Dive into the depth of 4 meters using a helmet to discover the world’s largest collection of Tiger Sand Sharks
Get into the shark tank in a cage and watch the aquatic world from a unique perspective
Experience the thrill of swimming with the sharks, without the need of any professional certification
Admire the unbounded beauty and charm of giant and tiny sharks at the same time along with colourful fishes
Sessions run every half hour between
12:30 PM - 1.30 PM
2:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Activity Duration- 25min
Watch the 33,000 aquatic creatures including giant sharks, sea turtles, colorful fishes, and many others at the Dubai Aquarium & underwater zoo. Visit the Aquarium and walk with the giant predators wearing oxygenated helmets. Experience thrill & excitement as you swim with the professional trainers in the largest suspended aquarium in the world. Marvel at the world’s biggest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks as you attend your 30-minute shark walking session. With your Shark Walker tickets, enjoy watching the feeding session of giant sharks and their little off-springs.
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Shark Walker in Dubai Aquarium is a thrilling experience that lets you come face to face with the sharks and other aquatic creatures in the aquarium. The activity includes an introductory session at the beginning during which instructors will elaborate the safety guidelines and teach you the hand signals so you can communicate underwater. You will then have to wear a wetsuit and a breathing helmet, enter a see through accompanied by an instructor and swim into a massive tank to a depth of about 13 feet. As you descend,you can witness the aquatic wonders of the aquarium through the viewing panel of the helmet. Watch colourful shoals of fish, spot different types of sharks, see the rays swim past you and enjoy a close-up view of other marine animals in the tank. The activity lasts for 25 minutes underwater after which you will ascend back to the land in your cage.
Yes, there is an age restriction for the Shark Walker in Dubai Aquarium. The minimum age of the participants should be at least 12 years to take part in the experience.
No, you do not need any prior diving experience, swimming experience or professional scuba certification to take part in the Shark Walker in Dubai Aquarium. Anyone who satisfies the age and height constraints can participate in the experience. A safety briefing session will be conducted at the beginning of the activity during which trained instructors will teach you the hand signals, equipment usage and safety guidelines.
The Shark Walker experience lasts for around 30 minutes which includes an introduction and a safety briefing session at the start. You will then be taken under water in a cage for approximately 25 minutes during which you can spot different varieties of sharks.
No, there is no weight limit for the Shark Walker experience, however, only four people can use the Shark Walker cage at a time. The diving belt of the wetsuit has weights inside and hence when you enter the water, you will sink safely to the bottom of the cage. Shark Walker activity mentions height constraints, according to which, the minimum height of the participants should be 150 cm. Guests who purchase Shark Walker in Dubai tickets should also have broad shoulders measuring 33 cm to take part in the activity.
Yes, though you can wear glasses but it is recommended to wear contact lenses during the Shark Walker in Dubai Aquarium. You will have to walk underwater in a special helmet that provides a clear view of marine life during the experience. Wearing glasses or contact lenses may interfere with the proper fit and seal of the helmet, thus compromising your safety and the overall experience. Hence, it is advisable to consult with the instructors of the Shark Walker experience for guidelines and recommendations regarding eyewear.
You can swim with the sharks in Dubai at the Dubai Aquarium at an approximate price of AED 620 - 700. In addition, you can participate in Shark Walker, Shark Dive and Cage Snorkelling experiences that let you swim with sharks. The cost of Shark Walker in Dubai tickets is around, Shark Dive costs AED 790 per person and Cage Snorkelling is priced at AED 370.
Yes, you can take part in the Shark Dive activity at Dubai Aquarium provided you are 10 years old or above. During the shark dive experience, you will come face to face with the sharks and other marine creatures in the aquarium tank. You can shark dive only under the supervision of a Divemaster and Dive Instructor, after completing a short scuba diving program.
Yes, the Shark Walker in Dubai Aquarium is an exciting and adventurous activity that is worth experiencing as it lets you witness a close-up view of the aquatic species, ranging from tiny fishes to huge sharks playing in front of you. You can watch around 33,000 different creatures along with the world’s biggest collection of tiger sharks in the tank. Walk with the sharks in a see-through cage while wearing a wetsuit and a breathable helmet for some memorable experience.
Dubai Aquarium is the home to 33,000 marine creatures including 400 different sharks and rays in its 10 million litre tank. It houses the world’s largest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks and other types of sharks like
Participants should be at least 12 years old and 150 cm in height to take part in the Shark Walker in Dubai Aquarium.
Plan to arrive early at the aquarium as soon as it opens and visit on weekdays since the place gets crowded during peak hours and on weekends.
Shark Walker is a popular experience and so it is recommended to book your Shark Walker in Dubai tickets in advance to secure your slot.
Take part in the safety briefing session and listen carefully to the instructions provided by the staff. They will teach you the safety guidelines, hand signals, equipment usage and how to interact with marine life.
You can ask the instructor to capture your experience underwater as a video with his GoPro camera which you can later buy as a souvenir.
Although you will wear a helmet and wetsuit, it is necessary that you dress comfortably and remove any accessory that may pose a risk.
Avoid consuming heavy food and alcoholic beverages before as well as after the activity.
Do not carry sharp objects like knives, heavy luggage, lighter and alcohol.
While inside the tank, it is important that you respect marine life and do not touch or disturb the aquatic creatures.
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
Refunds in the Thrillophilia wallet will be transferred within 3 business days.
Cash Refunds once initiated, usually take around 5-7 business days to get transferred to the same account through which the payment is made.