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A beautiful star of the sea, Aqua Planet Jeju
Aqua Planet Jeju

Aqua Planet

Hanwha Hotel & Resort embarks on a voyage of a dream vaster than the sea to create a space where human beings and nature become one. The largest aquarium in Asia, <Aqua Planet>, is a beautiful star of the sea.

“Aqua”symbolizes the grandeur of the sea and the harmony between marine science and human beings, while “Planet” symbolizes the excitement of exploring the sea—which is as fascinating as an outer space planet—with the latest science.

<Aqua Planet Yeosu> is the second largest aquarium in Korea and is located near Quay 2 of Yeosu New Port in Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do. <Aqua Planet Yeosu> is the first aboveground aquarium (4 levels) in Korea. Designated as a main viewing facility for the EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea, <Aqua Planet Yeosu> is an “eco-friendly aquarium” run by photovoltaic power generation. It offers differentiated spaces for experience and exhibition on each level, such as “Ocean Life,”“Marine Life”, and “Aqua Forest.” There are around 4,000 marine organisms of approx. 300 species including rare animals such as the “Beluga (white whale)” and “Baikal seal”.

<Aqua Planet Jeju> is the largest aquarium in all of Asia (Total Floor Area: 25,600m², 10,800 tons). The scale is approx. 11 times that of 63 Sea World. As a single aquarium, Aqua Planet Jeju is indeed the largest in the world. With approx. 48,000 animals and plants of around 500 species in exhibition, <Aqua Planet Jeju>, an “amusement theme park” offering the world’s top 10 educational, cultural, and entertainment content, operates a marine science experience hall and a large-scale aquatic performance center together with a supersized tank that recreates the coastal waters of Jeju Island. This is also the first place where the “whale shark” was introduced into Korea.


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