LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort today marked its second week of operations for SEA LIFE Malaysia, the country’s first interactive LEGO® themed aquarium. Now a new marine sanctuary comprising of 13,000 marine life of 120 species from 11 different habitat zones, this highly awaited double-storey aquarium is the latest attraction at the resort.
“We are thrilled with the amazing response we have received upon unveiling this new attraction earlier this month. The interactive aquarium at SEA LIFE Malaysia provides a fun and exciting learning experience that combines education and conservation. With a blend of LEGO®’s approach of building imagination through play, SEA LIFE Malaysia promises a great day out for the entire family,” said Kurt Stocks, General Manager at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort.
LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort has been attracting locals and tourists to state, with Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia and China being amongst the top markets for the resort. In line with this, the recent opening and hype around SEA LIFE Malaysia is expected to provide an added boost in driving tourism in Johor, further supporting the state’s ambition of becoming a high-value regional tourism destination by 2023, as outlined in the Johor Tourism Master Plan.
“SEA LIFE Malaysia has been a hit and we look forward to mesmerizing even more visitors while inspiring kids to learn, love and care for the ocean through edutainment,” added Stocks.
Amongst the marine life now housed across 25 tanks are Stingrays, Zebra Sharks, Black Tip Reef Shark, Seahorses, and more. Other amazing discoveries include magical storytelling, interactive displays, hands-on encounters at the Rock Pool zone, special habitat zones which comprises of a Malaysian Rainforest, a Stingray Bay and a fascinating Ocean Tank, the largest tank that is filled with 400,000 litres of water.
Spanning 6-metres long and over 2-metres wide, the Ocean Tank features fun and interactive experiences that introduces visitors to the marine life and marine conservation. On top of this, guests can keep a lookout for special LEGO® Mini-Figures and other LEGO® sea creatures as they embark on their educational journey at SEA LIFE Malaysia.