Plan your visit

Hours of operation

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo offers a fascinating insight into the world’s most mysterious marine life. You can visit us from Weekdays:- 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM – Last admission 10:15 PM AND Weekends:- 10:00 AM – 00:00 Midnight – Last admission 11:15 PM. 

*Timings are subject to change


Located within The Dubai Mall, experience one of the largest Aquariums in the world. Walkthrough the 48-meter Aquarium Tunnel on Ground Level, and explore the Rainforest, Rocky Shore Living Ocean environments and U.A.E. Night Creature at the Underwater Zoo on Level 2.

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
The Dubai Mall
Doha Street
Off 1st Interchange – Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, U.A.E.


Do you allow photography and video shooting inside Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo?

Yes. We do allow guests to take photographs and videos at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. We also have a professional photography service throughout the journey.

However, please note that specific exhibits do not allow flash photography due to the health and safety of the animals. These are marked throughout your journey, and we urge you to respect the same.

Can I stay as long as I want?

Yes, you can.

What are the Daily Presentation times?

We have presentations throughout the day; please ask a staff member for timings.

Can I re-enter?

No, you cannot. Your ticket is valid for one entry only.

How long will it take to experience Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo?

The average time to visit the Aquarium Tunnel is approximately 15 to 30 minutes. Underwater Zoo, located on Level 2, takes about 45 mins – 1.5 hours. This time could increase should you wish to stay and watch presentations/shows. The Glass Bottom Boat ride lasts approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Guests are encouraged to book their Boat Ride before their journey to avoid a long waiting period, and bookings can be made at the entrance of the Glass Bottom Boat ride area on Level 2 at Underwater Zoo.

Will you provide discounts on schools, organizations, families and even during special occasions such as Eid holidays, Christmas?

We offer different promotions throughout the year. Guests can contact our Ticketing staff for further information.

Do you have souvenirs that will be given to those who will visit?

We have souvenirs available for sale at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Gifts & Souvenir store, which is located at the exit of Underwater Zoo. A range of T-shirts, gifts, and souvenirs are available for purchase.

Do you provide a tour guide for the general public?

We currently do not have a guided tour for guests without prior bookings. Should this be requested, we may be able to accommodate it. We have several Educators available throughout the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo journey for guests to ask questions.

Guests can arrange a private tour through our Bookings Officer. However, it is subject to availability, and additional charges apply.

Does Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo support any correspondence marine courses?

Currently, we do not offer any marine courses. We do, however, provide internships for students 16 years and above. Interested applicants can contact for further information.

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