Dive into Atlantis’ FIN-tastic Celebrations for Shark Week’s 31st Anniversary!

Dive into Atlantis’ FIN-tastic Celebrations for Shark Week’s 31st Anniversary!

18 July, 2019 By Atlantis Blog

This summer, the Atlantis Shark Week returns to The Lost Chambers Aquarium with jaw-some shark encounters and experiences starting from July 28!

With a full week of unique shark programmes throughout from 28 July until 3 August, Atlantis is pulling out all the stops to bring the fun of Atlantis Shark Week to its ‘fin’ fans by delivering all-new, thematic experiences that will reveal remarkable insights into the mysterious world of sharks and offering visitors plenty of ways to get up close and personal with these underwater predators.


There is a new semi-opened tank at The Lost Chambers Aquarium, which allows children to interact with sea life, and grow some respect and understanding for the different species. In addition to these experiences, the resort also runs special summer camps which allow children to learn more about the marine life environment through interactive programmes.

The 31st instalment of Shark Week celebrations will have world-renowned South African conservationist and Great White Shark expert Mike Rutzen dive into the underwater world of Atlantis, The Palm to host a range of unique shark-themed experiences.

Experience the Fun of Shark Week in a Variety of Ways at The Lost Chambers Aquarium

Visitors will learn more about marine life conservation through unique educational opportunities, including an array of interactive activities and engaging encounters with sharks – each day of the week:

  1. Megalodon Jaw Entrance Experience at The Lost Chambers Aquarium

Want to come face-to-face with the largest shark ever known to have lived on this planet? Pull off a great selfie in the full-scale jaws of the mighty Megalodon, exhibited at the entrance of The Lost Chambers Aquarium.


  1. Dive into the Magnificent Ambassador Lagoon and Swim with Sharks

Discover our most thrilling tooth-some predators with five unique aquarium dive experiences:


  • Shark Snorkel

An unmissable experience for those who crave a bit of adventure. Snorkel above the ruins of The Lost City of Atlantis in the marine wonderland of The Ambassador Lagoon. Have an amazing time snorkelling with sharks, rays and its 65,000 marine animals.

Recommended for: Families with kids aged 6 and above

  • Aquatrek

Dive into depths of the Ambassador Lagoon from a 3-metre shallow ledge and discover the magical underwater world at Atlantis with our best-selling underwater experience, Shark Trek! Breathe and walk underwater using a special helmet as sharks, rays and colourful fish swim by you during your trek underwater.

Recommended for: Adults and kids aged 8 and above, seeking a unique underwater experience


  • Shark Discovery

Want to experience shark diving in Dubai? Atlantis Dive Discovery is just that perfect scuba diving experience for you to discover Atlantis’ fascinating diving waterscape in Dubai. Get a bit of diving practice, descend to a depth of up to 8 meters and enjoy a personal encounter with our marine dwellers – such as sharks, napoleon wrasse, colorful fish and rays – in the incredible environs of the region’s largest aquarium!

Minimum age: 12 years

Atlantis the Palm shark tank

  • Shark Explorer

Delight in the rare experience of diving alongside incredible sea creatures and marvel at the artefacts the ancient Atlanteans left behind in this single tank dive. This diving experience is a-once-in-a-lifetime thrill and provides specific information on interacting safely with sharks while diving.

Recommended for: Certified divers seeking an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Atlantis Scuba dive Ambassador Lagoon

  • Predator Dive

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to hand-feed our docile yet mesmerizing sharks and rays at Atlantis aquarium while being surrounded by more than 65,000 marine animals.

Recommended for: Adults and kids aged 8 and above, seeking an especially thrilling experience

Special Offers

You can enjoy 10% off on all Aquarium Experiences during Shark Week when you use “SHARKWEEK” at the Gate or in the online store. Also, kids can visit The Lost Chambers Aquarium for free when accompanied by a paying adult (1 child per paying adult) when they wear something shark related.


  1. Shark Attack Waterslide at Aquaventure Waterpark

Those who like a bit of fun must try the thrilling Shark Attack waterslide at Aquaventure Waterpark. Starting with a heart stopping plummet through a series of dark tunnels, it shoots out into a glass tunnel inside the Shark Lagoon allowing riders to swim with sharks in their own environment.

  1. Shark Tales Tour

The popular Fish Tales Tour will have special shark additions such as a Mermaid’s Purses (shark eggs) display and educational shark conservation video for all visitors.

Atlantis, The Palm has a strong message on marine conservation in all its activities at The Lost Chambers Aquarium and the Ambassador Lagoon, where guests are educated by a team of professional Marine Educators and Navigators about the beautiful sea life species through several marine experiences.

Join us on our week-long summer shark adventures and book now to save 10% on the most thrilling shark experiences during Shark Week in Atlantis.