Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo - Annual Pass
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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Ultimate Experience Dubai Aquarium + KidZania Kids Pass + KidZania Adult Pass
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Ultimate Experience Dubai Aquarium + KidZania Kids Pass + KidZania Adult Pass

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Penguin Cove & Nursery Experience + Reel Cinemas All Experiences
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Penguin Cove & Nursery Experience + Reel Cinemas All Experiences

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater ZooREEL CINEMAS

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Ultimate Experience Dubai Aquarium + Reel Cinemas All Experiences
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Ultimate Experience Dubai Aquarium + Reel Cinemas All Experiences

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ATT General Admission (Adult) + Penguin Cove & Nursery Experience
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ATT General Admission (Adult) + Penguin Cove & Nursery Experience

At The Top, Burj KhalifaDubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

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Penguin Cove & Nursery Experience (DAUZ) + Ice Rink general Admission(DIR)
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Penguin Cove & Nursery Experience (DAUZ) + Ice Rink general Admission(DIR)

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Downtown Dubai - Dubailocate us
P.O.Box 191741
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Reach us at 800-DUBAI-MALL (800-38224-6255)
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enquiries@thedubaiaquarium.com
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EXPLORE A FASCINATING AQUATIC WORLD

We have carefully designed a series of animal encounters and diving experiences for our visitors to come face-to-face with our aquatic residents. From interacting with our Small-Clawed Asian Otters to sharing the water with our Sharks and Rays, there’s surely a memorable moment to be made with your friends and family at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo!

SHARK DIVES
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SHARK DIVES

Activity Price AED 790.00 Share the water with Sand Tiger Sharks, Reef Sharks, Leopard Sharks, Tawny Nurse Sharks, Giant Groupers and Stingrays, and a whole host of other marine species as you embark on your diving journey, organized in association with Al Boom Diving.*Advance bookings are required for Aquatic Experiences. For bookings, secure your spot […]

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SPECIALITY DIVES
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SPECIALITY DIVES

Activity Price AED 2,100.00 The all-new Dubai Aquarium Specialty Dive is a three-dive initiative that offers PADI certified visitors the opportunity to take their diving experience to a whole new level. Explore the marvels of underwater photography and experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity inside the diving cage while our divers feed the Sharks in the aquarium […]

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DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
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DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING

Activity Price AED 1,210.00 Ever dream what it’s like to breathe underwater in the Dubai Aquarium? Do you want to give scuba diving a try but aren’t sure if you’re ready for a full certification course yet? PADI’s Discover Scuba Diver program is for you. With Al Boom Diving, you can explore the wonder that […]

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FEEDING PRESENTATIONS
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FEEDING PRESENTATIONS

Join our daily feeding presentations for amazing sights from one of the largest aquarium windows on the planet.RAY FEEDINGWatch these graceful creatures fly through the water and eat from our Diver’s hands.Daily Ray Feeding at 10:30 am.SHARK FEEDINGDinnertime at the Aquarium is never dull. Every day at 2 pm*, Our team of Divers dive into […]

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OTTER ENCOUNTER
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OTTER ENCOUNTER

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is home to a family of Asian small-clawed otters. This species of otters is the smallest of all 13 otter species and is native to Asia. Visitors can go behind the scenes for an exclusive tour of the otters’ home in the Underwater Zoo and can interact with these cute […]

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SHARK WALKER (CAGE)
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SHARK WALKER (CAGE)

EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF WALKING WITH THE SHARKS, WITHOUT THE NEED FOR SCUBA CERTIFICATION. Activity Price AED 620.00 Get up close and personal with the 33,000 residents in the 10-million-liter tank. Join us every day at the Dubai Mall Aquarium for your chance to walk with the world’s ultimate predators wearing an oxygenated helmet that […]

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SNORKELING (CAGE)
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SNORKELING (CAGE)

If you don’t scuba dive but want a similar experience, anyone from age 8 and older can enjoy the Cage Snorkeling Experience where visitors can jump into the 10 million liter tank without diving equipment. No experience is necessary, and this activity is available to participants 8 years and older. If you don’t want to […]

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DIVING EXPERIENCES
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DIVING EXPERIENCES

AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME Ever dream what it’s like to breathe underwater in the Dubai Aquarium? Do you want to give scuba diving a try but aren’t sure if you’re ready for a full certification course yet? PADI’s Discover Scuba Diver program is for you. With Al Boom Diving, you can explore the wonder […]

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SHARK TRAINER ENCOUNTER
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SHARK TRAINER ENCOUNTER

This family-friendly experience will educate guests about shark species and how the creatures are taken care of at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. The educational content will be all about their environment, feeding, and breeding habits, while visitors also get to go behind the scenes in assisting the aquarium staff in training Bamboo Sharks and […]

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RAY ENCOUNTER
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RAY ENCOUNTER

At Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo you can meet, touch and feed 50 rays in an exhilarating interaction with this wonderful, graceful species. Come and hand-feed our intrepid Eagle Rays and Cow-nose Rays on our specially designed ray feeding platform at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. It’s an amazing experience as these inquisitive, yet gentle […]

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KING CROC ENCOUNTER
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KING CROC ENCOUNTER

Have you ever been face-to-face with croc-royalty? Now is your chance… meet ‘King Croc’! Weighing in at a whopping 750 kg’s and measuring over 5m in length, this massive 40-year-old creature is originally native to Australia and is a wonder of the animal kingdom. Originally spotted measuring only 2.4m in length and dubbed a ‘problem’ […]

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Penguin Encounter
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Penguin Encounter

LET’S GENTOO! In 2010, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo was the first facility in the region to introduce Gentoo penguins. The flightless charismatic birds are brought back today through an ultra modern exhibit and an encounter that will enhance the visitors experience like no other, thus setting a new benchmark. The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater […]

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Shark Trainer EncounterAED 100

Terms & Conditions.

* Minimum height requirement is 140 cm.

* Adult and Children ( above 140 cm)-AED 100.

* Not applicable for our pregnant guests.

* Guests must be able to ascend and descend stairs to access the shark trainer portion of the experience.

* No swimming required. The activity will be done on standing level.

* Guests should arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time.

* Subject to availability.

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Ray EncounterAED 100
  1. Terms & Conditions

    * Minimum height requirement is 140 cm.

    * Adult and Children (above 140 cm)-AED 100

    * Not applicable for our pregnant guests.

    * Guests must be able to ascend and descend stairs to access the ray Feeding platform.

    * Guests should arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time.

    * Subject to availability.

 

Group bookings & events

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions at The Dubai Mall, offering a memorable journey into ocean life. Located strategically in the center of the mall and designed to world-class standards, the aquarium allows you to experience the exotic wonders of aquatic life-first hand. The Underwater Zoo leads guest through unique ecological zones bringing them up close with over 36 individual aquatic displays housing penguins, piranhas, giant spider crabs, water rats, otters, sea jellies, and lots more.
The Aquarium holds 10 million liters of water and is home to thousands of animals. The -270degree acrylic walk though tunnel is 48m long and sits 11, below the surface.
Guests can enjoy Shark Dives, Cage Snorkeling, Specialty Dives, Glass-Bottom Boat Rides, Aquarist Programmes and behind the Scenes Tours.
Daily Feeding and training presentations provide information on marine species, habitats and conservation.
The Underwater Zoo is home to King Croc, one of world’s largest reptiles who is over 5 meters long and weighs an imposing +750kg.
UAE’s Night Creatures features the amazing diversity of Arabian wildlife with snakes, insects, lizards, small mammals and
amphibians.
For special events, a surprise wedding proposal can be arranged, product launches and activation.
For your events booking enquiries, please email : groupsales@emaar.ae

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GUIDED TOURS

We offer exclusive guided tours for large or small groups. At an additional cost to entry, you can book a guided tour for 1.5 hours to help you explore the wonders of the deep. Advanced bookings are essential and subject to availability.

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Education

Education at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo includes diverse programs for school, guest, and community education. Our Ocean School Education Program is dedicated to both public and private schools throughout the UAE and covers a wide range of age groups and topics of study.

The first-of-its-kind regional initiative is aimed at enhancing awareness of marine animals and habitats while raising conservation awareness. The Ocean School strives to create an innovative educational experience that is relevant to curriculum developments, receptive to teachers’ needs, and promotes conservation education in the classroom.

Based on the three principles of ‘Do, Find and Think’, students can observe, investigate, and discuss ecological concepts with trained educators while interacting with a diverse range of aquatic life. All programs have been approved by the Ministry of Education as a recommended program for school field trips.

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TOUR OPERATORS / DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANIES (DMC’S)

We work with many tour operators from Dubai and all around the world. If you are interested in adding Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo to your tour company’s itinerary, please email: groupsales@emaar.ae

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PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION GROUPS

For people of determination groups, we can offer a substantial discount on Entry ticket prices. Advanced Bookings essential, with company/group letter required.

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Birthday @ Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Looking for the best spot in the city to throw an unforgettable birthday party for your little one? Look no further – Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has got you covered! The Penguin Encounter Birthday Package gives all guests up close and personal access to some of the most beloved animals on the planet- the Gentoo penguins- who also call the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo home. 

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo offers a fascinating insight into the world’s most mysterious marine life. You can visit us from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM during the weekdays AND 10:00 AM TO 11:00 PM during the weekends. 

DO YOU ALLOW PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO SHOOTING INSIDE DUBAI AQUARIUM & UNDERWATER ZOO?

Yes. We do allow guests to take photographs and videos at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. We also have a professional photography service throughout the journey. However, please note that specific exhibits do not allow flash photography due to the health and safety of the animals. These are marked throughout your journey, and we urge you to respect the same.

CAN I STAY AS LONG AS I WANT?

Yes, you can.

WHAT ARE THE DAILY PRESENTATION TIMES?

We have presentations throughout the day; please ask a staff member for timings.

CAN I RE-ENTER?

No, you cannot. Your ticket is valid for one entry only.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO EXPERIENCE DUBAI AQUARIUM & UNDERWATER ZOO?

The average time to visit the Aquarium Tunnel is approximately 15 to 30 minutes. Underwater Zoo, located on Level 2, takes about 45 mins – 1.5 hours. This time could increase should you wish to stay and watch presentations/shows. The Glass Bottom Boat ride lasts approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Guests are encouraged to book their Boat Ride before their journey to avoid a long waiting period, and bookings can be made at the entrance of the Glass Bottom Boat ride area on Level 2 at Underwater Zoo.

WILL YOU PROVIDE DISCOUNTS ON SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS, FAMILIES AND EVEN DURING SPECIAL OCCASIONS SUCH AS EID HOLIDAYS, CHRISTMAS?

We offer different promotions throughout the year. Guests can contact our Ticketing staff for further information.

DO YOU HAVE SOUVENIRS THAT WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO WILL VISIT?

We have souvenirs available for sale at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Gifts & Souvenir store, which is located at the exit of Underwater Zoo. A range of T-shirts, gifts, and souvenirs are available for purchase

DO YOU PROVIDE A TOUR GUIDE FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC?

We currently do not have a guided tour for guests without prior bookings. Should this be requested, we may be able to accommodate it. We have several Educators available throughout the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo journey for guests to ask questions. Guests can arrange a private tour through our Bookings Officer. However, it is subject to availability, and additional charges apply.

DOES DUBAI AQUARIUM & UNDERWATER ZOO SUPPORT ANY CORRESPONDENCE MARINE COURSES?

Currently, we do not offer any marine courses. We do, however, provide internships for students 16 years and above. Interested applicants can contact interns@thedubaiaquarium.com for further information.

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