Sunday, July 15, 2012

Water World - Kelaniya, Public Aquarium in Sri Lanka!

Welcome to Water World Kelaniya, the only public aquarium in Sri Lanka! Located on a scenic 5 acre property on the banks of the Kelani River, Water World is an aquatic wonderland which is home to a diverse collection of over 500 varieties of fish and invertebrates. Our unparalleled range of aquatic life includes fresh water, marine and brackish water fauna and flora, from eco systems around the globe. At Water World, you will witness rare and fascinating species such as Arapaima (The largest fresh water fish in the world), Lung fish (A fish that has real “lungs” like that of a human), Electric eel (The world's most dangerous electricity generating fish) and Fresh water sting rays from the Amazon River.

Water World is truly unique as it is the only local facility that offers the thrilling experience of observing majestic sharks and graceful eagle rays in action.

Water World comprises impressive attractions such as over 150 display tanks and ponds with a total water capacity of over one million litres, a walk path built to look like a cave spanning of over 800 feet, a Shark Dome with 110,000 litres of sea water, and over 10,000 living aquatic organisms.

Other attractions of Water World include, live diving shows with the sharks (Only when suitable diving conditions exist) riding boats at boat yard, hand feeding of fish and getting a hands on experience of marine creatures at the “ Touch Pool”.

Given our belief in the importance of the corporate social responsibility, Water World offers free entrance to all differently abled visitors.

A visit to Water World is likely to prove much more than the perfect, fun-filled family outing. It is guaranteed to be both a memorable educational experience and as well as an enthralling encounter with the wonders of the aquatic world.

Entry Fees
Water World tickets for locals

Adults - Rs. 150.00
Children - Rs. 80.00
Bird Park tickets for locals

Adults - Rs. 150.00
Children - Rs. 70.00
* Special - Combined offers (for locals)
Both Water world and Bird Park

Adults - Rs. 220.00
Children - Rs. 120.00
*Special school and pre-school packages
Water World Tickets For Foreigners

Adults - Rs. 400.00
Children - Rs. 200.00
Bird Park Tickets For Foreigners

Adults - Rs. 150.00
Children - Rs. 70.00
Opening Hours
Open hours

Water World: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
Bird Park: 9.30 am to 5.00 pm
Last admission

Water World at 5.00 pm
Bird Park at 4.30 pm
Open on all days including all poya days, public, bank and mercantile holidays

Bird Park

Welcome to the first Bird Park in Sri Lanka, home to a breathtakingly splendid collection of feathered friends from regions around the world such as the Amazon rain forest in South America, Tropical Asia, Australia and Africa.

Our colourful range of birds on public display includes the largest species collection of exotic parrots in the country. Visit us to interact with some of the most intelligent, precocious, rare and magnificently multi-hued members of the parrot family. The Bird Park is also the only public facility in Sri Lanka where you can experience the magic of the rainforest “Lories”.

Our collection of birds are housed in spacious enclosures designed with the objective of recreating an environment that closely resembles the natural habitat, thus, the Bird Park is the one facility in Sri Lanka where you will enjoy the unforgettable experience of observing the splendor of the winged marvels of nature in their true element and full glory.

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