Dubai Mall Aquarium

Dubai is known for dazzling visitors with its many man-made wonders. But there is one more attraction on the list that should not be missed. The world's largest suspended aquarium. The Dubai Mall Aquarium - officially known as the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo (DAUZ) - is located within The Dubai Mall. The aquarium is home to over 140 aquatic species, including over 400 sharks and rays. It is more than a water tank. It's a multi-level experience complete with animal encounters and diving experiences.

About Dubai Mall Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

The underwater zoo and aquarium at Dubai Mall provide yet another reason to visit this spectacular world of luxury brands and high fashion. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, one of the best places to visit with kids, has three main sections that offer unlimited marine exploration through unique experiences.

Aquarium Tank

The fantastic tank, houses 140 species of thousands of fascinating aquatic animals. So, it is one of the world’s largest suspended aquarium tanks. Sharks, rays, and a plethora of other vibrant marine creatures will make the kids squeal with delight in this fascinating world.

Aquarium Tunnel

The 48-meter-long walk-through tunnel at the Dubai Mall Aquarium. But an underwater Zoo is an intriguing way to immerse you in the exciting world of marine life and capture it on film.

Underwater Zoo

This underwater zoo, located on level two above the aquarium tank, allows you to discover the amazing range of aquatic animals through 40 different display tanks. With three distinct ecosystems - Rainforest, Rocky Shore, and Living Ocean. So this is your chance to see fascinating creatures such as the Humboldt Penguin, Piranha, African Dwarf Crocodile, Giant Spider Crabs, Otters, Lionfish, and many others.

Things to Do In Dubai Mall Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

The breathtaking Dubai Mall Aquarium and Underwater Zoo in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, allows you to get up close and personal with thousands of amazing aquatic animals through a variety of experiences tailored to your adventurous spirit. So, here are some of the best aquatic adventures that will allow you to explore this beautiful world:

Shark Feeding Encounter

Get up close and personal with these fascinating predators as you feel fear, excitement, and thrill at the prospect of such a close encounter. So, the Dubai Mall Aquarium and the underwater zoo provide a one-of-a-kind shark-feeding experience. Where you can witness the feeding frenzy as divers attract sharks with buckets of fish. From the safety of your cage, you can observe the sharks from a few centimeters away. But the thrilling 30-minute underwater adventure is followed by a look at the shark feeding program at Dubai's aquarium and underwater zoo.

Shark Dives

Those looking for a higher adrenaline rush can opt for the shark dive experience. Which involves diving into the depths of the 10-million-liter tank to meet the sand tiger sharks at the Dubai aquarium and underwater zoo.

Cage Snorkelling

Simply put on your snorkeling gear and prepare for a wild dive into the vibrant marine world of Dubai Mall Aquarium and Underwater Zoo's massive tank. So, from the safety of your cage, you can gaze in awe at the beautiful underwater world coming to life.

Scuba Diving

With a professional 2-day PADI certification course. So, this is the ideal location to make your diving dream a reality. The adaptable scuba diving course for beginners is led by expert divers. So, it is an excellent opportunity to realize your dream of becoming a professional scuba diver.

Other Facilities at Dubai Mall Aquarium & Underwater Zoo


  • DAUZ is wheelchair and stroller accessible, with designated stroller parking areas.
  • Toilets are available on Level 2 of the Underwater Zoo, and visitors can also use them. So, the Dubai Mall's toilets, baby changing facilities, and prayer rooms are on various levels.
  • There is a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs, printed photos, and videos of your adventure.
  • In case you get hungry, the Dubai Mall Food Court is easily accessible from Level 2. There are numerous cafes and restaurants to choose from.

More Details:

• The aquarium can store a total of ten million litres of water.

• The mall's Underwater Zoo is located on Level 2.

• Educates people of all ages about the ecology and sustainability of marine life interactively.

• The Glass Bottom Boat Ride is not recommended for pregnant women or children under three.

• Children under the age of three are admitted free of charge. A child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (16 years or older).

• All experience vouchers e-copy will be sent to the customer via email.

Tour Information

  • Departures: Daily
  • Availability: All Year Round
  • Duration: 5 to 6 Hours
  • Opening Hours: Sunday to Wednesday - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Thursday to Saturday - 10:00 am to 11:00 pm


  • Hotel Pick up (If Sharing/Private Transfer option selected)
  • Entrance Tickets for Dubai Mall
  • A beautiful view of the Underwater Zoo, Aquarium Tunnel.
  • Hotel drop off (If Sharing/Private Transfer option selected)

Booking Policy

  • 1. We reserve the complete right to reschedule an itinerary or route, adjust pricing, or even cancel a tour whenever, at our sole discretion, mainly if we deem it is vital for your safety or convenience.
  • 2. Unused inclusion in a tour package is non-refundable.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. The arrangement of seating will depend on its availability and will be done by our driver or tour guides.
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. Coupon Codes can be redeemed only through online booking process.
  • 8. We reserve the right to charge 100% No Show charges if guests do not turn up on time for the pick-up.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Seating arrangement is done as per the availability & it is decided by the Driver or Tour Guide except in case of private transfers.

Important Information

  • Pregnant lady or Children below 2 years, are not allowed in Glass Boat.
  • The Pick up will be arranged from your Dubai Hotel / Residence only and not from the Airport.
  • Pick up from Areas other than Dubai Hotels / Residence will be done on request with an additional surcharge.
  • Sharing transfers is available from Deira, Bur Dubai.
  • Visitors can go on a Glass-bottom boat ride, providing unique views of the tank from beneath their feet.
  • Wheelchair and Stroller accessible.
  • This product must not be individually sold to an end consumer at rates lower than the attraction's gate prices. It can only be discounted if in combination with other products and under no circumstances should its standalone price be featured less than the original gate price.
  • The 48 metre walk-through Tunnel provides 270 degree views from 11 metres below the surface of the tank.
  • The pick up / drop off timing on Sharing transfers can be modified as per the trip schedule by 30 to 60 minutes, depending on traffic conditions and your location.
  • Location Address - The Dubai Mall Aquarium - Ground & Level 2, The Dubai Mall - Dubai