Turkey is famous for some of the best zoos and aquariums in the world. One of the exciting memories of childhood is the visit to the zoo to see the animals closely. The beautiful aquariums of Turkey have the largest tanks with different kinds of aquatic creatures. The animals are confined in those tanks and are displayed to the public. In the major cities of Turkey, the giant aquariums are open to the public. Visitors from all across the world come to see the best public aquariums in the world in Turkey.
Turkey aquariums are considered among the top 100 best aquariums in the world. They offer family fun to the visitors and not only kids but adults enjoy the time equally. The underwater world gives a promising experience to visitors and visiting aquariums is one of the things you would do on your visit to Turkey.
Below are some of the aquariums of Turkey.
There are different things you can do while your visit to Istanbul. Visiting Istanbul Akvaryum is one of them. It is the biggest thematic aquarium in the world. The aquarium is famous for the various fish species that live in the world of the sea. It is always open for visitors. The aquarium gives you the ultimate experience of exploring the variety of fish species in a huge volume underwater. The aquarium is also a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The thematic underwater zoo has a thousand square meter rainforest with high-end technology as compared to other aquariums.
Visitors can see a variety of animals belonging to different regions and get information about their cultural and geographical characteristics. There is also a 5D cinema with options of five movies that takes the audience on a visit to different worlds. The hurricane simulator in the aquarium makes you feel like you are in the middle of a hurricane. The water capacity of the aquarium is about 4,000 cubic meters with more than 5,000 creatures.
Aqua Vega Aquarium
The aquarium is located in the capital city of Ankara. The aquarium has a total capacity of more than 4.5 million liters of water. The tunnel is 98 meters in length. The huge tank of water contains 120 species of reptiles and more than 11000 fish. The aquarium full of beautiful and unique sea creatures gives you the ultimate view. There are two floors in the aquarium and there is one Adrenaline World. On the first floor, there are cafes, a diving school, aquariums, a pet shop, adrenaline world, and a seashell museum. On the second floor, there is a jungle corner, touch pool, aqua cafe, tunnel aquarium, and amphitheater. In the Adrenaline world, there are 250 different types of wild creatures.
Eti Underwater World
Eti Underwater World is located in the Eskisehir province of Turkey. Visitors find it a good place to hang out with friends and family. It has 6 terrariums in which there are a variety of tropical amphibians. There are more than 30 thematic aquariums, a shell museum, a photography area, a souvenir shop, and a cafeteria in the place. The 2400m2 indoor area gives you a beautiful panoramic view of the aquarium with thousands of sea creatures. The aquarium has cheap tickets as compared to other aquariums in Turkey.
As it appears from the names of aquariums, the place is full of fun and hundreds of fascinating underwater creatures from all across the world. The more than two million liters of water contain six different types of sharks, tropical creatures, moray eels, stingrays, and cold ocean species. Where on one hand the place is full of entertainment and mystery, on the other hand, it is good for educational purposes. The aquarium gives you information about different species that an aquarium has and its characteristics. The aquarium has more than 70 thematic terrariums with colorful aquatic creatures.
Sea Life Aquarium
Sea Life Aquarium is also one of the largest ocean tanks in the world. The ocean tunnel is 83 meters long and you can see amazing views from the sea bed. This next-generation aquarium has coastal cliffs, rainforests, and tropical sea zones. It has the largest collection of sharks and other sea creatures. Some include Sand Tiger, Zebra, Bonnethead, Grey Reef Shark, and many more.
The rock pool of the aquarium is highly interactive that gives beautiful views of aquatic creatures to children and adults. There is also a diver show in that aquarium, in which the diver dives with the sharks. There is a play area for children as well where they can play and eat.
It is the biggest tunnel aquarium. Antalya aquarium offers a wide range of entertainment options such as education, fun, inspiration, and a beautiful tour of 40 thematic aquariums. It has the biggest tunnel of 131 meters. There is also an Ice Museum and Snow World that is super exciting for both the children and adults. The aquarium has the most interesting, colorful, and even poisonous species in the world. There is an Oceanside XD Cinema that gives a day full of adventure and exploration to the visitors. You can also enjoy delicious food in the restaurants and cafes on the terrace floors.
So what aquarium are you planning on your visit to Turkey?