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“Dubai aquarium in the mall ”

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
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USD 130.25*
and up
VIP Dubai Aquarium
Ranked #7 of 431 things to do in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai. Located at The Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, offering a memorable journey into ocean life. With capacity to hold 10 million litres of water, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and it illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor, showcasing one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life. Located just above the aquarium, Underwater Zoo brings visitors up close with penguins, piranhas, crabs, water rats, sea horses, jellyfish and plenty more. A fascinating new addition at Underwater Zoo is King Croc, regarded as nature's rare phenomenon and one of the world's largest reptiles - at over 5 meters long and weighing an imposing 750 kg plus. Underwater Zoo regularly hosts innovative exhibits. One such exhibit, 'UAE's Night Creatures' presents the experience of nightfall in the desert as creatures of the dark.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The main underwater viewing tunnel was really good and it was great to see the various fish and sharks . My main disappointment was the size of some of the tanks in relation to the size and quantity of fish . There is to really large crocodiles also in a relatively small tank for there size . If your in the mall and want a break from the shopping it’s worth a visit , but your better going to watch the free fountain display outside ( every 30 min) , well worth a watch when dark .

Thank Rob H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The tunnel is small just few meters and not interesting. just a straight line.
There are different parts of the aquarium you can visit on extra payment.
boating, scuba diving, the tunnel and the fish zoo. But for me it was an OK experience. fortunately my ticket was free so i didn't bother it much.
watch it from the outside only for free.
or if u have kids, they would love it.
Remember: different tickets for different parts.

Thank asad i
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve never seen an aquarium as beautiful. My friends and I had a great experience. If you ever go to the Dubai Mall, this is a must-see!

Thank Football G
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Its not worth those money!
My friends told me before to not go and to just watch everything from out means inside the mall but out of the entrance of the Aquarium and unfortunately they was right. The jungle part is even more stupid and cheap on looks... In my poor country - Poland we have amazing huge Aquarium! This is maybe nice but for children.

Thank Angela900119
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This was a nice surprise while visiting the mall. There is a huge free wall to see all the fish. For a fee, you can walk through a tunnel in the aquarium.

Thank JH_10999
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