Dubai Dolphinarium, Dubai

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#4 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in United Arab Emirates
Enjoy the show at Dubai Dolphinarium, the first facility of its kind in the Middle East. Watch a performance in the main arena, with dolphins and seals interacting with the skilled trainers, diving in and out of the water and swimming in a synchronized spectacle. Learn more about marine mammals in a series of interactive exhibits highlighting the lives, habitat, and behavior of these elegant creatures, designed to inspire younger generations. Dubai Dolphinarium is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Dubai Edition.
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  • We enjoyed the show even if it was more circus like than one would expect nowadays. The real problem however of the ticketing. They sell tickets online with a good system but when you come, you need t...  more »
  • You have to buy a ticket at the entrance to the park to get to dolphinarium, where you can buy tickets to the dolphin show. Expect the line to be long, especially on Friday. Many families go on a picnic in the park (they bring a table with them!). It is not worth buying a VIP ticket in the dolphinarium, you can see the same thing about any part of it, because there is also a projector. We were pretty up there, sitting on the side, but we saw everything. The place is a bit rundown, it could use a thorough renovation, but the animals and their trainers are very good. Dolphins paint, they want to sell these pictures and the photos with the dolphins, all during the show. So for me, too many and too open attempts to pull money killed the magic, but it's not bad. After the dolphin show, if you pay again, you can watch a bird show that ends up feeding parrots if you buy sunflower seeds during the performance...
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  • Nice show. Well trained Dolphins and seal. Kids will enjoy for sure.. Even the adults. If you haven't seen Dolphins show then it is a must watch event. There is a good public transportation connectivity as well. Seating arrangement is good and can accommodate 1000 odd people. On Weekdays, there will be few school kids but the seats will be available. On weekends probably all the seats will filled up (I visited on Weekday during Busy tourist season)
  • Nice Family and Kids Spot.Its a wonderful Experience Here it is A well Maintained Place .is a 5,000-square-meter (54,000 sq ft) modern marine facility with around 1250 seating capacity. The Dolphins have their own private habitat area with 600 cubic metres (160,000 US gal) of sea water connected to the main arena pool. There is a separate medical pool and seal pool constructed considering well being of these marine mammals.
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