Family Programs (Updated October 10, 2013)
Afternoons at the Aquarium
3:00 pm-3:45 pm
Thanks to a grant from Aqua Hotels and Resorts, the Aquarium has invited storytellers, puppeteers and crafts people from the community to join the Afterschool at the Aquarium line-up. Critter encounters, puppet shows, Stories by the Sea, and animal feedings are just some of the fun designed for families. Free with admission to the Aquarium.
Behind the Scenes
Dec 10, Tue
Learn what makes the Aquarium run, from fish food to quarantine, and many stops in between. Climb-up and peer into the exhibits and see how they are created. Visit the Coral Farm where coral is propagated and the Jelly Hale where sea jellies are raised. Minimum age 7 years; youngsters must be accompanied by an adult. Accessibility is limited. Groups of ten or less are welcome. $12/adult, $8/child ($15/$10 for non-members).
Exploring the Reef at Night
Dec 13, Fri
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Dec 30, Mon
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
For an experience you'll not forget, join us as we explore the reef at night. Wade into the ocean on these wet and wild excursions. Search for night-active crabs, lobsters, eels and octopuses. Look for sleeping parrotfish, triggerfish and day octopus in their dens. For adventurers ages 6 years and up; youngsters much be accompanied by an adult. Participants should be comfortable in the ocean, both day and night. $15/adult, $9/child ($18/12 for non-members).
Meet the Monk Seals!
Dec 17, Tue
More sightings of seals around the main Hawaiian Islands have renewed interest in these amazing and endangered animals. Learn about seals in the wild: What do they eat? How deep do they dive while hunting? Do they really have fingernails? Then move to the monk seal habitat where Aquarium Biologists will introduce you to the resident seals, Makaonaona and Ho'ailona. Participants will assist with seal enrichment activities. Designed for participants 7 and up, but anyone interested is invited to attend. $7/person ($10/person for non-members).
Group Activities (Updated October 10, 2013)
*Additional group activities are scheduled around the regularly scheduled school and community programs.
Call about specific dates and times and to check staff and facility availability.
Science Club (Updated October 10, 2013)
Summer Camp (Updated October 10, 2013)
REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Printable Activity Registration Form (PDF)
Pre-registration is required for all activities. To check for program dates and openings, email
email@example.com or call the Waikīkī Aquarium Education Department at (808) 440-9011,
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. HST (GMT -10:00)