According to the MarineBio Conservation Society, there are more than 200 marine aquariums and ocean life centers around the world.
Today we offer to your attention the list of the best aquariums across the globe.
Georgia Aquarium: Atlanta, GA
This aquarium has tens of thousands of animals swimming in over 10 million gallons of water. It is home to some of the biggest fish in the world. For kids, there’s a petting area where you dip your hands into a shallow pool filled with rays and baby sharks, including Bonnethead sharks, which have eyes in the back of their heads. In addition, you can see the museum’s dolphin show, where trainers showcase the beauty, athleticism, and intelligence of bottlenose dolphins.
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom: Hengqin, Zhuhai, People’s Republic of China
This aquarium boasts eight themed areas inside the park, each representing a different part of the ocean. The aquarium has a dolphin’s island, otter’s den, and sea lions theater, where the animals show off acrobatic movements to the beat of tango, rock, and Brazilian samba music.
Marine Life Park: Sentosa island, Singapore
This is home to more than 100,000 marine animals of over 1,000 species from across 50 different habitats. Guests can swim inches away from some of the ocean’s stealthiest predators, such as the hammerhead, silvertip and sandbar sharks. Check out the high-speed water slides and lazy river at Adventure Cove Waterpark, which is located next to the aquarium.
Shedd Aquarium: Chicago, Illinois
Opened in 1930, this aquarium is one of the oldest aquariums in the world. Home to sea otters, lake sturgeons, giant river turtles, blacktip reef sharks, and other water animals, the museum specializes in providing learning experiences for visitors of all ages. Penguin lovers can meet, touch, and feed Magellanic penguins while learning about penguin anatomy, nesting season, and the museum’s penguin conservation work in South Africa.
Oceanogràfic: Valencia, Spain
This aquarium has Europe’s longest underwater tunnel, where visitors get a front-seat view of more than 100 sharks of 21 different species. The aquarium features stunning sea life from the Mediterranean ocean, including barracudas, and spiny lobsters. It also offers nighttime attractions, including live music and dolphin shows.