Phuket, one of the most beautiful tropical islands in Southeast Asia, is an island province of Thailand. Known for its breathtaking natural beauty, stunning coastal features and reminisces of its colonial era, Phuket is one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations. With its untarnished beaches, lush forests, cultural and historic landmarks, exciting leisure attractions and colourful society, Phuket is an ideal location for a blissful retreat or vacation.
What is an island vacation without seeing some fish? So to see fish and marine life like you’ve never seen before, make a visit to the Phuket Aquarium. Established with the purpose of preserving marine life to showcase to the world the beauty of the underwater world and our responsibility to conserve this world, the Phuket Aquarium is an excellent place to visit for an educational and insightful experience with the whole family. Home to over 30 large fish tanks, you can be assured that you will witness some truly great marine life.
Located at the southern tip of the island of Phuket and established in 1983 as part of the Phuket Marine Biological Centre, the aquarium is the only one of its kind open to the public on the island. Recently renovated to deliver a more exciting and interactive experience, this aquarium is estimated to attract over 300,000 visitors per year!
At this aquarium visitors can witness hundreds or different species of freshwater and saltwater fish in tanks which artificially resemble their natural habitats. One of the major highlights of the aquarium is its 10m long underwater tunnel, which gives visitors of the effect of being completely underwater. The tunnel is also home to another one of the aquarium’s highlights; eight man-sized cod fish! The aquarium also serves as a turtle hatchery and is known to breed and conserve endangered species of sea turtles. The aquarium also contains several educational and insightful facilities making it a truly remarkable attraction!
For a revitalising stay in a tranquil Phuket luxury resort make a reservation at the Point Yamu Phuket. Belonging to the award-winning COMO Hotels and Resorts, this retreat offers you a spiritual and refreshing experience complemented by nature’s beauty and self-enhancing philosophy. One can rediscover the perfect balance to life with a range of spiritual, physical and mental therapies while being nourished by exquisite cuisine and nurtured by the tranquil ambience of the retreat, making it one of the most unique options of Phuket luxury accommodation.