Marine Life Park, Singapore – The world’s largest aquarium.
^ An Aerial view of Marine life park.
The world’s largest aquarium is located in Singapore, a country that is very small in size but extremely developed. Only 50 years ago Singapore was a piece of farmland in Malaysia. In 1965 Singapore gained independence and started developing rapidly. Singapore is now one of the world’s most developed and safe places, it is a booming metropolis with countless architectural developments, the world’s largest aquarium in Singapore is a testament to the mighty growth of the city.
The park has an area of 8 hectares (20 acres) and houses 2 main attractions, the “SEA Aquarium” and the “Adventure Cove Waterpark”. It hsa also been featured as the world’s largest oceanarium (aquatic themepark) between 2012 and 2014.
Marinelife Aquatic Park – S.E.A Aquarium
The S.E.A (South East Asia) Aquarium was the world’s largest single aquarium tank until it was overtaken by the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in China. It has a total capacity of 45,000,000 litres (12,000,000 gallons). This huge capacity allows more than 100,000 Marine animals and 800 species.
This aquarium has over 10 zones with 49 different habitats. The central-point of the aquarium is the “open ocean tank” containin more than 18,000,000 litres of water and 50,000 different animals.
The S.E.A aquarium had the world’s largest viewing panel, a 36-metre wide, 8.3 metre tall, this aquarium was designed to give visitors the impression of standing on the ocean floor.
“…including one of the only giant oceanic mata ray in captivity. it also showcases 24 Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, scalloped hammerhead sharks, the Japanese Spider Crab, and relatively uncommonly-exhibited species such as the guitarfish and the chambered nautilus”
Some of the main attractions in the world’s largest aquarium: