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“Shark In The Dark” Overnight Program

Join the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium for an awesome overnight experience, Shark in the Dark! Experience the Aquarium’s amazing shark collection, as well as sea turtles, stingrays and a multitude of different fish. After your adventure, you’ll spend the night sleeping up close with one of these amazing aquatic animals. The next morning, you’ll get a chance to visit with our African penguins and hippos. It’s a shark-tastic experience you’ll never forget!

Your overnight adventure will include:

• Savenger Hunt

• Free exploration Time (including Touch Tanks)

• 4D Theatre Show

• Shark Bridge

• Shark Talk

• Ocean Realm Show/Meet a Diver

• Sleeping throughout the Aquarium

• Gift shop

• African Penguin exhibit open in AM (weather dependent)

• Visit to Hippo Haven to see the hippos

• Light evening snack and Continental Breakfast

• Souvenir Patch

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00am
Ages: 6 - 12, with accompanying adult chaperones
Cost: FALL SPECIAL PRICING! October and November 2016 Dates ONLY. Save $10 per person!

  • Friday nights:  $55 per person
  • Saturday nights:  $60 per person

Winter Dates Prcing:

  • Friday nights: $65 per person
  • Saturday nights: $70 per person

October 8th – Totally Turtles! 
It’s Sea Turtle Awareness weekend, so spend the night with our awesome sea turtles, then join us the following day to celebrate all things turtles!  Special turtle talks, facts and crafts, in addition to our regular programming, will fill this turtally-awesome overnight! 

October 29th – Halloween Overnight!
Join our staff and put on your favorite costumes for special Trick or Treat stations, haunting Halloween-themed animal facts and a costume parade. 

November 5th and 11th – Legends, Myths and Mermaids
Learn about the Loch Ness Monster, the legend of the Unicorn, Mermaid myths and more during these cryptozoology themed nights.  

Important Links:
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Important Information (pdf)
Rules of conduct (pdf)
Parking and Drop Off (pdf)


If you wish to register for an Overnight program, please click the link below and fill out the form. A member of our Group Reservations team will contact you to confirm your registration. Please note that your registration is NOT confirmed until you hear from a member of our staff, dates are filled on a first come, first served basis, and your date may be sold out by the time we reach your registration. Please have a second and third choice available in case this should occur.

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