Tours & Encounters

An Up-Close Experience

Experience even more wildlife up close with our special tours and encounters.

From interacting with penguins to swimming with sharks, our interactive encounters make your trip to WOW one to remember.

This Week's Hours

Last entry for guests will be 15 minutes before closing

  • Thursday OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Friday OPEN 10:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Saturday OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Sunday OPEN 10:00 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, February 22, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, February 23, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, February 25, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Monday, February 26, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday, February 29, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, March 1, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, March 3, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Monday, March 4, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday, March 8, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, March 10, 2024
  • OPEN 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Monday, March 11, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday, March 15, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday, March 17, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Monday, March 18, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • OPEN 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Get Your Add-On Tour & Encounter Tickets Today

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Discovery Journal

Unleash your inner adventurer and embark on a global journey with our brand-new Discovery Journal! Take on the role of a naturalist as you record your own observations, conquer thrilling games, and enhance your understanding of the natural world while exploring Wonders of Wildlife.

This free guide is the ultimate companion for inquisitive explorers of any age!

Collect your Discovery Journal at the Ticket Counter

Aquarium Adventure - Touch Stingrays

Feed The Rays!

Help us feed our rays that circle around Shipwreck Reef! This interactive experience gives you an up-close encounter with Atlantic, blue-spotted, cownose, mangrove whipray, ribbontail, southern and yellow rays. Spots are limited! Make sure to reserve your feeding as an add-on when purchasing tickets online. Guests can pick up their cup of silverside fish at the cart near the ray touch experience.

Limited quantities available.

Penguin Encounter

Penguin Encounter

Come face-to-feather with the all-new Penguin Encounter at Penguin Cove. Learn about our gentoo penguins and immerse yourself into the sights, sounds and temperature of their environment. Your total Penguin Encounter experience will last 30-45 minutes with 15 minutes inside Penguin Cove. For your safety and theirs, touching or feeding the penguins is not permitted.

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Aquarium Adventure - Out to Sea Shark

Out to Sea Feeding Frenzy

Experience meal time with the sharks and groupers as you dive beneath the surface during our Feeding Frenzy. Our state-of-the-art air helmets allow you to comfortably submerge underwater without diver certification. This experience is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 12:30 p.m.

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Out to Sea Shark Dive

Out to Sea Shark Dive

The Out to Sea Shark Dive takes you under water inside a metal cage to come face-to-fin with sand tiger sharks, brown sharks, and Atlantic goliath groupers. Our state-of-the-art air helmets allow you to comfortably submerge underwater without diver certification.

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