Nata Vega Aquarium, which is home to all kinds of sea creatures living in various regions of the world, though not the sea in the capital city Ankara, Aqua Vega Aquarium, which is also called Aqua Vega Aquarium Ankara,
Aquarium General Information
Located in the Nata Vega Outlet on the Mamak District of Ankara, Doğukent Bulvarı, the Aquarium is the second largest tunnel aquarium in Turkey and the largest in Europe.
The aquarium is 21 years in total and the construction period is 1 year. Opened on April 23, 2012, the aquarium was built on an area of 5,000 square meters in Nata Vega Outlet. In the aquarium, dozens of freshwater and sea water creatures, as well as more than 30 species of reptiles are shown to visitors. Again in the aquarium, the salt cave, which is inspired by the salt cave in Çankırı province, is waiting for a visit.
Located on the first floor of Aqua Vega, 2 storeys; Adrenaline world, souvenir shop, cafe, salt cave, diving school, ticket shop, pet shop, aquariums, photo shooting areas, koi fish, aquarium restaurant and seashell museum.
On the second floor there is a tunnel aquarium, aqua cafe, amp area, touch pool. The aquarium tank receives 3.5 million liters of water in total. So it takes 15 days to fully fill the aquarium. The local fishes in the aquarium were brought from the owner of the fishery in Balıkesir Edremit specially.
We can say that Aqua Vega Aquarium, one of the different routes for our Ankara trip, is one of the places to be seen.
Living Species Found in the Aquarium: There are 11,500 fish in the aquarium and 120 reptiles except the invertebrate. Fish and invertebrates live in 21 aquariums and 120 reptiles live in 30 aquariums.
The Most Wonders of Life: The most curious and welcomed creature in the aquarium is the 1.5 meter sand shark. It is also known as a living fossil and has a blue bloody ‘horse shark’, which has completed its evolution 450 million years ago. Remember that you can see giant king crabs in the aquarium.
Nata Vega Aquarium Visit Hours
On weekdays between 10.00 and 20.00 hours,
On weekends, you can visit between 11.00 – 21.00.