Summer Camp Registration

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Phone, mail or in person at the Virginia Aquarium

Cost: Payment due at time of registration

Contact: Youth Programs Registrar

Phone: (757) 385-0278

Summer Camp registration opens to members and non-members. Camps are available for children 6 – 15. Learn more about the camps and download the camp registration form.

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Wildflower Wednesdays

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Included with admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)

Each Wednesday guests are invited to tour our Wildflower Garden with members of the Aquarium’s horticulture team. Crafts and activities will be available.

Seal Splash

10:00 - 11:30 am

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $160 members; $175 non-members

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Reservations required! Get in the water with harbor seals – in this 90-minute program, you’ll meet a friendly seal or two and observe a training session. This experience also includes a 15-20 minute in-water portion, t-shirt and souvenir photo CD. Sponsored by the Oceanfront Inn.

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Under the Sea 3D

10:15 - 11:00 am, 12:25 - 1:10 pm, 2:40 - 3:20 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: Adult $9, Child (3-11) $8; Senior (62+) $8.50

UNDER THE SEA 3D will offer a uniquely inspirational and entertaining way to explore the impact that global climate change has had on ocean wilderness. This new IMAX 3D adventure will transport moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated under sea locations on earth.

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Shark Shenanigans

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Included with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)

Celebrate one of the oceans most mysterious residents…Sharks! Educational programs, Curiosity Cart presentations and keeper talks will focus on conservation efforts to ensure survival of this keystone species.

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Great White Shark

11:20 am - 12:00 pm, 1:25 - 2:05 pm, 3:40 - 4:20 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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Sea Turtles Behind-The-Scenes

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $15 members, $20 non-members - Reservations required

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Get a unique view from the top of the sea turtle aquarium, observe feeding and interaction with five large sea turtles. Learn about the history and behavior of sea turtles and conservation efforts worldwide. Reservations must be booked before noon of the day of your visit. Book online or call   (757) 385-FISH (3474). Minimum height is 48."

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