Best in the Gulf region and Africa according to the TripAdvisor Awards

Dubai Aquarium: One of the top 10 aquariums in the world

  • Dubai Aquarium is one of the main elements of the various entertainment destinations in The Dubai Mall.



The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the main elements within the various entertainment destinations in The Dubai Mall, and is strategically located in the heart of the mall. The most important tourist destinations in the region.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo was awarded the "Certificate of Excellence" by TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website, based on the opinions of its visitors and recording the highest ratings.

The multi-award winning global destination was also named among the top 10 aquariums in the world and the best in the Gulf region and Africa, according to the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2018.

With its capacity to hold 10 million liters of water, Dubai Aquarium embraces the magical components of the ocean floor, and hundreds of species that live in different marine environments around the world.

The acrylic tunnel at Dubai Aquarium provides the opportunity to wander and watch at an angle of 270 degrees, allowing visitors to closely watch different fish and aquatic organisms. Meet face-to-face with sharks, rays, and other unique aquatic animals.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is constantly enriching its components by adding new animals that increase the value of the experience for its guests. For the family of cephalopods, such as octopus, shrimp, crabs and sea dragons are amazing grasses that make their home in the seas off Australia.

A team of marine life experts develops animal care and training programs, as well as providing daily care for the different species of fish and creatures in the aquarium.

All animals are taken care of in the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, relying on a team specialized in each species that takes care of the creatures and takes care of them at all times.

The Aquatic Zoo is located on the second floor of the Dubai Mall, and takes visitors on an enjoyable journey to learn about the different aquatic environments in the world through separate viewing platforms, and has a selection of trained specialists to inform visitors about the different types of animals in the park, and funny facts about them .

The Aquarium provides interactive displays to educate children and visitors about the environment and the sustainability of marine life, and includes three environmental zones, namely, the “rainforest”, the “coastal strip” and the “Emirates night creatures”, which include a variety of aquatic animals, such as crocodile and fish. Piranha, giant spider crab, water rat, sea horse, jellyfish, and many more.

Visitors now have the opportunity to get close to three amazing marine animals, as well as the opportunity to meet the “King of Crocodiles” face to face. The land, and a specially designed shelter was built for the crocodile and its female, which is more than 80 years old, and has been accompanying it for more than 20 years.

The "King of Crocodiles" is one of the wonders of the unique animal kingdom. In addition to watching two saltwater crocodiles up close, participants in this experience can gain valuable information about the behavior of this species, and the life story of the king and queen of crocodiles.

«UAE Night Objects»

The Aquarium recently launched the "Emirates Night Objects" exhibition, which takes visitors on an interesting educational journey to explore the amazing diversity of wildlife in the Arab region.

The new exhibition is located in a private area that occupies an area of ​​200 square meters, and includes a group of animal species that live in desert environments, including the Arab frog, fruit bat, camel spider, scorpions and hedgehog, as well as veiled chameleons, lizards that mimic frogs in the shapes of their eyes, and lizards. The Ornate Barbed Tail, and the Cheeseman's Mouse.

All of these organisms provide a clear vision of the Arab desert environment, and the way they adapt to life in valleys, rocky mountains and sand dunes.


The aqua zoo offers visitors the opportunity to interact with a family of small-clawed otters with an educational demonstration about their behavior and how to train them.

Little Maxine has also joined the otter family, and visitors can meet her as well, and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Dubai Aquarium to meet, touch and feed up to 26 rays in an exciting interactive experience.

«Transparent Boat Trips»

One of the destination's signature offerings is "Transparent Floor Boat Tours" that allows visitors to view the scenic views of the aquarium from a unique vantage point on board a dedicated boat.

Each boat can accommodate 10 people during a tour that lasts between 10 and 15 minutes, and provides an unparalleled opportunity to closely observe the aquatic organisms within the aquarium.

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