New England Aquarium in Boston
Product Code: 80-5415
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • A hands-on tidepool for touching and handling various sea creatures
  • • Curious George Discovery Corner - a place designed for young visitors
  • • An outdoor seal exhibit located on the Aquarium Plaza, that's a favorite of both tourists and local residents
  • • Thousands of sea creatures from hundreds of different species
  • • Special events and presentations throughout the year
  • • The new Penguin Power Exhibit
Tour Code
80-5415
Duration
1 day
Departure City
Boston
End City
Boston
Tour Type:
Admission Tickets
Language:
English
Itinerary
Day 01
Boston

Visit The New England Aquarium

Tentacles Take Hold
Get ready to be wrapped up in Tentacles! Look for the giant Pacific octopus in its newly expanded habitat brimming with species found in the chilly depths of the Pacific Northwest. Eye the cuttlefish levitating in its tropical tank while the chambered nautilus jets through its inky dark display. From petite red octopuses to graceful sea jellies, dive into the dazzling diversity of these mysterious ocean animals as Tentacles take hold at the New England Aquarium!

Giant Ocean Tank
Enjoy 360 degree views of a spectacular, four story Caribbean coral reef teeming with more animals than ever before. In 2013, the iconic Giant Ocean Tank underwent a toptobottom, 21st century transformation, including windows that provide crystal clear viewing opportunities; a vibrant, revitalized coral reef with more than 1,000 fishes; and the Yawkey Coral Reef Center at the top of the exhibit. The colorful Caribbean coral reef is home to sea turtles, eels and hundreds of tropical fishes of all sizes.

Seals And Sea Lions At Play At The New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center
The seals and sea lions are always at play. Watch California sea lions dart through the water and limber Northern fur seals frolic in this beautiful open air exhibit space, and find out about the challenges marine mammals face in the wild!

The Largest Shark And Ray Touch Tank
On The East Coast
The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank features sharks and rays in a mangrove themed tank surrounded by shallow edges and viewing windows, allowing visitors to experience a close encounter with these animals. Visitors to this exhibit can reach out and gently touch the backs of cownose rays, Atlantic rays and sharks as they swim gracefully through the crystal clear water. The exhibit presents these incredible species in a way that highlights their importance in a healthy ocean ecosystem. It also emphasizes the value of conserving essential coastal habitats, such as mangroves and lagoons. Open daily at 9:30 am.

Atlantic Harbor Seals
Visitors can enjoy the Atlantic harbor seals in their exhibit on the Aquarium plaza before buying admission tickets. Watch the seals swim, play and rest. Learn more about them and see some expert behaviors as they work with trainers during free training sessions throughout the day.

Blue Planet Action Center
This exhibit is part of the Aquarium’s recent top to bottom, 21st century transformation. The exhibit area presents the serious challenges facing the oceans and showcases the Aquarium’s global leadership in searching for solutions with a combination of interactive displays, interpretive presentations and small live animal exhibits.

Get your e-Ticket today to experience the magical undersea world on display at the New England Aquarium in Boston.


Operating Times:
Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm; Sat, Sun and most holidays: 9:00am-6:00pm.
Summer Hours: July 1 - Labor Day | Sun-Thurs and Holidays: 9:00am to 6:00pm; Fri & Sat: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Assigned times are given the day of arrival based upon availability. Call ahead times are available prior to tour date. E-ticket will have details.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Closes at 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve. Open at noon on New Year's Day.

Booth Location:
New England Aquarium | Central Wharf (adjacent to the Marriott Hotel and close to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market) | Boston, MA 02110

Nearest Intersection:
Central Wharf and Old Atlantic Ave.

Parking:
Validated parking available at the following:. International Place: Weekdays after 5:00pm - $7.00 | Sat-Sun all day - $10.00.
75 State Street Garage: Mon-Fri after 5:00 pm - $15 | Sat-Sun all day - $15
Rowes Wharf: Weekdays - $28 | Weekdays after 5:00 pm, Sat & Sun all day - $18. *Validation at main Aquarium's main information desk.

Visiting Attractions

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • New England Aquarium ticket

Package Excludes

  • Airfares or related transportation
  • All personal expenses
Special Notes
  • If you need to book air ticket, we recommend that you please book your air ticket after you receive confirmation email for your reservation within one to two business days from us.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

*Adult age: 12 and older.
*Child age: 3-11
*Children 2 and below are free.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
    - Please refer to Customer Agreement before you make reservation.
    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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Do you have scooters for handicap? What do you have for handicap or senior visitors 04/09/2016 16:10:47
Tours4Fun 04/09/2016 17:15:46

Dear Bronwen,

Thank you for your inquiry.

We do not offer any Scooters for Handicap.

You are more than welcome to bring your own. The package is only the admissions ticket to get in.

To place your order for a reservation online, simply select your desired tour start date and the number of rooms you need/ travelers you are booking for on the upper right section of the tour information page, then click on "BOOK NOW".


Best Regards,
Jake
Customer Service Rep

Do you give AAA discounts/? 04/28/2015 14:12:08
Tours4Fun 04/28/2015 14:29:34

Dear Christine,

Regretfully, we do not offer any AAA Discounts.

The New England Aquarium in Boston is currently on sale and we recommend to book it as soon as possible for a lower rate.

Best Regards,
Jane
Customer Service Rep

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