sights and attractions places of interest Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Updated on 16 February 2017

With 10 million litres of water and thousands of aquatic animals, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. The 270-degree glass tunnel running through the centre helps to illuminate the marvels of the ocean floor, while the Underwater Zoo offers an interactive approach to the ecology and sustainability of marine life. In addition, Dubai Aquarium also offers a number of activities including Shark Dives, Speciality Dives and the Cage Experience for non-qualified divers.

Call +971 (04) 4485200 or visit www.thedubaiaquarium.com.

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