There’s a reason why the Dubai Aquarium is one of Dubai’s top tourist attractions – and that is because it’s awesome! From diving with sharks to hand-feeding sting rays, here are 5 reasons why you need to visit the Dubai Mall Aquarium..
1. Feed sting rays
In this aquatic experience, you’ll be knee-deep in the water surrounded by dozens of sting rays! You’ll also get the chance to hand-feed them – and don’t worry they won’t sting!
2. Meet the sharks (and feed them!)
Ever wanted to know what it’s like to come face-to-face with some of the ocean’s greatest predators? This cage dive not only lets you meet the sharks, but (if you’re brave enough) you’ll get to feed them too!
3. Take a glass-bottom boat ride
This glass-bottom boat ride at the Dubai Aquarium is the ideal adventure for families, and for anyone who’s too scared to actually get inside the aquarium. Sign up for this fun experience to watch thousands of aquatic animals swim below your feet!
4. Learn how to scuba dive
The Dubai Aquarium has a flexible course that lets you learn how to scuba dive in two days! Supervised by professional PADI divers, you will practice diving in Dubai Aquarium’s 10 million litre tank, and earn your PADI certification in just two days.
5. Cage snorkeling with all the marine animals
Want to get up close and personal with the thousands of marine animals in the Dubai Mall Aquarium? Sign up for the snorkel adventure, where you’ll get to dive into a safe cage inside the aquarium and watch as all the fish, rays and sharks swim around you.
Cost: Prices vary depending on packages.
Where: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
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