Experience the Wonders of the Ocean at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

  • 09 May 2023

Are you  looking for an exciting adventure that will take you up close and personal with some of the ocean's most fascinating creatures? Look only as far as Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, conveniently inside The Dubai Mall. With 140 different species of marine life on display, including 400 sharks and rays, catfish, piranhas, otters, and a colony of Humboldt penguins, this Aquarium has something for everyone.

Marvel at the Ocean's Predators

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is home to an impressive collection of Sand Tiger Sharks, a prized possession of the Aquarium. Stroll through the 48-meter-long tunnel and experience what it's like to walk on the ocean bed. The tunnel offers stunning 270-degree views of the Aquarium, making it the perfect opportunity to take breathtaking photos.

Underwater Zoo Experience

Take your experience to the next level by visiting the Underwater Zoo on level 2. The zoo is divided into three sections, each showcasing a unique collection of marine life. Encounter crocodiles, otters, piranhas, sea dragons, and sea jellies, among other exciting creatures.

Animal Encounters and Aquatic Experiences

The Underwater Zoo offers visitors a chance to get up close and personal with the animals through four unique animal encounters. You can choose to meet penguins, otters, stingrays, or even crocodiles and enjoy feeding presentations for select animals.

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For thrill-seekers, aquatic experiences such as a shark encounter, shark dives, scuba diving, or an eerie cage experience are available. And for those who prefer to stay dry, the glass-bottomed boat ride offers a fantastic view of the Aquarium.

Inclusions and Exclusions

The ticket price ranges from 125 to 150 AED/Person. It includes access to the Aquarium Tunnel and Underwater Zoo, as well as the Meet & Greet Area and Entry Underwater Observatory Platform (optional). Other optional experiences are available, such as animal encounters, aquatic adventures, and access to the Submersible Simulator & Glass Bottom Boat Ride.

Guided tours are not included in the ticket price. Still, a guided behind-the-scenes tour is available as an optional extra. Souvenir photos are also available for purchase.

Final Tips

Be sure to ask about the schedule for feeding times and special events when you arrive at the Aquarium. Pregnant women are not recommended to participate in some of the experiences. Tickets can be canceled up to 24 hours before the adventure begins, and you receive a full refund.


Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo offer an unforgettable experience for all visitors. With its stunning collection of marine life, animal encounters, and aquatic adventures, it is no wonder why this Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai. Book your tickets today and experience the ocean's wonders like never before!

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