Texas Shark Week 2017 Guide

SHARK WEEK!

Starting June 23rd, this year’s Shark Week should be bigger and better than ever! Check out some fun places to get close, maybe too close, to the majestic creatures that fascinate children and adults, alike!

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Image Courtesy of Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, Dallas

In cooperation with the Dallas Zoo, the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park offers visitors the chance to see aquatic animals with the child’s perspective in mind.  Tanks are built at child’s eye level, including the touch tanks! Lots of interactive exhibits allow children to learn about creatures of the deep and not so deep!
Sunday, Wednesday and Friday Shark Feeding.
Click HERE to read more!

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Image Courtesy of Dallas World Aquarium

The Dallas World Aquarium

Located in the Dallas Arts District, offers Shark feeding daily at 11:30am and 4:30pm!  To learn more, click HERE.

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Austin Aquarium

Hand-feed the Bamboo and Eastern Grey Sharks, as well as a juvenile Black-Tip Shark in this very hands-on aquarium!  During our most recent visit, they had Bamboo Shark Eggs, which when lit up you can see the shark embryo swimming inside! Click HERE to read more!

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Sea World San Antonio

You could spend days seeing all the sights at Sea World San Antonio, but for sharks, you must visit the shark habitat!  Pictures and information of each of the sharks living inside the 450,000 gallon tank, and a close enough view to make you appreciate what swim in the seas!   Click HERE for more to do at SeaWorld!

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Image courtesy of Texas State Aquarium

Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi

The H-E-B Caribbean Sea Shark exhibit combines a thrilling look at the ocean’s most infamous predators with the experience of diving a real-life Caribbean shipwreck, all without having to actually get wet. An overlook in the jungle level gives guests their first look at the reef sharks swimming below the surface, a sight that’s terrified and mystified ocean explorers for generations.

Click HERE to read more!

Sea Center Texas, Lake Jackson

Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife.  Tours are offered Tues. – Sunday, and the largest Redfish hatchery in the world.  Click HERE to visit their website.

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Moody Gardens, Galveston

The newly renovated Aquarium Pyramid is now open for summer, and offers guest a chance to explore Journey to New Depths!  Click HERE to read more.

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SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish and seahorses to graceful rays, to get any closer you would have to get wet!

  • Amazing 360° Underwater Ocean Tunnel
  • 30 Incredible Displays
  • More than 5,000 Sea Creatures
  • Take the Shark Walk if you’re brave enough
  • Don’t miss Ocean Talk every day at 1pm and 5pm!

Click HERE for more information!


Keep Having Fun in the Texas Sun! 

Michelle 

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