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How to get to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is located within the Dubai Mall. 

Address: The Dubai Mall, Doha Street, Off 1st Interchange – Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Get Direction. 

To enter the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, visit Dubai Mall and follow the signs. 

You can find the 48-meter walkthrough Aquarium tunnel on ground level.

You can also find Rainforest, Rocky Shore Living Ocea and U.A.E Night Creatures at the Underwater Zoo on Level 2. 

Dubai is well connected with public transport and here is how you can get to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. 

This article gives a detailed guide to reaching Dubai Aquarium.

Reaching Dubai Aquarium by metro

Reaching Dubai Aquarium by metro
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The closest Metro station to Dubai Aquarium is Business Bay Station. 

This station is a 13-minute walk from the aquarium. 

Take the M1 line (Rashidiya – UAE Exchange) and get off at the Business Bay Station. 

You can take the feeder bus from the metro station to Dubai Mall to get to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

Reaching Dubai Aquarium by bus

The Dubai Mall stop is the closest bus stop. 

This stop is a 7-minute walk from the Dubai Aquarium. 

You can take lines F13, 27, 28, 29 and 81 to reach the Dubai Mall stop. 

Dubai Mall landside Metro Bus Stop is 17 minutes from the Aquarium. 

Bus lines D03 connect to this stop. 

Empire Heights Towers bus stop is also 17 minutes from Dubai Aquarium.

You can take the F14 bus route to reach this stop.

Getting to Dubai Aquarium by Car

Driving is the fastest and most convenient way to get to Dubai Aquarium. 

Set your GPS or navigation system to The Dubai Mall. The mall is centrally located in downtown Dubai, making it easy to find.

Use Sheikh Zayed Road (E11) if you’re coming from the north or south of Dubai. 

Take Exit 51 for Financial Center Road if you’re approaching from the south or Exit 49 for Al Asayel Street if you’re coming from the north.

Follow the signs for The Dubai Mall and Dubai Aquarium. 

There is ample parking available in The Dubai Mall’s multi-level parking facility.

Dubai Aquarium parking

Dubai Aquarium parking
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Dubai Mall parking is the closest parking option. 

Visitors can enjoy easy access to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo through the elevators from the parking space. 

Dubai Mall offers paid parking spaces for all visitors through the Sheikh Zayed Road Entrance. 

Dubai Mall offers 4 levels of parking – Grand Parking, Fashion Parking, Cinema Parking and Zabeel Parking. 

You can look into the number of spots available on the official website. 

If you do not remember the location of your car, simply enter your car number on the website and it will tell share the parking location. 

The parking is free for the first three hours, after which charges are applied. 

the cost is AED 10 per hour and AED 80 per day. 

The parking charges are as follows: 

TimingParking cost
First three hoursFree
Per hour after free timeAED 10
Per day per carAED 80

Other parking options near the Dubai Aquarium

While Dubai Mall offers 14000 parking spaces, it can get filled soon. 

Here are some other parking options near Dubai Mall. 

Souk Al Bahar Car Park

Souk Al Bahar Car Park
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It is a covered parking facility 15 minutes from the Dubai Mall. 

The first two hours are free, but every additional hour costs AED 10 ($3).

Soul Al Bahar Car Park is open throughout the week.

Boulevard Parking

This is a perfect space for electric cars. 

You can find charging points here. 

It is a free parking facility with 2200 spots. 

Dubai Opera

While it allows visitors to park, the priority is given to Opera visitors.

The Dubai Opera parking costs AED 10 ($) per hour for up to 4 hours and an additional AED 20 ($6) for each hour. 

FAQs on how to reach Dubai Aquarium

1. What is the closest metro station to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

Business Bay Metro Station is the closest metro station and 13 13-minute walk from the aquarium.

2. What is the closest bus stop to Dubai Aquarium?

The Dubai Mall stop is the closest bus station. It is a 7-minute walk to the aquarium from the stop. 

Dubai Dubai Mall Landside Metro Bus Stop and Empire Heights Towers are 17 minutes from the aquarium. 

3. Which Bus lines stop near Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

Bus lines 27. 81, F13 stop near Dubai Aquarium.

4. Which Metro lines stop near Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

Metro line 1 stops near Dubai Aquarium,

5. What time is the first Metro to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The first metro to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is at 5.51 am. 

6. What time is the last Metro to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The last metro to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is at 12.29 am. 

7. What time is the first Bus to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The 28 is the first Bus that goes to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. It reaches at 5 am.

8. What time is the last Bus to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The last bus to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is bus 28 at 1.10 am. 

9. What is the closest parking space near Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo?

The Dubai Mall parking is the closest parking to the Dubai Aquarium. 

10. What is the cost of parking in Dubai Mall?

The first three hours are free at Dubai Mall parking. 

After that, it costs AED 10 ($3) for every additional hour.
 
One-day parking costs AED 80 ($12).

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