Conveniently located inside the largest mall in the world, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater zoo gives you the opportunity to explore the magnificent marine world and interact with a multitude of aquatic life. Home to over 140 varieties of aquatic species, the aquarium tank offers the visitors a rich experience of the underwater world. Inside one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world, have face-to-face encounters with animals such as the giant sharks and rays, ferocious piranhas, otters, Sand Tiger Sharks and many more at Dubai Aquarium. Take the experience to the next level by walking through the 48 metre long tunnel while enjoying the 270 degree view of the animals. Visiting the tunnel makes you feel like you are walking underwater because when you tilt your head to the roof you will see different species of beautiful aquatic animals above you. The visitors can even choose to ride the glass-bottomed boat ride through the aquarium which shows you the best view the aquarium has to offer.
For the adventure seeker inside you, move onto the next level to the Underwater World at Level-2. Divided into three ecological zones- Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean, you’ll find animals such as the sea horses, sea jellies, crocodiles, and sea dragons here. For an thrilling yet exhilarating experience, participate in activities such as cage snorkelling, scuba diving, encounters with the bizarre sharks and shark dives.
Opening Hours: Dubai Aquarium Opening hours are between 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM from Sunday to Wednesday. From Thursday to Saturday, Dubai Aquarium timings are 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
Best time to visit: The Best time to visit Dubai Aquarium and Underwater zoo as well as the city of Dubai is during the winter months from November to March. The weather is generally pleasant during this time, neither too hot nor too chilly. Thus, a large number of tourists visit Dubai during this season. This is also regarded as the peak season in Dubai. So, if you are planning to visit Dubai Aquarium during this time, make sure to visit on a weekday instead of a weekend. Visiting during late evening hours or early mornings would be even more beneficial as you will be able to avoid the crowds during this time. The Aquarium tends to be the busiest from 5 PM to 6 PM.
Dubai Aquarium location is as follows:Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Doha Street, Off 1st Interchange – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E. It is located on the ground floor of the largest mall in the world, Dubai Mall.
How to Get there:
The Aquarium is located on the busiest but easily accessible Sheikh Zayed Road. You can easily reach the Dubai aquarium location by driving a car or taking a taxi or by using public transport like bus or metro to reach your destination.
Grab the chance to dive with the sharks, feed the otters or go behind-the-scenes with the Gentoo Penguins for a close-up encounter with these animals
Learn more about the habitat and behaviour of the aquatic animals through various adventurous and educational activities in the underwater zoo
Ride the glass-bottomed boat ride to see the best view the aquarium has to offer.