80 Siloso Road, Sentosa
Price: 25.90 SGD (including visiting of Dolphin Lagoon)
Working hours: from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day
Singapore Underwater World is situated at the resort Sentosa Island. It is one of the largest and most beautiful marine aquariums in Southeast Asia, which is considered to be among the city most popular sights: since opening in 1991, Singapore Underwater World has been visited by over 30 million people.
Over 2500 different sea animals, fauna of the World's oceans different regions, live in the oceanarium. Sea dragons and jellyfish, blacktip sharks and seahorses, octopi and giant crabs, alongside a plethora of tropical fish live in special aquariums. There are both indoor aquariums and outdoor water bodies in the Underwater World’s grounds. Visitors can feed and even touch sea inhabitants here; two of the most popular attractions among visitors aquariums are Ray of Fun, where the dasyatidae live, and Jewels of the Reef, where the colorful inhabitants of coral reefs – surgeon fish, butterfly fish, nosefish and other species of coral reefs’ fauna – live together.
The Singapore Underwater World’s main sight however, is the 83-meter-long glass tunnel that is laid on the floor of the giant pool, the capacity of which stretches to three million litters. A slow moving transporter enables visitors to have observe and admire the sea animals living in the aquarium: huge sharks, carnivorous piranhas, cunning moray eels, stingrays of incredible size, turtles and the charming dugong.
The Singapore marine aquarium features several captivating amusements. One of the most thrilling attractions is the opportunity to dive with and feed sharks (cost: 120 SGD). There is Dolphin Lagoon near to the Underwater World, where one can not only see a breathtaking show with rare pink dolphins and seals, but also swim with these amazing mammals (cost: 170 SGD).