Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is a spectacular underwater aquarium located in the Siam Paragon mall in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia, covering an area of 10,000 square meters and housing over 30,000 marine animals. Visitors can experience the wonders of the ocean through a variety of exhibits, interactive activities, and educational programs.
The aquarium is divided into several zones, each with its own theme and unique marine life. The “Weird and Wonderful” zone is the first attraction of the aquarium, and it features some of the strangest and most unusual sea creatures in the world, such as the giant spider crab, the nautilus, and the electric eel. Visitors can learn about these unique creatures and their habitats, and how they adapt to their environments.
The “Rocky Shore” zone showcases marine life found in coastal areas, including starfish, sea urchins, and crabs. Visitors can observe these creatures up close and learn about their biology and behaviors. The “Rainforest” zone is where visitors can experience the lush, tropical environment of the Amazon River. This area features a variety of freshwater species, including the giant arapaima fish, which can grow up to three meters in length. Visitors can also observe piranhas, turtles, and even a colony of leafcutter ants.
The centerpiece of Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is the “Ocean Tunnel,” which is a 270-degree view of a massive tank filled with sharks, stingrays, and other large fish. Visitors can walk through the tunnel and observe the marine life up close, including a rare pair of scalloped hammerhead sharks. This attraction gives visitors the feeling of walking on the ocean floor and experiencing marine life in their natural habitat.
Another popular zone is the “Penguin Ice Adventure,” which features a colony of Gentoo penguins. Visitors can watch the playful birds as they swim, slide, and interact with their environment. There is also an interactive exhibit where visitors can learn about penguin behavior and conservation efforts.
In addition to the exhibits, Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World offers a range of educational and interactive activities. Visitors can participate in a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about the care and feeding of the marine animals, or attend a 4D cinema experience where they can watch short films about marine life. The aquarium also provides a unique opportunity for visitors to get up close and personal with marine animals, such as feeding them with their hands.
For a truly immersive experience, visitors can participate in the “Dive with the Sharks” program. This program allows visitors to swim with the sharks and other large marine animals in the Ocean Tunnel, while supervised by experienced divers. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for adventure seekers who want to experience the thrill of being surrounded by some of the ocean’s most magnificent creatures.
Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is committed to marine conservation and education. The aquarium is involved in several conservation efforts, including research and breeding programs for endangered species. They also offer educational programs and resources for schools and other organizations to promote awareness and understanding of marine life and conservation.
How long can I normally expect a visit to last at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World aquarium? Is there a visit time limit?
You are welcome to spend as long as you like in the aquarium. Normally, your visit will last approximately 2 hours depending on the speed at which you go around the attraction. Last entry is one hour before we close.
What are the operating hours? Is the aquarium open everyday?
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World Aquarium is open from 10.00 am until 7.00 pm every day, including public holidays. **Last admission is at 6.00 pm, one hour prior to closing.**
What are the daily show times?
There are various daily feed & talk shows at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World Aquarium, from 11.30 am until 4.30 pm each day. This includes a Shark Feeding Show, Otter Feeding Show, Penguin Feeding Show and Diver's Communication Show. For more information, please check our daily feed & talk times here
I have a promotional voucher - how do I use it?
Make sure you check the terms and conditions, and expiry date on the voucher. You cannot use your voucher to purchase an online ticket. Simply bring your voucher to the ticketing counters, where it can be redeemed.
I'd like to cancel my tickets. What should I do?
Unfortunately tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable, as indicated in the terms and conditions of booking. However your tickets will still be valid for 30 days from the date for which they were originally purchased, so you will have this time to still use your tickets. The only requirement is that you turn up at the same time as originally booked.
What should I bring along upon arrival to redeem an online ticket?
Upon arrival, please prepare the following documents to present at our ticketing counters: Printed copy of your online booking confirmation letter with the booking confirmation number on it
Is there any senior / disabled guest's wheel chair service?
Wheel chair service for senior or disabled guest's is available at Siam Paragon (free of charge). Please contact the Information counter of Siam Paragon or contact a security guard at all entrances of the department store to borrow a wheelchair. Please note there are a limited number of wheelchairs available for hire. They will be provided on a first come first serve basis.
Can I bring a children's car seat or senior/disabled guest's wheel chair inside?
What is 4D Xtreme Cinema? How long does it take?
The 4D Cinema Xtreme Theatre at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World is a children's cartoon animation which features aquatic creatures in an underwater world. The story is about the conservation of aquatic creatures. The total length is approximately 12 minutes. This 4D animation makes the most of cutting-edge entertainment technology by offering an integrated combination of sound, visuals, sensations to give you an adrenaline pumping experience to remember.
Contact us by phone or e-mail?
Here are just a few of the most common questions we are asked. If your question doesn't appear here call us on +662 687 2000 or email us at market[email protected] and we'll be happy to help.