Encounters

Go beyond the glass to get hands-on during a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with our animals! Get up close and more interactive than you ever imagined as we invite you to snorkel with the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, hand-feed massive sea turtles, or participate in a special training exercise with our adorable penguins.

Contact Group Sales at 1-800-616-JAWS (5297) to insure availability.
Gift Guide Penguin Encounters

Penguins Encounter

Ever dreamed of becoming pals with a penguin? Get set for an up close and personal opportunity with our African penguins. Watch a LIVE penguin footprint painting session that includes a masterpiece of your own to take home.

Gold Members receive a one time only 20% discount for an encounter. After use of the 20% off discount, Gold Members will receive the 10% off discount.

Availability and Requirements

What You Get: 

  • General Admission to the aquarium
  • Free parking for 1 car per paid participant.
  • A souvenir t-shirt
  • Your homemade penguin painting

Ages: Open to ages 5 and up (proof of age required)

Price: $135 per person ($122 for Members)

 

Buy an Encounter Voucher

Buy an Encounter Voucher

OR

Call 1-800-616-5297 to Book

Call 1-800-616-5297 to Book

Sea Turtles Up Close Adventures

Sea Turtle Encounter

Join this behind the scenes tour of our family of sea turtles, ranging from a rescued loggerhead hatchling to massive turtles weighing hundreds of pounds each. Help care for, train and hand-feed green and loggerhead sea turtles from the top of our Ocean Realm exhibit.

Gold Members receive a one time only 20% discount for an encounter. After use of the 20% off discount, Gold Members will receive the 10% off discount.

Availability and Requirements

What You Get: 

  • General Admission to the aquarium
  • Free parking for 1 car per paid participant
  • A souvenir t-shirt

Ages: Open to ages 8 and up (proof of age required)

Price: $125 per person ($115 for Members)

 

Buy an Encounter Voucher

Buy an Encounter Voucher

OR

Call 1-800-616-5297 to Book

Call 1-800-616-5297 to Book

Gift Guide Shark and Ray Encounters

Shark & Ray In-Water Encounter

Have you ever looked a shark in the eye – with no glass barrier in between? Put on a wetsuit and test the waters in Shark Realm. Snorkel and come within inches of sandbar and sand tiger sharks. Then swim and feed dozens of playful stingrays, all in one visit!

Gold Members receive a one time only 20% discount for an encounter. After use of the 20% off discount, Gold Members will receive the 10% off discount.

AVAILABILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

What You Get:

  • Shark & Ray Encounter experience
  • General Admission to the aquarium
  • Free parking for 1 car per paid participant
  • Souvenir t-shirt
  • Souvenir snorkel and mask (All gear except bathing suits, towels, water shoes and toiletries will be provided.)

Estimated length of full experience: 1 hour 45 minutes (including approximately 45 minutes in the water)

Ages: Open to ages 12 and up (proof of age required)

Price: $185 per person ($167 for Members)

 

Buy an Encounter Voucher

Buy an Encounter Voucher

OR

Call 1-800-616-5297 to Book

Call 1-800-616-5297 to Book

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