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Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta

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With more than 100,000 creatures from 500 different species, Georgia Aquarium has more aquatic life than any other aquarium in the world. Stop at the entrance to note the times of the daily bottlenose dolphin shows, or arrange to swim with the whale sharks--the largest fish in the world. The aquarium features six galleries, each designed to represent a specific environment. You can visit touch tanks filled with sea stars, stingrays, shrimp, horseshoe crabs, and sea turtles. In the regional habitat exhibits, you can walk through a tunnel surrounded by water to observe fish from an underwater perspective. Consider a guided tour of the backstage area to learn the secrets behind the aquarium's popular exhibits. Put Georgia Aquarium into our Atlanta itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Atlanta.
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  • I would like to start by saying I really enjoyed my experience at the aquarium.. We purchased the CityPass and was able to enjoy several attractions. The only issue I had on my visit was the unprofess...  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Georgia aquarium. Though we have seen the aquariums in New Zealand ,Singapore this was the first time we saw the beluga whales. They are really amazing,entertain...  more »
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  • Really amazing aquarium just walking distance from downtown Atlanta and Olympic park. Great place first children and adults alike with a large variety of sea animals. There are also a few tanks where you can actually touch the animals like starfish and sharks. They also have large ballrooms with tank walls so a really awesome choice for conference events, birthdays, weddings, etc. The architecture of the aquarium is structured so that you feel an incredibly closer connection with the animals. The volunteers are extremely knowledgeable about the animals and the history of the aquarium. Definitely a place to visit every time you visit Atlanta.
  • Awesome aquarium! Tons to do for all ages. Nice food court as well. We were able to see most of the exhibits on our first visit. We are from out of state so it was really nice to find something like this to fill a rainy morning while we waited for the weather to clear up. The aquarium is well organized and the staff were really helpful when we had questions. Very cute souvenirs too!

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