The Shore Oceanarium is the New Premier Tourist Attraction in Melaka. It is located at 2th floor of The Shore Shopping Gallery, right in the heart of the historical city of Melaka, UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Malaysia. An extraordinary interactive journey to learn the earth ecosystem and allow you to discover creatures from land to the sea.
The Oceanarium aquarium basically divided into few sections:
Interactive Touch Pool where venture most touchable pool in Asia where you can feel the skin of star fish, sea cucumber, sea urchin and even the bamboo shark, even the Jellyfishes.
Jungle Quest where people can learn more about the reptile, snake, frog, butterfly, Insects and other small animal such as hedgehog etc.
Ocean Journey was the main section of the Oceanarium where it further divide into few subsection: Oceanarium Theater, Shark Quest, Sea Shell Museum, Marine Fishes & coral exhibits.
River Story learn all about the river ecosystem around the world which exhibits the different species of fish native in the different river region: Indian River, Chinese Mountain Stream, Australian River, Lake Malawi & etc. The bigger subsection here was the Malaysia Ecosystem, where the fish species native in our country will be exhibit here.
Dangerous Fishes educate the people about the dangerous species marine fishes.
Living Fossils pleased to present an exhibition of marine life creatures, whose ancestors first appeared on our planet millions of years ago. Their ancestors have defied the ravages of time and the environmental upheavals that drove other species to extinction. Such as Nautilus, horseshoe crab, Paddle fish & etc. After the Living Fossil it is follow by walking frogfish, boxfish, seahorse, pipe fish, and jellyfish & etc. exhibit in Fun & Freakish section.
Lastly was the sea turtle exhibit in “Kampung Penyu” where The Shore Oceanarium cooperate with Jabatan Perikanan Malaysia to educate & create awareness on protection of sea turtle.
As Melaka’s premier visitor destination and a major entertainment attraction, The Shore Oceanarium is undoubtedly the one not-to-be-missed spot on your itinerary. A few hours spent at the The Shore Oceanarium Melaka will be as educational as it is fun and memorable.