November 26th, 2012
Singapore is home to the world’s largest aquarium!
With 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species living in 45 million litres of water, the S.E.A. Aquarium at the newly opened Marine Life Park at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore easily takes the title of the world’s largest aquarium. Comprising of 10 different zones with 49 habitats, the aquarium officially opened its doors on November 22 to visitors eager to explore the underwater world. Along the way, guests come face-to-face with creatures of the deep, including manta rays, hammerhead sharks, and bottlenose dolphins.
“S.E.A. Aquarium offers not only a stunning display of habitats, but also an education about conservation programmes in which families and guests can participate,” said S.E.A. Aquarium Senior Curator Grant Willis. “Younger guests will be thrilled to know that we have specifically designed exhibits such as the Discovery Touch Pool, the Lens Aquarium and Floor Aquarium to provide them up-close encounters with our marine residents.”
The main attraction of the Aquarium is the Open Ocean habitat, which is seen through the world’s largest viewing panel (36 metres wide by 8.3 metres tall).
In addition to the S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa’s Marine Life Park also welcomes visitors to their new Adventure Cove Waterpark, which features Southeast Asia’s first hydromagnetic coaster, Riptide Rocket – a slide that propels riders up and down inclines and around sharp curves.
For more photos of the S.E.A. Aquarium, visit travel.cnn.com
Daily admissions to S.E.A. Aquarium & the Adventure Cove Waterpark are S$29 (US$24) for adults and S$20 (US$16) for children and senior citizens.
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