Aquarium Adventure Exhibit
Tour the marsh and bayous of the Gulf Coast in our Louisiana Swamp. Enjoy wild encounters with gators, alligator snapping turtles and spotted gar. And what would a swamp be without crayfish, catfish and bullfrogs? You're sure to find all these favorites in our little piece of Cajun country.
Step inside the sunken hull of a 17th century Spanish galleon in our Shipwreck and look out at the beautiful diversity of species the ocean world has to offer. Be amazed at the living coral reefs created by our own biologists. A giant pacific octopus and a moray eel await you! Clownfish, tangs and groupers are among the many fish you will encounter.
Explore the lush environment of the world's tropical rainforests and life inside their rivers. Red-bellied piranhas and venomous freshwater stingrays add a little danger to these waters. You might think twice before swimming with these fish! To add a little color out of the water, we feature an emerald tree boa, colorful rainforest frogs and our beautiful birds for your viewing pleasure.
Ancient legends of "El Dorado" are revealed when arriving in our Sunken Temple. Lionfish and tarantulas and pufferfish, oh my! The ruins of this lost Mayan civilization showcase some spectacular species, including an electric eel and a Tiger Reticulated Python that is over 20 feet long!
Gulf of Mexico
Sink to the bottom of the neighboring sea and catch glimpses of offshore rig divers in our own Gulf of Mexico. Nurse sharks make for a thrilling sight alongside snappers, redfish and much more.
Get up close and personal with animals of the Education Room. This hands-on encounter is home to bearded dragons, snakes and a dazzling array of colorful fish. Explore the oceans, coral, sea turtles and our exciting partnership with OCEARCH, a leader in groundbreaking shark research. Interactive monitors let you track OCEARCH's tagged sharks in real time! For more information on OCEARCH visit http://sharks-ocearch.verite.com/
White Tigers of the Maharaja's Temple
In the late 1940s, in the jungles of Rewa in central India, rumors spread of an unusual animal. These were the first documented sightings of a white tiger. Come see our incredible white tigers lounge and play in the ruins of the ancient Maharaja's Temple, and learn about our conservation efforts to help their cousins in the wild.
Stingray Reef - Now Open!
Experience the excitement of Stingray Reef, where you can touch and feed live stingrays. Discover these deep-water dwellers up close and personal. Our one-of-a-kind touch tanks offer a hands-on experience you won't soon forget!