Explore. Imagine. Play!

Join us for a fun adventure!

Explore, imagine and play with Wonders of Wildlife! Through the end of the year we are inviting kids of all ages on adventures of a lifetime! From fishes in the ocean to animals on the safari, Passport to Play will take you all around the world. Daily educational activities, fun facts and interactive questions, I-Spy, prizes, giveaways, and our 4D exhibits are sure to make each visit a passport-worthy adventure.

This Week's Hours

  • Friday OPEN 5:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Saturday OPEN 8:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Sunday OPEN 9:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Monday OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Tuesday OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Thursday OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday, November 26, 2021
  • OPEN 5:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, November 27, 2021
  • OPEN 8:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, November 28, 2021
  • OPEN 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Monday, November 29, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday, December 2, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, December 3, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, December 4, 2021
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, December 5, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Monday, December 6, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday, December 9, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, December 10, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, December 11, 2021
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, December 12, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Monday, December 13, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday, December 16, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, December 17, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday, December 18, 2021
  • OPEN 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Sunday, December 19, 2021
  • OPEN 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Monday, December 20, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday, December 23, 2021
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, December 24, 2021
  • OPEN 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday, December 25, 2021
  • CLOSED

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Passport To Play!

Experience Wonders of Wildlife in a whole new way. Grab a Passport to Play when you pick up your tickets or scan your member ID at the podium and start your adventure! Collect prizes by interacting with volunteers, participating in an adventure activity, attending a presentation, or watching an animal training and redeem a FREE prize at WOW Memories before you leave.

Upcoming Adventures

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Get in the fishmas spirit with festive-themed events and delightful activities. It’s sure to be a jolly good time alongside SCUBA Claus and other merry friends.

SEAsons of Wonder Adventure Activities:

During SEAsons of Wonder, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries and Aquarium. These activities will be from 11am-Noon each day during SEAsons of Wonder, with an additional time of 2-3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • I Spy
    • Shipwreck Theater: November 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Holiday Storytime
    • Shipwreck Theater: November 25, December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Penguin Cove: November 26, December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Polar Bear in Polar Exhibit: November 27, December 4, 11, 18
    • Reindeer in Caribou Run: November 28, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

SCUBA Claus:

Be on the look out for our festive guest divers during your visit! If you are so lucky to see them, make sure you grab a Passport to Play sticker to redeem your free prize at the end of your adventure! If you want to experience the full wonder of SCUBA Claus, view the schedule and purchase tickets here.

Note: surprise appearance schedule is not posted. 

Presentations:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater November 27th and December 18th at 12:00pm to learn all about How Animals Prepare for Winter!

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with the Christmas Tree in Theodore Roosevelt's cabin and post it on Social Media during SEAsons of Wonder. Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Get Your Tickets For SEAsons of Wonder!

Past Adventures

Make a splash and enjoy fish-themed events and activities to celebrate our finned friends at WOW.

Fin Fest Adventure Activities:

During Fin Fest, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Aquarium. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during Fin Fest, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Community Pond: June 1, 8
    • Out to Sea: June 3, 10
    • Great Barrier Reef: June 5, 12
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Sharks in Lower Out to Sea: May 31, June 7
    • Bony vs. Cartilaginous Fishes in Great Barrier Reef: June 2, 6, 9, 13
  • I Spy
    • Upper Shipwreck Room: June 4, 11

Fin Fest Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Fin Fest from 12-1pm for interesting presentations from our Life Sciences team, who take care of the animals that call WOW home!

  • June 1 & 8 (Tuesday)
    • Clownfish Presentation 12-12:30pm
    • Electric Eel Presentation 12:30-1pm
  • June 3 & 10 (Thursday)
    • Sturgeon Presentation 12-12:30pm
    • Coral Reef Presentation 12:30-1pm

Fin Fest Animal Encounters:

During Fin Fest, stop by Community Pond every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm to watch our team feed the fish!

Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with the Diver Decal located on the upper level of Open Ocean and post it on Social Media during Fin Fest! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Get Tickets During Fin Fest!

Book Now

American Adventure

Trek across land and sea, discovering fascinating friends along the way. Enjoy our themed activities to celebrate the creatures and habitats of the Americas.

American Adventure Activities:

During American Adventure, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries and Aquarium. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during American Adventure, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Theodore Roosevelt's Cabin: June 22, 29
    • Lewis & Clark: June 28, July 4
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Bison Supermarket in Theodore Roosevelt's Cabin: June 21, 27, 28, July 3
    • Elk & Deer in Bucks and Bulls: June 24, 30
    • National Parks in National Parks: June 25, July 1
  • I Spy
    • Amazon Rainforest: June 25, July 2

Scholastic Book Fair:

June 23rd - June 27th

Explore. Imagine. Play! Take your WOW adventure to the next level by diving into our Scholastic book fair. Located in Shipwreck Theater at Wonders of Wildlife, we will have fascinating fiction and captivating tales about wildlife, nature and conservation. You won't want to miss out— it is sure to be one for the books!

Scholastic Book Fair

American Adventure Animal Encounters:

During American Adventure, watch fun interactions between members of our Life Sciences team and our animals! Stop by these encounters during American Adventure:

  • American Alligator exhibit every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm to see our team train our alligator, Rex
  • River Otter exhibit every Monday and Friday at 12:30pm to see our team train our otters
  • Bear exhibit every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am to see our bears enjoy popsicles

Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture under the Bucks and Bulls Arch in the Wildlife Galleries and post it on Social Media during American Adventure! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Book your admission for American Adventure week now!

Book Now

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Brave the ice and navigate through the glaciers — it’s time to chill with the gentoos and pose with the polars! Enjoy an expedition full of themed events, activities and fun facts.

Polar Expedition Adventure Activities:

During Polar Expedition, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during Polar Expedition, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Penguin Cove: July 14,18, 21, 25
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Polar Bears in Penguin Cove: July 12, 17, 19, 24
    • Penguins in Penguin Cove: July 13, 15, 20, 22
  • I Spy
    • Penguin Cove: July 16, 23

Polar Expedition Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Polar Expedition at 12pm for an interesting presentation from our Life Sciences team, the people who care for the animals that call WOW home!

  • July 14, 15, 20 & 22: Cold Water Fish & Inverts

Polar Expedition Animal Encounters:

During Polar Expedition, stop by Penguin Cove every day at 10:30am for fun penguin enrichments!

Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with either the polar bear in Boone and Crockett Club's National Collection of Heads and Horns or at the measuring station in Penguin Cove and post it on Social Media during Polar Expedition! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a Penguin Encounter! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Kona Ice at Wonders of Wildlife!

Stop by Wonders of Wildlife these dates to enjoy shaved ice from Kona Ice and cool off from the heat during Polar Expedition!

  • July 17-18: 11:00am-2:00pm
  • July 25: 11:00am-2:00pm
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Take a bite out of Jawsome Journey and immerse yourself in several jawsome experiences and shark-themed adventures!

Jawsome Journey Adventure Activities:

During Jawsome Journey, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Aquarium. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during Jawsome Journey, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Lower Out to Sea: August 10, 15, 17, 22
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Sharks in Lower Out to Sea: August 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21
  • I Spy
    • Shark Alley: August 11, 13, 18, 20

Jawsome Journey Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Jawsome Journey from 11:30am-12:30pm for interesting presentations from our Life Sciences team, the people who care for the animals that call Wonders of Wildlife home!

  • August 10, 12, 17, 19

Jawsome Journey Animal Encounters:

During Jawsome Journey, stop by Out to Sea every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1:00pm to watch our team feed the sharks!

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with the megalodon shark jaws in Shark Alley and post a picture on Social Media during Jawsome Journey! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildilfe #WOWAquarium

 

Book your admission for Jawsome Journey!

Grab the pith helmets and khaki, it’s time for an African Safari! Join the adventure and enjoy safari-themed events and activities.

African Safari Adventure Activities:

During African Safari, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries. These activities will be from 11am-Noon each day during African Safari, with an additional time slot of 2-3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Great African Hall: September 19, 26
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Great African Hall: September 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25
  • Storytime
    • Shipwreck Theater: September 14, 17, 21, 24
  • I Spy
    • Great African Hall: September 15, 22

African Safari Presentations:

Join WOW's Education team in Shipwreck Theater for these exciting presentations during African Safari!

  • September 15th, 1pm - African Game Trails: Theodore Roosevelt's Expedition to Africa
  • September 22nd, 1pm - Rhino Rescue: How Ian Player Saved the Rhinos
  • September 18th and 25th, 1pm - Live Animal Presentation: Get To Know Our African Animal Ambassadors

African Safari Craft:

Create your very own Safari Craft during African Safari! Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Sundays from 11am-1pm.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with your favorite animal in Great African Hall and post it on Social Media during African Safari! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Book Your Admission for African Safari!

Discover captivating critters and fascinating fish as you embark on your Oddity Odyssey! Enjoy our themed activities to celebrate the odd and unusual creatures of WOW.

Oddity Odyssey Adventure Activities:

During Oddity Odyssey, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Aquarium. These activities will be from 11am-Noon each day during Oddity Odyssey, with an additional time of 2-3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Curiosity Crates
    • Creepy Crawlers in Aquarium Lobby: October 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17
  • Storytime
    • Creepy Crawlers Storytime in Shipwreck Theater: October 5, 8, 12, 15
  • I Spy
    • Shipwreck Theater: October 6 and 13

Oddity Odyssey Animal Encounter:

During Oddity Odyssey, stop by our American Alligator exhibit every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm to see our team train our alligator, Rex! Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Oddity Odyssey Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Oddity Odyssey for interesting presentations from our Life Sciences team, the people who care for the animals that call WOW home!

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture in the River Monsters tunnel and post it on Social Media during Oddity Odyssey! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildilfe #WOWAquarium

Forrest Galante Meet & Greet

Mark your calendars to meet the world’s leading rare species expert— Forrest Galante on October 5 from 6:00-7:30pm! In this free, after-hours event, we invite you on an exhilarating journey to the most remote and dangerous corners of the world as Forrest introduces the fascinating and rare species he has encountered throughout his life. Afterwards, enjoy Q&A and book signing with the author. Learn more about the event here.

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Book your admission for Oddity Odyssey!

Gather your fellow goblins and ghouls for a spirited good time! Enjoy candy, costumes, and thrilling themed activities sure to put a spark in your jack-o-lantern.

Candy Stations

Bring your candy bucket for your Spooks and Splashes adventure! We will have candy stations set up throughout the Aquarium and Wildlife Galleries.

Underwater Pumpkin Carving

Join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1pm during Spooks and Splashes to watch our dive team attempt to carve pumpkins under water! This show will take place in Open Ocean (the first exhibit in the Aquarium).

Animal Encounters

Visit the Education table in the Aquarium lobby Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11am-1pm to see meet some of our ambassador animals and learn about Wonders of Wildlife's education programs!

Special Fish Tales Menu

Make sure you stop by Fish Tales in the Aquarium Lobby to check out our special Spooks and Splashes menu!

Social Media Giveaway

Take a picture in front of the decorated Jellies tank and post it on Social Media during Spooks and Splashes! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Book Your Admission for Spooks and Splashes!

Polar Expedition Facebook Event Cover-01(1)

Brave the ice and navigate through the glaciers — it’s time to chill with the gentoos and pose with the polars! Enjoy an expedition full of themed events, activities and fun facts.

Polar Expedition Adventure Activities:

During Polar Expedition, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during Polar Expedition, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Penguin Cove: July 14,18, 21, 25
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Polar Bears in Penguin Cove: July 12, 17, 19, 24
    • Penguins in Penguin Cove: July 13, 15, 20, 22
  • I Spy
    • Penguin Cove: July 16, 23

Polar Expedition Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Polar Expedition at 12pm for an interesting presentation from our Life Sciences team, the people who care for the animals that call WOW home!

  • July 14, 15, 20 & 22: Cold Water Fish & Inverts

Polar Expedition Animal Encounters:

During Polar Expedition, stop by Penguin Cove every day at 10:30am for fun penguin enrichments!

Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with either the polar bear in Boone and Crockett Club's National Collection of Heads and Horns or at the measuring station in Penguin Cove and post it on Social Media during Polar Expedition! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a Penguin Encounter! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Kona Ice at Wonders of Wildlife!

Stop by Wonders of Wildlife these dates to enjoy shaved ice from Kona Ice and cool off from the heat during Polar Expedition!

  • July 17-18: 11:00am-2:00pm
  • July 25: 11:00am-2:00pm
Jawsome_Journey_Event

Take a bite out of Jawsome Journey and immerse yourself in several jawsome experiences and shark-themed adventures!

Jawsome Journey Adventure Activities:

During Jawsome Journey, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Aquarium. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during Jawsome Journey, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Lower Out to Sea: August 10, 15, 17, 22
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Sharks in Lower Out to Sea: August 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21
  • I Spy
    • Shark Alley: August 11, 13, 18, 20

Jawsome Journey Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Jawsome Journey from 11:30am-12:30pm for interesting presentations from our Life Sciences team, the people who care for the animals that call Wonders of Wildlife home!

  • August 10, 12, 17, 19

Jawsome Journey Animal Encounters:

During Jawsome Journey, stop by Out to Sea every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1:00pm to watch our team feed the sharks!

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with the megalodon shark jaws in Shark Alley and post a picture on Social Media during Jawsome Journey! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildilfe #WOWAquarium

 

Book your admission for Jawsome Journey!

Grab the pith helmets and khaki, it’s time for an African Safari! Join the adventure and enjoy safari-themed events and activities.

African Safari Adventure Activities:

During African Safari, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries. These activities will be from 11am-Noon each day during African Safari, with an additional time slot of 2-3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Great African Hall: September 19, 26
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Great African Hall: September 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25
  • Storytime
    • Shipwreck Theater: September 14, 17, 21, 24
  • I Spy
    • Great African Hall: September 15, 22

African Safari Presentations:

Join WOW's Education team in Shipwreck Theater for these exciting presentations during African Safari!

  • September 15th, 1pm - African Game Trails: Theodore Roosevelt's Expedition to Africa
  • September 22nd, 1pm - Rhino Rescue: How Ian Player Saved the Rhinos
  • September 18th and 25th, 1pm - Live Animal Presentation: Get To Know Our African Animal Ambassadors

African Safari Craft:

Create your very own Safari Craft during African Safari! Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Sundays from 11am-1pm.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with your favorite animal in Great African Hall and post it on Social Media during African Safari! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Book Your Admission for African Safari!

Discover captivating critters and fascinating fish as you embark on your Oddity Odyssey! Enjoy our themed activities to celebrate the odd and unusual creatures of WOW.

Oddity Odyssey Adventure Activities:

During Oddity Odyssey, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Aquarium. These activities will be from 11am-Noon each day during Oddity Odyssey, with an additional time of 2-3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Curiosity Crates
    • Creepy Crawlers in Aquarium Lobby: October 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17
  • Storytime
    • Creepy Crawlers Storytime in Shipwreck Theater: October 5, 8, 12, 15
  • I Spy
    • Shipwreck Theater: October 6 and 13

Oddity Odyssey Animal Encounter:

During Oddity Odyssey, stop by our American Alligator exhibit every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm to see our team train our alligator, Rex! Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Oddity Odyssey Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Oddity Odyssey for interesting presentations from our Life Sciences team, the people who care for the animals that call WOW home!

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture in the River Monsters tunnel and post it on Social Media during Oddity Odyssey! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildilfe #WOWAquarium

Forrest Galante Meet & Greet

Mark your calendars to meet the world’s leading rare species expert— Forrest Galante on October 5 from 6:00-7:30pm! In this free, after-hours event, we invite you on an exhilarating journey to the most remote and dangerous corners of the world as Forrest introduces the fascinating and rare species he has encountered throughout his life. Afterwards, enjoy Q&A and book signing with the author. Learn more about the event here.

1920x1080 Social Post - Forrest Galante

Book your admission for Oddity Odyssey!

Gather your fellow goblins and ghouls for a spirited good time! Enjoy candy, costumes, and thrilling themed activities sure to put a spark in your jack-o-lantern.

Candy Stations

Bring your candy bucket for your Spooks and Splashes adventure! We will have candy stations set up throughout the Aquarium and Wildlife Galleries.

Underwater Pumpkin Carving

Join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1pm during Spooks and Splashes to watch our dive team attempt to carve pumpkins under water! This show will take place in Open Ocean (the first exhibit in the Aquarium).

Animal Encounters

Visit the Education table in the Aquarium lobby Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11am-1pm to see meet some of our ambassador animals and learn about Wonders of Wildlife's education programs!

Special Fish Tales Menu

Make sure you stop by Fish Tales in the Aquarium Lobby to check out our special Spooks and Splashes menu!

Social Media Giveaway

Take a picture in front of the decorated Jellies tank and post it on Social Media during Spooks and Splashes! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Book Your Admission for Spooks and Splashes!

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Get in the fishmas spirit with festive-themed events and delightful activities. It’s sure to be a jolly good time alongside SCUBA Claus and other merry friends.

SEAsons of Wonder Adventure Activities:

During SEAsons of Wonder, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries and Aquarium. These activities will be from 11am-Noon each day during SEAsons of Wonder, with an additional time of 2-3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • I Spy
    • Shipwreck Theater: November 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Holiday Storytime
    • Shipwreck Theater: November 25, December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Penguin Cove: November 26, December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Polar Bear in Polar Exhibit: November 27, December 4, 11, 18
    • Reindeer in Caribou Run: November 28, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

SCUBA Claus:

Be on the look out for our festive guest divers during your visit! If you are so lucky to see them, make sure you grab a Passport to Play sticker to redeem your free prize at the end of your adventure! If you want to experience the full wonder of SCUBA Claus, view the schedule and purchase tickets here.

Note: surprise appearance schedule is not posted. 

Presentations:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater November 27th and December 18th at 12:00pm to learn all about How Animals Prepare for Winter!

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with the Christmas Tree in Theodore Roosevelt's cabin and post it on Social Media during SEAsons of Wonder. Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Get Your Tickets For SEAsons of Wonder!

Make a splash and enjoy fish-themed events and activities to celebrate our finned friends at WOW.

Fin Fest Adventure Activities:

During Fin Fest, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Aquarium. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during Fin Fest, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Community Pond: June 1, 8
    • Out to Sea: June 3, 10
    • Great Barrier Reef: June 5, 12
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Sharks in Lower Out to Sea: May 31, June 7
    • Bony vs. Cartilaginous Fishes in Great Barrier Reef: June 2, 6, 9, 13
  • I Spy
    • Upper Shipwreck Room: June 4, 11

Fin Fest Speaker Schedule:

Join us in Shipwreck Theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Fin Fest from 12-1pm for interesting presentations from our Life Sciences team, who take care of the animals that call WOW home!

  • June 1 & 8 (Tuesday)
    • Clownfish Presentation 12-12:30pm
    • Electric Eel Presentation 12:30-1pm
  • June 3 & 10 (Thursday)
    • Sturgeon Presentation 12-12:30pm
    • Coral Reef Presentation 12:30-1pm

Fin Fest Animal Encounters:

During Fin Fest, stop by Community Pond every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm to watch our team feed the fish!

Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture with the Diver Decal located on the upper level of Open Ocean and post it on Social Media during Fin Fest! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Get Tickets During Fin Fest!

Book Now

American Adventure

Trek across land and sea, discovering fascinating friends along the way. Enjoy our themed activities to celebrate the creatures and habitats of the Americas.

American Adventure Activities:

During American Adventure, interact with members from WOW's Education team at various activities throughout the Wildlife Galleries and Aquarium. These activities will be from 10-11am and 2-3pm each day during American Adventure, with an additional time of 4-5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Exhibit Encounters
    • Theodore Roosevelt's Cabin: June 22, 29
    • Lewis & Clark: June 28, July 4
  • Curiosity Crates
    • Bison Supermarket in Theodore Roosevelt's Cabin: June 21, 27, 28, July 3
    • Elk & Deer in Bucks and Bulls: June 24, 30
    • National Parks in National Parks: June 25, July 1
  • I Spy
    • Amazon Rainforest: June 25, July 2

Scholastic Book Fair:

June 23rd - June 27th

Explore. Imagine. Play! Take your WOW adventure to the next level by diving into our Scholastic book fair. Located in Shipwreck Theater at Wonders of Wildlife, we will have fascinating fiction and captivating tales about wildlife, nature and conservation. You won't want to miss out— it is sure to be one for the books!

Scholastic Book Fair

American Adventure Animal Encounters:

During American Adventure, watch fun interactions between members of our Life Sciences team and our animals! Stop by these encounters during American Adventure:

  • American Alligator exhibit every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:00pm to see our team train our alligator, Rex
  • River Otter exhibit every Monday and Friday at 12:30pm to see our team train our otters
  • Bear exhibit every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am to see our bears enjoy popsicles

Please be mindful of other guests and do not crowd or block traffic.

Social Media Giveaway:

Take a picture under the Bucks and Bulls Arch in the Wildlife Galleries and post it on Social Media during American Adventure! Tag Wonders of Wildlife to be entered to win a prize! @WondersofWildlife #WOWAquarium

Book your admission for American Adventure week now!

Book Now