Abu Dhabi is about to build the world’s largest aquarium, aiming to be completed by 2022
Sea World Abu Dhabi, which is scheduled to be completed in 2022, is still in the tense finishing stage. When it is completed at some point next year, it will become a new home for 68,000 marine life.As the world’s largest indoor aquarium, Abu Dhabi Sea World can accommodate five floors and tens of thousands of marine species, and will set up a research center focused on marine life protection.
According to the official press release, Abu Dhabi Sea World is located on Yas Island, a tourist and leisure resort. The total area of the five-story building has reached 183,000 square meters.
In addition, this indoor aquarium has an interactive exhibition hall to introduce in detail the immersive visual experience across the north and south poles.
After being filled with 25 million liters of water, it will become a paradise for as many as 68,000 marine creatures, including sharks, manta rays, and sea turtles.
Visitors will be able to deeply experience the biological details across multiple layers through the “Endless Vista” with a vertical window height of 20 meters.
The ancillary facilities located next to the park include the Yas Island Sea World Research and Rescue Center. It will be the first dedicated marine research, rescue and rehabilitation center in the UAE.
Here, visitors will be able to learn about the daily work of resident scientists and participate in marine-themed specieseducateproject.
Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, CEO of Yas Island developer Miral, said: “We are very pleased to work with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to develop the next generation of marine life parks.”
As another major addition to the existing immersive experiences and attractions on Yas Island, it also proves the great vision of the locals to make it a top tourist destination in the world.
At present, Abu Dhabi Sea World has completed the main steel structure, and the overall construction progress has reached 64%. If all goes well, the related work will be completed as scheduled in 2022.