See Animals Up Close

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, tong-feed massive sea turtles, or participate in a special training exercise with our adorable penguins.

Call to Book 1-856-356-3300

Penguin Pop-In Encounter

Waddle On Over. Get ready for an up close and personal opportunity with our African penguins. Get 20 minutes with a pack of penguin pals and exclusive time with a penguin expert.

Admission Add-On
Ages 5 and Up
$15.99
+tax
Penguin
Penguin
VALUE DAYS! Thursdays - Sundays 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm through 5/1

Hippo Encounter

Get all Of Your Hip-Tastic Questions Answered. Find out where our hippos go when they aren’t out on exhibit in this exclusive behind-the-scenes encounter with our Nile Hippos, Button & Genny.

EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Admission Add-On
$75
+tax
Hippo
Hippo

Sea Turtle Encounter

Tong-Feed The Turtles. Help care for, train and tong feed green and loggerhead sea turtles from the top of our Ocean Realm exhibit.

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS - 1:30 PM
Encounter + Admission
$135 per person
+tax($122 +tax for Members)
Sea Turtle
Sea Turtle

Shark & Ray In-Water Encounter

Put on a wet suit and test the waters. Snorkel and come within inches of sandbar and sand tiger sharks. Then swim and feed dozens of playful stingrays, all in one visit!

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS - 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Encounter + Admission
$185 per person
+tax ($167 +tax for Members)
Shark Ray Encounter
Shark Ray Encounter