Escape into a serene subaquatic solar system when you visit Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, conveniently located within the world’s largest shopper’s paradise, Dubai Mall.
Dubai Aquarium is home to some phenomenal oceanic wildlife and features the world's largest viewing panel (32.8m wide and 8.3m high), showcasing 85 species of marine life and more than 33,000 sea creatures.
As you enter the unfathomable underwater sanctuary, an eerie silence washes over you as you’re transported through the 270 degree observation tunnel, providing guests the opportunity to get up-close and personal with the aquatic inhabitants.
‘Lunar lighting’ creates a unique and unmatched ambience, engaging your visual senses and producing a spectacularly vivid Neptunian array of sights, silhouettes and space.
The Underwater Zoo is a playground of its own.
Enter into the rainforest retreat, rocky shore sanctuary or living ocean environment and be educated along the way, as you explore the fascinating fantasia of sea life.
Placid penguins, swift stingrays, sedate sea serpents, crazy catfish and precarious piranha are just a few of the different animals you’re sure to encounter during your visit.
Photography within the aquarium and zoo are welcome and you’ll walk away with some incredibly impressive images.
The entire aquarium has the capacity to hold up to 10 million litres of water and employs knowledgeable and educated staff who’ll go out of their way to make sure you have the experience of a lifetime.
Dance with the devil and dare yourself to dive deep with deadly sharks. Daily dives with qualified instructors, all equipment and training is available for the thrill seeking tourist, as well as a cage-diving option for tamer guests.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo also cater birthday parties and events, as well as an educational ‘Ocean School’ programme designed for students of all ages.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo sells family, child and adult tickets and offer package deals, children’s aquarist programs, glass-bottom boat rides, behind-the-scenes tours, fish feeding sessions and has a gift shop for those wishing to commemorate their visit.Be sure to visit this enviable, exotic and intriguing oceanic attraction when next in Dubai.
Monday, 4 June 2012
See the sea: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.T