Wednesday, May 22: Wed, May 22: 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Coral Reef

Experiences & Interactive Adventures

With a wide range of activities and adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Long Island Aquarium. Observe exotic marine life from all over the world,  or for a more immersive experience, try the Shark Dive, where you can swim with these magnificent creatures in a controlled environment. From scenic cruises down the Peconic River on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat and interactive experiences like feeding the sea lions and penguins, don’t miss out on all the excitement and wonder the Long Island Aquarium has to offer!

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Penguin Selfie

Penguin Selfie

Have a souvenir photo taken with one of our African Penguins! Great for all ages.

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Sea Lion Selfie

Sea Lion Selfie

Take a Selfie with a California Sea Lion! Great for all ages.

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Penguin Encounter

Penguin Encounter

Get up close and personal with an African Penguin! For ages 8+

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Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat

Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat

Have an interactive and educational 2-hour adventure aboard the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat. Great for all ages.

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Toddler Programs 2024

Toddler Programs 2024

You’re never too young to learn about the many fascinating creatures that live under (and above!) the sea. Explore our Aquarium with hands-on activities, stories, songs, crafts, and live animal encounters.

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Summer Adventure Days 2024

Summer Adventure Days 2024

Send your child to our Summer Camp including programs with age appropriate learning and activities for kids from 3-16.

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Shark Dive

Shark Dive

The adventure of a lifetime! Get in the cage and into our Shark habitat! Medical waiver required. For ages 12+

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Seal Encounter

Seal Encounter

Go on the Seal habitat and help with a feed and training session! For ages 10+

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Sea Lion Encounter

Sea Lion Encounter

Have an up-close and interactive adventure with a Sea Lion and their caregivers! For ages 10+

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Painting with Pinnipeds

Painting with Pinnipeds

Our Sea Lions will paint a custom masterpiece for you! For ages 10+

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Bug Encounter

Bug Encounter

Have an interactive encounter with some of our most interesting Insects! For ages 4+

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Porcupine Connection

Porcupine Connection

Get a close-up interaction with a Prehensile Tail Porcupine! For ages 10+

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Tour of Aquarium

Tour of Aquarium

Explore the aquarium with an educator who will give you the inside scoop on our animals and how we care for them. For all ages.

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Kayak Adventure Tour

Kayak Adventure Tour

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

This 1-1/2 hour tour, guided by an Aquarium educator, is a great outdoor adventure for families and people of all ages.

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Snorkel Adventure

Snorkel Adventure

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

Experience the beauty and magic of tropical snorkeling here at the Aquarium! For all ages (children must be out of diapers).

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Swim with Mermaids

Swim with Mermaids

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

Swim with our real, live mermaid, as she navigates the Shark Reef Lagoon, filled with gorgeous tropical fish from all over the world. For all ages (children must be out of diapers).

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Pirate Snorkel

Pirate Snorkel

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

An interactive experience has dropped anchor at the Pirate Snorkel Adventure. Help Captain Poseidon locate his treasure at the bottom of the lagoon. For all ages (children must be out of diapers).

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Tours: Behind the Scenes Tour

Tours: Behind the Scenes Tour

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

Learn about all the systems and procedures necessary to keep the aquarium up and running. For ages 10+

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Sleep with the Fishes

Sleep with the Fishes

Spend the night at the Aquarium! Perfect for Scout Troops or any group with 20 or more attendees. Good for all ages.

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Eye Opener

Eye Opener

Burn some energy or just take in the view on this 60 foot experiential tree activity center (weather dependent). Good for all ages.

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Family Fun Center

Family Fun Center

Nemo’s Family Fun Center arcade is the ideal solution when you’re looking to take a family fun break. Good for all ages.

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Poseidon’s Peak Rock Wall

Poseidon’s Peak Rock Wall

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

Add an extra dose of excitement to your visit by scaling our 25-foot rock-climbing wall! Good for all ages (must weigh between 45 and 250 lbs).

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J & J Mining

J & J Mining

Get your hands wet sifting through sand and keep your eyes peeled for gems and fossils! Good for all ages.

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Sea Lion Show

Sea Lion Show

Included Free with Admission!

Join our mammal trainers and watch our sea lions demonstrate a variety of impressive behaviors! Great for all ages.

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Interactive Salt Marsh

Interactive Salt Marsh

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

Take off your shoes, roll up your pants and explore the salt marsh while getting close to some horseshoe crabs, whelks and more! Good for all ages (children must be out of diapers).

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Touch Tank

Touch Tank

Included Free with Admission!

Get your hands wet and learn about sea stars, clams, crabs and more! Good for all ages.

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Ray Bay

Ray Bay

Included Free with Admission!

Pet some stingrays and small sharks in the Ray Bay! Good for all ages.

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Haunted Tree House

Haunted Tree House

Seasonal: Closed for the Season

Be afraid! Well, not too afraid. Celebrate the season family-style with our Haunted Tree House and its FIVE levels of kid-friendly Halloween fun! For ages 3-11.

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Agents of Discovery – Augmented Reality Game

Agents of Discovery – Augmented Reality Game

Included Free with Admission!

Explore the aquarium and win some prizes with our FREE AR Game!

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