The aquarium houses more than 200 sharks and rays, representing 25 different species. All of the animals are cared for by a team of 80 sea-life experts.
The National Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the Middle East. The National Aquarium is part of Al Qana, a unique waterfront destination bringing a new definition of social dining and entertainment to Abu Dhabi. The National Aquarium’s purpose is to create a memorable moment for people to reconnect with nature. It is designed to become a role model in the field of conservation education through community engagement, and also support the UAE’s efforts to preserve its heritage and build a more sustainable future.