- The Karachi Zoo’s aquarium has reopened after extensive renovations, becoming a significant milestone for the city’s recreational scene.
- The revamped aquarium boasts over 25 to 26 species of fish from around the world, including fluorescent fish known for their bioluminescence.
- Visitors have the opportunity to learn and appreciate the diverse marine life while enjoying a fun and educational day out at the newly improved Karachi Zoo aquarium.
The recent reopening of the Karachi Zoo’s aquarium marks a significant milestone in the city’s cultural and recreational landscape. Karachites can now visit the new and imporved Karachi Zoo aquarium after a considerable hiatus due to extensive renovations and repairs, this aquatic haven is once again welcoming visitors with open arms.
The recently opened aquarium has undergone a remarkable transformation and is now home to an impressive array of marine life.
One of the most notable aspects of the revamped Karachi Zoo aquarium is its diverse collection of fish. With over 25 to 26 different species sourced from various corners of the globe, it offers a truly global perspective on aquatic biodiversity. The curated selection of fish showcases the rich tapestry of underwater life, from colourful tropical species to mesmerizing creatures from deeper oceanic realms.
The aquarium also has fluorescent fish that are known for their enchanting glow, a result of bioluminescence. As they navigate the waters of the aquarium, they emit an otherworldly radiance that leaves visitors in awe.
Syed Shahid Ali, Assistant Director of the Karachi Zoo mentions that the Karachi Zoo fish aquarium has a wide variety of fish with species from over 25 to 26 countries across the world.
“The fish varieties include the shark species, parrot fish, fluorescent and many more and we have also brought 5 different kinds of turtles.”
The Karachi Zoo’s aquarium is not only a place of entertainment but also a valuable educational resource. It offers visitors a chance to explore the aquatic world, fostering an understanding and appreciation for the diversity of marine life. With its new and improved facilities, the aquarium has already become the go-to place for a fun day out and learning, serving as a place where people of all ages can connect with the wonders of the underwater world.
Karachi Zoo Aquarium Timings and Entry Fees
This new aquarium provides an opportunity to the public to reconnect with nature and gain a deeper understanding of the mesmerising world beneath the sea.
The general public and visit the aquarium at an entry fee of PKR 50/ and is open from 9 am to 7 pm daily.
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