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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Float the Boat

09 Sep 2016 00:00:00

Penguin Expedition's Tank Fill

The taps have been turned on at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium to fill the tanks of world-first penguin exhibit with a ride!

This week we’ve turned heads (and taps) as installation of the boats and our colossal tank-fill for Penguin Expedition has begun! Penguin Expedition will be a world-first penguin exhibit with a ride taking explorers on an immersive journey through a spectacular display of King and Gentoo penguins.  

The turning on of the taps for the tank, soon to be splash pool for our oh-so-coooooooooool penguins arriving from sister attraction Melbourne SEA LIFE Aquarium marks a momentous milestone in this $9 million investment.

The tanks can hold up to a whopping 143,000 litres of water and will take an incredible 14 hours to fill! Water temperatures are currently at the 15-20 degrees Celsius mark and this will be chilled right down to 9 degrees to accommodate for the Antarctic birds.

Penguin Expedition will be opening this November 2016 just in time for summer and is included in the cost of admissions! 



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