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Opened in the year 2000, Kenting Aquarium is one of the prominent tourist attractions of Taiwan. The area is extended to a large area. The main three areas of the Aquarium are- Coral Kingdom Pavilion, World Waters Pavilion, and Waters of Taiwan. Primarily a museum, this area is surrounded with an outdoor waterpark. The most massive underwater tunnel of Asia is there inside this museum. Apart from these, there are different zones for research, experiment zone, international conference centre, etc. The Coral Kingdom exhibit is a beautiful place. It is known for exhibiting diverse coral reef residents, deep water reef, shallow water reef, multicolor reef, and gradual coral reef formations. The sunken ship and the famous underwater tunnel enhances the attraction of this reef area. You can witness the carefree mood of Butterfly Fish, Cownose Rays, Unicorn Fish, Lion Fish, and Blacktip Reef Sharks, etc. Though the Coral Kingdom tends to steal the show, the Water of Worlds zone is unique and exclusive in its way. The ancient underwater evolution, gradual formation, and drastic changes are demonstrated and displayed in this zone. The earliest and pre-historic stories of Earth is explained in this zone. The habitats of Taiwan ponds, rivers, and surrounding water bodies are the stars of the show in Waters of Taiwan area. Nurse Sharks, Whale Sharks, Tilapia, Yellowfin Tuna, Spotted Eagle Rays, and Indo-Pacific Tarpons are the valued performers of this Taiwan Themed zone. National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium or the Kenting Aquarium is a specially designed attraction which is worth enjoying as a whole.
Kenting Aquarium- the Sea lives of Taiwan
Be a part of the mysterious Marine World and enjoy the unearthly beauty throughout a whole day and stay there at night. The authority has there special arrangements for overnight stay in this territory. Staying inside an aquarium is a lifetime experience. Kids love this sleep over the settlement with the colorful fish and other oceanic animals.
Apart from general marine life shows and experiences the museum also has an array of other activities and magnetism. The 3D Marine Show, Underwater Tunnel, Educational Hall, Marine Research center, The Penguin Tank and Kelp Forest Tanks are notable among them. The Museum is also playing an essential role in saving endangered marine species as well.
The authority arranges a large number of exclusive shows to entertain their guests. Penguin feeding show, Underwater Tunnel Reef Fish Feeding, The Secret Garden, Seal Feeding Show, The Touch Pool, and Open Ocean Fish Feeding Shows are the alluring daily attractions of Kenting Aquarium. All of them are enough to keep you hypnotized for a long time.
How to Get Tickets?
If you are interested in sleepover then you may have to book early. This may take even six long months to confirm your booking. Online booking is best to avoid the crowd.
How To Get Around?
As it is an all aboyt aqua life so there is no specific way to get aroun d other than swimming.
What Should I Wear?
For the outside water park you have to wear the proper bath suit. Keep your flip-flops to enjoy this area at its fullest.
Best Time to Visit
Summer is the best time to visit the museum. Due to its sizeable indoor setup, you may enjoy during monsoon as well. The museum is worth experiencing throughout the year.
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Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
Apart from driving to the museum you can go there by Taiwan high speed train and General Railway service. You can take buses Fangliao station to Nan BaoLi.
You can carry foods if you have any toddler with you as there are a very few food options inside the museum area. You can buy swim suit from the shops of the museum. Try to reach the museum early to get the chance to explore the underwater tunnel.