Sea Aquarium Curacao

Aquarium activities

Aquarium Activities

At the Sea Aquarium Park there is plenty to do. The different companies at the park all provide a wide range of exiting activities.

In addition to the tours, shows and demonstrations that are included in the admission price to the Curaçao Sea Aquarium, each of the participating companies also offer additional programs that can be booked separately.

The Curaçao Public Aquarium is the heart of the Sea Aquarium Park. This is where the aquarium hall is situated.  Entrance to the Sea Aquarium includes the following activities, repeated several times a day, no reservations needed.

Dolphin Show:During this amazing show you can enjoy the dolphins and their trainers demonstrating their behaviors. At the end of the show you can have your picture taken while getting a dolphin kiss. AdditionalActivities-DolhpinShow2
Activities-sealionshow-sealionkiss Sealion Show: Come and see this fun and exciting show, where our professional marine mammal trainers teach you lot about these beautiful and interesting animals. After the show you can even get a kiss from one of the sealions.
Nurse shark action show: feed and pet the nurse sharks under supervision of one of our tour guides. Aquarium1
Aquarium2 Aquarium tour: the tour guides will tell you all about the flora and fauna in the aquaria. Just follow the tour guide, watch and learn.
Flamingos and friends: Feed and pet our flamingos and pelican “Pela” at specific times during the day. AquariumActivities-flamingo
AquariumActivities-1 Stingray encounter: feed and pet our stingrays under supervision of our tourguides.
Under water observatory boat (Boebi): In this semi-submarine you can see the sharks, turtles, stingrays and many more fish in their underwater environment and you can do all this without getting wet. OOB
AquariumActivities-touchtanks Touch tanks: the touch tanks are shallow basins with shellfish, sea stars, sea cucumbers and other beautiful sea creatures. Under the supervision of our tour guides visitors are allowed to touch them and observe them up close. The touch tanks will be opened for interaction several times a day.

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Sea Lion Encounter
The Sea Lion Encounter program is the ideal way to get to know our “flippered” friends up close and personal! A hands-on program has been designed to be both educational as well as fun.

In our encounter area and under the supervision of one of our professional sea lion trainers you will get nose-to-nose with these marine mammals and learn more about their unique physiology, feeding habits and behaviors. You can book your Sea Lion Encounter at the Sea Aquarium entrance. 


Dolphin Academy
Have you always wanted to swim with dolphins? Dolphin Academy offers various interactive programs in which you come in direct contact with the dolphins. For further information visit the Dolphin Academy Curaçao website.

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Animal Encounters (Operated by Ocean Encounters)
Hand feeding  six foot sharks, sea turtles and sting rays in a complete safe and fun way is now possible. Animal Encounters offers various exiting programs allowing you to interact with amazing animals of the Caribbean Sea like lemon- and nurse sharks, green turtles, stingrays, mascot of Sea Aquarium, the goliath grouper “Herbie”  and many more sea-inhabitants.
For further information and bookings about this exciting and unique experience visit the Ocean Encounters website.

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Substation Curaçao
Book a dive in the Curasub and experience the most unique underwater expedition of your life at Substation Curaçao. The Curasub is a specially designed 5-person submarine, equipped with the latest technology and built according to the highest safety standards. Making a dive on board the Curasub will grant you the experience of a lifetime without having to go through any training or getting wet. The Curasub can take you to the borders of perpetual darkness at depths of approximately 1000 feet, a depth that no scuba diver has ever been!
For more information and bookings visit the Curaçao Substation website.

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Curaçao Dolphin Therapy & Research Centre (CDTC)
Founded in 2004, Curaçao Dolphin Therapy & Research Centre offers dolphin assisted therapy and revalidation programs. CDTC treats children 3 years and older with special needs like Autism, Asperger and Down Syndrome, or psychological conditions like depression, PTSD and burnout.
The dolphin assisted care team is led by a group of dedicated, specially trained and qualified professionals, including psychologists, physical-, speech- and occupational therapists, dolphin trainers and interns. The therapy sessions include the presence and performance of four bottlenose dolphins. For further information visit the CDTC website.

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Pelican Boat Trips
Pelican Boat Trips offers a wide range of boat trips, enabling passengers to explore and experience the island of Curaçao from a different point of view; by boat. The Pelican has various daily trips to choose from and that are easy to book. At Pelican Boat Trips it’s also possible to arrange a private trip of any kind. For more information visit the Pelican Boat Trips website.

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School visits

School visits
The mission of the Education Department is to get local and international school kids and youngsters interested in the underwater world and wellbeing of all sea animals. To realize this, the education department offers various interactive programs and classes specially developed for these groups.  These classes and programs can take place both at school as well as at the Curaçao Sea Aquarium. The Curaçao Sea Aquarium is a park with hands on facilities where these students can experience the underwater world from up close for special school prices.

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Birthday parties

The Curaçao Sea Aquarium furthermore facilitates and completely coordinates your child’s birthday party. Your child and his/her friends can look forward to having a fun, festive, adventurous and educational morning or afternoon at the Curaçao Sea Aquarium. For more information about the different packages and prices you can contact the Curaçao Sea Aquarium here.

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