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Top Aquariums in Dubai | Opening Hours, Location, Zoos in Dubai, Nearby Attractions & More!

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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

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AED 120
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  • Conveniently situated inside The Dubai Mall, drop by Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo for a face-to-face encounter with some of the ocean's most remarkable predators as well as playful marine animals!
  • Enjoy a wide array of 140 species including 400 sharks and rays, piranhas, catfish, otters, a Humbolt Penguin colony, and of course, Sand Tiger Sharks- a prized collection at this aquarium.
  • Find out what it's like to walk on the ocean beds in the 48-meter long tunnel that gives you stunning 270-degree views of the aquarium.
  • The Aquarium Tank and Tunnel are both on level 0, but for the next leg of your experience, you have to go to level 2- to the Underwater Zoo!
  • Divided into 3 sections, the Underwater zoo has much to show off: crocodiles, otters, piranhas, sea dragons, sea jellies, and then some!
  • There are 4 animal encounters you can choose from! Meet penguins, otters, stingrays, and crocodiles, and enjoy feeding presentations for a select few.
  • All the daredevils will want to try out the aquatic experiences. Whether it's a shark encounter, shark dives, scuba diving, or an eerie cage experience, you're guaranteed a thrilling moment underwater!
  • If you wish not to get wet, enjoy the glass-bottomed boat ride that shows you the best of the aquarium from a safe (and dry) vantage point!

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Aquarium Tunnel and Underwater Zoo
  • Admission + Penguin Cove
  • Explorer
  • VIP Line Buster
  • Dubai Aquarium + VR Park
  • Tip: Your best chance of seeing the penguins is if you visit the aquarium by 8 PM. After that, it's their bedtime!
  • This experience is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Atlantis The Lost Chambers Aquarium Tickets

Atlantis The Lost Chambers Aquarium Tickets

AED 120
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Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Dive into the depths of Dubai's Lost Chambers Aquarium, a surreal aquatic environment designed to reflect the lost fabled city of Atlantis!
  • Discover 65,000 marine animals across 10 chambers and 21 exhibits, at UAE's largest, 11-million-liter aquarium.
  • Wave at a myriad of aquatic species, including rays, seahorses, sharks, clownfish, eels, and more.
  • Wander over to the Touch Tank to closely interact with some truly incredible aquatic animals.
  • Take a trip back in time as you explore the ruins of the mysterious lost city of Atlantis.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
Dubai Dolphinarium Tickets: Dolphin & Seal Show

Dubai Dolphinarium Tickets: Dolphin & Seal Show

AED 99
AED 89
Save 10%
Free Cancellation
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45 min.
  • Experience a one-of-a-kind show where you can see adorable dolphins and seals showcasing their unique skills.
  • Watch these sea creatures dance, sing, jump through hoops, paint and do acrobatic stunts.
  • Be amazed by their intelligence and admire their agility.
  • To upgrade your experience, choose the VIP seating that offers the best views of the show.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • VIP Seating: The VIP seats are in the center of the arena and provide the best viewing point for the show.
  • Regular Seating: The regular seats are laid out on both sides of the VIP seats in an arc.
  • Tip: If you have purchased regular tickets, then seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Try arriving at least 15 minutes before the show to get the best seats for the show.
  • Please note that this ticket does not include entry to the creek park, which is chargeable at AED 5 per person.
  • Entry from the main gate (street gate) is restricted.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo - Penguin Cove Tickets

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo - Penguin Cove Tickets

AED 209
AED 195
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Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo gives you yet another reason to visit: to interact with the colony of adorable Gentoo penguins.
  • Originally from an outdoor facility in the US, these Gentoo penguins now call the Dubai Aquarium their home and live in purpose-built, temperature-controlled facilities that replicate the Subantarctic environmental conditions.
  • Come face-to-feather as the gentle flightless birds waddle their way up to you across the multi-level exhibit.
  • Have a great time interacting with the 16 beautiful Gentoo penguins that call this penguin cove their home (8 males and 8 females to be precise).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Entry Ticket to Dubai Safari Park

Entry Ticket to Dubai Safari Park

AED 50
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Embark upon an all-inclusive wildlife adventure at Dubai Safari Park and see over 2,500 animals from all across the globe.
  • Sprawled along 119 hectares, watch wild animals roam the specially-crafted habitats like the Asian, Explorer, Arabian, and African villages.
  • Watch gazelles, Arabian Wolves, lions, waterbucks, flamingos, moon bears, baboons, Nile crocodiles, and more, in their natural element.
  • Indulge in a range of special experiences, put together for your benefit, such as the kid's farm, kid's interactive activities, giraffe feeding, and more.
  • Make the most of your trip by choosing the 45-minute Safari Journey, an exciting bus tour that lets visitors get close to fascinating creatures.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Day Pass
  • Safari Journey
  • Tip: Download the map and have it ready since the park is large and it's easy to get lost if you don't follow the signs.
  • Click here for a detailed map route.
  • Guests are required to collect their Safari Journey wristbands at the ticket counter before admission. Day pass holders do not have wristbands.
  • Last entry is at 3:30pm for guests without tickets and 4pm for online ticket holders.
  • Strict Dress Code: It's mandatory to wear clothes that cover shoulders and knees.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Free Wi-Fi, Parking, Restaurants, Cafes, Baby Changing Rooms, Prayer Rooms, Souvenir Photos.
  • Note that the following are not allowed on this tour: drones, pets, flash photography, balloons, balls, toy guns, bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and roller skates.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
Combo: Burj Khalifa At the Top + Dubai Aquarium Tickets

Combo: Burj Khalifa At the Top + Dubai Aquarium Tickets

AED 245
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Flexible Duration
  • Visit two must-visit attractions in Dubai, the Burj Khalifa & Dubai Aquarium in one day!
  • At the Burj Khalifa, zoom to the 124th & 125th floors of the building: the observation decks that show you the best of the city.
  • Gaze out at the views of the city against the desert as you stand on the observation deck of the world's tallest building.
  • At the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, walk your way through the tunnel of the world's largest suspended aquarium.
  • Admire 30,000 species of marine life, including King Crocodiles and Sand Tiger Sharks as they float past you.
  • Burj Khalifa entry tickets
  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo entry tickets
  • Access to the Aquarium Tunnel
  • Penguin Cove
  • Glass Boat tour
  • Behind The Scenes tour
  • Tip: Your best chance of seeing the penguins is if you visit the aquarium by 8pm. After that, it's their bedtime!
  • Entry to the Burj Khalifa is strictly timed. Kindly ensure that you arrive before your scheduled time slot.
  • The voucher has to be exchanged for your physical ticket at the ticketing counter of Burj Khalifa. For Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo the tickets are to be redeemed directly at the entrance of the attraction: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
  • You may visit the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo anytime on the selected day.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, they can be rescheduled up to 48 hours before the experience begins.
Dubai Safari Park Tickets with Safari Journey

Dubai Safari Park Tickets with Safari Journey

AED 90
Extended Validity
Instant Confirmation
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Flexible Duration
  • Embark on a thrilling bus safari in the Dubai Safari Park and spot animals in their natural habitats.
  • On a 35-minute guided safari journey, encounter lions, cheetahs, and rare and endangered species like the Arabian oryx and the sand gazelle.
  • Visit the African, Asian, and Explorer villages and the Arabian desert to learn about over 2,500 diverse species.
  • Enjoy the Park's unique attractions such as giraffe feeding, cheetah run, the hippo aquarium, and more.
  • Tip: It's a good idea to download the map and keep it handy since the park is huge and you can get lost if you don’t follow the signs.
  • Click here for a detailed map route.
  • Strict Dress Code: It's mandatory to wear clothes that cover shoulders and knees.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Free Wi-Fi, Parking, Restaurants, Cafes, Baby Changing Rooms, Prayer Rooms, Souvenir Photos.
  • Note that the following are not allowed on this tour: drones, pets, flash photography, balloons, balls, toy guns, bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and roller skates.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 30 January, 2024.
  • These tickets are valid until 30 January, 2024.
Combo: Dubai Aquarium + Dubai Frame Tickets

Combo: Dubai Aquarium + Dubai Frame Tickets

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AED 170
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  • Visit two famous attractions: Dubai Aquarium and Dubai Frame, with this single, super-saver ticket!
  • Conveniently situated inside The Dubai Mall, drop by Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo for a day of adventure.
  • Come face-to-face with some of the ocean's most remarkable predators as well as playful marine animals.
  • Enjoy a wide array of 140 species including 400 sharks and rays, piranhas, catfish, otters, a Humbolt Penguin colony, and more.
  • Don't forget to wave at the Tiger Sharks, a prized collection at this aquarium.
  • Stroll through the 48-meter long tunnel that gives you stunning 270-degree views of the aquarium.
  • At the underwater zoo, marvel at the sea otters, piranha, penguins, and many others.
  • Get yourself tickets to the award-winning Dubai Frame and admire unbeaten views of the city.
  • Skip-the-line access grants you direct entry without having to wait around in line.
  • On one side, you'll notice iconic landmarks of modern Dubai, and on the other, you'll see older parts of the city.
  • Check out the Dubai Frame Museum and find out how the buzzing metropolis of Dubai came to be.
  • Zoom to the top on an elevator and soak up remarkable views of the Dubai skyline.
  • Entry into Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
  • Access to the Aquarium Tunnel
  • Access to Penguin Cove (optional)
  • Skip-the-line entry into Dubai Frame

Dubai Aquarium

  • A ticket is required for all visitors aged 2 years and above.
  • Your best chance of seeing the penguins is if you visit the aquarium by 8 PM. After that, it's their bedtime!
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
Emirates Park Zoo Tickets

Emirates Park Zoo Tickets

AED 40
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Spend time amidst nature and wildlife in all its glory at the Emirates Park Zoo.
  • Catch glimpses of over 1,700 species of endangered animals from all over the world.
  • Spot incredibly rare animals such as the Siberian bear amongst many.
  • Upgrade your ticket to get access to 5 super-entertaining shows and activities at the park, including the Sea Lion Show, Elephant Show, Bird Show, Zoo Zip and Climb, and Car Adventure.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Park Entry Tickets
  • Park Entry Tickets with 5 Activities (Sea Lion show, Elephant Show, Bird Show, Zoo zip and Climb, Car adventure)

####### Tips & Information

  • Tip: Don’t miss the inspiring story of Jasper and Shazzly, the two cheetahs who were rescued and heroically battled leukaemia and hunger.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Combo (Save 15%): Museum Of The Future + Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

Combo (Save 15%): Museum Of The Future + Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

AED 269
AED 228.40
Save 15%
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  • With this economical combo, you can include both the must-visit Museum of the Future and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo in your itinerary.
  • The Museum of the Future is one of Dubai’s newest attractions and welcomes you to travel to the future – fifty years, to be exact.
  • Make sure you take in the building – an ambitious piece of architecture that is both culturally in tune with the city and looks to the future.
  • When you enter The Museum of the Future, you’re no longer just a bystander but an integral part of the process for the betterment of tomorrow. That’s how immersive this museum experience is.
  • By exploring the 5 Chapters (floors) of the museum, you’ll learn about different themes as each Chapter focuses on a different topic such as the planet, climate change, spirituality, health, etc.
  • An expansive environment containing numerous exhibits and attractions, this is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
  • Make your way to the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo which is located right in the Dubai Mall.
  • You’ll see close to 140 species of marine life including predators like sharks, eels, and piranhas to playful creatures like otters and penguins. Of course, colorful fishes and other animals are a part of the attractions too.
  • The specially constructed 48-meter long tunnel will give you a 270-degree point of view of the underwater activity all around you.

Museum of the Future

  • Timed entry into the Museum of the Future
  • Access to all floors (except floor 6)

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

  • Access to the Aquarium Tunnel and Underwater Zoo
  • Museum of the Future has a strict policy for maintaining the time slot selected. Besides a grace period of 30 mins before/after the selected time slot, early/late entrance to the Museum will be denied.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

There's plenty for people of all ages to see and do in Dubai, from the city's top attractions to its great shopping malls and its many activities. If you're looking for kid-friendly activities to do while in Dubai, aquariums should be at the top of your list. Aquariums are perfect for a day trip with family or friends, and there are many different options to choose from in Dubai.

Aquariums in Dubai

Aquariums in Dubai - Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Aquariums in Dubai - Dubai Dolphinarium
Aquariums in Dubai - The Lost Chambers Aquarium

The Lost Chambers Aquarium

Timings: 10 am - 9 pm

Location: Atlantis, The Palm | Find on Map

Although the Dubai Aquarium at the Dubai Mall is more spacious, the Lost Chambers Aquarium is just as captivating. With its mythical aura of Atlantis and the delightful design surrounding the tanks, it's a real treat for visitors.

Thing To Do in The Lost Chambers Aquarium:

  • Scuba diving and snorkeling: Ambassador Lagoon offers snorkeling and scuba diving packages. This one-of-a-kind excursion allows you to snorkel or scuba dive in a massive aquarium, right among sharks, stingrays, and other marine life.
  • Haunted Parties: The Lost Chambers hosts spooky parties every night of the year, so you may celebrate all of life's most important occasions and holidays in style.

Accessibility: Most of the attractions in Lost Chambers Aquarium are accessible to those using wheelchairs.

Places to eat: Nobu Dubai, Hakkasan Dubai, Gordon Ramsay Kitchen & Bar

Nearby: Atlantis Dive Centre, Aquaventure Waterpark, Dolphin Bay, Sea Lion Point, ShuiQi Spa, Dubai Beaches and Pools

Aquariums & Zoos Around Dubai

Aquariums in Dubai - Sharjah Aquarium

Sharjah Aquarium

Timings: 8 am - 8 pm

Location: Al Meena Street | Find on Map

Distance from Dubai: 22.1 km | 30-Minute Drive

The Sharjah Aquarium was the first of its kind and is the biggest educational facility run by the UAE government. Two stories tall, its 6500 square meters of space are home to 21 aquariums holding a total of 1.8 million gallons of water. The husbandry staff at Sharjah Aquarium rescues ill or wounded sea turtles and nurses them back to health before returning them to the ocean.

Aquariums in Dubai - The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

Timings: 10 am to 10 pm.

Location: Al Qana, Find on Map

Distance from Dubai: 144.3 km | 2-Hour Drive

There are 46,000 creatures living in 10 different habitats in the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, making it the biggest aquascape in the Middle East. More than twenty-five species of sharks and rays, totaling over two hundred, are on display at the aquarium. Eighty marine life professionals take care of all the creatures.

Aquariums in Dubai - Abu Dhabi History Museum and Aquarium

Abu Dhabi History Museum and Aquarium

Timings: 3 pm to 11 pm.

Location: Zone 1, Abu Dhabi, Find on Map

Distance from Dubai: 149.0 km | 2-Hour Drive

The Abu Dhabi Museum and Aquarium, situated in the city's renowned Khalifa Park, is a fantastic place to take a group of friends or family members. The city's history, from its humble beginnings as a desert settlement to its current status as one of the world's most advanced urban centers, is meticulously displayed at this museum.

Aquariums in Dubai - Emirates Park Zoo

Emirates Park Zoo

Timings: 9 am to 8 pm

Location: 12th Street, Al Bahyah, Find on Map

Distance from Dubai: 120.1 km | 1.5-Hour Drive

Visiting Emirates Park is a fantastic opportunity to learn while having fun. There is a wide variety of animals to view and an increasing number of exciting things to do. Explore the area but refrain from using the flash while taking pictures, since the area is home to a wide variety of animals.

Aquariums in Dubai - Dubai Safari Park
Aquariums in Dubai - The Zoo Wildlife Park, Kabir - Umm Al Quwain Zoo

The Zoo Wildlife Park, Kabir - Umm Al Quwain Zoo

Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

Location: Kabir, Umm Al Quwain, UAE, Find on Map

Distance from Dubai: 15.7 km

AI Quwain Zoo truly is among the most renowned private parks where you'd be able to discover snakes, tigers, and many more.

Aquariums in Dubai - Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 9 am to 5.30 pm

Location: Baniyas Road, Baniyas 20, Deira, Find on Map

Distance from Dubai: 56.9 km | 40-Minute Drive

The Arabian Oryx, the national animal of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Arabian leopard, with its impressive coat of fur, the region's iconic big cat, are among the many species housed in Arabia's Wildlife Centre in Sharjah Desert Park. These rare creatures are housed in spacious, beautifully planted cages at the neighboring Sharjah Wildlife Centre. Seeing these creatures is a bucket list item for many visitors to Sharjah.

Frequently Asked Questions About Aquariums in Dubai

Are there any Aquariums in Dubai?

Yes, there are several aquariums in Dubai, including the Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Dolphinarium, and the Atlantis Aquarium.

Where can I buy tickets to Aquariums in Dubai?

You can buy tickets to Aquariums in Dubai online.

What are some of the most notable aquariums in Dubai?

Some of the most notable aquariums in Dubai include Dubai Dolphinarium, the Lost Chambers Aquarium, and the Dubai Aquarium.

Ideally, how much time should one spend in Aquariums in Dubai?

Depending on the size of the aquarium and the number of exhibits, plan to spend at least an hour at each aquarium. Most guests spend around 2-3 hours at Aquariums in Dubai.

Can aquariums in Dubai be accessed via wheelchair?

Most aquariums in Dubai can be accessed with a wheelchair and have facilities for people with disabilities.

Is there a dress code one should maintain while visiting aquariums in Dubai?

When out in public, the majority of Dubai residents adhere to the dress code of covering their shoulders and knees. Wearing clothes that is extremely constricting or exposing is not recommended, regardless of gender.

Do aquariums in Dubai have events?

At the aquariums in Dubai, you can view different types of marine life, participate in hands-on encounters, and learn about the importance of conservation.

Which are some of the most visited zoos in Dubai?

Some of the most famous zoos in Dubai are The Green Planet, Al Ain Zoo, Arabian Wildlife Center, Emirates Park zoo, and many more.

Are aquariums in Dubai worth visiting?

Dubai is definitely the finest site on earth to behold awe-inspiring architecture. The country, though, is not only about that. The world's top aquatic shows may be found in this city, along with some of the world's finest aquariums.