Curaçao Sea Aquarium Park, Curaçao
This island country which already has a very rich biodiversity, including a vast marine life, is the perfect setting for the Curaçao Sea Aquarium Park. As many aquariums in the world offer a closeup of the sea life above the ground, this innovative park’s portion is actually located underwater. In order to preserve the natural habitat of aquatic life, you can see dolphins, sea sharks, rockfish and sea lions in a pristine manner. You can enjoy snorkelling, scuba diving exploring the reefs, and actually submerging yourself in the wonders of the ocean.
National Aquarium Denmark
Denmark, which boasts the best architecture, has successfully amalgamated outstanding design with sea life. The aquarium, which is also known as Blue Planet (Den Blå Planet), pays homage to the largest mammal in the world – the whale. The whale-shaped building serves as the entrance to the largest aquarium in Northern Europe. Home to 400 varied species, including electric eels, snapping turtles, and a rare Pacific octopus. It is further divided into 53 sections that feature the species from that particular area. This includes Cold Water (native to Denmark), Warm Oceans, rainforests, and the African Great Lakes, among others.
Oceanogràfic de Valencia
This sprawling aquarium which is the largest in Europe, is certainly a breathtaking experience. Its massive 12,00,000 square feet is home to an ecosystem that has many habitats along with nine underwater towers. Its long tunnel, which is the biggest in Europe, takes visitors inside the magnificent underwater world comprising 45,000 species. Their main attraction is definitely the cheerful Belugas, along with the Mysteries of the Sea exhibit, which displays some of the unique sea animals. The Oceanogràfic is also known for conducting many marine conservation projects which seek to protect many species and also indulge in many studies.
Sydney Sea Life Aquarium, Sydney, Australia
Sitting at the heart of the city, Sydney Sea Life Aquarium is the crowning jewel of Darling Harbour. Being a research centre, it has successfully inhabited more than 700 animal species, including the rare dugong, which can be viewed only in selected places. Besides this exquisite site, you can have a day of immersive experience as you witness the manta ray and shark tunnels. Australia is home to the Great Barrier Reef; there is a huge exhibit displaying creatures from there. You can even say hello to penguins as they enjoy the sub-minus temperatures in their special facility
Often cited as one the best aquariums in the world, this astounding research and conservation centre is a crowd favourite for tourists and locals alike. It has over 30 exhibits that cater to 50,000 animals, including species from British Columbia. The Treasures of the B.C. Coast displays the giant Pacific octopus, rockfish, sea urchins etc., as they glide across the huge water tanks. The visitors are in for a treat as they can experience the rainforest environment in the Graham Amazon Gallery, where colourful schools of fishes are there to welcome their habitat. This aquarium has also joined hands with other institutions to protect and restore marine life. The best part is that 150 marine animals are rescued each year, so your money is actually going for a good cause.
S.E.A. Aquarium, Singapore
A trip to Singapore is incomplete without a visit to the world-famous S.E.A Aquarium which, when opened, was the world’s largest. It houses more than 1,00,000 animals belonging to 1,000 diverse species. With ten different zones that have 50 habitats, the visitors can set sail to witness the magical world of marine life. There are interesting animals like stingrays, dolphins, and hammerhead sharks, to name a few. Besides this, there is also a touch tank and a recreation of a shipwreck which gives a unique glimpse. The best attraction is that you can actually go scuba diving in one of the exhibits for an even closer look at the charismatic aquatic world.