Building & Support Facilities
Dolphinarium is a Dubai Government sponsored and supported project. Dubai
Municipality was responsible for overseeing the concept to ensure that it will
serve the best interests of the residents of Dubai and the large number of
business and tourist visitors of UAE.
in May 2008 this 5000 sq m modern marine mammal facility located in the lush
Creek Park in the heart of Dubai is the first and largest, fully air
conditioned indoor dolphinarium in the whole Middle East and is a well-recognized
amusement venue providing first class entertainment for a whole family.
Dolphinarium is equipped with latest sound system, light effects and has a 180°
main arena featuring 1200 cinema style chairs situated around a 30 m x 16 m
salt water pool.
• Training Pool area includes
three pools. The Dolphins have their own private habitat area with 600,000
liters sea water connected to the main arena pool. For the health and welfare
of mammals there are a medical pool and separated Seal pool enclosure.
• The Dolphin & Seal Halls
are 30 meters long and 15 meters wide, which is allow us to hold events as
charity and promotional events, press conferences, family days, birthdays and
children fun activities.
• The Happy Valley Restaurant
is situated in the center of the Dolphinarium, between The Dolphin & Seal
Halls and serves a wide range of fusion cuisine as well as beverages and quick
and fun meals for children. Happy Valley will be delighted to cater for any
events which customers might want to hold in the Dolphinarium.
• Three classrooms and
multimedia room accommodate children's Educational Programs and Activities.
• The colorful Gift Shop
provides a variety of souvenir toys which have educational value and are all
related to the marine environment.
• Dubai Dolphinarium Photo Shop
has professional photographers capturing your precious moments with Dolphins
and Seal after each show. It's a great pleasure to take a souvenir folder or
frame with our beautiful marine mammals.
• The ticket counters are at
the far end of the Dolphin and Seal Halls.
• The restrooms are in both the
halls and the main arena areas for public convenience.
Dubai Dolphinarium is home to five Black Sea Bottlenose dolphins - Senya,
Ksyusha, Fekla, Tetka and Jerry and Northern Fur Seals - Ghosha, Max, Fila and Lusha.
We have more than 60 employees who are here to serve you. From the
Managing Director, Mammal Trainers and care givers to the cleaner, we all have
one mission - to please you and to make your visit as pleasant as possible.