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Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute, Penang

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Get a glimpse of an underwater world at Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute, featuring 25 tanks housing different forms of marine life. Observe a range of species that include lionfish, boxfish, moray eels, stonefish, and stingrays. The aquarium is also home to bubble coral, brain coral, mushroom coral, and sea anemones. Keep a keen eye out for the outdoor section, where you can interact with baby and adult green sea turtles. Make Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute a centerpiece of your Butterworth vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Butterworth itinerary builder.
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With a variety of travelers always coming and going, Butterworth offers accommodations for everyone. Whether you prefer a basic hostel room with a shared bathroom or a luxurious suite, finding a room is easy--but do book ahead of time if you go during the peak season. You can stay on Jalan Kampung Gajah for the easiest access to the ferry terminal, but note that many hotels offer free drop-off and pick-up from the terminal to make travel easy.
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  • of coz i promote this place, value for money. only RM5 for adult, RM3 for kid, Free for senior citizen. had souvenir shop and cafe to chill up. free parking.  more »
  • I was there with my wife on Friday and we were so disappointed with the management decision on closing the tickets counter for two hours from 12.15 noon to 2pm on every Friday. Come on, management.. Y...  more »
  • As this week is school holidays so we decided to take the grandchildren to the Aquarium. It took us a while to find the place as it is off the main truck road and also there were roadworks so the dire...  more »