Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai

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#1 of 65 in Parks in United Arab Emirates
Discover the richness and diversity of the planet's marine life at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Situated within an enormous shopping center, the aquarium features one of the world's largest aquarium viewing panels, with over 33,000 creatures swimming, floating, and diving beneath it. Plunge into the waters yourself to view sharks from a safe cage, and pay a visit to the enormous crocodiles, individually weighing as much as 14 and a half men. See the replica of the giant squid, one of the planet's most mysterious creatures, in the state of the art cephalopod area. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Dubai holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We had our 3 yr old with us.We took researcher option for this tour as i have already done glass bottom boat ride before and think its not worth it.. This option is good only if u want to know details...  more »
  • don't waste your time here. This is inside Dubai Mall. The mall is nice and huge, really huge...easy to get lost. Aquarium and underwater zoo is a joke...don't fall for this tourist trap.  more »
  • A very interesting aquarium. My only criticism is the lack of guidance where you go next as one section is on another floor. The behind the scenes was a little disappointing due to it being hard to he...  more »
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  • great experience. as most of the things in Dubai, aquarium is build to highest standard and it give you a top level experience. this place can been enjoyed by both adults and kids. As this is inside the Dubai Mall, it is very easy to get there. experience of seeing sea predators like shark close up is very interesting.
  • Good looking from the outside however its not worth the money to buy a ticket to go into the tunnel. Also they will take a photo of you however you'll have to pay some other ridiculous price for that too. Overall very good buy quite expensive. Good for a one time go.
  • Really amazing especially the tunnel with the sharks. Great place to being kids. I can't believe all this is a shopping mall (Ok a huge one, but still...)
  • So it's huge! As you'd expect of course! And it's in the middle of the Mall! They seem to have added more "paid" options since I was last there (which we didn't do) though I noticed there are bunch of youngsters there to sell you discounted tickets! But for a trip to the Mall it's well worth swinging by to see the sharks!
  • The aquarium is so huge, as you expect everything should be in Dubai. Had a great time here. One can spend hours here. A much visit place along with the kids.

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