Get behind the scenes…Virtually!

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 Now’s your chance to get behind the scenes and meet some of the most beloved animals at OdySea Aquarium! In these LIVE virtual sessions, you’ll get up close and personal like never before with the animals and our animal care specialists.

 

  • Cost: $30 per login. We request no more than 4 people watching per computer to get the most out of your experience.
  • Length: Approximately 30 minutes, including time for Q&A
  • Max Capacity: Limited to 20 logins.
  • Platform: Zoom. You will receive a personal Zoom link and password no later than the morning of your encounter.
  • WANT TO TAKE OVER THE WHOLE ZOOM FOR YOUR GROUP? Book a Private Virtual Animal Encounter! See the bottom of the webpage for pricing and a reservation form.

Every encounter purchased helps feed and care for all the animals at OdySea Aquarium and we appreciate your support.

VIRTUAL ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

The following Virtual Animal Encounters are currently available. We will continue to add more dates and new animals so always check here for the current schedule.

Penguins

Virtual Penguin Encounter

Get face-to-beak – virtually – with some of OdySea Aquarium’s most adorable animals, the loveable African penguins! Go behind-the-scenes at OdySea’s Penguin Point and make a penguin pal or two from the comfort of your own home in this special encounter. Participants will learn what life is like for our feathered friends at the aquarium and on the southern African coast. Let a penguin waddle into your Zoom today!

Offered Sundays at 12pm through mid-December

Book Your Virtual Penguin Encounter

Sloth

Virtual Sloth Encounter

Be the envy of all your friends when you ‘hang out’ with OdySea Aquarium’s irresistible resident sloths, Squidney or Barnacle (aka Barny)! Don’t miss a chance to learn all about these fascinating animals through a live virtual visit. Discover the art of ‘chilling out’ in the sloth world and learn why they do it so well! This virtual encounter is adult-tested and kid-approved – an experience everyone will cherish for a lifetime! Register for some #cutenessoverload today!

Offered Saturdays at 3pm through mid-December

Book Your Virtual Sloth Encounter

Want to take over the whole Zoom for your group?

Book a Private Virtual Animal Encounter!

Perfect for celebrating a birthday or other special occasion, doing something out of the ordinary with family and friends, creating an activity for a community center or retirement homes, or simply to add some pizazz and change of pace to your next virtual work meeting.

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Private Virtual Encounter

  • Cost: $150
  • Length: Approximately 30 minutes, including time for Q&A
  • Max Capacity: Limited to 20 logins. Please let us know if you have more and we can figure the best way to include your entire group while still making the experience personal.
  • Platform: Zoom. You will receive a personal zoom link and password no later than the morning of your encounter.
  • Schedule: Please fill out the reservation form below and we will reach out to you to schedule your private encounter. Private Virtual Encounters are typically held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Weekends are available on a limited basis.

Private Virtual Animal Encounter Reservation Form

- Reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance.
- Cancellations, rescheduling, or changes to final group count must be made no later than 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival. No refunds or credits will be issued within 14 days of your scheduled date.

  • Group Information

  • Your Contact Information

  • Payment Administrator

    Administrator or person in charge of purchase orders, invoicing, and payment
  • Virtual Group Information

  • Limited to 20 logins. We request no more than 4 people watching per computer to get the most out of your experience.
  • Limited to 20 logins. We request no more than 4 people watching per computer to get the most out of your experience.
  • Live Session Reservation Request

    *PLEASE NOTE: Private Virtual Encounters are typically held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Weekends are available on a limited basis.

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
    *PLEASE NOTE: All times are MST
  • Zoom Information

    Zoom meeting information will be provided once your reservation has been confirmed.
  • Once you submit your request, an OdySea Aquarium representative will contact you within 1-2 business days to coordinate your reservation.
  • We reserve the right to reschedule any virtual animal encounter due to animal needs.
  • Contact us for questions: 480-291-8246 or email: [email protected]