Waikiki Aquarium

Waikiki Aquarium is an amazing place to experience the aquatic life of Hawaii. It houses around 500 species of aquatic plants and animals. It is also one of the best known marine science institutions that are there in the city. It was founded in 1904 and is the third oldest marine aquarium in United States.

Important facts:

– It is the very first aquarium to maintain the chambered nautilus

– Award winning Aquarium

– It feature Sharks, eels, sea turtles and endangered Hawaiian monk seals

– It has the finest collection of fishes in the world.

Information on Waikiki Aquarium

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waikiki_Aquarium

The Aquarium has been claimed as the Coastal Eco system Learning Center. Apart from this it has got several awards. Some of the major achievements are:

– Keep it Hawaii award- 2008

– Davey awards for design excellence- 2006

– Munson Aquatic Conservation Exhibit Award- 2003

– Edward H. Bean Award- 2003

The Waikiki Aquarium highlights the aquatic life displaying hundreds of marine plants and animals in a stupendous manner. There are six major areas in the center conserving and educating tourists on the marine life. These areas are:

– The Coral Area Live

– The Galleries at the Aquarium

– The Edge of the Reef

– The Hawaiian Monk seal

– The Ocean Aquaculture

– Coral Farm Exhibit

Official Website of Waikiki Aquarium

http://www.waquarium.org/

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It might amaze you that half of Hawaii is its underwater world and one should experience its aquatic life offering wonderful exhibition of unforgettable moments. It gives you a chance to see some of the amazing marine creatures living in a beautiful environment.

Information and Reviews of Waikiki Aquarium

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Waikiki Aquarium Address
2777 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815

Contact:
Tel: (808) 923-9741
Fax: (808) 923-1771
Email: info@waquarium.org

Waikiki Aquarium Hours:
Open daily: 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
June 17, July 1, July 15, July 29 and August: 12: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
New Year's Day: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ticket Information for the Waikiki Aquarium:
Adult: $9
Seniors (65+ with ID): $6
Kama'aina (with proof of residency): $6
Active Duty Military (with military ID): $6
Students (with student ID): $6
Youth (13-17): $4
the disabled: $4
Junior (5-12): $2
Children 4 and Under: Free

Website: http://www.waquarium.org/index.html

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