The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

A journey into the deep.

Some 46,000 marine creatures are what awaits intrepid under water explorers at the recently opened mega-visitor attraction, The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi.

Spread out over some 9,000 metres in the mega-lifestyle destination at Al Qana, you can learn the secrets of 10 different ecosystems from around the blue planet.

Curiosity piqued?

Have a look at some of the incredible fish, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and more just waiting to be discovered.

 

 

Hammerhead shark

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi possesses the largest school of Hammerhead sharks to be found in the world.

Super Snake

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

A 14-foot reticulated python that takes 13 people to hold, will capture your attention at The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi.

Education

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

With tons of interactive displays as well as guided tours, you will be well on your way to being the next Jacques Cousteau.

Conservation

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

Working with The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), the aquarium plays a vital role in rescuing and rehabilitating injured wildlife.

‘The Professor’

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi takes pride in its educational offering to visitors, but this ‘Professor’ has no teaching degree as it’s an Asian Water Monitor Lizard.

Capybara

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

If you don’t like rats, then look away now as the world’s largest rodent found in South America, the Capybara, lives in The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi.

Shark feeding

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

At The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi you are allowed to feed the animals… under strict supervision of course.

Entry requirements

 

The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi: what to see

 

All visitors to The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi must present a negative PCR test on the Al Hosn App taken 96 hours before entry.

For more information or to book a ticket, visit The National Aquarium, Abu Dhabi

 

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