Feedings & Experiences

When participating in feedings and touch experiences, please follow our staff instructions to ensure the safety of our animals.

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STING RAY INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

Update as of 8/22: The health of our animals is our #1 priority.

 

It's been such a busy summer and our ray friends will be taking a quick break for some rest and RAYlaxation, so while the stingray touch pool is open, feedings are temporarily on hold while we monitor our animals.

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INTERACTIVE TIDEPOOL EXPERIENCE 

Visit Shoreline Touchpools and learn fascinating fun facts about sea stars, cleaner shrimp, anemones and more! Touch pools allow for a close up, hands on interaction with our marine life.

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MINE FOR TREASURES

Did you know fossil records indicate Louisiana used to be at the bottom of a great ocean?  Hunt for treasure, gems, fossilized shark teeth, ancient marine specimens, and then learn about them with our own field experts.  Learn more!

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OBSERVE SHARK FEEDINGS

It's lunch time for our sharks! Come check out the unique behaviors of these magnificent (and often misunderstood) creatures!
 
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
2:30 p.m.

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SNAPPING TURTLE FEEDINGS

Our turtles have now entered their fall brumation phase, which is a reptile form of hibernation where they slow down and do not eat.

Check back in the spring for our ravenous reptile feed times

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SUBMARINE GALLERY MICROSCOPE

Get an up close look at all kinds of cool specimens with this high-powered microscope, including sharks teeth, crab molt, fish scales, stingray teeth and even brine shrimp at work!