Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice Aquarium in the Mall. An excellent place for kids especially. Not as big as the ones in Singapore and other places but has a good collection.

Thank CyrilGubbi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved the big aquarium you can see from the Dubai mall (for free) it's big very impressive you can see lots of fish... so we decided to pay the entry to see it all!... well the best was outside.... nothing impressive inside, old attraction,...More

Thank Jean-lou C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This acquarium has fantastic collection Very good for children of age 3-6 kindling their curiosity Good family outing day

Thank Ram N
Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa,
the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city
and resides in the prestigious Downtown development.
Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in
Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure
area housing not only the world’s tallest building,
but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide
marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with
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regarding the combo tickets of burj khalifa and aquarium can we do both on different days ???
8 March 2017|
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Response from Falcon69 | Reviewed this property |
You need to do them the same day but don't worry. If you really take your time checking things the maximum it will take you is 4~5hrs Have fun
Vikki A
Where I book online ticket for dubai aquarium and under water zoo (Authentic Site) and how much charges ?
27 February 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
You can get the tickets from the Dubai aquarium website and they also have the prices and details about what each type of ticket will allow you to do. Also if you have Groupon they normally have good offers for attractions... More
Gary m
Hi does anyone know if when you swim with sharks and they provide you with wetsuits what sizes they have as I'm fairly large thanks
25 February 2017|
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Response from Helenipol | Reviewed this property |
Hello!! You just walk and look around the sea creatures and fish through glass tanks!