New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

The new aquarium experience is here! More animals. More exhibits. More incredible.

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The new aquarium experience is here! More animals. More exhibits. More incredible.

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$70 per person (Adult) Internet Price (Regular price: $75pp)
$66 per person (Children 12 & Under) Internet Price (Regular price: $71pp)

 

The New England Aquarium in Boston, MA has some new and amazing features!  Take a look below to see information on some of the highlights.  This family oriented tour is both fun and educational. You will also have free time to explore Quincy Market.

 

Tentacles Take Hold—NEW!

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 360degree views of a spectacular, fourstory Caribbean coral reef teeming with more animals than ever before. In 2013, the iconic Giant Ocean Tank underwent a toptobottom, 21stcentury 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. 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 toptobottom, 21stcentury 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.

 

 

Departure Points

Former Walmart lot, Latham Farms - 7:00am
Pet Smart, Crossgates Commons - 7:15am
Yankee Trails, Rensselaer - 7:45am

*Alternate Times:

Departure Points & Times for 6/11, 6/18, 8/5, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16 & 10/23:
Former Walmart Lot, Latham Farms - 6:15am
Pet Smart, Crossgates Commons - 6:30am
Yankee Trails, Rensselaer - 7:00am

Return Information

We will depart at 6:30pm with an approximate arrival in the Capital District at 9:30pm. Non-stop each way.

Tour Includes:

  • Round-Trip Motorcoach Transportation

  • Aquarium Admission

  • 50 Points

 

Tour may be combined with other Boston tours.  Not responsible for traffic delays.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Crossgates Commons Pet Smart Crossgates Commons
161 Washington Ave Extension, Albany, NY
Latham Farms Dick's/Field & Stream, Latham Farms
579 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110
Yankee Trails Yankee Trails World Travel
569 Third Ave. Ext, Rensselaer, NY

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