You'll Never Want To Leave This Marvelous Aquarium In Oklahoma
The Oklahoma Aquarium sits on the Arkansas River in Jenks and features over 200 marine and aquatic animal exhibits. The aquarium is an all-indoor facility, so it’s the perfect family outing in every season. From sharks and stingrays to porcupine puffers and piranhas, there’s always something new to discover at this marvelous aquarium.
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The Oklahoma Aquarium is located at 300 South Aquarium Drive, Jenks, OK 74037.
As you enter the 72,000-square-foot aquarium you'll be mesmerized with the fascinating exhibits to your left and gift shop to your right.
The newest exhibit - Sea Turtle Island - just opened in March 2017 and features two 300-pound loggerhead sea turtles, reef sharks and lots of tropical fish. The Caribbean atmosphere is so fun and exotic.
The turtles live in a 64,000 gallon tank that features three levels for viewing - an underwater observation area, a midlevel view and a top level that overlooks the tank.
The turtles love visitors and are some of the most social animals at the aquarium.
After you're done admiring the adorable turtles, head to the back to see the largest bull sharks in captivity.
The exhibit has a walkthrough tunnel and dome, and is one of the most impressive shark exhibits in the world.
Another popular exhibit is the stingray feed and touch tank. Visitors can pet the smooth backs of these unique creatures, and feed them for an up-close and personal experience.
Check out the beautiful collection of Caribbean fish, including the vibrant parrot fish, porcupine puffers and many more.
And don't forget to spot the eel that peeks out from time to time.
Oklahomans love the Hayes Family Ozark Stream Exhibit that takes you to the shores of northeastern Oklahoma, where you'll see native animals, such as river otters, beavers, raccoons and fish.
With over 100 exhibits to explore, you'll never want to leave this marvelous aquarium.
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300 South Aquarium Drive, Jenks, OK 74037