Open 9:00AM Daily
Parking is Free Everyday
Last admission at 4:30PM
Building closes at 5:00PM
Behind the Scenes Tours & Touch Tanks
The dedicated staff at the Aquarium of Niagara prides themselves on providing unsurpassed visitor experiences.
Call 716-285-3575 ext. 201 to book your spot today!
Meet a Seal:
Visitors who already interacted with one of the Aquarium's playful, trained seals tell us this is an experience you don't want to miss. This session gives you a look at the care and training of all our marine mammals and an opportunity to touch, feed and play with one of our seals. Prices are $65 per person and $55 for members. Encounters are available daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. From Labor Day through Memorial Day, encounters are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10 AM and 1:30 PM. Participants must be at least 8 years old. Visit our seals here.
Humboldt Penguin Encounter:
Have you ever wanted to meet a penguin? Here is your chance! Sign up today and you'll be treated to a rare experience with one of our amazing penguins and gain an understanding about their sense of community, their care, and how to tell them apart. These encounters are $65 per person, or $55 for members. Encounters are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 AM. You must be at least 8 years old to sign up for this experience. Visit our penguins here.
Behind the Scenes Tour:
Do you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes? You'll learn how our marine mammal staff works with and trains our animals, how many tons of food it takes to feed our animals and get premium, reserved seating for that afternoon's sea lion show. The price is $12 a person, or $10 for Aquarium members. Tours take place daily Memorial Day through Labor Day at 12:30 and 3:00 PM. Labor Day through Memorial Day tours take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM. Participants must be at least 6 years old.
Public Touch Tank:
Get hands-on and meet a sea star, crab, lobster, and other marine invertebrates at our touch tank. You'll find out who has the bumpiest shell, who walks on the most legs, and how each of them find and eat their food. Stop by to say hi to your newest ocean friends. This experience is $3 for non-members and free for members. From September 6th to June 20th we offer the Touch Tank every Saturday & Sunday at 12:00pm and 4:00pm. From June 21st to September 5th we offer the Touch Tank everyday at 12:00pm and 4:00pm.
To book call Guest Services at 716-285-3575 ext. 201. All sales of excursions are final.