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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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Sheikh Zayed Road | The Dubai Mall, Doha Street Off 1st Interchange, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 448 5200
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai. Located at The Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, offering a memorable journey into ocean life. With capacity to hold 10 million litres of water, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and it illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor, showcasing one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life. Located just above the aquarium, Underwater Zoo brings visitors up close with penguins, piranhas, crabs, water rats, sea horses, jellyfish and plenty more. A fascinating new addition at Underwater Zoo is King Croc, regarded as nature's rare phenomenon and one of the world's largest reptiles - at over 5 meters long and weighing an imposing 750 kg plus. Underwater Zoo regularly hosts innovative exhibits. One such exhibit, 'UAE's Night Creatures' presents the experience of nightfall in the desert as creatures of the dark.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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 yesterday via mobile

Located over the first, second and fourth floor of The Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the most interesting attraction around with Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain and Abra tour around Business bay. Dubai Mall - Burj Khalifa metro station. Parking available,...More

Thank Esther M
Reviewed yesterday

This place is expensive for what you get to see. We were not that impressed. Not a lot to see once you are inside for the basic package. Maybe a package like swimming with sharks etc might be more exciting but expensive also. Most you...More

Thank taradon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are expecting it to be grand as everything else in Dubai you will get disappointed. What you see from outside it the bigger tank indeed. If you have kids with you I recommend going in. They have good explanatory tour and the kids...More

Thank SamanthaDex
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bit pants for the wait, glad we had a discount tickets. The queue was long and aquarium short but the zoo part was interesting.More

Thank Cat g
Emaar E, Front Office Manager at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience with Dubai aquarium, we do apologize if our service did not meet your expectations, and appreciate you taking the time to share your concerns. The unusual long queue at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater zoo because...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Aquarium is a miniature version of any of the Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium .An educational journey & experience for all ages.

Thank Satish R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The aquarium tunnel is great but the underwater zoo is so crowded we couldn't enjoy it But there is alot of packages different experiences that everyone can enjoy

Thank Zanobdizer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The big aquarium is beautiful but there are other things to see and do included in the basic entrance, saw the water zoo and a guided educational tour inside where you get to see how they take care of the fish. The aquarium is 11...More

1  Thank F4466UUteresas
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Temperature drops considerably at water park when sun sets. So this is a good place to head to. We pre-bought a dual water park & aquarium ticket online back in U.K. There are some places to sit inside to watch the fish - very relaxing...More

Thank S A D
Reviewed 4 days ago

the underwater zoo is good. however, it is not worth the ticket price. most of what can be seen from inside can also be seen from the outside while walking in dubai mall. the aquarium is also too small and does not have too many...More

Thank foodie2602
Emaar E, Front Office Manager at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater zoo. Dubai Aquarium illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor and showcases one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life worldwide. Dubai Aquarium has thousands of...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The dive inside the aquarium is phenomenal. I was lucky to be alone with the instructor from Al Boom Diving Center (they are exceptional anyhow). The fear at the beginning was soon passed and I enjoyed all the rest of the dive. I highly recommend...More

Thank Jurgen K
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Sels S
8 January 2018|
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Response from Athman K | Reviewed this property |
please visit the official website for up to date prices and policies as prices do change from time to time and also they do have offers on many occasions. thedubaiaquarium hope this will help.
Sels S
8 January 2018|
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100 dirham
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Response from David J D | Reviewed this property |
Hi both the Aquarium and the ice rink are in Dubai Mall. you cant miss the aquarium and the ice rink is of the avenue of umbrellas