So, shake off your fear. Take a deep breath. And dive in for the adventure of your life. Adventures are by advanced reservation only - walk-in experiences are not able to be accommodated.
Are you a penguin-lover or know someone who is? Then get set for our "Positively Penguins" Adventure, as we offer an up-close encounter with our African penguins that is unlike anything you've ever experienced! Experience this totally unique animal Adventure, which includes exclusive access to Penguin Island, home to over 20 African penguins. Guests also participate in a LIVE penguin painting session (and yes, you get to keep the painting)! You can even take photographs with your new penguin buddy.
Availability: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm. One session per day and each session is for up to six (6) guests.
Requirements: Participants ages 5-17 must be accompanied by a participating parental figure (i.e. parent/legal guardian).
What You Get:
Ages: Open to ages 5 and up (proof of age required).
Price: $135 per person ($122 for Members).
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So you think you’ve got guts? Well, come on down to test the waters in our Shark Realm exhibit. Our cast will brief you on what to expect, teach you about the animals you will encounter and give you a quick snorkeling lesson. Once you’ve gotten your nerves under control, you’ll enter the Shark Realm where you’ll come within inches of Sandbar sharks, Nurse sharks and more! Once you’ve gone around the perimeter of the Shark Realm, you’ll enter the Stingray Lagoon where you can swim with and feed dozens of stingrays.
Estimated length of full experience: 1 hour 45 minutes (including approximately 45 minutes in the water)
Availability: Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Requirements: Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating parental figure (i.e. parent/legal guardian).
What You Get:
Ages: Open to ages 12 and up (proof of age required)
Price: $185 per person ($167 for Members).
The Sea Turtles Up Close encounter is an interactive tour giving Adventure Aquarium guests the opportunity to meet the Aquarium’s family of sea turtles, including Loggerheads and Greens. Meet and learn more about these fascinating species, which range from rescued sea turtle hatchlings to massive Green and Loggerhead Sea turtles weighing in at hundreds of pounds each! Work with biologists to meet, help care for, train and hand-feed the sea turtles from behind-the-scenes of our 760,000-gallon Ocean Realm exhibit. Guests will receive instructions regarding procedures and guidelines before entering the Ocean Realm exhibit and interacting with the sea turtles.
Availability: Saturdays and Sundays only. One session per day (1:30 - 2:30 pm), each session is for up to three (3) guests.
Requirements: Sea Turtles Up-Close is open to adults and children ages 8 and up. Children ages 8-17 must be accompanied by a participating parental figure (i.e. parent/legal guardian) and must provide proof of age via a Birth Certificate prior to participating in this experience.
What You Get:
Ages: Open to ages 8 and up (proof of age required).
Price: $125 per person ($115 for Members).