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Underwater World closing on 26 Jun 2016; RWS' SEA Aquarium n Marine Life Park not closing

Singapore, 6 Jun 2016 - After 25 years of serving the public as an interactive oceanarium, Underwater World Singapore will end its operations this month with 26 June 2016 being its last day of operations.
 
With the expiry of the lease at Sentosa in less than 2 years, Underwater World Singapore will have to vacate the facility and cease operations. Finding suitable homes early for the animals has been a priority.
 
After nearly a year of review, a home has been found for the pink dolphins, fur seals and otters at Dolphin Lagoon. They have since moved into their new home in China and hence the ‘Meet the Dolphins and Fur Seals’ sessions would not be available during the last 20 days of operations.
 
Established since 1991, Underwater World Singapore is one of the special places in Singapore where family memories are made and cherished.
 
In appreciation of the support over the years, Underwater World Singapore invites everyone to revisit family memories at Underwater World Singapore at its 1991 Opening Ticket Price of $9 per adult and $5 per child from 7 -26 June 2016.
 
underwater world closing in june 2016
 
The all-time favourites – Underwater Santa and Underwater God of Fortune – will be making daily appearances at the Underwater Tunnel to say goodbye to visitors.
 
Underwater World would like to thank you for your enduring friendship and unstinting support through the years.
 
The Underwater World is not to be mistaken for Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)'s S.E.A. Aquarium, Dolphin Island, and Marine Life Park, which are not closing down.
 
Facing strong competition from newer exhibits at Resorts World Sentosa and River Safari, the closure of the older Underwater World at Sentosa, operated by Haw Par Group, seems to be inevitable on hindsight.
 

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