Turtle Vision 3D

10:00 - 10:30 am, 12:45 - 1:15 pm, 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Experience the ups and downs of life on land and sea in this coming of age story starring the cutest sea turtle on the big screen.

From the warm waters of the tropics to the icy Antarctic, join Sammy and his friends on an exciting journey through truly immersive environments. Swim through colorful coral reefs and enjoy a dazzling ride on a fun-loving octopus. Dive into icy polar waters to meet a friendly whale.

Are you ready to face the dangers you may encounter with humans?

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Dolphin Discoveries Sea Adventure

10:30 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Location: Virginia Aquarium Boat Dock (Bay & Ocean Pavilion)

Cost: Adults - $20; children 3-11 years old - $15; children under age 3 - no charge; ask about member discounts

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Dolphin Discoveries Sea Adventure

Join us for an unforgettable 90-minute excursion aboard the Atlantic Explorer in an exploration for Virginia’s most common and charismatic marine mammal, bottlenose dolphins! Brown pelicans, bald eagles, and other seabirds are frequently sighted, along with sea turtles.

In keeping with our conservation-based mission, this Sea Adventure adheres to all responsible wildlife viewing  guidelines, which ensure our trips do not disturb the animals.

Schedule: Trips are subject change due to boating conditions.

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Deepsea Challenge 3D

10:45 - 11:30 am, 1:30 - 2:15 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: Members - $5.00; Non-Members: Adults - $9.00; Children ages 3-11 - $8.00; Seniors - $8.50

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Deepsea Challenge 3D chronicles filmmaker James Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking.

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Great White Shark

11:45 am - 12:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:15 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: Members - $5.00; Non-Members: Adults - $9.00, Children ages 3-11 - $8.00, Seniors - $8.50

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear… GWS will explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

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Seals Behind-the-Scenes

2:30 - 3:15 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $45 Members; $55 Non-members (Reservations must be booked by 12:30 p.m.)

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Visit the seal holding area and meet our harbor seals, learn about their care from the mammal care specialists, and observe a behavioral training session. (45 minutes)

Restrictions: Participants must be at least 3 years old, and all children under age 13 must be accompanied by a paying participating adult.