A significant population of Sand Tiger Sharks is already a compelling attraction for visitors to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, and with ‘Sharks Alive!’ nature enthusiasts can learn more about other fascinating species including White Tips, Black Tips, Grey Reef, Bamboo, Horned, Zebra, Swell and the tropical Wobbegong species.
In addition to viewing majestic sharks, visitors will be mesmerized by elegant rays including the exotic Leopard ray, Ribbon Tail, freshwater Matoro Rays, Stingrays and Guitarfish. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo will be showcasing 15 shark species and 8 ray species during this exhibit.
As one of the region’s premier ‘edutainment’ attractions, the display at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo will include interactive presentations from aquatic and marine specialists who will be on hand to guide visitors and provide them with an opportunity to get close to juvenile shark species at the Underwater Zoo.
Gordon White, General Manager of Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, said, “We continually create novel experiences that give insights into the world’s diverse aquatic wonders. The majestic species on display with ‘Sharks Alive!’ will fascinate visitors as they marvel at one of the world’s most important collection of sharks.”
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is a highlight among Dubai’s tourist attractions and was recently awarded the TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for consistently high visitor ratings as well as the ‘Images Most Admired Retailer of the year – Leisure & Entertainment’ at the Image Retail ME Awards 2012.
Located in The Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the largest and most diverse indoor aquariums in the world with tens of thousands of aquatic animals, and features the world’s largest acrylic viewing panel. Underwater Zoo, located on Level above the main Aquarium window, presents daily talks on the planets diversity in different ecological zones including the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean.
Emaar Retail also manages the Olympic-size Dubai Ice Rink; the Middle East’s largest and first of its kind indoor theme park – SEGA Republic; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas; and KidZania, the children’s award-winning edutainment centre at The Dubai Mall, in addition to the 6-screen Premier Reel Cinemas cineplex, SEGA Republic Game Zone and Skate Zone, the first outdoor skating rink in Dubai at Dubai Marina Mall.
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