Oceanarium Melaka targets 200,000 visitors this year
Published on: Friday, January 30, 2015
Melaka: The Shore Oceanarium Melaka, a commercial aquarium centre here, has target 200,000 visitors from both locally and overseas for this year.
General Manager Choo Chert Kian said the latest tourist attraction in the state has managed to draw more than 20,000 visitors since starting operations early last month.
"Oceanarium Melaka has on display about 500 marine and land exhibits, with 300 being fishes from various countries.
"We also have marine life that are rarely seen by Malaysians such as the obor-obor, lionfish and ikan batu from countries such as Indonesia, the Philippines and Hawaii in the United States," he said.
He said his company was also planning to build another aquarium centre under phase two of the venture and this is expected to be ready in 2017. – Bernama
The Shore Oceanarium Melaka is situated within the Shore Shopping Gallery next to the Melaka River and is open daily from 10.30 am to 9 pm.
Tickets are priced at RM28 for adults, RM18 for children and RM18 for senior citizens above 60. –Bernama