Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tourist Attraction

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

The biggest aquarium in Dubai is located in the largest shopping mall, the Dubai Mall. Its volume is 10 million cubic meters of water, making it one of the largest in the world. There is also the underwater zoo. The Dubai aquarium is home for about 33 thousand marine animals. There are rare species among them. Its width is 32.8 m, its height is 8.3 m, and the thickness of the wall made of acrylic stuff is 75 cm. It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest acrylic panel in the world. The aquarium is known for the fact that it is home for the world's largest collection of sand tiger sharks. In total, the aquarium is home for about 400 species of sharks, octopus and rays. The entrance to the aquarium is located on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall.

One of the features of aquarium is that you can watch its dwellers not only through the wall, but walking through a big glass tunnel. Its length is 48 meters, and the thickness of the acrylic wall is 19 inches. It is better to buy tickets to the tunnel not on the ground floor of the Mall, but on the 2rd floor, where they are almost twice cheaper. The following underwater activities are available to the visitors: Cage Snorkelling Experience, Glass Bottom Boat Ride, Shark Dive, Shark Walker, Specialty Dive, Ocean School Program. The underwater zoo at the Dubai Mall is divided into 3 zones: Living ocean, Tropical forest, Cliffs. Each of them is inhabited by different kinds of marine life. The underwater zoo visitors will be able to see: moray eels, piranhas, penguins, seals, crocodiles, crabs, spiders, tree frogs, lizards, huge turtles, beavers, nutria, otters and other animals and fish. The entrance to the underwater zoo is located on the 3rd floor of Dubai Mall.

Open hours

VII - III: 10:00 - 24:00;
IV - VI: 10:00 - 01:00 (1:00 am)

Contacts

Address:
Financial Centre Road,Downtown Dubai, Ground & Level 2, The Dubai Mall - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone: (+971) [0] 4 448 5200
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.thedubaiaquarium.com/en/Default.aspx
Coordinates:
25° 11′ 51″ N, 55° 16′ 45″ E

Ticket price

Regular price: From 100 AED

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