Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai (must see)

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is host to thousands of marine animals that represent 140 species. One of the highlights of this aquarium is the population of over 400 rays and sharks. The 10 million liter tank provides abundant opportunities for visitors to interact with these animals as closely as possible.

The aquarium offers encounters with specific species that are worth your time. Some of the animals that visitors can "meet" include King and Queen Croc, a colony of Gentoo Penguins, an Asian Small-Clawed Otter family, and a feeding platform where visitors are welcome to feed and touch a group of 50 rays. Visitors are welcome to wade into a shallow tank to feed sharks under a trainer's supervision.

Glass bottom boat rides across the top of the tank offer an ideal view from above. You'll have the chance to see the various aquatic species as they go about their travels. The aquarium also has regular diving experiences in the tank, offering you another way to interact with the animals.

A tunnel spanning 48 meters offers a fascinating perspective from 11 meters under the water's surface. The tunnel provides an even closer view of the marine life than a boat ride, and seeing divers feeding the sharks and rays from this perspective is particularly exciting.

Why You Should Visit:
An underwater tunnel and glass-bottom boat rides offer excellent perspectives on aquatic life.
Feeding experiences give visitors a more fantastic opportunity for more interaction with the species here.

Meet with one of the Aquarium Educators for more information from an insider's perspective.

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Sight Name: Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Sight Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (See walking tours in Dubai)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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