- Check out the Turtle Festival at Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium

June 16, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News divulges people who are staying in Chiang Mai hotels could visit the Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium to gain an appreciation of some of the wonderful marine life that can be found off Thailand's coast.

From June 5th until August 4th, the aquarium will be focusing on one creature in particular - the turtle.

The Turtle Festival is designed to create awareness of these ocean-faring animals and their increasingly threatened status in the wild.

Visitors to the attraction will have the chance to see a number of different turtle species from both fresh and saltwater up close.

The exhibition is not limited to Thai species either, with animals from all over the world on show at the aquarium.

Although turtles may be in the spotlight over the next couple of months, anyone staying in Thailand hotels will find that there are plenty of other creatures from the deep to hold their interest.

The aquarium has sections dedicated to life found in the ocean and rivers, as well as fish and other animals that can be found in streams and pools in the jungle.

Entry costs 520 Thai baht (£11.05) for adults and 390 Thai baht for children.

For more information on this event visit the Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium website or contact the venue on +66 5389 3111.

Posted by Charlotte Springer

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