National Parks Adventure

9:15 - 9:55 am, 2:00 - 2:40 pm

Location: Bay and Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Non-members - $8.00, $6.00 add-on; Members - $6.00

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)

A trio of adventurers’ quest to experience America’s wildest, most historic and most naturally beautiful places becomes the ultimate off-trail adventure. The film features not only a sweeping overview of the national parks’ history but also an adrenaline-pumping, rock-climbing, mountain-biking odyssey … and a moving true-life tale of friendship, art and communion inspired by nature’s grandeur.

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Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D

10:15 - 10:55 am

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: $8.00 per person; $6.00 add-on

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-3474

Jean-Michel Cousteau offers a breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all - that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend. Dive into this whole new world that will leave you in awe of the beauty and diversity of the oceans - the source of all life on our planet.

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Humpback Whales

11:30 am - 12:10 pm, 3:00 - 3:40 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: $8.00 (members $6.00)

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young.

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Mysteries of the Unseen 3D

12:45 - 1:25 pm, 4:00 - 4:40 pm

Location: Bay and Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Non-members - $8.00, $6.00 add-on; Members - $6.00

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)

You will be transported to places on this planet that you have never been before, to see things that are beyond your normal vision, yet literally right in front of your eyes eyes.

High-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy, and nanotechnology are just a few of the advancements in science that now allow us to see a whole new universe of things, events, creatures, and processes we never even knew existed and now give us new "super powers" to see beyond what is in front of us.

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