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Experience the largest aquarium in the Middle East where you can get up close and personal with the inhabitants of the underwater world! Get to take a trip through the world and understand the mind of a marine biologist as you interact with over 46,000 mesmerizing creatures at National Aquarium Abu Dhabi!
Experience the largest aquarium in the Middle East, The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi, stretched across 10 thematic zones that are home to 330 unique species and over 46,000 animals.
The aquarium is right in the prime location of Al Qana where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the nearby Memorial Park.
A world full of treasured fauna is waiting for you to explore through a glass-bottom boat ride or an aqua glass bridge walk.
What is the largest living snake in the world up to in its free time? Get answers to that question with the Super Snake along with hammerhead shark friends and bull sharks all living under the same roof of beautiful biodiversity.
Your ticket will be emailed and will also be sent to your WhatsApp instantly with respect to availability.
Please display this ticket on your mobile phone at the entrance of the attraction. Print out of the ticket is not required but if you want to keep it then you can.
You can also carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students are required to show their valid Student IDs.
Ticket Redemption Point
Redeem your ticket at the entrance of National Aquarium Abu Dhabi.
Address: Al Qana - Rabdan - Al Maqta' - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Children under the age of 3 are allowed for free entry into the Aquarium.
Children aged 3 to 12 can avail a discount of a child ticket.
All children are to be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
Tickets that are once booked cannot be canceled or refunded. Please go through the terms and conditions mentioned on your ticket for cancellation.
The validity of the ticket will be mentioned in the ticket itself.
Get ready to explore the world of water in the largest aquarium in the Middle East, The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi!
This recently opened aquarium is right in the center of Al Qana, a prime location easily accessible from Abu Dhabi surrounded by a bunch of beautiful 5-star hotels.
National Aquarium is home to thousands of marine species where visitors will get an opportunity to get closer than ever and personal with the beautiful and exciting aquatic residents to create everlasting memories with.
The Aquarium is the largest in the Middle East and consists of 9 thematic zones with 330 unique species spread between 46,000 + animals, and more than 200 sharks and rays for you to see with your friends and family!
The 9 zones of National Aquarium Abu Dhabi
UAE's Natural Treasures
Paying homage to the Arabian historic roots, take a deep-dive into the magical world of Arabian pearl fishing and get to witness first-hand how oysters and pearls are naturally formed in nature while exploring the rich diversity of animals that inhabit the coasts of the Eastern Arabian Peninsula.
Red Sea Wreck
Divers have the ability to explore some of the most incredible treasures of the sea. To give you a crash course of their world, Red Sea Wreck will be taking you on an underwater exploration through a shipwreck where you can come face-to-fin with hundreds of fish and coral that are typically found in the Arabian Red Sea.
Make your way through the rocky Atlantic cave and discover some of the most amazing creatures that typically hide in the tiniest nooks and crannies. The Atlantic Ocean Sea is actually home to some of the most incredible caves spread right across its shores. This is where biodiversity thrives and animals such as Lobsters and Sea Sponges can breed safely while hiding from larger predators.
The Sub will take you below the surface so that you can discover the operations of a submarine while exploring the magical world beneath the waves. Not only will you witness the marine life in its natural habitat, but you might be lucky enough to spot the Nautilus! A Nautilus is a marine mollusk - a distant cousin to squids, octopuses and cuttlefish however lives inside its hard, exterior shell.
Ring of Fire
The Ring of Fire is the longest chain of volcanoes in the world, located in the outskirts of the Pacific Ocean. While the force of a volcano has the power to destroy human settlements, it also enriches the earth with nutrients and other chemical components. Explore the fascinating marine life that can be found in this constantly-changing ecosystem.
As beautiful as they are, oceans can be very dangerous and complex systems that force marine animals to be highly adaptable. Discover the marine life that thrives in these ever-changing environments amongst this awe-inspiring underwater world.
Even though this region is basically a giant ice cap, it’s home to a diverse range of animals, particularly marine life. It also plays an important role in helping the planet maintain its temperatures for animals to breed and thrive happily. Come and discover how animals such as Arctic sea birds and fish live in these icy waters.
From the breathtaking canopies, tropical birds and crisp, clean air, Rainforests play an important role in our planet’s ecosystem. In fact, they are home to over 50% of the world’s biodiversity and yet cover only 2% of the Earth’s surface. Step inside the forest floor and discover the many mysteries these rainforests have to offer.
Bu Tinah Island
With its shallow waters, seagrass beds, tall mangroves and extensive coral reefs, Bu Tinah Island is where a diverse range of marine life thrive. Explore island life in all its glory while supporting the Environmental Agency of Abu Dhabi to spread the importance of island conservation.
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Daily: 10am - 10pm
How to Reach?
National Aquarium Abu Dhabi is located at Al Qana - Rabdan - Al Maqta' - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.
The closest bus stop is Khaleej Al Arabi St / Bus Interchange. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the attraction.
Board buses #21, #22, #101, and more to get you there.
It takes less than 30 minutes to reach Al Qana from Downtown Abu Dhabi. If you’re coming by bus, take route #56 which passes through the Al Maqta region.
You are requested to check the official website if any kind of maintenance work is going or not before booking the tickets to avoid any type of inconvenience during your visit.
What to Wear:
Anything of your comfort and casualness that will let you walk around easily and is modest and covered as revealing clothes is not a culture of the Middle East.
No children under the age of 12 will be admitted to The National Aquarium unless they are accompanied by an adult aged 16 years or above.
National Aquarium Abu Dhabi has its own Signage Guide App available which can provide information about marine species (Languages include Arabic, Chinese, English, Hindi, Russian, and Spanish).
The duration of this experience will be 1.5 - 2 hours (Approx.).
Smoking and consumption of alcohol are strictly prohibited inside the Aquarium.
How long does it take to see the National Aquarium?
It takes around 1.5 - 2.5 hours to see the National Aquarium Abu Dhabi.
What is the biggest aquarium in the UAE?
The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi is the largest aquarium in the UAE.
Are children allowed to join this experience?
Yes, the National Aquarium Abu Dhabi is accessible to children. However, they should be accompanied by an adult.
" I recently visited the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi and was blown away by the variety of marine life on display. The aquarium is home to a wide range of fish, sharks, rays, and other creatures, and the exhibits are really well done. I would definitely recommend a visit to the National Aquarium to anyone interested in marine life. "
" I took my kids to the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi and they absolutely loved it. The aquarium is home to a wide variety of marine life, including sharks, rays, and a range of fish species. The exhibits are really well done and the kids really enjoyed learning about the different creatures. I would definitely go back again. "
" I was really impressed by the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi on my recent visit. The aquarium is home to a wide variety of marine life, and the exhibits are really well done. I especially enjoyed the interactive exhibits, which made learning about the different creatures a lot of fun. I would definitely recommend a visit to the National Aquarium. "
" I was pleasantly surprised by the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi on my recent visit. I wasn't expecting much, but the aquarium was actually really good and had a great selection of marine life on display. The exhibits were also really well done and I really enjoyed learning about the different creatures. All in all, it was a great day out and I would definitely go back again. "
" I had an excellent time at the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi on my recent trip. The aquarium is home to a wide variety of marine life, and the exhibits are really well done. I especially enjoyed the interactive exhibits, which made learning about the different creatures a lot of fun. Overall, I would highly recommend a visit to the National Aquarium to anyone interested in marine life. "