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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Updated on 13 October 2016

With 10 million litres of water and thousands of aquatic animals, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. New animals and exhibits are added regularly and walking through the 270-degree glass tunnel illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor. The Underwater Zoo offers an interactive approach to the ecology and sustainability of marine life, featuring Penguins, Crocodiles, Piranhas, Giant Spider Crabs, Water Rats, Sea horses, Jellyfish and more.

Other Activities include Shark Dives and the Cage Experience for non-qualified divers, Glass-Bottom Boat Rides, The Ocean School, Feeding Presentations and the Gifts & Souvenirs shop. Call +971 4 4485200.


Price list (as of October 2016)

Researcher Experience - Dhs 100

  • New Meet & Greet Area
  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Behind the Scenes tour
  • Underwater Observatory

*Adult and Children: Dhs 100 each
*Children below 3 years of age are free of charge

Explorer Experience - Dhs 120

  • New Meet & Greet Area
  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Submersible Simulator
  • Big Screen Theatre
  • Aquarium Glass Bottom Boat

*Adult and Children: Dhs 120 each
*Not available for children below 3 years of age.
*This package is not available for our pregnant guests.

Otter Encounter - Dhs 200

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Otter Meet & Greet Experience 

No restrictions. Wheelchair and Stroller accessible.
Guests should arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled time.
Subject to Availability

Ray Encounter - Dhs 200

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Ray Feeding 

Minimum height requirement is 100 cm.
Not applicable for our pregnant guests.
Guests must be able to ascend and descend stairs to access the ray Feeding portion of the Experience.
No Swimming required. The activity will be done on standing level.
Subject to availability.
Guests should arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled time.

King Croc Encounter - Dhs 200

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Crocs Tour & Bird Feeding 

Minimum height requirement is 120 cm.
Not applicable for our pregnant guests.
Guests must be able to ascend and descend stairs to access the Crocodile habitat portion of the Experience.
Subject to availability.
Guests should arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

VIP Line Buster Package - Dhs 250

Aquarium Tunnel
Underwater Zoo
Back of house tour
Underwater Observatory
Submersible Simulator
Glass Bottom Boat
Fish Feeding
Subject to Availability

Visit www.thedubaiaquarium.com for more information.

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