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Genoa Aquarium: 10 Reasons to Visit

The Genoa Aquarium is located in Genoa’s old harbour and within the Pelagos Sanctuary which is a 90,000 square kilometre marine protected area. The Aquarium is Italy’s largest and one of Europe’s biggest too. With 70 tanks housing some 15,000 animals representing over 400 species, there are many reasons to visit. The following are my…

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Top 5 Exhibits at London’s Sea Life Aquarium

Located on London’s south bank across the Thames from the Parliament buildings and in the old county hall you’ll find London’s Sea Life Aquarium.  Home to around 500 species, London’s Sea Life Aquarium is a pleasant way to escape the rain and enjoy the beautiful world of life in the sea. In the shadow of the London…

Depths of the Dangerous Lagoon

Queue the Jaws theme song, add heart pounding excitement and a splash of awe and that’s what you’ll find in the depths of the Dangerous Lagoon at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.  The Dangerous Lagoon is the largest exhibit with almost 2.5 million liters, a football field length of glass viewing tunnel and a moving sidewalk…

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Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada opened in October of 2013 in the heart of Toronto, Canada, beside the CN Tower.  The aquarium is home to 16,000 marine and freshwater animals from sharks to seahorses in over 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of water, spread over a 135,000 square foot facility. Ripley’s Aquarium prides itself on…

Barcelona Aquarium

Walking down the boardwalk along the Mediterranean you approach the steps leading up to the largest aquarium in Europe, the Barcelona Aquarium.  This oceanarium is the only one of its kind in Europe and houses 35 different aquariums depicting different marine habitats, with 11,000 animals of 450 different species and all in 5 million litres…