Sydney Aquarium

55 Shelley Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Sydney Aquarium is world famous for its huge diversity of residents. More than six hundred and fifty species of Australian flora and fauna.. It was opened in 1988 for the celebration of the bicentenary of Australia. Sydney Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world and is considered one of the major tourist attractions of the city.. Some of the inhabitants of the aquarium located in the main hall, and others - in open aquariums. Exhibition "The dwelling sea lions" and "Open Ocean" includes two massive aquarium and underwater tunnels have that allow visitors to explore the marine life in closed tanks. In the aquarium "Open Ocean" presented the world's largest collection of sharks. Some of the sharks weigh up to three hundred killogrammov and reach more than three meters in length.. In December 1991, opened the first oceanarium with fur seals, behind which can be seen through the transparent walls of the underwater tunnel or an open observation deck. In October 1998, opened complex "Great Barrier Reef", showing tropical aquatic flora and fauna inhabiting the coral caves, coral atoll, and including a large aquarium. More than six thousand animals are placed in the aquarium, which contains more than two and a half million gallons of water..

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