One of the largest aquarium at Kuala Lumpur, this unique aquarium beneath the Kuala Lumpur Concention Center (KLCC) have amazing showcase of 5,000 land bound and aquatic creature exhibits over a 60,000 sq ft floor space, which includes the Malaysia’s longest underwater moving tunnel.

The entrance to Aquaria KLCC.

The entrance to Aquaria KLCC.

Opening Hours : Open Daily Monday to Sunday including public holidays from 10:00am till 8:00pm (Last Admission 7:00pm)

Estimate time of visit : One to Three hours. Expected to be more if wish to spend time learning more about all the creatures in AquariaKLCC or wish to wait for the feeding time and special performance.

AquariaKLCC can be packed with people during holidays.

AquariaKLCC can be packed with people during holidays.

Entrance fee: 

Price per pax for MyKad / Malaysian

  • Adults : RM 49.00
  • Children (3-12 years old) : RM 39.00
  • Senior Citizen : RM 39.00
  • Disable / Handicapped : RM 16.00

Price per pax for Others

  • Adults : RM 69.00
  • Children (3-12 years old) : RM 59.00
  • Senior Citizen : RM 49.00
  • Disable / Handicapped : RM 16.00

Official Website : http://aquariaklcc.com/

The school children learning about aquatic life along the coastal area.

The school children learning about aquatic life along the coastal area.

Place of Interest at Lower Level 1 of Aquaria KLCC

From the entrance at Lower Level 1, you will pass the ticketing counter into the main lobby. After the lobby is the first gallery – Evolution Zone, walk further you will reach The Stream and Shipwreck where you can see beautiful corals. After that you have to walk down a stairs down to the Flooded Forest Gallery and the Coast Gallery (Lower Level 2).

The place of Interest at Lower Level 1 of Aquaria KLCC :

  1. Evolution Zone
    Piranha Tank
    Gene Pool
    Electric Zone
  2. The Stream
    Riverbank Jungle
    Asian Small-clawed Otter
  3. Shipwreck
    Tales of the Ocean
    Coral Walk
    Coral Discovery
  4. Alantis Souvenir Store (accessible via stairs from Lower Level 2)
  5. Station Aquarius
    MOON Lab: Holodeck
    Jellyfish Lab
    Seahorse Lab
    Eco Lab

School children loves the Piranha tanks, just because seeing flesh eating piranha in cartoons and movies is too mainstream, while seeing a real piranha is a thrill. They will ask … is the skeleton in the tank the remains of someone unfortunate felling onto the tank ?

Get thrilled with the flesh eating Piranhas at Aquaria KLCC.

Get thrilled with the flesh eating Piranhas at Aquaria KLCC.

School children are curiously gathered in front of the Piranhas tank.

School children are curiously gathered in front of the Piranhas tank.

Otters is another creature fascinating the children. The Asian small clawed otter captivity is specially build with glass on most sides and a small glass dome in the center where you can have a close peek with the otters at their eye level. Otters are very active creatures, they swim, the crawl, they jump, they roll, and sometimes they snooze and sleep.

Sleeping Otter.

Sleeping Otter.

At the shipwreck section, it is a very interesting place where you can learn what you can find in a shipwreck. They also have a display of beautiful sea corals and information of places you can find coral reefs and shipwreck dive site in Malaysia.

Information corridor with blue lighting.

Information corridor with blue lighting.

Coral reefs is a habitat for many different types coral fishes. Its ecosystem is very diverse and each different coral reefs is unique from each other. Fishes staying in the coral reefs are very colorful and comes is different size and shape. The infamous clown fish also can be found in coral reefs.

The red lionfish in the aquarium.

The red lionfish in the aquarium.

Creatures of the coral reefs are adapted to hide and camouflage with their surrounding. Sometimes you need a keen eyes to find them. Look around, they might be under the rocks or between corals.

The Hairy Red Reef Lobster hiding between some rocks.

The Hairy Red Reef Lobster hiding between some rocks.

Corals are beautiful marine invertebrates that lives in in compact colonies of many identical polyps. The tentacle like projection of the corals moves with the movement of the sea current. They are colorful under sunlight, and some appears glowing under blue or ultraviolet lights.

Beautiful coral moving with the water current.

Beautiful coral moving with the water current.

Place of Interest at Lower Level 2 of Aquaria KLCC

Proceed on is the Living Ocean exhibits. Take the chance to take photos with the sharks and stingrays swimming across the transparent underwater tunnel. Meet the sand tiger sharks, sea turtle and beautiful corals at the Aquatheater.

Amaze by wonderful facts and collections at Weird and Wonderful before you go back to Lower Level 1 where the Alantis Souvenir Store is located. You can purchase quality Aquaria KLCC merchandise and Sea themed merchandise at the Alantis Souvenir Store. Before you proceed to the Exit, you can visit the Station Aquarius where amazing fossils and preserved specimen is displayed, and there is a seahorse lab, jellyfish lab, moon lab and eco lab. It is a great place for kids to explore and learn.

Place of Interest at Lower Level 2 of Aquaria KLCC:

  1. Deep Forest
    Flooded Forest
    Freshwater Journey
  2. the Coast
    Mudflats
    Coastal Nursery
    Mangrove
    Coastal
  3. Living Ocean
    Sharks’ Den
    Giant Shovelnose Ray Corner
    Cage Rage Experience
    Royal Nanhai Shipwreck
    Reef Fish Resort
    Hard Coral Focus Point
    Amazing Schooling Fish
    Living Ocean Facts
    Grouper Hideout
    Sea Turtle Pitstop
    Giant Pacific Octopus
    Aquatheater
  4. Weird & Wonderful
    W&W Tanks
    Jellyfish
    Glass Bottom Boat

one eye catching wonder when you venture down the stairs from lower level 1 to lower level 2 is a two story tall cylindrical vertical fish tank. The tank rise seamlessly from the bottom tropical tank towards the ceiling. You can see school of fishes swimming in circular motion within the cylindrical tank.

Two story tall vertical cylindrical fish tank.

Two story tall vertical cylindrical fish tank.

This is the Deep Forest zone, where you can see hanging artificial trees and vines from the ceiling and sound of the forest. Huge freshwater fishes from the tropical region can be seen here.

School of fishes swimming in the tank.

School of fishes swimming in the tank.

The major attraction of the Aquaria KLCC is the underwater moving tunnel. Visitors can venture under the ocean like tank and view the underwater species in their natural-like habitat. All kinds of salt water fishes, sharks, sea turtles, sting rays and corals can be seen here. The water is crystal clear and fishes are freely swimming above the tunnel. It is the time where you can shoot amazing photos like huge stingrays swim above your head.

The underwater moving tunnel in Aquaria KLCC is the longest in Malaysia, with the length of 90 meters.

School Children are amazed by the shark and stingray swimming above the clear tunnel.

School Children are amazed by the shark and stingray swimming above the clear tunnel.

The Underwater Moving Tunnel at AquariaKLCC.

The Underwater Moving Tunnel at AquariaKLCC.

Meet the amazing Giant Japanese Spider Crab at Aquaria KLCC. It is the world’s biggest crab species.

Huge crab walk across the tank.

Huge crab walk across the tank.

Don’t forget to be amazed by the collection of shark tooth of different species.

A row of shark tooth display showing the different size and tooth arrangement of the teeth of different shark species.

A row of shark tooth display showing the different size and tooth arrangement of the teeth of different shark species.

Feeding Time

Aquaria KLCC visit will be amazing if you have chance to meet at their feeding time. It is an amazing display of fishes rushing for the feed. Below is the Aquaria KLCC feeding time:

  • A Variety of Aquatic Animals at Gene Pool (Lower Level 1) : 10.45 am
  • Asian small-clawed otter at Otter Den (Lower Level 1) : 11:15am, 4.30pm
  • A Variety of Aquatic Animals at Aquatheater (Lower Level 2) : 12.00pm, 3.00pm, 6.30pm
  • Flying Rays at Living Ocean (Lower Level 2) : 12.30pm, 3.30pm
  • A Variety of Aquatic Animals at W&W tanks (Lower Level 2) : 1.00pm
  • Red bellied Piranha at Piranha Tank (Lower Level 1) : 4.00pm
  • A Variety of Aquatic Animals at Freshwater Journey (Lower Level 2) : 5.30pm
  • A Variety of Aquatic Animals at Coastal Nursery (Lower Level 2) : 5.45pm
  • Arapaima at Flooded Forest (Lower Level 2) : Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm
  • Sand Tiger Sharks at Aquatheater (Lower Level 2) : Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 3.00pm
  • Japanese Spider Crab at The Deep Sea (Lower Level 2) : Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 11.30am

Based on the above feeding schedule, the best strategy to visit most of feeding session is to come on Monday and Wednesday.

The super size invertebrate section displaying huge Japanese Spider Crab, Isopod and Giant Clam.

The super size invertebrate section displaying huge Japanese Spider Crab, Isopod and Giant Clam.

A display tank of different coral species.

A display tank of different coral species.

Boxer Shrimp.

Boxer Shrimp.

Various specimen on display.

Various specimen on display.

Our trip is both fun and entertaining. Remember to bring your friends, family and especially your children here. It will be an educational trip for them.