The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur boasts of a skyline dotted with skyscrapers and minarets, evocative colonial architecture and historic monuments, bustling streets lined with food stalls, and lush parks. One of the most popular destinations of Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur is a feast for all the senses. Begin exploring Kuala Lumpur with a visit to the KLCC Aquaria, a family-friendly attraction, located close to the Petrona Twin Towers. Read on to find out about KLCC Aquarium tickets, timings, and everything else you need to know to embark on an unforgettable adventure.
KLCC Aquarium is following every COVID safety guideline to ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience.
KLCC Aquarium is a state-of-the-art oceanarium in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. One of the biggest in Southeast Asia, the indoor marine park is a great attraction site for kids and families. It is spread over 60,000 square feet and has 5000 species of aquatic and land-bound creatures in their natural habitats.
Pique your curiosity as you walk through different levels that mimic Malaysia and its biodiversity. From jungle streams and mangroves to coastal shores and deep oceans, your time here will leave you a more knowledgeable! See sharks, rays, otters, shrimps, eels, electric fish, stingrays, and more as you explore the underwater world on a walk. Apart from this, you will also find many interactive experiences like shark diving, feeding sessions, cage rage, and sleeping with the sharks at this Kuala Lumpur aquarium.
Upon booking your KLCC Aquarium entry ticket, you have to choose your time of visit from the time slots available. Please make sure that you reach the venue 15 minutes before the allotted time. You will be asked for your ticket, which you can show on your mobile phone. Please carry a valid photo ID at the aquarium. The KLCC Aquarium ticket does not include any food or drink. The ticket is valid for a single entry and is non-cancelable.
The standard KLCC admission ticket will give access to all the sections of the aquarium that include the Evolution Zone, Shipwreck, Deep Forest, The Coast, The Living Ocean, and Weird and Wonderful. This aquarium is the largest in Southeast Asia and is home to more than 5000 species of aquatic creatures like tiger sharks, sea snakes, blue rays, bright coral fish, seahorses, and much more.
KLCC aquarium tickets come with maximum flexibility. On booking your ticket, you can visit the attraction any day up to June 30, 2021.
Visitors aged 3-12 years and senior citizens aged 60 years and above can enjoy reduced ticket pricing.
If you are thinking about purchasing KLCC aquarium tickets, the most convenient and safest option in the wake of the pandemic is to book it online and in advance. If you want to purchase these tickets at the venue, you may have to wait in long queues, especially during rush hours.
The evolution zone marks the entry into the world of our marine friends. A tank full of mighty piranhas is what you will see first. Next up is the evolution gene pool where you can touch corals and even pick up starfish. At the electric shock zone learn how fishes sense electrical pulses in water. The Evolution Zone includes species like black ghost knife fish, elephant nose fish, electric catfish, and more!
Did you know an Otter’s den is called a couch? One of the top spots of the KLCC Aquarium, here you can see small-clawed otters dance and come to life at feeding time! Watch professionals hand-feed the otters and learn how otters help in maintaining the ecosystem.
Use the shipwreck zone to learn what schools of fish make shipwrecks their hideout. In this zone on Level 1, you will spot the spiny dwarf lionfish. The reef stonefish can be hard to spot as it is always camouflaging. The coral walk has small sea-living creatures that require patience to spot! You can also see the sexy shrimp, yellow boxfish, red-checkered butterflyfish, spotted garden eel, shrimp, and the dragon moray eel in this zone.
The Coast Zone has some live corals and a few smaller marine species. At the mudflats section, brace to see coconut crabs also known as the largest land crab in the world. Learn about the life cycle of the bamboo shark, from how it lays its eggs to how to identify juveniles from adults.
The Deep Forest
As you step into the deep forest at level 2, you’ll notice the creatures get bigger. Plan your visit accordingly for the feeding session at the flooded forest. Look out for the Siamese Giant Carp, the largest carp species in the world found only in Southeast Asia. It can weigh up to 300 kgs! Some of the other species to watch out for include black pacu, arapaima, and the redtail catfish.
This section features the 90-meter underwater tunnel, a must for marine life lovers. The under-the-sea journey leaves you with face-to-face views of sand tiger sharks, green turtles, and the giant blotched fantail ray in all directions. It is here you’ll have the chance to experience ‘Cage Rage’- where you get to dive and feed fish.
Weird & Wonderful
This section presents some of the weirdest creatures on earth. Species like the scorpionfish- the most venomous fish in the world, and dragon moray eel with long nasal tubes over its eyes dot this section. Also, look out for the moon jellyfish chambered nautilus and seahorses. Sharpen your knowledge at the Jaws section which exhibits jaws and teeth of sharks and fishes on the wall.
The last section of the KLCC aquarium, the Station Aquarius is an immersive educational zone. Visitors can learn about sea creatures and the roles in balancing the ecosystem. This underwater lab gives you the chance to watch baby moon jellyfish and seahorses grow through every stage in a lab-like setup.
Aquaria KLCC is open daily from 10 AM to 7 PM. Please note that the last admission is at 6 PM.
You can expect to spend at least 2 hours exploring KLCC Aquarium.
The best time to visit is during the weekdays as it is less crowded as compared to the weekends.
KLCC Aquarium tickets can be purchased at the venue or online. If you wish to buy online, tickets bought from third-party websites give you access to better deals and discounts.
Visitors aged 3-12 years and, senior citizens aged 60 years and above, can enjoy reduced ticket pricing.
Akuarium KLCC suits every taste. It is a fun place for learning about marine animals, seeing 5000 species of marine creatures in their natural habitats, and indulging in once-in-a-lifetime experiences like sleeping with sharks or diving with sharks.
Keep at least two hours in hand to walk through the KLCC Aquarium.
KLCC Aquarium tickets are priced between MYR 37 and MYR 47.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is advisable to book your KLCC aquarium tickets online for a safe and contactless experience.
We recommend that you purchase Kuala Lumpur aquarium tickets online to avoid standing in long queues.
You cannot cancel your KLCC aquarium tickets. The tickets have maximum flexibility so you can use them to visit the Aquaria KLCC between the operating hours any day up to June 30, 2021.
Kuala Lumpur aquarium has over 5000 species of aquatic and land-bound creatures like sharks, stingrays, giant water rats, otters, tarantula, horseshoe crabs, seahorses, and more!