Beihai Underwater World locates in Haicheng District, Beihai City. It is located in Beihai Seaside Park, which is a large-scale comprehensive aquarium mainly displaying the marine life and integrates appreciation, tourism, and youth science education together. It is the largest underwater world in Southwestern China. With a total area of 3,333 square meters, the Beihai Underwater World has a water storage capability of more than 5,700 tons. It is the National 4A Class Scenic Area.
What to see at Beihai Underwater World?
Beihai Underwater World houses the largest and highest acrylic cylindrical fish pond in China. Besides, there is the first omni-directional undersea tunnel in China.
Beihai Underwater World is divided into Area A and Area B. Area A is mainly a freshwater fish area, and Area B is a marine biological area. The museum’s display techniques are the best and most advanced among the national aquariums. Here, people can view the magnificent seascapes and find the numerous fish species. Also, there are many exciting underwater performances waiting for you every day.
Underwater Lost City consists of three major landscapes. The first part is a group of natural sea landscapes. The second part is modeled on “the Lost City” Atlantis, which sunk in the Mediterranean Sea. The third part is a set of scenes of human ravaging the marine environment.
Chinese Water World shows Chinese ancient culture of 5,000 years, for example, Chinese ancient textile, Qin Terracotta Army, Sanxingdui, Buddhist culture, astronomy, diversified weapons, as well as the world wonders. Besides that, you can view marine ornamental fishes from all over the world in over 30 tanks.
Turtles Island models on the natural environment of subtropical island, and creates an ecological breeding environment for turtles. It is the first turtle breeding and protection base in China, where people can closely contact with cute turtles.
South China Sea Precious Specimens Hall displays 754 specimens and over 3,000 exhibitions mainly on marine animals and plants of the South China Sea. The exhibition is based on the evolution process of sea creatures. These specimens include the algae, invertebrates and other sea fishes.
In the Undersea Theater, people can enjoy a variety of animals’ performances like people-shark war and underwater wedding by mermaid, devil fishes and seals, etc. These exciting shows are performed in the largest fish tank in China. 6 shows are performed every day.