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Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat

Get ready for an interactive, educational 90 minute adventure aboard the Atlantis Explorer, our unique “floating classroom.” It’s a fascinating way to discover the ecological wonders of Long Island’s waterways.

The Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat takes you down the Peconic River and into Flanders Bay. Conducted by Aquarium Educators, the adventure offers plenty of opportunity for hands-on exploration while promoting environmental awareness and education about the Peconic Estuary.

The Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat sets sail seasonally (weather permitting) directly behind the Aquarium.

Schedule

May (beginning May 13) – Weekends at 12pm & 2pm

June – Weekends at 12pm & 2pm and Daily for Groups only

July through Labor Day – Daily Excursions at 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

September –  Saturday & Sundays plus select holidays (call for confirmation) only at 12pm & 2pm

For Groups Trips call for additional schedule information.

Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat adventures are limited to 72 participants. Special discounts offered to Green Key cardholders.

Pricing
Register online, by calling 631.208.9200, ext. 426, or in person at Long Island Aquarium. 
(For Group Rates dial ext. 105)

General Pricing:
Children 3-12: $20.00
Adults 13-61: $20.00
Seniors 62+: $20.00
Children 2 & under: $5.00

72-hour cancellation, within 72 hours, no refund – Aquarium credit only.
Click here for Group Pricing
All Green Key Cardholders (photo ID only) are entitled to a 25% discount off regular boat rates.

View Atlantis Explorer Checklist

 

Atlantis Explorer Programs/Labs

Long Island Aquarium offers several Atlantis Explorer programs in addition to the regular two-hour environmental tour.

Floating Classroom Cruise
Available for students in grades 2 – 12, the two-hour Floating Classroom Cruise includes hands-on activities such as trap pulls, interactions with horseshoe crabs and other local marine life, and an educational stroll along the shore of a remote region along Flanders Bay. Cruise limited to 72 participants.


Lab Cruise
Designed for students in grades 7 – 12, the Lab Cruise allows students to participate in a full-scale laboratory excursion, including the use of sampling equipment. Biological, chemical, and physical aspects of the Peconic Estuary are examined aboard the Atlantis Explorer, while the marsh is explored once the boat beaches. Cruise limited to 72 participants.

For pricing and details, please call our reservations department at 631.208.9200, ext. 426

 

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Did You Know?

We're pleased to present Moonlight Cruises again this summer! Moonlight Cruises will be offered the Thursday and Friday nights before a full moon throughout the summer. Guests will take a ride on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat down the Peconic River with the full moon to guide them. Wine, cheese and fruit will be available on board throughout the excursion. Upon your return to shore, don't miss Seaside Grill's specialty menu and live music. Check out the What's Happening section of the website for dates, times and full details!

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