The Georgia Aquarium is the world's largest aquarium and is home to more than 500 species from around the globe that live in more than 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water. Situated in downtown Atlanta near Centennial Olympic Park, this magical aquarium is a must-see.
The aquarium is spread out across six large galleries, with more than 70 incredible habitats, ranging from fresh water river scenes and brightly colored coral reefs to penguin colonies and deep-sea tanks. Home to thousands of marine animals, including whale sharks, beluga whales, sea otters and exotic fish, the aquarium aims to support, preserve and educate visitors about the incredible biodiversity of the ocean system.
The aquarium has live shows, such as a dolphin show which highlights the connection between animals and humans, and the 3D underwater show, which focuses on the importance of conservation and protection of marine animals.
Special encounter programs allow visitors to get up close and personal with some of the animals, like dolphins, sea otters, and penguins and brave guests can dive with whale sharks and manta rays in the Ocean Voyager, the world's largest aquarium habitat. This world-famous Atlanta attraction is not to be missed. Read more
225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313, Phone: 404-581-4000
More things to do with kids in Atlanta: Legoland Discovery Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History and Zoo Atlanta.
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