About the Aquarium

With its foundation having been laid in November 2011, the giant aquarium opened its doors for the first time on August 15th 2012. Antalya Aquarium was designed as a center of attraction with indoors area of 15.000 meters on a total area of 30.000 square meters with a distance of only 70 meters to Konyaaltı beach at the heart of Antalya. Having been constructed in only 260 days, Antalya Aquarium has become one of the leading centers of attraction of Antalya with its entertaining food and beverage areas, indoor Snow World and Ice Museum with natural snow, the WildPark that offers a tropical adventure with poisonous reptiles, giant insects and colorful creatures as well as the Oceanride XD Cinema that will travel you around the seas of the world with multi-dimensional cinema technique.

As the best-seller tour in and around Antalya during the tourism season of 2013, Antalya Aquarium is one of the top five venues hosting the biggest number of foreign tourists in Turkey together with the world famous venues such as Topkapı Palace and Hagia Sophia. Having become an important center of attraction for the residents of Antalya in addition to its contribution to the brand value of Antalya internationally, Antalya Aquarium hosted 500.000 foreign tourists in June 2012 and 1.000.000th visitor at the end of September 2012 only 13 months after the opening.

Mullus-barbatus

Mullus barbatus

Thalasoma-pavo

Thalasoma pavo

Mullus-surmeletus

Mullus surmeletus

Other Activities

  • Activities on Grass Area
  • Fish Feeding
  • Events

School groups, youth groups and corporate launching events are waiting for you on a grassy area of 500 square meters at a distance of only 70 meters from Konyaaltı Beach under the shadow of Taurus Mountains!

You can plan extraordinarily entertaining activities with your teammates outdoors from tug of war to sack race or musical chairs to keepy uppy and from archery to kite festival.

There are hundreds of sharks inside the main tank of Antalya Aquarium that features water capacity of more than 5 million liters. There are breathtaking moments during the feeding times of sharks that are fed by specially trained divers by hand. If you would like to witness this special activity, do not forget to learn about the shark feeding hours before your trip to the Aquarium!

There are very exclusive spaces in Antalya Aquarium for private and also incentive events. You can organize a special cocktail or dinner inside the world’s largest tunnel aquarium or plan a special presentation or press conference in front of the glamorous view of the shipwreck.