I have to admit that I didn’t think The Kelp Forest was going to be that big of a deal. I mean, I really thought it was going to be a fish tank with some seaweed. Honest. Wow — I was wrong. This is way cooler than just some seaweed. Way cooler!
The tank is three stories tall and open to top of the building so natural sunlight shines in through the water. It is amazing. I could have stood there all day watching leopard sharks circle the kelp. All.day.long.
This is a must-see and makes the $35 per person admission to the aquarium worth it. To watch some video of the sharks in the kelp forest, check out my YouTube channel, HERE. I don’t have the video upgrade on this blog so … you gotta click through to get there …
Have you ever been to The Kelp Forest at the Monterey Bay Aquarium? What did you think?
Is there another exhibit at a different aquarium that compares to this? Please tell me about it. I think I might be adding aquarium visits to my travel wish list for the future.