Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The Sydney Aquarium - An Amazing Aquarium of the World

Sydney Aquarium
The Sydney Aquarium was opened in 1988.  Over 1 million guests visit annually, and between 55-60% of these are from overseas countries. The aquarium has an impressive 4,000sq m of exhibit space

Set in the heart of Sydney on beautiful Darling Harbour, Sydney Aquarium showcases over 12,000 aquatic animals from 650 species in spectacular habitat displays, including the world's largest Great Barrier Reef exhibit and amazing underwater viewing tunnels. 

See Australia's unique aquatic life up close, including one of the world's largest and most impressive collections of sharks, rare dugongs, elusive platypuses, beautiful seahorses, giant turtles, jellyfish, thousands of tropical fish, gigantic stingrays, and much, much more. Sydney Aquarium's pair of orphaned dugongs are amongst only a handful of these incredible animals on display anywhere in the world.

From Summer 2011/12 visitors can see the all new SAW and CLAWS joint creature feature at Sydney Aquarium, featuring incredible Smalltooth Sawfish and sensational crusty creatures of the deep, including huge Japanese Spider Crabs, Giant Tasmanian Crabs and more.

Sydney Aquarium
Did you know that at the world's largest aquarium — the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta — it takes 506 pumps using more than 5,500 horsepower to circulate 300,000 gallons (1.13 million litres) of water every minute?

These and other seaworthy facts are contained in a new web-ready infographic that has been developed by CityPASS. The infographic uses colourful charts, photos, and trivia to highlight the outstanding aquariums in the world. To see all these amazing facts and figures about Aquariums click on web-ready infographic.

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