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The complex is known the first and greatest aquarium in the country in an area of more than 3500 square meters including an aquarium tunnel (underwater world) with the length of 30 meters and 30 aquariums of 5 to 10 meters, touch aquariums and great aquarium cylinders, several quarantine centers and laboratories, gift shops, etc. Get your ticket and visit it when you're in Isfahan! There are so many things to do at Isfahan Aquarium to entertain you.
Isfahan Aquarium Tours
The first thing to do at Isfahan Aquarium is to go to the tunnel. Visiting a tunnel aquarium in one of the largest and greenest forest parks of Isfahan, Nazhvan Forest Park, can be a very charming place for tourists ready to visit the most beautiful places in Iran. Almost 100 of the aquatic species here are considered to be rare and dangerous species. It takes several minutes of walk in a deep, ocean-like tunnel aquarium to observe the most amazing and rarest aquatic species of our planet. There are 6 types of sharks in tunnel-shaped aquarium of the complex.
In Isfahan Aquarium Complex, there is a photography studio. This is the only studio in Iran where pictures with backgrounds of oceanic aquarium and different types of fishes (e.g. octopus, shark and seahorses) are taken and printed. The picture taken in Isfahan Aquarium is a chroma key which is regarded as the best trop-age in the cinema and photography since it conveys closest impression to being in the ocean and among fishes and animals in it. The picture taken in this complex will be delivered to client in shortest time possible. In average, each picture is printed in 5 to 7 minutes. This could be an interesting thing to do at Isfahan Aquarium.
At the end of visiting the aquarium, there is a store which offers different types of products such as toys, taxidermy fishes, 3D puzzles, simple puzzles, extraordinary legs which show evolution of an animal in water completely. When toy inside an egg gets to its largest size, it should be taken out of the egg and it takes the same amount of time to become as small as possible. In addition, there are dinosaur's eggs with dinosaur puzzles in them and by putting pieces together, a complete puzzle of that dinosaur is shaped. The store also has models of various aquatic animals and insects as well as different locations (Milad Tower, Eifel Tower, Medina, and Taj Mahal), magnets or different magnetic objects of marine animals or fishes to stock to different surfaces, T-shirts with pictures of oceanic animals, and 3-D mugs. These could be great souvenirs for visitors of the aquarium.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets can be purchased online on Isfahan Aquarium official website. The best way to buy your ticket is from this website, you will get your e-tickets emailed to you after. Don't forget to bring the e-tickets when you go to the aquarium. Isfahan Aquarium also sells tickets at its ticket office on site, so if you don't have time to buy the tickets online you can just go there and get your tickets on site. If you go with a few people, ask for a discount for group tickets.
How To Get Around?
Isfahan Aquarium can be explored on foot. It's easy to get around while enjoying your time in this area. It is also accessible by wheelchair.
What Should I Wear?
Dress modestly since you are in a religious city. You should cover their shoulders and knees and women should also cover their head and neck with a headscarf. Bring drinking water, it's more expensive to buy it inside.
Best Time to Visit
We would recommend you to go off-season since this place could be overcrowded. The aquarium is indoor so you don't need to worry about the weather when you visit. Mornings are normally less crowded , so it's better to visit in the morning.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, getting around is easy and there are signs everywhere. You can also find everything you need on this website.
How To Get There?
Isfahan Aquarium can be reached by cars. If you drive, use online maps to find your way there. There's a parking lot where you can park your car. You can also take a taxi to Isfahan Aquarium, most taxi drivers know where it is. Make sure you use the taxi meter or agreed on the price before you go.