Aqua Planet Ilsan spreads the values of
maritime culture and highlights

the importance of

protecting the natural ecosystem.

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Aqua Planet Ilsan

Aqua Planet introduces the largest water tank in the metropolitan area, Korea's first location to combine an aquarium and zoo."

For us, "Aqua" refers to the magnificence of the ocean and an encounter between marine science and people, while "planet" refers to the hands-on exploration of space: cutting-edge concepts available only at Aqua Planet.

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Aqua Planet Ilsan

Aqua Planet is the largest aquarium in the city area near the Goyang Hallyu-world site. We are the first aquarium to offer an indoor zoo in our 4-story complex.

Aqua Planet is located at the center of Ilsan’s main attractions, including Ilsan Lake Park and Kintex, visited by over 14 million people yearly. The aquarium is home to 325 marine and terrestrial creatures from all around the world, a place where visitors find themselves in the company of sea elephants, jaguars, ring-tailed lemurs, and hyacinth macaws.

Aqua Planet boasts the largest complex in the capital area (total floor area 14,660m², 4300 tons of water in the tank). The structure is approximately four times bigger than 63 Sea World, and provides hands-on observation facilities featuring a large water tank (up to 2000 tons), 44 smaller water tanks, 9 animal breeding facilities, and a bird breeding farm. Showcase areas include: "Deep Blue Sea", a large water tank featuring Aqua Dream a performance combining a synchronized show and video; "Ocean Arena", offering an ecology presentation; and "Parrot Village", where visitors can commune with parrots, and other interesting and informative areas.


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The shape and color of the BI cannot be changed and must be used in accordance with all regulations.

The brand “signature” refers to the coupling of the symbol and logo in accordance with all designated standards in the optimized ratio. Use the appropriate signature in consideration of the layout of the applied space and applied media and follow the designated principles regarding the coupling method.

Basic left-right combination

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Basic top-bottom combination

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Minimum use regulation

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Hanwha Hotels & Resorts aims to continue to develop as a company that puts its customers first by providing only the best services.

Hanwha Hotels & Resorts is firmly establishing itself as the largest and best leisure company in Korea, in terms of quality and quantity, by adjusting to the rapid changes in the leisure environment industry and promoting the expansion of existing businesses while also encouraging the operation of new businesses.

Based on its future-centric value system and ample knowledge and expertise on operating various leisure facilities, the company is building a healthy leisure culture in the 21st century.

In addition to achieving visible growth, Hanwha Resorts won the Grand Prize in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 and the first Overall Grand Prize in 2007 of the resort sector at the “Hanwha Hotels & Resorts Grand Prize for Customer Satisfaction” hosted by the Korea Management Association Consulting (KMAC).Hanwha Hotels & Resorts was also ranked No. 1 in the condominium category of the “Hanwha Hotels & Resorts K-BPI Survey,” for five consecutive years, from 2005 to 2009.

The company has also been recognized abroad and was ranked No. 1 for four consecutive years on the 2007 Hanwha Hotels & Resorts GBCI (Global Brand Competency Index) announced by the Management Association Consulting of Japan.

Hanwha Hotels & Resorts built Aqua Planet, a global aquarium that celebrates the landscape and natural beauty of Korea, using domestic technology and the knowledge, human resources, and solid capital that it has accumulated as company over the past 27 years.

Aqua Planet Ilsan is the realization of Hanwha Hotels & Resorts’ vision to share Korea’s oceans and natural environment with people visiting and residing in Korea. In the future, Hanwha Hotels & Resorts will continue to strive to become a company that uses its competencies to work toward the good of customers and provide them with only the best services at all times.

Thank you.

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Hanwha Hotels & Resorts entered the leisure industry in 1979 with the construction of the first condominium ever to be built in Korea. Now, the company owns the nation’s largest number of directly operated condominium chains and golf clubs and provides a wide range of food services to customers. With its development of the Plaza Hotel and the 63 City Food and Beverage businesses in 2009, Hanwha Hotels & Resorts is taking continued leaps forward as the best premium leisure/service company in Korea.

Mission & Values

Aqua Planet Ilsan

purposes to share the value of marine animal conservation and to provide visitors with fun and enjoyable experiences

that emphasize the coexistence of humans and nature.


Aqua Planet shares various shapes and forms of the marine ecosystem that people cannot easily access in their daily lives in order to share the "value of maritime culture”and to increase public awareness of“ecosystem conservation.”

Aqua Planet Ilsan strives to pay back customers for their kindness by continuously providing fresh and touching programs. Visit“Aqua Planet Ilsan"to experience the magnificent ocean and to learn more about the importance of conservation!

  • Green Aquarium

    Green Aquarium suggests the necessity to preserve marine resources and the diversity of beautiful marine culture.

  • Eco-friendly Aquarium

    The life support system necessary in maintaining the lives of organisms is run by photovoltaic power generation.

  • Space of Research

    Preserving rare species and protecting marine ecosystem

Environment Management

What is Environment Management?

Environment management refers to the introduction of the environment as a core concept into existing management. It is a management philosophy in which environment management becomes the principle of corporate management and environmentally healthy and sustainable development is promoted while minimizing the negative effects of corporate activity on the environment.

Environment management principles at the Aqua Planet Ilsan ,Environment management agreements
Environment management principles at the Aqua Planet Ilsan Environment management agreements
  • Effectively use resources and energy
  • Make safety/sanitary principles a way of life and use protective gear
  • Consistently improve ESH work environment and performance management
  • Reinforce ESH training
  • Minimize pollution and make the 3Rs (reuse, reduce and recycle) a part of daily life
  • Encourage activities to rescue and protect animals and preserve habitats
  • Practice animal welfare
  • Signed an MOU with the National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea (2016)
  • Signed an MOU with the Jeollanam-do Institute of Ocean & Fisheries Technology (2015)
  • Signed an MOU with the Yeosu Regional Office of Oceans and Fisheries of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (2015)
  • Registered as an ex situ conservation institution and marine animal rescue and treatment institution by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (2013)
  • Signed an MOU with the Marine Disease Management Center at Chonnam National University (2013)
  • Signed a joint research agreement for white whales with the Whale R&D Center at the National Institute of Fisheries Science (2012)

Voluntary Activities for Environment Management

Natural Habitat Cleaning Activities

Contributed to the local community by actively engaging in activities to protect the environment and natural habitats in the surrounding area (started in 2016)

Regular environment protection activities: Janghang March (twice a year), narrow-mouthed toad habitat preservation activity (once a week)

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Seodaemun Museum of Natural History

Signed an MOU with the Seodaemun Museum of Natural History for the conservation and study of biological evidence and records relating to the regional environment

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Ex-situ Conservation Institute Support Business

Study of the ecosystems of marine life that need protection, development of proliferation measures, development of restoration and transplantation technologies, habitat improvement, and restoration research, etc.

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