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How to Experience the Wonders of the Ocean at Dubai Mall Under Zoo?

Dubai Mall is not only the largest mall in the world, but also home to one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai: the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.This amazing attraction offers a memorable journey into marine life, showcasing over 400 species of aquatic animals, including sharks, rays,and more. In this blog post, we will show you how to make the most of your visit to the Dubai Mall Under Zoo and explore the fascinating underwater world.

  • What is Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo?

Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo is a combination of two attractions: Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. The Dubai Aquarium is a huge water tank that holds 10 million litres of water and stretches over three floors. It has one of the largest aquarium windows on the planet, measuring 32.8 meters wide and 8.3 meters high. You can walk through a 48-meters long tunnel that takes you 11 meters under the surface and gives you a 270-degree view of aquatic life.

The Underwater Zoo is located just above the aquarium and features three ecological zones: Rainforest, Rocky Shore, and Living Ocean. Here, you can get up close with various creatures, such as otters, piranhas, crabs, water rats, seahorses, jellyfish, and more. You can also see the King Croc, one of the world’s largest reptiles, measuring over 5 meters long and weighing over 750 kg.

  • How to Get Tickets for Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo?

You can buy tickets from Smart Travels LLC and

What are the Best Times to Visit Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo?

Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo is open daily from 10AM to 10PM on weekdays and from 10AM to 12AM on weekends. The last admission is 15 minutes before closing time. The best time to visit Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo depends on your preference and availability. However, some general tips are:

  • Avoid peak hours, such as weekends, holidays, and evenings, as the attraction can get crowded and noisy.

  • Plan your visit around the feeding and presentation times, which are usually scheduled at 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM. You can see the animals being fed and learn more about them from the staff.

  • Allow enough time to explore the attraction, as there is a lot to explore and experience. The average visit duration is around 2 hours, but you can spend more or less time depending on your interest and pace.

  • What are the Highlights of Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo?

Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo has something for everyone, whether you are a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or with family & kids. Some of the highlights of Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo are:

  • The aquarium tunnel passes through a 10 million liter tank, where you can see over 400 Sharks & Rays, and other marine species swimming around.

  • The underwater zoo, where you can discover the diversity of life in different habitats and ecosystems.

  • The King Croc, where you can witness the power and majesty of one of the oldest living creatures on earth.

  • The speciality dives, where you can experience the thrill of diving with Sharks, Rays & Giant Groupers in a safe and controlled environment.

  • The Shark walker, where you can walk at the bottom of the aquarium in a special helmet and breathe normally while surrounded by sharks.

  • The Ray encounter, where you can touch and feed up to 50 rays in a backstage pool.

  • The Otter encounter, where you can go behind the scenes and interact with the playful and intelligent otters.

  • How to Make Your Visit to Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo More Fun and Educational?

    The Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo serves as both, an enjoyable and educational destination, offering entertainment alongside valuable insights. You can learn more about the marine life and the conservation efforts of the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo by:

  • Reading the information boards and signs that explain the facts and features of the animals and their habitats.

  • Listening to the presentations and feeding sessions that are conducted by the staff and experts.

  • Asking questions and engaging with the staff, who are friendly and knowledgeable.

  • Downloading the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo app, which offers interactive games, quizzes, and augmented reality features.

  • Participating in the activities and workshops that are organized for schools, groups, and individuals.

  • Conclusion

    Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting Dubai. It offers a unique and immersive experience of the marine world, with a variety of animals, exhibits, and experiences to choose from. Whether you want to admire the beauty of the ocean, learn more about aquatic life, or have an adrenaline-filled adventure, you will find something to suit your taste and budget at Dubai Mall Under Zoo. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the wonders of the ocean at Dubai Mall Underwater Zoo. Book your tickets now and get ready for an unforgettable experience.

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