|COEX Aquarium (코엑스 아쿠아리움)|
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|The COEX Aquarium is spread out over a large area and showcases no less than 40,000 sea creatures, which come from 600 different species. The aquarium is unique in Korea because it has been designed around the theme of “Water Journey”. On entering the museum, visitors will embark on an adventure that follows water on its journey from the high Andean mountains, through the Amazon tropical rainforest to swamps, rivers, seashores, and finally to the depths of the ocean. Visitors will get an in-depth look into some of the world’s fascinating underwater creatures.|
|Whole area 14,350㎡
Facilities area 9,256㎡
Tanks - 130 display tanks, 90 breeding tanks
Water volume – approximately 3,000 tons
Creatures - 40,000 sea creatures from approximately 650 different species
|Feeding the Penguins, Feeding the Otters, Feeding Sharks|
|Exhibition Hall Information|
|# The Ocean Kingdom
The Ocean Kingdom contains a huge tank filled with 2,000 tons of seawater, in which a large number of sharks, stingrays, turtles, and a shoal of silver-colored fish live in almost exactly the same conditions as the ocean.
# Doctor Fish Exhibition
Learn about the Doctor Fish experience by putting your fingers in the water and having the fish nibble on them. It's a tingly, unique feeling and it gets rid of your dead skin.
# Kid’s Aquarium
Here, children can come face to face with their favorite sea creatures. They can see and even touch frogs, yellow tailed anemone fish, blowfish, and gecko lizards, and have fun learning about life under the sea.
# Fish in Wonderland
This amusing exhibition takes fish out of the sea and straight into visitors’ daily lives. Here visitors can see fish living in a traffic light, postbox, refrigerator, computer, washing machine, television set, sink, toilet bowl, bed, and telephone booth.
# The Penguins’ imaginary playground
In the COEX Aquarium, visitors can meet the Humboldt penguins that normally are only found in Peru and Chile in South America.
# Seal Tanks
Here, visitors can see two seals named Daeyangi and Haeyangi. A special naming event was held to choose the names for these sibling seals.
|Aqua Gallery - Free / Souvenir shop "Under the Sea" / Snack bar "Very Very Sea"|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Individuals: Adults 22,000 won / Youth 19,000 won / Children 16,000 won / Seniors 16,500 won
Disabled: Adults 16,500 won / Youth 13,000 won / Children 9,000 won
※ One child under the age of 4 is free if the child is accompanied by an adult. (Except for group visitors)
※ ID required for all of visitors.
※ Groups of 20 or more should call in advance for a group discount. (Tel: +82-2-6002-6312)
|Credit Cards Accepted|
|B2 - B4 levels – multistory car park (4,000 spaces)
* Entrances to car park:
ASEM tower (East gate) / Trade tower / Convention Anex (West gate) / Opposite to Bongeunsa Temple (North gate)
|* Aquarium visitors are eligible for a 50% discount when parking for 3 hours.
* After 3 hours, 1,000won is charged for every 15 minutes.
|Groups (More than 20 people) - Contact the Sales & Promotions Team (02-6002-6214)|
|* By Subway
Exits no. 5 and no. 6 of Samseong Station (Subway Line No. 2) are directly connected to the COEX Mall. The aquarium is located at the end of the Ocean Walk section.
(It is next to ASEM Plaza and Megabox cinema and connexted to the Coex InterContinental Seoul Basement 1 arcade)
* By Bus
1) Bus stops near to Bongeunsa Temple and ASEM center
▶ Blue bus #142, 360, 363, 730
▶ Green bus #2411, 2225, 2413, 3217, 3218, 3411, 3414, 3415, 4418, 4419, 4411
2) Bus stops near to Samseong Station
▶ Blue #142, 360, 363, 730
▶ Green bus # 3412, 3417, 3422, 4420, 9407, 2413
▶ Red bus # 9407, 9413
▶ Air bus # 600
|www.coexaqua.co.kr (Korean, English)|