Located 7km from the city center specifically in Deira Dubai is the Dubai dolphinarium. Famous worldwide for its awe-inspiring and interactive shows, the Dolphinarium is home to the majestic Black Sea bottlenose dolphins, Northern and Southern American fur seals, and exotic birds. The Dolphinarium, which is a family entertaining park, is a major tourist attraction where people from all over the world flock in large numbers all around the year to enjoy marine mammals and bird shows.
The Dolphinarium is renowned for its world-class facilities where guests of different age groups can indulge in a variety of fun activities like swimming with dolphins, feeding exotic birds, enjoying thrilling 5D and 7D cinema experience, bouncing on a trampoline, and walking through a maze of mirrors.
Here you enjoy a 45-minute indoor interactive extravaganza showcases these amazing animals’ amazing skills. Watch in wonder as the dolphins and seals dance, sing, juggle, play ball, jump through hoops and even create their own masterpiece.
With just a token of 270 dollars per person, you can swim with dolphins for a Dolphin shallow water encounter. Get a unique experience back that you will remember all your life. One can also buy souvenirs and have a fun dining experience at the onsite restaurant.
Try the following at the Dolphinarium and you won’t be disappointed ;
Dolphin & Seal Show
Watch the Black Sea Bottlenose Dolphins and Northern and Southern American fur seals delight the guests with their astounding skills. The super-friendly mammals perform an incredible array of acrobatic tricks. Facilitated by their trainers, the dolphins and seals play, juggle, sing, and paint and showcase their natural beauty and intelligence to the viewers.
Monday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 11:00 am, 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm
Regular: AED 105 (Adult), AED 50 (Child 2-11 years)
VIP: AED 125(Adult), AED 85 (Child 2-11 years)
Walking through a maze of full-size mirrors is another fun activity to take up at the Dubai Dolphinarium. Experience the thrill walking through the corridors of mirrors and find the way through a baffling pathway. Children or adults can use their Dolphin and Seal show ticket to get entry to the Mirror Maze.
Creek Park Bird Show
At the Creek Park Bird Show, one can enjoy the sight of over 20 species of exotic birds. The bright-colored birds fly over the head of the audience and offer an experience like no other. Here, one can view an extraordinary variety of birds from toucans, macaws to hornbills. These bird shows feature different species of parrots like Amazon parrots and Eclectus parrots. Additionally, one can feed the birds and pose for a photo with the majestic Steller’s Sea Eagle.
Monday – Thursday 12:15pm and 7:15pm
Friday and Saturday 12:15pm, 3:15pm and 7:15pm
Price: AED 50 (Adult), AED 30 (Child 2-11 years)
Swimming with Dolphins
One can enjoy swimming with the sea’s friendliest creatures, Dolphins at the Dubai Dolphinarium. From enjoying belly rides, hugs and kisses to dancing with the Dolphins, there are plenty of fun things to do at the Dolphin Planet in the Dubai Dolphinarium. So, get in the water with the ocean’s beloved creatures for an unforgettable experience.
Timings: Monday to Saturday – (3:00 pm & 4:00 pm)
Meet & Greet With Dolphins: Mixed Group – AED 295/person, Private group (up to 3) – AED 1050
Swim With Dolphins: Mixed Group – AED 630/person, Private group (up to 3) – AED 2500
Enjoy bouncing and flipping on the indoor trampoline at the Dubai Dolphinarium. This fun activity can be taken by guests who are 7 years or above and it is not recommended for pregnant women and guests suffering from certain health conditions such as heart disease or nerve problems.
5D & 7D Cinema
The state-of-the-art cinema theater at the Dubai Dolphinarium offers a one-of-a-kind experience to children as well as adults. Equipped with the latest sound and light technology, the cinema watching experience at this theater involves exciting swaying motions and surrounding effects like water spraying.
Enjoy these facilities at the Dolphinarium ;
The Dubai Dolphinarium is a marine extravaganza that is spread over 5000 square-meter area.
The facility has a seating capacity of 1200.
It is a fully air-conditioned indoor tourist attraction with a gift shop, photo studio, cinema theater, and onsite restaurant, Happy Valley Restaurant.
The facilities are accessible by wheelchair and there are special access seating options available.
Guests visiting the Dubai Dolphinarium get free parking at Creek Park Gate
Bear in mind that ;
If you have a regular ticket for a dolphin and seal show then it is highly recommended to arrive early as the seating for these shows is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Do not carry food and beverages from the outside as it is not permitted.
Book tickets in advance to get the preferred time slot
Dubai Dolphinarium Ticket Types and Prices
Adult – AED 140,
Child – AED 100
Adult – AED 120,
Child – AED 70
Adult – AED 140,
Child: AED 100
Swim with dolphins:
Private session (up to 3 people) – AED 2100,
Each additional person – AED 550
Mixed session (up to 6 people) – AED 550 each