Aquaria Just Opened The World's Largest Underwater Restaurant In Phuket

Dine anda-da-sea at Andasi Restaurant.

Aquaria just opened the largest aquarium in Thailand in the scenic island of Phuket

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It features over 25,000 animals and 300 species

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According to Phuket 101, the attraction covers a whopping 9,000 square metres and is located on the basement floor of Central Floresta mall.

There are four distinct areas you can uncover: Mystic Forest, Coastal Heaven, Station Aquarius, and South China Sea.

Mystic Forest features fresh water critters such as lizards, chameleons, and snakes.

Phuket 101 reported that it also showcases creatures from Thai folklore such as arapaima, Mekong rays, and giant catfish.

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Over in Coastal Heaven, the space is dedicated to adorable penguins

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Meanwhile, Station Aquarius is an interactive space where adults and kids get a chance to touch starfish and horseshoe crabs

And South China Sea is the main exhibit tank, which also houses Andasi Restaurant and Lounge, the world's largest underwater restaurant

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Here, you can enjoy a fine dining experience while thousands of fish swim in the background.

The restaurant serves contemporary global cuisine, with ingredients from Europe, Japan, and Thailand.

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You can also enjoy drinks at their bar which is dubbed the first underwater bar in Asia.

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Tickets cost THB890 (RM121.90) for adults and THB490 (RM67.10) for children below the age of 11

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Opening hours: 
Aquarium - Daily (10.30am - 7pm)
Andasi Restaurant - Daily (7pm - 10.30pm)

Address:
B1 floor, Central Floresta, 199, Vichitsongkram Rd, Wichit, Muang, Phuket 83000

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