Timings : 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Entry Fee : Adult: THB 100,
Child: THB 50
Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa is situated 40 kms away from the central Phuket City, near the Thai Navy's Third Area Naval Command Base. Established in 1983, Phuket Aquarium is a part of the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC), spread over 20 acres of prime waterfront property on Phuket's southeast coast.
Devoted to marine education, protection and research in this field, PMBC has an incubator, endangered museum species and a research vessel on grounds. Although a smaller space, the Aquarium, they intend at developing an educational day program for future generations
The Aquarium hosts over 30 water tanks here, sheltering not just regular fishes, but sharks, eels, shrimps, crabs, seahorses and even the famous 'Nemo' clownfish. The place might also be the only place in Phuket where with a Sea Turtle Sanctuary, where caging and forcefully breeding these creatures is strictly prohibited. With a nature trail outside leading to plenty of turtles, Phuket Aquarium cares for these turtles and releases them back into the sea.
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