Marine tunnels, sharks and rays at this enormous aquarium!

  • Go in for the ultimate underwater experience right in the heart of Dubai
  • See one of the world's largest suspended aquariums holding 10 million liters of sea water
  • Join a behind the scenes tour and find out what it takes to look after over 33,000 marine animals
  • Hop into a simulator submarine ride or a glass-bottom boat to see the underwater world up close

What To Expect

See the true marvels of Dubai with a visit to the city's aquarium and underwater zoo. Dubai Mall is home to one of the world's largest suspended aquariums. The 10 million liter tank is home to over 300 sharks and rays and boasts the largest collection of tiger sharks in the world. Choose from two wonderful experiences: Researcher or Explorer. The Researcher Experience takes you on a comfortable journey through the Aquarium Tunnel, Underwater Zoo and Observatory, and even gives you a peek behind the scenes. Looking for an even more immersive experience? Go for the Explorer option and step into the Submersive Simulator to see white sharks, dugongs and other marine animals up close. Hop into the Aquarium Glass Bottom Boat to drift over the water surface and observe various creatures swimming below.

Additional Information

  • Children aged 0-1 can enter free of charge
  • Pregnant women and children aged 0-2 are not allowed in the Glass Bottom Boat
2 Hours 30 Minutes 21 Nov, 21 Nov, 22 Nov, and more دبي, دبي

What is included in the tour

Basic Experience 

  • Admission ticket to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo

Explorer Experience

  • Admission ticket to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
  • New Meet & Greet Area (new welcome area surrounded by aquatic animals)
  • Aquarium Tunnel
  • Underwater Zoo
  • Submersible Simulator
  • Big Screen Theatre
  • Aquarium Glass Bottom Boa


What is NOT included in the tour

Basic Experience 

  • Hotel pick up or drop off
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)


Explorer Experience

  • What is not included in the inclusive
  • Hotel pick up or drop off
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)

Activity Information


  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher from Ithaka Team

How To Use

  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • You must redeem this voucher at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo ticket counter to exchange for ticket/wristband

Opening Hours

  • Sun-Wed: 10:00 am-12:00 am (last admission: 11:30 pm)
  • Thu-Sat: 10:00 am-1:00 am (last admission: 12:30 am)


  • Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is located on the ground level of The Dubai Mall
  • Please check the map for assistance

How To Get There

  • Getting to Dubai Mall: Take the metro to Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall station. Upon arrival at the station, head out to the main road. There is a feeder bus that goes from the station to the mall every 15 minutes. Alternatively, the mall is a 15 minute walk from the station via the air-conditioned Metro Link Bridge

Cancellation Policy

  • Once confirmed, no cancelations may be made
Pickup point
Ground Floor, Level Shoe District - دبي - United Arab Emirates View on Map