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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

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Will be open from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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Dubai Aquarium Tickets highlights

  • Visit the famous Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and see more than 33,000 aquatic animals from over 140 species.

  • Be amazed by one of the world's largest crocodiles, the King Croc measuring a whopping 5 metres in length & 750 kg in weight as you roam around the aquarium.

  • Walk through a 48-meter-long tunnel and marvel at a range of marine creatures including sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays & crocodiles.

  • Explore the Penguin Cove habitat whose air temperature ranges between a chilly 2 to 4 degree celsius and admire the waddling colony of Gentoo penguins.

  • Fun-fact: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has the largest aquarium worldwide with 51m x 20m x 11m with a capacity of 10 Million litres.

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Timings: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
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Timings: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Unit SF - 115 - شارع المركز المالي، - Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Dubai Aquarium Tickets cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 0.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
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Dubai Aquarium Tickets overview

Activity Location: Unit SF, 115 - Financial Center Street, Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Operational Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 10 am to 11 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10 am to Midnight

Activity Duration: There are no set hours for visiting the Aquarium, you can stay as long as you like or for as long as it takes to explore all the attractions. It takes about an hour and a half to explore all the levels in the Aquarium.

About Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo:

The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, located within the Dubai Mall, is a breathtaking and incredible world of aquatic life. The highlight of the Aquarium is the colossal acrylic glass aquarium which is home to over 33,000 marine animals. Below this massive aquarium is an amazing glass tunnel that gives you the experience of being underwater. It feels as if you are walking right next to these majestic marine creatures and the wide number of vibrantly coloured fish.

The Underwater Zoo features three different types of aquatic environments - the Rainforests, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean. Here you will find unique marine animals including Cichlids, Paddlefish, and Seahorses. At the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, you can indulge in unique experiences such as shark dives, penguin encounters, and crocodile encounters. Your Dubai Aquarium Tickets take you to the heart of the bustling metropolis of Dubai where a marine wonderland awaits beneath the arid desert landscape.

About the Dubai Aquarium Tickets:

  • Your Dubai Aquarium tickets allow you to view one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world. 
  • This humongous cylindrical tank is home to over 33,000 marine creatures, including rays, sharks, and a wide variety of colourful fish. 
  • You can stand in front of the viewing panel and be transported to the depths of the ocean and surrounded by some of the most fascinating marine animals.
  • Your tickets also include a visit to an underwater tunnel where you can explore a beautiful underwater world. The clear tunnel lets you see all the different sea creatures in the aquarium, and you'll feel like you're walking with the fishes as the rays swim gracefully overhead.
  • Next to the Aquarium, there is an Underwater Zoo where you will find a fascinating array of creatures from agile otters and playful penguins to reptiles and amphibians.
  • The Dubai Aquarium tickets offer a wide range of experiences such as shark dives, encounters with penguins and crocodiles, snorkelling, and shark walking in a cage. 
  • Beyond the stunning spectacle, the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo are committed to marine conservation and education. The facility actively participates in various research and conservation programs and allows you to understand the importance of preserving our oceans.

How to Reach?

By Metro - Get on board the Dubai Metro Red Line and alight at the Burj Khalifa or the Dubai Mall Metro. From here it is just a couple of minutes to the Dubai Mall which is where the Aquarium is located.

By Bus - The nearest bus stop to the Aquarium is the Al Jafiliya stop and the buses on this route are 27, 28, 29, 30, 50 and 81.

By Car - If you are planning to drive, then the Aquarium is about 12 km from the City Center via the Financial Center Road. An exit on the right will take you straight to the Aquarium inside the Dubai Mall.

What to See

  • Aquarium Tank - The 10 million liter Aquarium Tank in the Dubai Aquarium is the world’s largest suspended aquarium in the world. The Tank has one of the largest viewing panels in the world and you can also indulge in a glass-bottomed boat ride in the Tank. This is a wonderful experience that gives a unique perspective of the marine animals in the Tank.
  • Aquarium Tunnel - The 48-metre-long glass tunnel lies beneath the Aquarium Tank and you can watch divers feed the sharks and rays. This wonderful tunnel gives you the feeling of walking right next to the colorful fish, sharks, and rays.
  • Underwater Zoo - This section offers three different ecological environments that house a wide variety of marine animals including otters, penguins, paddlefish, cichlids, and giant spider crabs, piranhas. These amazing aquatic animals are kept in a unique temperature-controlled environment where they can thrive. You can enjoy a close interaction with the Gentoo Penguins and otters in the Underwater Zoo.
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Dubai Aquarium Tickets faqs

Are there any discounts available for Dubai Aquarium tickets?

Yes, if you book your tickets online you can save up a good amount of money on the regular ticket. However, if you are a frequent visitor, you can save up by purchasing an annual pass, which gives you unlimited access to the attraction for a year.

Can I purchase the Dubai Aquarium ticket in advance?

Yes, you can easily purchase Dubai Aquarium Tickets in advance by booking the tickets online. By doing so you can easily skip the ticket line and save your entry time into the attraction. 

What to do inside Dubai Aquarium?

With the Dubai Aquarium Tickets, you can enjoy a plenty of attractions and activities such as: 

  • Walk through the underwater tunnel 
  • Observe as the divers feed the Sharks
  • Visit the underwater zoo
  • Experience shark dives 
  • Take a glass-bottom boat ride
  • Go cage snorkelling
  • Undertake scuba diving 

How long does it take to see the Aquarium?

Your Dubai Aquarium tickets offer a spectacular experience of exploring the wonders of the marine life that inhabit the Aquarium. It takes about two hours to cover all the different parts of the Aquarium as well as the Underwater Zoo but you can stay longer. 

Can I take photographs or videos inside the aquarium and underwater zoo?

Yes, you are allowed to take photographs and videos inside. Professional photography services may also be available inside for those who wish to have high-quality pictures taken by experts. However, it is important to be mindful of the exhibits that prohibit flash photography. Flash photography can be disruptive and stressful for some of the animals, so to ensure their safety and comfort, certain areas may have restrictions on using flash. Therefore, it is recommended to watch out for signs indicating where flash photography is not permitted and follow the guidelines accordingly while enjoying your visit and capturing beautiful moments.

Are there any restrictions on touching the animals in the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo?

Yes, there are restrictions on touching the animals at the attraction. You are not allowed to touch or feed the animals, as it can be harmful to the animals and can also expose you to a risk.

Are there sharks in Dubai Aquarium?

Yes, the aquarium is home to a vast number of sharks and rays, with over 400 individuals residing in the tank. With the Dubai Aquarium tickets, you can take a glimpse at the impressive collection including the largest gathering of Sand Tiger sharks. You can also observe the grey reef sharks, blacktip reef sharks and nurse sharks up close by walking through a glass tunnel at the aquarium. 

Why should I visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai. You can visit this exotic attraction to take a glimpse at the aquarium's vast collection of more than 400 sharks and Rays in the 10 million litre tank. Walk through the 48-metre long underwater tunnel and see the fascinating marine animals swimming above and around the tunnel. Also, experience a range of exciting activities such as cage snorkelling, shark dives and glass-bottom boat tours. 

Where is Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo located?

The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is an iconic attraction located within The Dubai Mall, which is one of the largest and most famous shopping destinations in the world. Situated on Doha Street, just off the 1st Interchange of Sheikh Zayed Road, the aquarium and zoo offer you a mesmerizing experience of marine life in the heart of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

What are the operating hours of the attraction?

The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo opens its doors at 10 am and continues welcoming visitors until 11 pm from Monday to Thursday, with the last admission being at 10.15 pm. On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the schedule extends, with the doors opening at 10 am and closing at midnight. The last admission on these days is at 11:15 pm, offering ample time for guests to enjoy the mesmerizing underwater experience. 

What is included in the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tour?

The Dubai Aquarium tickets provide you with a comprehensive and exciting experience by granting access to two main components of the attraction, ensuring a memorable journey through the marine wonderland. You can explore the Dubai Aquarium Tunnel, which is a massive acrylic panel tunnel that offers a mesmerizing walk surrounded by a diverse range of aquatic species, including majestic sharks and colorful fish. People can also venture into the Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo, where they can witness a variety of unique animals, such as penguins, crocodiles, and seahorses, in their natural habitat-themed enclosures. 

Are there any age or height restrictions for children to enter the attraction?

Yes, there are certain age and height restrictions for children to enter the attraction. The minimum height requirement for children is 140 centimeters or 4 feet 7 inches approx. As far as age is concerned, children below two years of age are restricted to participate in the tour offered by the Dubai Aquarium tickets. 

Is there a difference between standard and fast track entry tickets?

The standard entry ticket grants you access to the attraction and allows you to enjoy all the exhibits and experiences like the Dubai Aquarium Tunnel and Underwater Zoo in the regular waiting queue. On the other hand, the fast track ticket offers the convenience of a dedicated entrance, significantly reducing your waiting time. With the fast track Dubai Aquarium tickets, you can enter the attraction through a separate queue, bypass the regular lines, and gain quicker access to the fascinating marine world. This benefit is especially advantageous during peak hours or busy days when the fast track option allows you to enjoy the experiences without long waiting periods, making your visit to the attraction even more enjoyable and efficient.

What is the best time to visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The best time to visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is during the months of November to March when the weather in Dubai is typically more pleasant and milder compared to the scorching summer months. With cooler temperatures during this period, visitors can explore the attraction comfortably and enjoy the diverse marine life without feeling overwhelmed by the heat. To make the most of your experience and avoid long waiting times, it is advisable to plan your visit during the off-peak months or consider purchasing Dubai Aquarium tickets in advance to secure your entry.

How deep is the Dubai Aquarium?

The Dubai Aquarium is 20 metres deep and can hold 10 million litres of water making it one of the world’s largest suspended aquariums. 

What are the best experiences to have at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

  • Penguin Encounter - The Aquarium has playful Gentoo penguins which are natives of the Antarctic peninsula. This experience allows you inside the penguin cave habitat and meet these lovely creatures.
  • Meet the Otters Experience - The Underwater Zoo is home to the Asian otters which are the smallest in the world and a highly threatened species. In this encounter, you get a tour of the homes of these otters and interact with these cute yet smart creatures.
  • Shark Dive Experience - Swim with tiger sharks, reef sharks, giant groupers, sting rays and many other marine animals in the Dubai Aquarium. An experienced dive instructor will be there by your side throughout your experience. 
  • Cage Snorkeling - You can enjoy a close look at sharks, rays and a wide variety of marine creatures with this experience if you do not wish to dive. Simply don your snorkelling gear and enter a secure cage located within the Aquarium Tank. This cage offers an experience similar to diving alongside these marine animals.

What are the rules for visiting the Dubai Aquarium?

  • Your Dubai Aquarium ticket is valid for one entry only and you cannot re-enter using the same ticket once you leave.
  • Visitors are not allowed to shout out and be loud within the premises of the Aquarium and Underwater Zoo as this might startle the animals'
  • Children above the age of 2 years should have a ticket to visit the Aquarium
  • Children below the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tickets for children and adults are priced the same.
  • Visitors must carry their identification while visiting the Dubai Aquarium.
  • The facility offers wheelchair accessibility in most parts excluding the Penguin Encounter and the Rays Encounter sections.
  • Pregnant women and children below the age of 2 are prohibited on the glass-bottomed boat ride.
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