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Eager to pop the big question? Surprise your true love with a memorable marriage proposal at Mystic Aquarium. There are several packages to choose from, all tailor-made to treasure the rest of your lives. To make a reservation or for more information, call 860.572.5955 ext. 520 or e-mail
All Proposal Packages require at least 2 weeks-notice and are subject to availability.
Penguin ProposalsPenguins pair for life! Ask your significant other to be your lifelong mate during a Penguin Encounter or Penguins up close, the most memorable and sought after opportunities at Mystic Aquarium. African penguins are an endangered species known for their adorable behaviors. One of our penguin trainers will guide you through our inspiring, hands-on encounters before you pop the question.
Package 1: Reserve the entire, one-hour Penguin Encounter for an exclusive experience for two with up to eight additional guests of your choice.• Non Members: $790 + Admission Members: $690
• All 10 spaces must be reserved for proposal before continuing with proposal procedure (2 spaces for proposal and up to 8 of your guests)
Package 2: Participate in a regularly scheduled, one-hour Penguin Encounter with a private, 15-minute proposal following the experience• Non Members: $79 + Admission Members: $69
• +$150 for 15 minute private proposal
• One-Hour, Regularly Scheduled encounter (other participants present)
• Private 15 minute proposal after encounter (when other participants exit)
Package 3: Reserve the entire, half hour Penguins up Close for an exclusive experience for two with up to two additional guests of your choice.• Non Members: $396 + Admission Members: $356
• All 4 spaces must be reserved for proposal before continuing with proposal procedure (2 spaces for proposal and up to 2 of your guests.
*Penguins cannot carry rings or other objects
Beluga ProposalsShare your big moment with our beautiful beluga whales. Learn all about these fascinating animals from a trainer during your exclusive Beluga Encounter. Add up to four additional guests to share in your once-in-a-lifetime, hands-on experience.
Beluga Encounter (in water): Non Members: $1074 + aquarium admission Members: $1014
Whales Up Close: Non Members: $474 + aquarium admission Members: $414
*Rings are not allowed on the beach or in the water.
Underwater ProposalsSurprise your partner with an underwater proposal. A diver will appear in one of our stunning indoor exhibits and reveal a sign that reads what your heart desires. We offer a variety of signs or you can design your own to ensure that this moment is everything you’ve dreamed it to be. This creative, unexpected and thoughtful proposal is sure to make the big moment memorable.
Coral Reef: $200 + aquarium admission
Stingray Bay: $200 + aquarium admission
*A rescheduled underwater proposal can only be scheduled at least two-weeks after the original planned date (subject to availability)
**If you are running late, please contact Reservations Monday – Saturday, 9am – 4pm at 860.572.5955 x520.
Sundays, 9am – 5pm contact the Aquarium Operator at 860.572.5955 x0.
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