Our Discovery Lab is a fun experience for the whole family, especially for younger children. This is an exhibit where you can get up close and personal with sea stars and small crabs. An Aquarium Interpreter is always present to answer any questions about the animals inside this exhibit. Suitable for all ages and is free with your admission.
Ray Touch Pool:
Ever wanted to know what the back of a stingray felt like? Reach into the Ray Touch Pool, hold out your hand out flat and a gentle cownose ray may glide by, close enough to allow you to reach down and touch it. Suitable for children of all ages and is free with your admission. Click here for more information.
How many can say they’ve stroked the back of a white-spotted bamboo shark? Step up to our Shark encounter where an Aquarium Interpreter can tell you all about these sharks as you gently reach in and touch one of these amazing creatures as they glide by your fingertips. Suitable for all ages and is free with your admission. Click here for more information.
Scales & Tails:
Scales and Tails is an experience that gets you closer to all sorts of animals. You may get the chance to feel the scales on the back of a snake, run your hand over the touch skin of an alligator or find out what a bearded dragon feels like. Talk with one of our experts as they introduce you to these amazing creatures.
*Must be 5 years & older to touch these animals and is free with your admission. Click here for more information.