Phuket Aquarium is another fun place for children and family to spend their time on holidays. It is a joyful place for family to spend time together and a learning center outside classroom to gain knowledge about sea resources and Thailand coasts. It is considered the first Aquarium in Thailand established in 1983. This learning center displays aquatic animals and ecological environment of both saltwater and freshwater aquatic animals. Also, various rare marine creatures whose name might have never been heard before are located here such as glass catfish and leopard shark. The highlight of this aquarium is the giant tunnel. With activities like animal feeding under water every Saturday and Sunday, visitors can experience closely the life of those interesting sea creatures. Not only the place is functioned as the aquarium, it is also a part of Phuket Marine Biological Center where experts, scholars and researchers collect data and experiment on sea plants and aquatic animals. The center shares sea coastal resources information to the public in order to understand the life of sea plants and animals and help preserve the environment and natural resources.