COMPLETED AQUARIUM PROJECTS
Antalya Aquarium is one of the most frequently visited sites in Turkey, having seen more than two million visitors in its first two years of operation, beginning in August of 2012. Drawing intense interest from tourists, schools and student groups all over Turkey, this aquarium continues to astonish visitors and was named “best tourism investment” in 2013 by Capital Magazine.
VIA SEA AQUARIUM
This tunnel aquarium measuring 88 meters in length is located in the Viaport Marin aquarium complex built by Via GYO in Istanbul Tuzla. The longest tunnel aquarium in Istanbul, it’s themed exhibits, touch pools, tanks and impressive 5.5 million-liter capacity make this a destination for visitors from all over the world.
This brand-new public aquarium features 2,500 m2 of indoor themed aquariums, touch pools, a large main tank and a tunnel aquarium. An important example of the potential impact of mall and attraction partnerships, it is also the first public aquarium in the Aegean Region.
ETİ UNDERWATER WORLD
This pubic aquarium complex features not only 30 separately-themed aquariums and a 19 meter tunnel aquarium, but also 6 terrariums in which deadly tropical amphibians are housed. The 2,400 m2 space, which was designed for the Eskisehir Metropolitan Municipality also includes a shell museum, souvenir shop and private cafeteria.
Located in the Ceylan Karavil Shopping Mall, the Aqua Diyarbakir public aquarium features 3,500 m2 of indoor themed aquariums, touch pools, a main tank and a tunnel aquarium. Uniquely, the main tank features three different concepts on display. Opening in February of 2015, it is the first public aquarium in Southeastern Anatolia.
AVAZA CONGRESS CENTER
The public aquarium in the Turkmenistan Turkmenbashi (Presidency) Avaza Congress Center began construction in June of 2014 and opened in July of 2015. It features the world’ largest mono-block acrylic-plated ground aquarium. At 32 meters long, 6 meters high and 1.5 meters tall, this monumental attraction is sure to delight and inspire. An additional nearby feature is a wall aquarium that stands 6 meters tall.
Designed to be an underwater museum, this impressive aquarium has 12 themed tanks, including a special ceiling exhibit that features the very popular Mediterranean sharks and other invasive species. A shell museum located in the center adds color and texture to this education-focused attraction.
NEXT LEVEL SHOPPING MALL
The acrylic panels that make up the bottom of four ornamental pools with a total surface area of 660 square meters, act as skylights for the shopping mall below. The specially-designed panels required unique engineering solutions for function as well as maintenance. The water quality for clarity and life support systems make this project one-of-a-kind and bring light and excitement to visitors as they explore the retail areas below.
This public aquarium features a stunning 16-meter tunnel aquarium and 12 other 6-meter aquariums, as well as a cylindrical aquarium, touch pools and a meeting room. This 2,700 m2 attraction is the first aquarium ever built in Turkey.
KEÇİÖREN OUTDOOR AQUARIUM
This unique open-air public aquarium is located in the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Park. At 35 meters in length and capable of holding approximately 300 tons of water, this attraction is the first and only open air public aquarium in Turkey.
ONGOING AQUARIUM PROJECTS
When completed, The Aquatic Mall Islamabad will be Pakistan’s first underwater themed mall with the gigantic cylindrical aquarium at the center. Polinaquariums proudly collaborates with Aquatic Mall to design this monumental aquarium which is to be the most spectacular architectural landmark of the country.
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Taking into account the project site area and the exhibition aquariums, it is the largest aquarium of the Middle East. More than 10,000 aquatic creatures are planned to be exhibited. Designed to be the most unique aquarium in the Middle East, the project is based on a 5,700 square meter project site area that includes all the investor units (Quarantine, Laboratory and Bait preparation units) that can satisfy all of WAZA and EAZA standards. The campus is designed with barrier-free circulation areas for disabled citizens, extra narration equipment for the visually impaired and diving equipment for spinal cord paralysis.
PARK OF POLAND
Polin Aquariums has designed and now delivering a special 20 ton freshwater aquarium for this outstanding project, which stands now as the biggest water park of Europe.
Bhavani is an island operated by Bhavani Island Tourism with a vision to be a “touristic island” near Krishna River in Vijayawada. Polin Aquariums has developed several attractions for this “tourist island” including sea lion, bird show and aviary exhibits. Not only will Polin Aquariums provide these beautiful exhibits but they will also be operating and maintaining this park for one year after opening in mid 2020.
Ypres , Belgium
With a value of over 17 million euros, Bellewaerde Theme park is an impressive 3000 square meter all-inclusive park. Polin Aquariums is proud to provide the most unique themed submarine design with 3 meters of water depth located near the park’s lazy river. This design includes a submarine on the outside with an aquarium on the inside. The acrylic openings allow visitors to enjoy the beautiful aquarium creatures as they float by on boats in the lazy river.