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…

Critter Cove

Barred Owls The presence of owls in a forest is a good sign that the forest has matured and is…

Eye Opener

Eye Opener

New this summer, don’t miss the Eye Opener! This 60 FOOT experiential tree house provides the ultimate adventure adjacent to…

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…

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! As of May 19, vaccinated guests may visit without a mask. All unvaccinated guests must continue to…

Penguin Encounter

Penguin Encounter

Ever wonder what it’s like to be up close to a penguin? Don’t miss our Penguin Encounter! Imagine a close-up…

penguin selfies

Penguin Selfie

You know you love them, now have a souvenir photo taken with one of our African Penguins! Penguin Selfies is…

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…

Porcupine Connection

Get an up-close look at one of our Prehensile Tail Porcupines, Alex or Prickles! As of May 19, vaccinated guests…

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! As of May 19, vaccinated guests may visit without a…

Sea Lion Selfie

Sea Lion Selfie

Due to COVID-19, all unvaccinated guests MUST wear a mask during their photo session. Vaccinated guests do not have to…

Sea Lion Show

Sea Lion Show

Covid Update: Vaccinated guests do not have to wear a mask.  Unvaccinated guests must continue to wear a mask the…

Trainer

Seal Encounter

Seal Encounters run from April through September Seal it with a kiss! As of May 19, vaccinated guests may visit…

Shark Dive

Shark Dive

Due to the nature of this adventure and the safety of our dive team, all divers MUST present a negative…

Shark Keeper

Shark Keeper

Get up close and very personal with the Aquarium’s largest exhibit and its biggest predators with the new Shark Keeper…

Shark Week – July 11-17

Every week is Shark Week at the Long Island Aquarium! But we’re celebrating Shark Week with some fun crafts, additional…

sleep with the fishes

Sleep with the Fishes

(Limited Availability) If you’d like to see us from a completely different perspective, consider spending the night with us. Our…

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 2021

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

Swim with Mermaids

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

Touch Tank

At the Long Island Aquarium, interactive adventure is part of the fun! That’s especially true at our Touch Tank. Most…