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Animal Encounters

Please note:

Modified animal encounter programs will resume on Saturday, September 12.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Aquarium of Niagara is currently unable to offer our Trainer for a Day program.

COVID-19 related policies for animal encounters:

  • All guests must wear masks during the duration of the program.
  • No more than 2 guests per program. All guests must be from the same household/party and must maintain a 6 feet distance from staff.
  • No guests will be allowed to touch any of the animals during the duration of the program.
  • Guests must be at least 8 years of age.

Note: Animal Encounter participants must be at least 8 years old. Participants in “Trainer for a Day” must be at least 12 years old.