Long Island Aquarium

431 E. Main St.
Riverhead, NY 11901- Map It
Phone: (631) 208-9200
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Long Island Aquarium is at 431 E. Main St. along the Peconic River. It features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences. Aquarium attractions include Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, Pirate Snorkel Adventure, Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat, and Sea Lion or Penguin Selfie. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
$29; $25 (ages 62+); $22 (ages 3-12). Exhibition center only $10; $8 (ages 3-12 and 62+). Behind-the-Scenes Tour $5. Boat trip only $20; $5 (ages 0-2). Boat trip (with aquarium admission $13; $5 (ages 0-2). Reservations are recommended for boat trips.
Hours: Daily 10-5. Behind-the-Scenes Tour departs daily at 1. Boat trip daily at noon, 2 and 4, July 1-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. and holidays at noon and 2, day after Labor Day-Sept. 30. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.