Do you ever wonder what the ocean realm looks or feels like? Do you ever wish to experience what the creatures underwater look like? Well UAE is a country which can make all your dreams come true ! It is home to some of the largest and most unique aquariums in the world.

Read on to find out what they are :


Dubai Aquarium

Dubai is the city of some breathtaking man-made wonders and The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one such astonishing attraction that will leave you awestruck with its many pleasures. 

A plethora of water animals inhabit the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, including more than 140 species. The 10 million litre tank houses over 400 sharks and rays, including Sand Tiger Sharks, Giant Groupers, and many others.

For a better check out sharks, stingrays, octopus and over 140 other aquatic species swirling by, make way to the spellbinding 270-degree tunnel. It is a sight to behold with one among the most important indoor aquariums of its kind.

Inside the aquarium you’ll expect a spread of aquatic experiences like Meet the King Croc, Shark Cage Diving, Shark Feeding Encounter, Cage Snorkelling, Scuba diving & VRZOO.


The Lost Chambers Aquarium | Atlantis, The Palm

The Lost Chambers Aquarium in Dubai is one of the magnificent wonders of Dubai which features a unique experience in terms of marine life with large glass tunnels. It contains about 65,000  aquatic animals and is claimed to be UAE’s largest aquarium. The attraction offers a variety of activities – from diving among the sharks and rays to getting an exclusive behind the scenes tour of The Lost Chambers Aquarium showcasing some deep, dark secrets of the ocean from the in-house experts and how 65,000 marine animals are really taken care of.

The centerpiece of the attraction is learning about the history of Atlantis which went underwater and was later found after thousands of years along with its ruins. It’s themed after the Lost City of Atlantis and the entire aquarium has a series of underground tunnels which represents the lost civilization. In totality the aquarium consists of  20 aquatic life exhibits which are open to visitors. Some can even feed them under expert supervision.

As you stroll across the underwater halls, you get the sensation that you simply are submerged in water with marine life all around you. Be it lobsters, seahorses, jelly fishes, sharks or albino alligators! – you can see all sorts of fishes here. Aside from the underwater observatory, you can even hold a few creatures like starfish and sea-urchins for a more immersive experience at the ‘Touch Tank’.

Some attractions Inside The Lost Chambers Aquarium are : Snorkeling, Fish Tale Tours, Aquarium Dives, Aquarium Park, Aqua Theatre Shows, Touch Tank, Predator Dive and lots of more.


Sharjah Aquarium

The Sharjah aquarium isn’t just a place for fun. It had been designed to teach the people about the value and worth of aquatic life. Located in Al Khan, Sharjah Aquarium is one of the most important educational centres within the UAE, and is operated by the Sharjah Museums Authority. 

Spread across a neighborhood of 6,500 m², this attraction in Sharjah consists of 20 different aquariums on two floors containing a spread of sea creatures.

The Sharjah Aquarium opened doors to the fascinating realm of the deep sea for the general public in 2008.Sharjah is an emirate rich with culture which makes this the perfect place to witness the local sea life that dwells within the historic coasts.

A visit here will educate you on the calamities of oil spills, land reclamation and overfishing. By knowing how human activities destroy the natural habitat of marine life – one can strive to become more heedful and liable for the aquatic ecosystem.