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SEE ANIMALS UP CLOSE

Encounters

Get up close and more interactive than you could ever imagine as we invite you to go behind-the-scenes with Nile hippos or tong-feed massive sea turtles.

For questions, please email info@adventureaquarium.com or call 844-474-FISH (3474).

Shark & Ray In-Water Encounter

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!

Encounter + Admission
Per Person
$190
+ Tax
Call 1.800.616.5297
Hippo Encounter

Hippo Encounter

Help feed the hippos and 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.

Admission Add-On
Per Person
$74.99
+ Tax

Aquarium Admission Not Included

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Penguin Pop-In Encounter

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.



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Sea Turtle Encounter

Sea Turtle Encounter

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

Admission Add-On
Per Person
$89.99
+ Tax

Aquarium Admission Not Included

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Wild Things Encounter

Wild Things Encounter

Go behind the scenes for an up-close encounter with the animals serving as our animal ambassadors. During this 40-minute encounter, you will meet four of the lesser-seen yet equally fascinating mammals, birds, and reptiles in our collection.

Admission Add-On
Per Person
$29.99
+ Tax

Aquarium Admission Not Included

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Behind the Scenes Encounter

Behind the Scenes Encounter

Even wonder what happens behind the scenes at Adventure Aquarium? A member of our husbandry team will take you on a guided, in-depth tour highlighting what goes into running an aquarium and providing exceptional care for our animals.

Admission Add-On
Per Person
$29.99
+ Tax

Aquarium Admission Not Included

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