The National Aquarium is one of the 11 anchors located in Al Qana Project, a 2.4km social dining and entertainment waterfront destination located in Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Rabdan Area, Abu Dhabi UAE.
Sunday – Saturday 10am-10pm
All visitors must be vaccinated and show a ‘Green status’ on the Alhosn app to enter the aquarium.
We will not have any special discounts for students and teachers, we will however, have educational programs/tours! Please contact [email protected]
Yes, we offer annual ticket memberships.
Yes, we do and they will be able to enter the aquarium free of charge along with their caretaker.
Wheelchairs are provided free of charge as long as a valid ID is submitted at the counter.
Yes, please contact us on [email protected] and we will get back to you.
The aquarium tour is made up of 10 different zones, taking you on a journey around the world.
The National Aquarium is spread across 10 zones and covers an area of over 9,000 sq meters, making it the largest aquarium in the Middle East.
The National Aquarium is home to 46,000 marine and terrestrial animals responsibly and ethically sourced.
The National Aquarium will cater to all age groups. However, no child or children under the age of 12 will be admitted to The National Aquarium unless they are accompanied by an adult aged 16 years or over and such child or children whilst on site must remain under the control or supervision of an adult at all times.
There will be multiple taxi and bus stops around Al Qana available to visitors.
The National Aquarium will provide an unrivalled experience, with an average journey lasting around two hours. This is approximately double the length of experience found in other aquaria in the region.
TNA is one of the 11 anchors in Al Qana which will have over 1,400 surface parking free of charge
Yes, the aquarium will have a retail store that will be accessible to both the Aquarium and Al Qana visitors filled with merchandise and souvenirs of the Aquarium experience to take home.
We offer our guests a mobile signage guide which is a free service offered that allows visitors to obtain the information for each exhibit directly on their mobile phones in six languages: Arabic, English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi & Russian.
The National Aquarium signed a 5-year partnership with The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi to help create the largest and one of the most innovative rehabilitation schemes of its kind to protect and rehabilitate wildlife in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The Wildlife Rescue Program is a partnership between the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi and The National Aquarium with a mission to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release native wildlife in the Abu Dhabi Emirate.
The turtles rescued will be pre-released in our UAE’s Natural Treasures Zone after going through the designed rehabilitation process. When the temperature of the water drops (Which is normally around May) the turtles will be released back into their homes.
When transporting the animals we consider every aspect of the journey in fine detail. Temperature, oxygen supply, length of journey and transport containers are all specified as per the animal’s needs.
All enclosures are built in accordance with the best practice of leading zoos and aquariums around the world. An expert team provides the daily nutrition, medical and enrichment care required and all is as per international standards such as WAZA.