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Animal Encounters

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Ever wanted to know what it takes to care for our sharks, rays, sea turtle, and other aquatic animals?

With Mystic Aquarium’s Aquarist for a Day, guests get the opportunity to live a day in the life of our animal care experts! Guests will learn all the aspects of providing world-class care and welfare to our fish, reptiles, and amphibians thorough this hands-on behind the scenes experience.

Important Details

  • Encounter available for a maximum of 2 participants. All participants must be ticketed.
  • No flip-flops, open back, open toe, or high-heeled shoes. Sneakers are recommended. Please be advised that feet may get wet.
  • This experience takes place in an area where photography is not permitted. photos will be available for purchase from our Magic Memories team.
  • Must be at least 12 years of age to participate.
  • Seasonal availability.
  • Please Note: Due to the nature of this program and safety protocols in place, animal interactions may vary.
  • Waiver must be completed before participating (a link will be provided in the confirmation email).

Peak Season Cost

Peak season is between June 01 - August 31, 2023

Members: $695
Non-members: $720

Off-Peak Cost

Members: $575
Non-members: $600

Duration

3.5 hours

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