Explore Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Explore the 10-million litre Dubai Aquarium tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo house thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 Sharks and Rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world.

There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 meters in length, 20 meters in width and
11 meters in height.

The 48-meters walk-through Tunnel provides 270-degree views from 11 meters below the surface of the tank. Visitors can go on a Glass-bottom boat ride, providing unique views of the tank from beneath their feet. Those who want to experience a dip in the tank can opt for a Cage Snorkelling Experience. And for the adventurous ones, a Shark Dive is a once in a lifetime opportunity, bringing you within inches of a large variety of sharks and rays.

Continue your trip to the Underwater Zoo and marvel at the incredible variety of exotic species. Meet playful & lively otters along with joyous penguins and don’t miss your chance to see one of the largest crocodiles in the world, King Croc and his Queen at the Underwater Zoo.

Highlights of the Activities: The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo boasts a range of exciting activities:

  1. Underwater Tunnel: Immerse yourself in a glass tunnel that runs through the heart of a colossal tank, allowing you to get up close with sharks, rays, and a myriad of colorful fish.
  2. Aquarium Tank: Marvel at the massive aquarium tank, one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world, teeming with thousands of aquatic creatures.
  3. Underwater Zoo: Explore the Underwater Zoo, where you can encounter unique species like otters, penguins, and crocodiles.
  4. Glass Bottom Boat Ride: Take a glass-bottom boat ride for a unique perspective on the underwater world. It’s an adventure suitable for all ages.


Opening and Closing Times: The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo typically opens daily at 10:00 AM and closes at 12:00 AM, allowing visitors ample time to experience its wonders.

Aquarium and Underwater Zoo Tickets options

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has many options to keep enjoy with your friends and family members.

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo – Basic

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Penguin Cove Only

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Behind the Scenes tour
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Penguin Cove

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo – Explorer

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Behind the Scenes tour
  • Submersible Simulator
  • Aquarium Glass Bottom Boat

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo – VIP Line Buster

  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Discovery Channel Shark Week Exhibit
  • Back of House Tour
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Submersible Simulator
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Fish feeding and VRZoo 360.

*Adult and Children (3 years above same):
*Not applicable for children below 3 years of age
*This package is not applicable for pregnant guests


  1. Is the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo suitable for children? Yes, it’s a family-friendly attraction with engaging exhibits for kids of all ages.
  2. Can I book tickets online in advance? Yes, you can book tickets online through VooTours Tourism’s website for convenience.
  3. Are there any special events or feeding sessions at the Underwater Zoo? Yes, there are daily feeding sessions and informative talks about the marine life. Check the schedule for details.
  4. Is photography allowed inside? Yes, photography is permitted, so you can capture your underwater adventure.
  5. Is there a gift shop for souvenirs? Absolutely, you can find a variety of marine-themed souvenirs at the gift shop.

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum 2 Pax Required to Operate this Tour. If you are less then 2 Pax it is better to confirm before booking the tour.
  • Please note that pick-up and drop off are only provided from hotels in Abu Dhabi. Please wait in your hotel lobby
  • Kindly note that Tour is not recommended for Pregnant Women, people suffering from Backache.
  • During the Month of Ramadan / Dry Days No Live Entertainment & Alcohol Drinks will be served as per the Government guidelines.For detailed inquiry on it please Mail us at info@vootours.com

Useful Information

  • Seating arrangement for all transfers are as per the availability & it is allotted by our tour manager.
  • The pick up/drop off timing can be modified as per the trip schedule. This also may change depending on traffic conditions and your location.
  • Some of the mentioned inclusions may remain closed on weekends or specific days as per the government norms for which we does not hold the responsibility.
  • The actual transfer timing may vary up to 30/60 minutes to the time listed on the website.
  • Summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months.
  • Having good quality sunglasses, sunscreen and hat are advisable when in direct sunlight.
  • Private Transport can be organized on request for all tours.
  • Leaving of your personal belongings like Media equipment, wallets or any other valuable items in our vehicles or tour sites is solely at your own responsibility. Our drivers and tour guides will not be responsible for it.
  • No strollers allowed inside the vehicles without prior information so please inform us  at the time of making the reservation.
  • Children from 3 to 12 years must be accompanied by an adult in the water in any of the water activities
  • On Islamic occasions and National holidays the tour will not serve alcohol and there will be no live entertainment.
  • Please read carefully and understand the contents of the Tour Brochure / itinerary, the ‘Terms and Conditions’, Price Grid and such other documents as may be applicable, as all these will form part of your contract with us once you affect the booking.
  • Photography of UAE residence especially ladies, military institutions, government buildings and installations, is strictly prohibited.
  • Littering is a punishable offence and offenders may face penalties in the form of fines.
  • Smoking inside public areas is not allowed.
  • Some tours require your original passport or Emirates ID, we have mentioned this information in the important notes so please ensure that you read the important information, we will not be responsible if you miss any tour where your passport or ID is mandatory.
  • We reserves the rights to charge 100% No show charges if guest is not turning up on time for the pick up.
  • No refund for partly utilized services.
  • Due to any uncontrollable circumstances i.e. (traffic conditions, vehicle breakdowns, delay by other guests, weather circumstances) if the tour gets delayed or cancelled, we will provide alternate options if possible.
  • If in any case the guest does not show up on time and our vehicle departs from the pickup location then we will not arrange for alternative transfer & no refund is provided for the missed tour.


    • We reserves the complete right to reschedule an itinerary or route, adjust pricing, or even cancel a tour whenever, at its sole discretion, mainly if we deems it is vital for your safety or convenience.
    • Unused inclusion in a tour package is non-refundable.
    • Any guest failing to reach on time at the designated pick-up point will be considered a no-show. No reimbursement or alternative transfer will be arranged in such circumstances.
    • Should a tour booking be cancelled or altered for reasons of bad weather, vehicle issue or traffic problems, We will make all sincere efforts to arrange alternative service with similar options, however, based on its availability.
    • The arrangement of seating will depend on its availability and will be done by our driver or tour guides.
    • Pick-up and drop-off timings listed on the website are approximate, and they will be adjusted as per your location as well as traffic conditions.
    • Coupon Codes can be redeemed only through online booking process.
    • We reserve the rights to charge 100% No show charges if guest is not turning up on time for the pick up.
    • If in any case the guest does not show up on time and our vehicle departs from the pickup location then we will not arrange for alternative transfer & no refund is provided for the missed tour.
    • Seating arrangement are done as per the availability & it is decided by Driver or Tour Guide except in case of private transfers.
View of the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo with various marine life swimming in the tank

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