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Make underwater discoveries at Dubai Mall 15,530 REVIEWS

Want to explore one of the largest and most stunning aquariums in the world? Don’t miss the giant 10 million-litre tank at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, which contains more than 33,000 aquatic animals and the largest collection of sand tiger sharks anywhere. There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 meters in length, 20 meters in width, and 11 meters in height, and is one of the largest suspended aquariums on the planet. Spectacular marine diversity Rising to the third floor of Dubai Mall, the aquarium is among the city’s most popular attractions, enjoyed by adults and children alike. It is home to 140 species of sea life and offers many incredible ways to experience the underwater world. Stroll through a 48-metre tunnel, with the aquarium enveloping you from overhead and around. It’s a complete fish-eye view, with sand tiger sharks and stingrays swimming overhead. Unforgettable aquatic experiences You can also take a glass-bottom boat tour, have a mermaid makeover, get wet in a snorkelling cage and even don an oxygen tank to go swimming with the sharks. The zoo portion of the facility has a surprising range of animals, including 'King Croc', weighing an incredible 750kgs and measuring over 5 metres long.

Head over to The Lost Chambers Aquarium to see more fascinating aquatic creatures or book your spot at Deep Dive Dubai to explore the world’s deepest diving pool.

Frequently asked questions

How do you get to Dubai Aquarium? The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is located in Dubai Mall. Visitors to the mall can see the spectacular range of marine life within the gigantic main tank but the zoo element remains out of sight, for ticket-holders only. How long does it take to visit Dubai Aquarium? If you are just visiting the Aquarium Tunnel, then it takes approximately 15-30 minutes. The minimum time to go through the Underwater Zoo is around one to one-and-a-half hours, which can increase if you want to check out the presentations that take place every day. If you've booked the Glass Bottom Boat ride experience, that will add another 15-20 minutes to your time spent in the Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. How many fish are in the Dubai Mall aquarium? The 10 million-litre tank at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo contains more than 33,000 aquatic animals and the largest collection of sand tiger sharks anywhere. The main aquarium tank measures 51 metres in length, 20 metres in width and 11 metres in height. How much does it cost to go to the Dubai Aquarium? There are a variety of different experiences visitors can expect at the Dubai Aquarium, and the cost depends on which encounter you choose to go through. Tickets start from AED169, with various add-ons and luxury packages. The Ultimate Experience costs AED299 per person.

Is the Dubai Aquarium free? You can view the aquarium for free from within Dubai Mall. However, to get up close and personal with the sea creatures, you will need to choose from the many experiences on hand.


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