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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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local_phone +971 4 448 5200
access_time Opening: 10:00-23:00

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Age Policy

There is no age limit for access.
- Some experiences do have age restrictions.
- Stroller accessible.

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Wheelchair accessible.

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Please call +971 4 448 5200


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Page Last Updated: Sun, 16th Apr 2017


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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is located on the ground floor and first floor of The Dubai Mall in the heart of Downtown Dubai.

Comprising of the largest suspended aquarium tanks in the world connected with an Aqaurium Tunnel as well as an Underwater Zoo.

It houses thousands of 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.

There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 metres in length, 20 metres in width and 11 metres in height.

Aquarium Tank
One of the largest suspended aquariums in the world.

The 10-million litre Dubai Aquarium tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world.

It houses thousands of 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.

There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 metres in length, 20 metres in width and 11 metres in height.

  • The 48 metre walk-through Tunnel provides 270 degree views from 11 metres below the  surface of the tank
  • Visitors can go on a Glass-bottom boat ride, providing unique views of the tank from beneath their feet
  • Those who want to experience a dip in the tank can opt for a Cage Snorkeling Experience
  • And for the adventurous ones, a Shark Dive is a once in a lifetime opportunity, bringing you within inches of a large variety of sharks and rays

Aquarium Tunnel
An enormous diversity of marine species inhabit the open ocean.

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo recreates this fascinating environment in near-perfect detail and gives you the opportunity to walk right through it.

Located on the Ground Floor of The The Dubai Mall, the 48-metre long Aquarium tunnel takes you 11 metres under the surface.

The Feeding: watch our divers feed the Sharks and Rays throughout the day and meet an Aquarium Educator who will share these amazing animals’ underwater secrets with you.

Underwater Zoo
Explore a fascinating aquatic world.

Continue your journey at Underwater Zoo and learn more about what amazing creatures inhabit both our rivers and oceans.

Located on Level Two above the Aquarium tank, Underwater Zoo leads you through three ecological Zones; Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean.

Watch out for these aquatic creatures at Underwater Zoo: Otters, Piranha, Humbolt Penguins, African Dwarf Crocodiles, Lionfish, Giant Spider Crabs, Seahorses, Garden Eels, Archerfish, Arapaima, Water Rats, Paddlefish, Cichlids, Nautilus and many more amazing aquatic animals in 40 individual aquatic displays.

Rocky Shore: this is where the land meets the sea, a rugged, harsh environment where only the tough survive. In our Rocky Shore, visit a Humboldt Penguin colony and view several Giant Spider Crabs. If you don't mind getting your hands wet, you can also reach out and touch some of the more hardy rock pool inhabitants.

Rainforest: imagine walking along the banks of a pristine river bed surrounded by some of the most incredible freshwater animals alive. Dangerous Piranha, Giant Catfish, playful Otters and Water Rats are just some of the animals you'll meet here.

Daily Presentations
Amazing sights from one of the largest aquarium windows on the planet

  • Ray Feeding - Watch these graceful creatures fly through the water and eat from our Diver’s hands daily at 10am.
  • Shark Feeding - Dinnertime at the Aquarium is never dull. Every day at 2pm* our team of Divers into our 10-million litre tank and feed our resident Sharks. Don’t try this at home! Make sure you purchase your Aquarium Tunnel ticket for the best vantage point 11 metres under the surface!
  • Animal Presentations Every Hour - our experienced Educators are positioned throughout Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo to answer any of your questions.
  • They will also conduct regular presentations with our Otters, Water Rats, Piranhas and Penguins.
  • King Croc Feeding - you can now witness King Croc, one of the world’s largest reptiles, and his female companion of 20 years, take the fiercest bite by any animal, at an estimated 3,700 pounds per square inch, during their feeding sessions at 4pm daily at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.

Timings:
Sunday to Wednesday from 10am until 11pm.
Thursday to Saturday from 10am until Midnight.
Last admission: 10:30pm / 11:30pm.
*Timings are subject to change.

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