Dubai is one of the most-loved destinations for tourists around the world. Who doesn’t love partying all night long, shopping high-end brand products, and enjoying once-in-a-lifetime experiences?

The rich luxury lifestyle, happening nightlife scene, and its unique culture attract travelers all year round and Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one such experience.

With easy access to Dubai tourist visas, many Indian tourists are choosing Dubai as their travel destination now. 

In fact, Indian tourists can also benefit from the visa-on-arrival service in Dubai which is valid for up to 14 days. According to a report by the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism, Dubai welcomed around 806,000 Indian tourists in the first quarter of 2023. 

If you think that Dubai is all about expensive brands and high skyscrapers, you are missing out on its true experiences- its expansive theme parks! Offering a fun-filled experience for people of all ages, the Dubai Aquarium is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Dubai. 

Read below to learn more about the famous Dubai Aquarium and the Underwater Zoo. 

Explore the Underwater World at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

If you are someone who enjoys exploring the depths of the oceans and aquatic life, then this is your place to be.

The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo offers an immersive insight into the world of the water. Home to more than 140 aquatic animal species including sharks, crocodiles, penguins, etc, it is the world’s largest indoor aquarium consisting of a 10 million-liter water tank. 

There are many activities for both children and adults, making it one of the best places to visit in Dubai with your family. Plan a visit with your loved ones to this incredible place for a fun and exciting day out.

Dubai Aquarium Ticket Price

The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo ticket price is subject to the various activities offered. The ticket price differs accordingly. The prices according to the respective activities are listed below:

1. Penguin Cove and Nursery Experience: 209 AED (4743.76 INR)

Includes: Aquarium Tunnel, Underwater Zoo, Guided Behind the Scenes tour, Penguin Cove, Interactive Platform, Food & beverage voucher “Aquarium Cafe”, Aquarium retail shop

2. Ultimate Experience: 309 AED (7013.48 INR)

Includes: Aquarium Tunnel, Underwater Zoo, Guided Behind the Scenes tour, Penguin Cove, Interactive Platform, Glass Boat Tour, Fish Feeding, Food & beverage voucher “Aquarium Cafe”, vouchers for Aquarium retail shop

3. All Access Pass: 400 AED (9078.49 INR)

Includes: Skip the queue, Aquarium Tunnel, Underwater Zoo, Private Behind the Scenes Tour, Penguin Cove, Underwater Observatory, Submersible Simulator, Private Glass Bottom Boat Ride, Fish Feeding (Subject to availability), Voucher for Souvenir at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo official Store, Voucher for Food & Beverage at Dubai & Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Coffee Shop

The Dubai Aquarium also offers annual passes to its visitors which allows unlimited entry for 365 days because one day may not be enough to experience all this fun! The annual pass includes benefits like priority entry and no black-out dates, lots of discounts and other privileges, and unlimited entry to Behind the Scenes & Underwater Observatory. 

Note: Each encounter (including Penguin, Ray, King Crocs, Shark Trainers, and Otters) costs an additional 100 AED (2269.59 INR) each.

Where to get the tickets for the Dubai Aquarium?

You can get the tickets directly from the ticket counter at the Dubai Aquarium. Skip the long queues and book your tickets and time slots in advance through their official website. 

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo Timings

The Dubai Aquarium is open for visitors 365 days a year. The timings are as follows:

Monday-Friday: 10 AM - 11 PM (Last entry: 10:15 PM)

Saturday-Sunday: 10 AM - 12 AM (Last entry: 11:15 PM)



The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is located in the famous Dubai Mall which is home to many other themed parks, high-end brands as well as restaurants. You can spot the aquarium on the ground floor of the mall.