Georgia Aquarium - the largest aquarium in the world with over 8.5-million U.S. gallons (32,000 m3) of sea water and sweet houses more than 120,000 animals of 500 different species. Large aquarium specimens include 4 young whale sharks, 4 beluga whales, 11 bottlenose dolphins, 3 great hammerhead sharks and 4 manta rays. Funded largely by a donation of $ 250 million from Home Depot co-founder Bernard Marcus.
Hours of operation: Open daily, 24 hours. Daily fish feeding at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The mermaid show runs about every half hour during the following times: Thursday, 2:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 2:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Sunday,11:30 - 6:45 p.m. Schedule is subject to change, so please call for updated times.