The New York Aquarium in the Coney Island gives you a deep insight into the undersea world. You can learn a lot about marine life here in this world class aquarium. New York aquarium is considered to be one of the premier tourist destinations of United States.
The kids will love watching the sea otters and the penguins working with the trainers during the daily feeding hours. The New York Aquarium is open 365 days a year and is top draw among adults and children alike.
During summer the aquarium is open from 10:00 in the morning to 6:00 in the evening. But the park closes at 5 pm during fall and at 4:30 pm in the winter months.
You should go for the Total Experience Ticket which will cost you $17 but the ticket includes 4 – D theater along with the general admission ticket. The general admission charges are $13 per adult.
Embark on a journey to explore the richest coral reefs of the world and the shallow coastal waters. The admission ticket to the Planet Earth is included in the Total Experience ticket but it can be purchased separately too. The tickets rates are $6.00.
Sea Lion Encounter
The cost for the sea lion encounter is $20. The tickets are very limited and are notified at the entrance of the aquarium. Online purchase of tickets is not available; so you need to buy the tickets on the date of admission. You can meet the sea lion celebrities the Aqua Theater. The photographs are taken by professionals are available for purchase.
You can actually touch the beach creatures and chat with the volunteers and learn about life underwater. The outdoor touch pool is open during summer and the indoor touch pool is open during winter months.
You can stand under a crashing tidal wave and learn about the periwinkles, barnacles and the other animals best suited for this rugged terrain. The tidal wave is a huge one (400 gallons) and crashes over your head. You can touch the horseshoe crabs in the open tank and get a view of the living salt marsh. Whatever you do. don’t miss the aquarium while in aquarium.