Located inside the largest mall in the world, The Dubai Mall, the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo has the largest fish tank in the world. Are 33,000 aquatic animals in 11 meters high, which take two floors of shopping. To start the tour, you must go through a tunnel of 48 meters surrounded by marine animals.
The feeling is that we are literally on the seabed.
The main tank, located to the shopping center is available to all who pass by. But go can be a different experience, as well as almost everything in Dubai. On the tip of our guide, we chose this aquarium and not the The Lost Chambers Aquarium, which is located inside the Atlantis, The Palm.
Through the tunnel can be very fast, but I devote time to know the more than 100 species of marine animals that are there. Here the aquarium with the largest number of bull sharks in the world. Enjoy the faces and mouths of animals through the glass can be an interesting and fun time of the tour.
Completed the tunnel you should get out of the aquarium, take the escalator (the mall) and go to the next floor. Present your bracelets and re-enter the aquarium.
To my surprise, or enter the new room I ran to a forest. To repeat where was he?
Inside a mall. Unbelievable!
The aquarium of Dubai, is also an underwater zoo, although it found owls and macaws there.
The last oceanarium I went to was the Monaco aquarium,I had surprised me there, but this was different. A complete experience and thought on customer experience from start to finish, and almost everything in Dubai.
The size, shapes and the beauty of animals caught my attention every new tank and new discovery. I was really surprised from start to finish the tour. I felt like a kid in college tour. And if one hour was with sharks going through my head, the next moment was doing canopy alongside a blue macaw.
And if at any time my excitement was with the friendliness and smile stingray then the excitement turned into fear and grief to see the size of the crocodile was waiting for me in the next tank.
Seriously, ever felt distress of seeing an animal? If league in our close friend.
King Croc, as it is affectionately called (fluffy), is Australian, measures 5 meters and weighs about 750 kg. The saltwater crocodile has the highest bite force that any animal known to man.
The King Croc must remain in a protected environment to avoid potential conflicts with other males and human crocodiles. And they say that the animal is expected to grow considerably in the next 50 years
Besides the Crocodile King, myself dubbed the next animal that would cause me chills: Spider King! I am of the class who's terrified of spider, any size and I'm already on the chair, screaming! Was in front of a giant spider crab, I wasted a lot of time there. We arrived in what I consider the most beautiful an aquarium: the running water. I find them so beautiful swimming. I have said in another post that they remind me of dancers rehearsing to stay on tiptoe. = D The colors, shape, texture, all of them enchant me. There in Dubai Aquarium found a tank full of them showing off to the public. I thought the tour was coming to an end, when we turned it to a new environment. We were in the aquarium surface (amazing), now it was my turn to look up the shark.then enter the universe of those who make it all happen in the best way. A guided tour was conducted with a small group explaining the process from when the animals arrive at the site, to the kitchen where the menu of the day is prepared.
Then we come to know the area where the sharks are treated. We went through all stages. A first tank when they are still in the egg, a second which has hundreds of small sharks, until finally directed us to the big central aquarium where already the maiorzinhos. There we heard the explanations of how feeds and daily care are made.
The site also offers some extra options activities. How to swim with the sharks, dive into the world's largest aquarium and also boating above the tank having a vision and complete knowledge of how everything works.
Buy your tickets:
Visit the Aquarium and Underwater Zoo Dubai. Buy here
Although Dubai has a lot to do (read: what to do in Dubai) I found it a worthwhile experience. If you do not short or no time recommend at least pass in front of the tank, since you probably will visit the Dubai Mall.
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