Date: May 11, 2019
Departure Regions: Midwest (WI, IL, IN)
Departure Cities: Appleton, WI, Beaver Dam, WI, Columbus, WI, Fond du Lac, WI, Green Bay Area, WI, Horicon, WI, Juneau, WI, Mayville, WI, Oshkosh, WI, Watertown, WI, Waupun, WI, West Bend Area (Allenton), WI
Admission Fee: 96.00
Travel with us to Chicago as we visit the world’s largest indoor aquarium, John G. Shedd Aquarium. Shedd’s mission is to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.
Beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Shedd houses more than 32,500 animals representing some 1,500 species of fishes, amphibians, invertebrates, and mammals. From whales to snails, tarantulas to turtles, you will meet creatures from aquatic habitats around the world. Meet the sharks at the Wild Reef. Enjoy floor-to-ceiling exhibit windows, giving you a diver’s-eye view of the coral reef, home to more than 500 species of fish.
Celebrate the unbelievable beauty living in our oceans, lakes and river in the new special exhibit “Underwater Beauty” with over 100 species. Watch sea jellies pulse, eels ribbon and a rainbow of reef fishes come alive. Feel the rhythms, embrace the colors and savor the patterns found only underwater. Experience a world worth celebrating and saving.
Come face to face with some of the world’s most strange and mysterious shark species while watching the show “SHARK: A 4-D Experience.” This major wildlife series features the sharks of the world with more than 30 species filmed, showing how they hunt, their intricate social lives and courtship, how they grow up and the threats that they face. View the stunning visuals and high-octane action with 4-D effects.
Visit the Abbott Oceanarium, where you get face-to-face with beluga whales, dolphins, sea otters, penguins, and sea lions. We are also guests for their Oceanarium Aquatic Show. This marine mammal presentation showcases the natural talents and learned skills of the animals and their trainers.
Take a 360-degree tour of their underwater Caribbean Reef community where you can follow a green sea turtle, peek at a moray eel, watch regal rays glide by and see parrot fish and sharks. This fascinating aquarium will live on in your imagination long after you return home.
Package Price: $96