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take your students on an aquatic adventure


take your students on an aquatic adventure


Field trips to the Aquarium of Niagara provide entertaining and engaging opportunities to reinforce lessons learned in the classroom. During your self-guided tour, your class will experience up-close interactions with animals and make authentic connections that provide real-life context for STEM-related curriculum topics. With more than 120 species of animals represented, students will explore a wide range of habitats and enjoy the Aquarium’s daily schedule of feedings and presentations. 

  • Educational admission pricing is subject to availability.  
  • Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.  
  • Groups larger than 60 participants may be required to visit early or late in the day.  
  • Payment: The contact person should have a final head count upon arrival and will pay in one transaction by cash, school check, credit card, or purchase order. 


field trip details

Admission Includes: 

  • Self-guided tour around the Aquarium 
  • Daily programs such as penguin feeding presentations & sea lion shows 
  • M&T Bank Shark & Ray Bay touch pool experience 
  • Digital teacher resources such as an Aquarium scavenger hunt

Admission Does Not Include:  

  • Private animal encounters 
  • Behind-the-scenes access 
  • Additional educational classes 
  • Use of our private event room

Plan to Eat Lunch Onsite?
Our event room is available to rent for an additional fee. We also have picnic tables on our outdoor deck and grounds. 

start planning your trip

to schedule a field trip or receive more information, send us an email.


can't make it to the aquarium?

We can send an educator and an animal ambassador to your site.