SHARK & RAY TOUCHPOOL
Start the underwater journey with a virtual reality train ride that showcases the train depot, the river confluence and, of course, the fish.
Watch sandbar sharks and lesser devil rays swim by in this 250,000-gallon habitat, where thousands of animals live in perfect harmony.
Brightly colored freshwater fish dart around gears of an oversized working clock, while an awe-inspiring ceiling show plays overhead. Get ready for an experience unlike any other. All Aboard.
Watch Thatcher, Sawyer and Finn – three North American River otters - enjoy their waterfalls and enrichment activities! You might even get to watch a training session!
Meet the other animals that live in and around freshwater rivers. Join the otters in the water or in their burrow.
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Whether brightly colored or uniquely shaped, these marine animals .certainly shine.
See glowing animals, including coral formations and watch as your footprints glow as you walk.
The ocean depths are as mysterious as they are mystical. Dive in and learn all about life here.
These folks are “in the know.” From amphibians and reptiles to small mammals and birds, these team members will help you learn about these amazing animals and their relationships with water.
Go on, get wet. Control the flow of water at this interactive exhibit.
Get ready to feed our happy turtles for this interactive spot and learn how they live in the wild.
Check out the cleaner shrimp, urchins and other invertebrates at the Tide Pool.
Join us for a field trip or party and get some animals presented to your school groups, ranging from a tarantula to poison dart frogs.
Move like a sea creature in KidZone’s Locomotion Ocean. A great spot for parents to relax and let the kids get out all their jelly fish jiggles.
“What if I said I’m not like the otters?” Go ahead — initiate a virtual chat with Tommy, a North American River otter.
Meet Lord Stanley, the rare “one in two million” blue lobster.
This interactive sandbox beats any backyard. Try your hand at it and watch the rainbow of colors merge.
Come face to face with the legendary piranhas and learn about the important rivers in which they live.
From inch-long fish to “river monsters”, gain respect for the freshwater animals native to South America, Africa, and Asia
Meet at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Nature’s hidden treasures will be swimming beside and above you.
SHARK & RAY TOUCH POOL
It’s a hands-wet experience. Pet a shark or feel a stingray as they glide past you in the shallow waters of three touch pools. Get splashed when they are really excited!
For guests experiencing sensory overload, visit this calm, secure space for a quiet space to take a break.
THE MOON JELLY TOUCH POOL
The brand new habitat - it's a Jelly Touch Pool!
Find out what jellies feel like and explore with a staff member as you investigate what makes these animals special.