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Sharjah Aquarium

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Address: Sharjah Al Meena St, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number:
+971 6 528 5288
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08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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US$ 130.00*
and up
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Good little spot

Not the biggest aquarium but a fine place to while away a couple of hours. Some great fish of all shapes and sizes albeit the displays need to be updated as they are showing their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sharjah Aquarium is a good place for a short visit. The ticket is nominal. Its usually starts from 4 PM onward. Do check the timings before visit.

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Thank Syed Fasihuddin A
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not the biggest aquarium but a fine place to while away a couple of hours. Some great fish of all shapes and sizes albeit the displays need to be updated as they are showing their age. Well set out and has a gift shop for the youngsters. You also get entry to the maritime museum as part of you ticket.... More 

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Thank Paul B
Prague, Czech Republic
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suggest you to visit Sharjah Aquarium You will know and take idea about the life under the Arabian gulf

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Thank Ahmed B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for a 30 minute or maybe 1 hour visit a lot of unusual species worth a look if you are in the area

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Bengaluru, India
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Excellent display of underwater creatures. Worth visiting the place with children. They have a good collection and it can take more than 2 hours to enjoy seeing all.

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Thank indranishares
Goa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Not very different from say Singapore Aquarium but it makes up with its spaciousness. Can visit if you have time in Sharjah.

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U.A.E
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place with potential but limited strength of fishes. It wouldnt take half hour to visit the place. Can provide much more

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Thank Boby038
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Aquarium is quaint and probably great for school trips, otherwise, can be explored in 30-40 minutes. There are modern features like electronic info boards. But 21 century hasn't arrived to the reception where they don't take credit cards only cash. And if you expect service with the smile, you are in the wrong place.

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Thank DXBHackett
Sharjah, UAE
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101 reviews
46 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The aquarium focuses on fish found in Sharjah's waters, which is a great way for a small facility to offer something not found elsewhere. There are several places where you can walk through tunnels with the fish above and beside you. Your ticket also gives you admission to the adjacent maritime museum, which features exhibits on Sharjah's maritime history, pearling,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

A very nice day out I brought my staff here for a change of scene Very nice place Staff great and after we also paid to have a nice photo taken Is really worth a visit and had a nice cafe there also

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