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World Oceans Day, Aquarium Tours, Toddler Touch Tanks @ Skidaway Is. Aquarium

Friday, June 1st, 2018

World Oceans Day Savannah Skidaway UGA Marine Center

The UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium on Skidaway Is. in Savannah is offering lots of family & kid-friendly programs for Summer 2018 including special events, Toddler Touch Tanks, Family Friend Trips & Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tours.

Celebrate World Oceans Day on Fri. June 8 2018, 10AM-2PM at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.

Throughout the day, visitors can tour behind the scenes at the aquarium, encounter reptiles, interact with horseshoe crabs and learn about the incredible animals of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

All activities are included with general admission to the UGA Aquarium.

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium
30 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411

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Toddler Touch Tanks
Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30AM
Cost: $6

Explore the coast with your child in a unique setting perfect for inspiring wonder and curiosity. A mix of games, art, stories and animal encounters provide fun learning experiences about the ocean. Children 3-5 years old are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.

Prior registration is encouraged but not required. Contact Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga.edu or 912-598-3345 to register.

Learn more here. 

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Family Field Trips
Thursdays, 10AM-Noon
Cost: $15.

Learn more here.

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Behind the Scenes Aquarium Tours
Thursdays, 2-3PM
Cost: $10.

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the UGA Aquarium? Visitors are invited to spend the afternoon exploring our exhibits before learning what it’s like to care for our native marine animals during a behind-the-scenes tour led by staff.

Prior registration is encouraged but not required. Contact Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga.edu or 912-598-3345 to register.

Learn more here.