Explore The Georgia Aquarium

Start Date: January 1, 2016
End Date: June 30, 2017
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Location: Georgia Aquarium: 225 Baker St Northwest, Atlanta, GA

Description

Georgia Aquarium is an entertaining, intriguing and educational experience for guests of all ages. While promoting a fun and enjoyable learning experience, the Aquarium instills in its guests a new appreciation for the world’s aquatic biodiversity.

The Aquarium enhances the Georgia tourism offerings and provides local residents with a world-class entertainment attraction. It is an anchor for downtown’s revitalization efforts being a benefit to both the city and the state.

To date, Georgia Aquarium has attracted more than eleven million visitors and employs more than 400 employees and a dedicated core of more than 2,000 volunteers. The Aquarium has dedicated twenty-five percent of the gallery space to educating students of all ages who visit the Aquarium, we call it our Learning Loop. The Aquarium utilizes innovative technologies as well as interactive and interdisciplinary techniques to ensure that students have an enjoyable academic experience.

Exhibits & Galleries

Ocean Voyager built by The Home Depot
Home to whale sharks and manta rays, Ocean Voyager is the world’s largest aquarium exhibit with 6.3 million gallons of water. Watch thousands of animals in front of the largest viewing window in North America.

Georgia-Pacific Cold Water Quest
Beluga whales and more give you a glimpse of the rich variety of life found in cold ocean waters. Penguins, southern sea otters and touch pools bring this gallery to life.

Southern Company River Scout
Discover a wide diversity of animals found in the rivers of Africa, South America, Asia and even Georgia. Piranha, Asian small-clawed otters and American alligators illustrate what lives in fresh waters.

Tropical Diver presented by Southwest
Living corals and thousands of colorful reef fish present a faithful recreation of a tropical Pacific coral reef, while jellies arrange themselves like a gallery of living art.

SunTrust Georgia Explorer
Connect with the Georgia Coast in this highly interactive gallery. A loggerhead sea turtle, lionfish and several touchpools provide an up-close encounter with inhabitants of our state.

AT&T Dolphin Tales
The AT&T Dolphin Tales show is a larger-than-life theatrical performance incorporating not only the talents of the Aquarium’s dolphins, but also live human actors, dramatic costuming and amazing effects. All are seamlessly blended to arouse the senses and create a memorable experience.

Georgia Aquarium: 225 Baker St Northwest, Atlanta, GA

www.georgiaaquarium.org

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