Central Pattana (CPN) has launched two new attractions at the Central Phuket mega mall: Thailand’s largest aquarium, Aquaria Phuket, and Andasi, the world’s largest underwater restaurant and Asia’s first underwater bar.
Nattakit Tangpoonsinthana, executive vice president of marketing of CPN, said Aquaria Phuket and Andasi are “the final jigsaw pieces” that complete Central Phuket’s world-class attractions”.
With a capacity of over seven million litres, Aquaria Phuket is home to more than 51,000 aquatic animals from over 300 species. It was designed under the concept of “An Ocean of Myth and Legend”, inspired by Thailand’s mythology and culture from the mystical Himmapan Forest to the deepest ocean.
Aquaria Phuket is divided into several zones: Mystic Forest, a land filled with creatures from Thai folklore; River Giants, the world’s largest freshwater planted tank featuring arapaima, Mekong ray, Mekong giant catfish, and more; River Caves, where playful otters reside; Coastal Haven, home to a bunch of penguins; Station Aquarius, offering an interactive and educational encounter with the inhabitants; and Trick Eye Museum, the world’s first augmented reality art museum featuring the latest AR technology to produce realistic art and incredible panoramas.