Sharjah Aquarium is one of the many unique sights of the emirate, which you should definitely see when you are here because this is a place that you can admire yourself for rather than hearing hundreds of bright impressions of others – your own will surely be even more colourful and unforgettable.
Of course, a grand aquarium can be seen in the same Dubai or in some of the European cities, but you should not compare. Sharjah Aquarium, although smaller than Dubai and many others, is in no way inferior to its counterparts and will allow you to make quite a spectacular, full of colourful impressions, an exciting tour that will acquaint you with a unique underwater world.
For the first time, the Sharjah Aquarium received its visitors in 2008 and had since become one of the most attractive places in the city for a pleasant stay. If you are going to have a rest with children, then, by all means, visit this attraction of the city – everyone will be satisfied such an excursion will be very informative.
The variety of colours of the inhabitants of the underwater world, which are represented in the Sharjah Aquarium, simply amaze you. It hosts over 250 different species of marine flora and fauna of the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean, and you can get acquainted with all their beauty and diversity. In the Sharjah Aquarium, you will meet with the most diverse inhabitants of the seas and oceans: you can admire the tiny harmless seahorses and sea urchins, predatory moray eels and reef sharks, crabs, and rays. Here you can also admire a variety of beautiful, striking diversity of its bright colours, tropical fish, thanks to which we can say that it is one of the most colourful aquariums. Besides, in the Sharjah Aquarium, you can admire the unusual plants of the underwater world.
Aquarium in Sharjah will allow you to make an exciting journey through the fantastic sea world and get acquainted with the wide variety of its typical representatives, and a fascinating tour of the aquarium will create a sense of presence on the ocean floor – this is very conducive to the colourful design of the aquarium, which also will not leave you indifferent. The bottom of the aquarium accurately reproduces the typical natural seabed with an abundance of coral reefs and artificially created lagoons. Besides, here you can admire the inhabitants of the aquarium from a variety of angles: from the side, below you, looking at the glass floor, and above yourself, passing through the tunnel, and even over the railing, like in a pool.
Special electronic displays installed in the Sharjah Aquarium will provide you with the most complete information about each member of the marine life that is contained in the aquarium. Information is presented in both Arabic and English, and its management is so simple that even children can easily get all the information of interest to them. On the territory of the aquarium, there is a cosy cafe where you can order tea, coffee, snacks, and refreshments, and there is also a gift shop where you can buy something as a gift to your friends.
Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Entry Fees to Sharjah Aquarium & Sharjah Maritime Museum “Joint Ticket”:
- Children (under 2 years): Free
- Children (2-12 years): 15 AED
- Adults (13+ years): 25 AED
Children group (2-12 years) – “6 or more”: 10 AED each
Adult group (13+ years) – “6 or more”: 15 AED each