Shark Lab 101

Encounter Fee: $39.95 | General Admission Is Required. | Minimum Age 9

Join the Sharks4Kids Team in a behind the scenes tour of Shark Waters and Shark Lab Dissection. Your tour will take you to the top of Shark Waters, one of our largest exhibits, where you’ll learn about the external anatomy of the magnificent and mysterious shark. Next, you’ll participate in an actual dissection on precut dogfish sharks! At the end of your experience you will receive an official Junior Shark Biologist Certificate.

Encounter is approximately 60 minutes and has a max capacity of 16 guests.

Encounter available July 16-20 at 2:00 PM | $5.00 from every ticket is donate to Shark Conservation and Education


Q: How long is the encounter?
A: Each encounter is approximately 60 minutes long.

Q: How many people are on the encounter?
A: Encounters are limited to 16 participants.

Q: How old do you have to be to participate?
A: Children must be 9 years or older to participate in the tour. Children ages 15-17 must have consent to participate without an adult.

Q: What kind of shoes should I wear?
A: This tour requires flat, closed-toe shoes to participate. Some areas of the tour require you to clean the bottom of your shoes before entering the next room.

Q: What about jewelry?
A: Hanging jewelry such as necklaces, earrings, and bracelets are not permitted as they can be a safety hazard to the animals.

Q: I’m a member or annual pass holder, how do I book my experience?
A: Click the Members & Passholders button to the right to reserve your spot.

Shark Lab 101


Each session is limited to 16 participants. Buy online to reserve your spot!

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*General admission not included in Shark Lab 101 price.