Adventures + Interactive Experiences

aqautic birthday parties

Aquatic Birthday Parties

Want to make a splash with your child’s next birthday party? 
Have it at the Aquarium! Parties include full-day Aquarium…

Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat

Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat

Get ready for an interactive and educational 2 hour adventure aboard the Atlantis Explorer.  It’s a fascinating way to discover…

behind scene tour

Behind the Scenes Tour

If you’d like to learn about all the systems and procedures necessary to keep the Long Island Aquarium up and…

Bug Encounter Program

Bug Encounter

Have a personal and interactive encounter with some of our most interesting Bugs! Our trained specialists will bring you and…

Coati Connection

Coati Connection

Come join our Coati Ambassadors as they explore our Critter Corner encounter room Watch our two energetic Coati brothers interact…

Eye Opener

Eye Opener

Don’t miss the Eye Opener! This 60 FOOT experiential tree activity center provides the ultimate adventure challenge adjacent to the…

Skee-ball

Family Fun Center

An amazing arcade offering games for all ages and the convenience of renewable game cards, Nemo’s Family Fun Center arcade…

Free Admission for Your Birthday

You’re invited to visit us during your birthday week for FREE ADMISSION! Stop by within a week of your birth…

learning resources crafts

Fun Crafts

Check out this collection of fun crafts, puzzles, coloring pages and more! We’ll add to this page as often as…

Private Tours

Guided & Private Tours

Take a Guided or Private Tour of the Aquarium! GUIDED TOURSExplore the aquarium with an educator who will take you…

Interactive Salt Marsh

Interactive Salt Marsh

If you’re looking to cool off on a hot summer’s day, Long Island Aquarium has just the place for you…

Kids Mining

J & J Mining

Get your hands wet sifting through sand and keep your eyes 
peeled for gems and fossils in J & J…

Pinniped painting

Painting with Pinnipeds

Create a masterpiece! We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards to Covid 19 and mask mandates. Click…

Penguin Encounter

Penguin Encounter

Ever wonder what it’s like to be up close to a penguin? The Long Island Aquarium is implementing measures to…

penguin selfies

Penguin Selfie

The Long Island Aquarium is implementing measures to protect our penguins from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), which has been…

Pirate Snorkel Adventure - Swim with the stingrays

Pirate Snorkel Adventure

  Yo-ho-ho and a whole lot of fun! Ahoy mateys! An interactive experience has dropped anchor at the Pirate Snorkel…

Porcupines Standing

Porcupine Connection

Get an up-close look at one of our Prehensile Tail Porcupines, Alex or Prickles! We follow all NY State and…

Poseidon’s Peak and Playground

Poseidon’s Peak Rock Wall

Adventurers can add an extra dose of excitement to their visit by scaling our 25-foot rock-climbing wall! (Seasonal) Please note…

Sea Lion Encounter

Sea Lion Encounter

Learn all about the stars of our Sea Lion show! We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards…

Sea Lion Selfie

Sea Lion Selfie

We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards to Covid 19 and mask mandates. Click HERE for details….

Sea Lion Show

Sea Lion Show

We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards to Covid 19 and mask mandates. Click HERE for details….

Trainer

Seal Encounter

Seal Encounters run from July through September Seal it with a kiss! We follow all NY State and CDC requirements…

Shark Dive

Shark Dive

  We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards to Covid 19 and mask mandates. Click HERE for…

sleep with the fishes

Sleep with the Fishes

(Limited Availability) We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards to Covid 19 and mask mandates. Click HERE…

submarine simulator ride

Submarine Simulator Ride

Our Submarine Simulator ride is a fascinating interactive adventure that’s great fun for the whole family! A separate, nominal fee…

Adventure Days Summer Camp

Summer Adventure Days 2022

Long Island Aquarium’s Summer Adventure Days provides hands-on learning and full-on fun for children of all ages during school-year breaks…

Mermaid Swimming

Swim with Mermaids

Your little one will be delighted to swim with our real, live mermaid, as she navigates the Shark Reef Lagoon,…

Educator with a Horseshoe Crab

Touch Tank

We follow all NY State and CDC requirements with regards to Covid 19 and mask mandates. Click HERE for details….