Sharjah Aquarium

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Sharjah Aquarium

Explore Marine World at Sharjah

Sharjah Aquarium is the first and largest government educational center in the UAE. Covering an area of 6500 m²; it consists of two floors embracing 21 aquariums and filled with 1.8 million liters of water. At Sharjah Aquarium Students can explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures. They can also enjoy a close-up look at the local fish species and learn about Sharjah’s historic coasts and ports. These aquariums shed light on the lively, mysterious and colorful world of the deep sea.They reflect the diverse marine creatures living in our marine environment.

It’s a captivating world revealing an incredible almost (100) species, including the beautiful clownfish, delicate seahorses, moray eels, sea rays and reef sharks. Students can contemplate the splendour of marine creatures of all sizes along the rocky shore and the coral reefs, and in the lagoons and the mangroves.

Sharjah Aquarium holds a turtle rehabilitation program, where the husbandry team collects and receives sick/injured sea turtles before releasing them back into the sea - their natural habitat - , after being rehabilitated. This highlights the role of Sharjah Aquarium in raising public awareness about the importance of preserving marine ecosystems including their wonderful creatures.

LOCATION : Dub Al Meena St, Al Khan Old area, adjacent to Sharjah Maritime Museum – Sharjah

OPERATION HOURS:

  • Saturday – Thursday: 08:00 AM – 20:00 PM
  • Friday - 16:00PM to 20:00PM

SUGGESTED GRADES: FS1 to GRADE 5

STAY INFORMED – Terms & Policies

  • Minimum Number of students – 25
  • Maximum venue Capacity - 180
  • Children under 2 years of age free of charge
  • All bookings need to be made 1 week prior to the date of your school visit.
  • Rescheduling and cancellations must be done at least 48 hours prior to the date of your school visit.
  • Tickets holder may be refused entry if, in the reasonable opinion of the staff, the presence of the holder may pose risk to the safety of tickets holders, and/or affect the enjoyment of others.
  • Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
  • All persons entering the venue are subject to the rules and regulations as set by the management
  • For General Public group booking option is available. Enquire Now to Know More details.

Location

Contact Information

Address
Sharjah Aquarium, Al Meena Street, Al Khan, Sharjah, Sharjah Emirate, United Arab Emirates
Phone 2
Website
Zip/Post Code
18857

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