Oceaning is the place to come for aquarium enthusiasts. You'll find up to date information of aquariums and oceanariums world wide. We are creating a community for those that love ocean life but are perhaps land locked. I hope you will enjoy the information available on Oceaning and make it a place you'll come to frequently.
For people who enjoy meeting a wide range of visitors and who love to share their enthusiasm for the environment, the Estuarium provides a wonderful opportunity to get involved. Volunteers will receive extensive training, numerous benefits and the chance to meet and greet visitors from down the street or across the sea. To become an Estuarium docent, call (251) 861-7515Animal Encounters
Meet an animal closeup. Explore your connections to animals such as cockroaches, frogs, turtles, snakes and more during a live-animal program. Times: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Location: Look for information posted about the program locations in the Kovler Family Hall (Main Foyer).Caribbean Reef Presentations
Talk to one of our divers while he or she is underwater feeding more than 300 reef animals. A sea turtle, rays, sharks and a rainbow of schooling fishes all call the Caribbean Reef home. Times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Location: Rotunda.Marine Mammal Presentations
Go on a dolphin- and whale-watching trip. See some of the amazing natural behaviors of dolphins and whales such as diving, spyhopping and tail walking. Times: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. (weekends and holidays) 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. (weekdays) Location: Oceanarium Based on registered group occupancy, seating availability will vary.Tots on Tuesdays
Every Tuesday Shedd offers activities created especially for the preschool set. "Tots on Tuesdays" includes story times, crafts, animal touch programs, videos, costumed characters, dancing and singing. Times: Vary throughout day Location: Look for information posted about activity locations in the Kovler Family Hall (main foyer).It's an evening to remember
It's an evening to remember at the Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Make your next function a memorable event for you and your guests at this beautiful and unique location. Whether it's a casual cocktail get-together, or an elegant seated dinner, the Estuarium is a venue so distinctive, it will have your guests talking about it for years to come. Come stroll on our Living Marsh Boardwalk and observe a fiery sunset over Mobile Bay. Enjoy a beverage under our romantic pavilion and adjourn with your guests to the Exhibit Hall, where beautiful aquaria await to entertain and delight your company. For more information on your special event at the Estuarium, call (251) 861-7512. We offer discounts for non-profit and charitable organizations. Please call to make your reservation today.