Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC is a state-of-the-art aquarium located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, beneath the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and a stone’s throw from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers.

It is one of the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia, with over 5,000 aquatic and land animals from more than 150 species on display.

In this article, we will guide you through the amazing underwater journey that awaits you at Aquaria KLCC, as well as some tips and tricks to make the most of your visit.

Getting There

Aquaria KLCC is situated in the Kuala Lumpur city center, within walking distance from several landmarks and attractions, such as

  • the KLCC Park
  • the Suria KLCC shopping mall
  • the Skybridge that connects the Twin Towers.

You can easily reach Aquaria KLCC by various modes of transportation, depending on your preference and budget.

Public Transit

If you are taking public transit, you can hop on the LRT (Light Rail Transit) and alight at the KLCC station, which is on the Kelana Jaya Line.

From there, you can walk through the Suria KLCC mall and follow the signs to Aquaria KLCC, which is about 10 minutes away.

Alternatively, you can take the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) and alight at the Avenue K station, which is on the Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line.

From there, you can walk across the street to the KLCC Park and follow the signs to Aquaria KLCC, which is about 15 minutes away.

Taxi or Rideshare

If you prefer a more convenient and comfortable ride, you can take a taxi or a rideshare service such as Grab or MyCar to Aquaria KLCC.

The fare will vary depending on your location and traffic conditions, but you can expect to pay around RM10 to RM20 for a one-way trip from most parts of Kuala Lumpur.

You can ask the driver to drop you off at the main entrance of Aquaria KLCC, which is located at the concourse level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Parking Facilities

If you are driving your own vehicle or renting a car, you can park at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s basement car park, which has direct access to Aquaria KLCC.

The parking fee is RM5 per hour on weekdays and RM6 per hour on weekends and public holidays.

Alternatively, you can park at the Suria KLCC mall’s car park, which has a flat rate of RM10 per entry on weekdays and RM12 per entry on weekends and public holidays.

However, you will need to walk a bit further to reach Aquaria KLCC from there.

Tickets and Entry

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TripItinerary – Ticket and Entry (GoogleMaps@wei choco)

Aquaria KLCC offers different ticket prices for different age groups and families. You can purchase your tickets online or at the ticket counter on site.

However, we recommend buying your tickets online in advance to enjoy discounts and avoid queues.

Ticket Pricing

The following table shows the ticket pricing for Aquaria KLCC as of October 2023:

CategoryOnline PriceCounter Price
Adult (Malaysian)RM52RM65
Child (Malaysian)RM42RM53
Senior Citizen (Malaysian)RM42RM53
Adult (Non-Malaysian)RM75RM88
Child (Non-Malaysian)RM65RM76
Senior Citizen (Non-Malaysian)RM65RM76
Family Package (2 Adults + 2 Children) (Malaysian)RM180RM200
Family Package (2 Adults + 2 Children) (Non-Malaysian)RM260RM280

Source: Aquaria KLCC official website

Membership Packages

If you are planning to visit Aquaria KLCC more than once a year, you might want to consider getting a membership package.

It will gives you unlimited access to Aquaria KLCC for a whole year, as well as other benefits such as discounts on merchandise, dining, and special experiences.

The membership packages are as follows:

Individual (Malaysian)RM150
Individual (Non-Malaysian)RM200
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) (Malaysian)RM450
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) (Non-Malaysian)RM600

Source: Aquaria KLCC official website

Group Rates and Discounts

Aquaria KLCC also offers group rates and discounts for schools, corporations, travel agencies, and other organizations.

You can contact Aquaria KLCC’s sales team at or +603-2333 1975 to inquire about the details and requirements.

Main Attractions

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TripItinerary – Main Attractions (GoogleMaps@miaa mi aka amy ong)

Aquaria KLCC features eight thematic zones that showcase the diversity and beauty of aquatic life from different regions and habitats.

You can explore these zones at your own pace, or join a guided tour that is available every hour from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Here are some of the main attractions that you should not miss:

Underwater Tunnel

The underwater tunnel is the highlight of Aquaria KLCC, where you can walk through a 90-meter long acrylic tunnel that gives you a 360-degree view of the ocean.

You will be amazed by the sight of various marine creatures swimming above and around you, such as green sea turtles, sand tiger sharks, giant groupers, stingrays, and more.

You can also catch the feeding sessions that take place daily at 11:00 am, 3:00 pm, and 5:00 pm, where you can see the divers interact with the animals and feed them by hand.

Rainforest, Coastal, and Oceanarium Zones

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TripItinerary – Main Attractions (GoogleMaps@B. Darius B)

The rainforest, coastal, and oceanarium zones are where you can discover the different ecosystems and species that inhabit the freshwater and saltwater environments.

You can see the colorful and exotic fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals that live in the tropical rainforest, such as the red-bellied piranhas, the electric eels, the giant water rats, and the Asian small-clawed otters.

You can also learn about the coastal habitats and their inhabitants, such as the horseshoe crabs, the sea stars, the sea cucumbers, and the sea jellies.

Finally, you can immerse yourself in the oceanarium zone, where you can see the coral reefs and their inhabitants, such as the clownfish, the seahorses, the lionfish, and the lobsters.

Seasonal or Special Events and Programs

Aquaria KLCC also hosts seasonal or special events and programs throughout the year to celebrate various occasions and themes.

For example, during Chinese New Year, Aquaria KLCC will have lion dance performances and festive decorations.

During World Oceans Day, Aquaria KLCC will have educational activities and workshops to raise awareness about ocean conservation.

You can check out Aquaria KLCC’s website or social media pages for the latest updates on these events and programs.

Special Experiences

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TripItinerary – Main Attractions (GoogleMaps@Maximilian Mende)

If you are looking for something more adventurous and memorable, you can try one of the special experiences that Aquaria KLCC offers, such as Sleep with Sharks and Dive with Sharks.

Sleep with Sharks is an overnight program that allows you to sleep in a tent inside the underwater tunnel, surrounded by sharks and other marine animals.

You will also get to enjoy a night tour of Aquaria KLCC, a movie screening, a breakfast buffet, and a certificate of participation.

Dive with Sharks is a program that allows you to dive into the oceanarium tank with a professional diver and get up close and personal with the sharks and other marine animals.

You will also get to enjoy a briefing session, a diving session, a souvenir photo, and a certificate of participation.

Educational Experience

Aquaria KLCC is not only a place for entertainment but also for education.

Aquaria KLCC offers various educational programs and workshops for students of all ages and levels to learn more about marine life and conservation. Some of these programs include:

School Programs

Aquaria KLCC has school programs that are aligned with the Malaysian school curriculum and cover topics such as biodiversity, adaptation, food webs, habitats, life cycles, and more.

These programs are designed to enhance students’ learning experience through interactive activities, hands-on experiments, games, quizzes, and worksheets.

The school programs are suitable for preschoolers to secondary school students.

Public Programs

Aquaria KLCC also has public programs that are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about marine life and conservation. These programs include

  • talks by experts or celebrities on various topics related to marine life or conservation issues
  • workshops on how to make crafts or products using recycled materials
  • demonstrations on how to perform CPR or first aid on aquatic animals
  • contests or competitions on marine trivia or photography
  • and more.

Conservation Efforts

Aquaria KLCC is committed to conserving marine life and raising awareness about environmental issues. Aquaria KLCC has taken steps to provide conservation solutions such as:

  • Participating in research projects on coral reef restoration
  • Breeding endangered species such as seahorses
  • Rescuing injured or stranded animals, such as turtles
  • Educating visitors on how to reduce plastic pollution
  • Supporting local communities that depend on marine resources
  • Collaborating with other organizations that share similar goals

Dining and Shopping

If you get hungry or thirsty during your visit, you can find on-site dining options at Aquaria KLCC.

There is a café that serves snacks and beverages, as well as a food court that offers a variety of cuisines such as Malaysian, Chinese, Indian, and Western.

You can also find nearby restaurants at Suria KLCC or KLCC Park if you want more choices.

If you want to buy souvenirs or gifts, you can check out the souvenir shops at Aquaria KLCC.

They sell unique items such as plush toys, t-shirts, keychains, magnets, mugs, and more. You can also find educational books and DVDs about marine life and conservation.

Visitor Tips

To make the most of your visit to Aquaria KLCC, here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • The best time to visit is during the weekdays or early mornings on weekends to avoid crowds and long lines.
  • The operation hours are from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm daily, with the last entry at 7:00 pm.
  • The health and safety protocols include mandatory temperature screening, face mask wearing, physical distancing, and hand sanitizing. You also need to scan the MySejahtera QR code before entering.
  • The photography guidelines allow you to take photos and videos for personal use only. You are not allowed to use flash or tripod as they may disturb the animals. You are also not allowed to touch or feed the animals unless instructed by the staff.
  • The best spots for photos are at the 90-meter underwater tunnel, where you can see various marine animals swimming above and around you; and at the Aquatheatre, where you can watch live feeding shows and interact with divers.


The Aquaria KLCC continues to be a magnet for families and individuals keen on exploring marine life in a captivating setting.

Purchasing tickets via Shopee is a cost-saving tip shared by many. The visitors find the variety of fish and other marine creatures exhilarating, with special mentions of the aquarium’s tunnel as a highlight.

Despite the crowd, especially during school holidays and weekends, the Aquaria is a hit among kids and adults alike.

However, some guests found the venue to be a bit cramped and suggested better crowd management.

The informative sessions during feeding times are much appreciated, enhancing the educational value of the visit.

There were mixed feelings about the accessibility for strollers and the elderly, with a few suggesting a visit during off-peak hours for a more comfortable experience.

The convenience of online ticket purchases, especially for avoiding long queues, was noted positively. 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

Maklumat Tambahan

Nama: Aquaria KLCC
Alamat:: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Waktu Operasi:: Mon-Sun, 10:00 am–8:00pm
Nombor Telefon:: +60323331888
Harga Tiket:: RM75.00
Link Google Maps:: Klik di sini untuk melihat peta lokasi
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