Attraction Trí Nguyên-vĩnh Nguyên Thành Phố Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam Published on: 04-03-2016
|1 hours 30 mins|
|07:00 AM - 05:30 PM|
Parks & Aquarium
Tri Nguyen Aquarium is good for
- Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
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Why Tri Nguyen Aquarium is special ?
Tri Nguyen Aquarium is situated on Bong Nguyen Island, also called Hon Mieu Island, Nha Trang Bay; half an hour from Cau Da Port, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province. It is a lake on the sea which people dam up with stone embankment. Hundreds of nice and precious marine creatures are bred in the lake, looking a real marine museum.
Seen from afar, Tri Nguyen aquarium in Nha Trang looks like a fossil ship that is covered by the moss and run aground in the Strait for long time. The ship is a unique architecture, was completed in 1998. With the height of 30m, the length of 60m and the width of 30m, the ship is divided into many floors with a fist pond on the ground floor, the souvenir shops on the second floor, a restaurant on the third one. On its deck is a mast and a cannon, an ideal position to enjoy the fine view of the sea from high above. Inside the fossil ship is a vast ocean.
What to explore at Tri Nguyen Aquarium?
After buying tickets, tourists will walk through the mouth of a giant lionfish, then walk along the road designed full of green trees. On the ship, tourists will see an outdoor aquarium that has all kinds of fishes, especially living coral reefs in the lake. This is almost only aquarium having the living coral. If tourists have the need, even traveling alone, they can also register the guide for their inside ocean excursion. Then, tourists go down the basement; there are the worlds giant fishes that they see on television or in books.
The aquarium is designed with the thick glass wrapping around tourists. The sharks, groupers, snappers, eels with their length of 1 meter are playing around tourists as if they want to rush into people that see them curiously. In addition, there is an area like the sea with thousands of blue fishes mixing with large fishes. Walking through the space is arranged in thick glass layers, with the unique cement walls as in the heart of the old ship, tourists will feel like the mermaid mixing with the ocean.
Leaving the pond on the ground floor, tourists will come to souvenir handicraft shops on the second floor. Here, tourists can buy the petite pearl necklaces, shell bracelets with the reasonable price to decorate their rooms or to commemorate their Nha Trang travel. Stepping outside the deck, tourists will see the bench for a break. Each chair is a form of cute sea creatures as shrimp, squid, snails, fish, etc. Standing on the top of the ship, at the height of 30 meters, tourists can contemplate the panoramic of Nha Trang bay in their eyes and enjoy the cool sea wind.
A 500 meters walk from here will take tourists to Bai Soi Beach, the most unusual beach in Nha Trang Vietnam. As its name, the 500-meter- long beach is formed by millions of small pebbles. Coming here, tourists can immerse in the cool and clean water, or go their barefoot underwater to enjoy the soothing waves and to hear the strange sound in the sea.
How to get to Tri Nguyen Aquarium?
It only takes 15 minutes by boat to come this spot.
- Great place for family day out
- One of the best aquarium in Nha Trang
- Good place for marine lovers
- Great fun for kids
- Clean and well-designed park
Trí Nguyên-vĩnh Nguyên Thành Phố Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam