When you are holidaying in Melbourne or any other city in the state of Victoria, Australia, there are many places to visit in order to enjoy your trip. Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium is one of the most interesting places you can choose to visit. There are lots of things to see and you will not feel your day coming to a close.
Visiting an aquarium provides enjoyment for both young and old. For children it will also become an educational experience for the simple reason that they are able to study the anatomy of fish while they are in the water. Melbourne aquarium also offers a number of specific areas where you can explore and enjoy. The following are some of them:
This is a huge confinement that carries 2.2 million liters of water in which large sharks and other kinds of fish that roam the waters of Australia are living. There is the spectacular sight of divers swimming into depths daily in order to feed these marine animals.
This is a program of breeding some of the unique sea animals such as turtles and some species of sharks in this aquarium. Visitors can watch how these marine animals are rehabilitated and released into their natural environments once they are fit to survive in their natural habitats. Loggerhead Turtle which is a species that survived from the times of dinosaurs can also be seen there.
This is one of the most fascinating places in the aquarium to visit. There are huge crocodiles and you will come face to face with them. It is the home to Pinjara, one of the largest crocodiles in the world kept in captivity. It is 50 years old and weighs 750 kilograms and is a salt water crocodile.
Coral Atoll is also an interesting place where you can watch all kinds of marine life especially the colorful fish that swim though corals. There are lots of exotic species of fish in this beautiful display that spans from the floor to the ceiling.
When you are contented in watching various kinds of marine life confined to glass enclosures, you can walk out into one of Australiaâs rain forests rich in fresh water inhabitants. You will be able to watch fresh water turtles and different kinds of fish in addition to the insects and crabs.
The Sea Life Aquarium is open daily from 9.30am to 6.00pm but remember that the last entry time is 5.00pm. Wheelchair access is possible throughout the aquarium. For an adult, the charge is $38 and for a child of between 4 and 15 years, it is $22. These are prices you need to pay when you buy the tickets at the entrance. In case you buy online there, are discounts to be enjoyed.
Sea Life Aquarium is located on the Flinders Street where it crosses King Street. You can access it by car if you are driving and there is ample parking space. You can also get there by tram or by train. If you are using a minibus hire or coach hire for large group travels, your driver will certainly be more familiar with this location. We can arrange transport for groups of any size to the Sea Life Aquarium, please call or send us an email for more information.