The contract work included the construction of an entry plaza, aquarium, restaurant and retail facilities plus lagoons and landscaping.
The Entry Plaza comprised an elevated landscaped plaza on a podium with various facilities including ticketing, turnstiles, guest relations, banking, food and beverage, and retail. Beneath the podium there was an at grade drop-off for cars, taxis, coaches and buses, parking for coaches and private cars, as well as a central kitchen, staff canteen and other back of house facilities.
Aqua City comprised a lagoon which will be partially above the podium and partially at grade, food and beverage facilities, entertainment attractions and associated area development and infrastructure works.
The Grand Aquarium is a world class marine life exhibition facility with a main tank capacity in excess of 5 million litres and some 20 smaller tanks. The Grand Aquarium incorporated animal life support systems, lighting and audio visual special effects, dining and retail facilities and associated utility supplies.
Construction works involved the fixing of 10,000 tonnes of reinforcement steel and pouring of 65,000 cubic metres of concrete.