On 22nd November 2012 (Thursday) at 10am, Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) will open the world’s largest oceanarium. Now, we already know that RWS is also the place where various lifestyle amenities are located such as the popular Universal Studios theme park and a casino. But this one certainly takes the cake!
Dubbed, “The S.E.A Aquarium” (one of the attractions of RWS’ Marina Life Park attractions), it will be home to 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species in 45 million litres of water. So it’s safe to say that you might just be able to encounter a couple of manta rays, hammerhead sharks, and bottlenose dolphins. It’s true!
The oceanrium’s centerpiece if the “Open Ocean Habitat“, whose viewing panel gives visitors the feeling of being on an ocean floor without actually having to go anywhere near an ocean floor. How? It’s flanked by a panoramic viewing area and a seafood restaurant (oddly). And right opposite the “Open Ocean Habitat” are the “11 Ocean Suites” – a place that offers guests a unique accommodation experience.
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Other exciting activities include the “Adventure Cove Waterpark”, which features six water slides plus a wave pool plus a 620m lazy river. And let’s not forget the “Rainbow Reef”, where visitors will have the opportunity to snorkel with thousands of fish.
Daily admissions to “S.E.A Aquarium” are priced at:
- S$29 (Adult)
- S$20 (Child)
- S$20 (Senior Citizens)
One-day admission fees to “Adventure Cove Waterpark” are priced similarly.
For now, opening hours for both the “S.E.A Aquarium” and the “Adventure Cove Waterpark” are 10am to 6pm from now until 7th December. Come 7th December, the official opening ceremony will be marked by a brilliant fireworks display and a series of performance by international performers, including international artiste Sarah Brightman.
For more information, hit up RWS’ website.