Upcoming Public Cruises

Our research vessel, "R/V Spirit of the Sound" cruises all year long, offering a cleaner and greener venue to explore Long Island Sound. All cruises leave from the Aquarium Dock which is located next to our IMAX® theater!

Reminder: The time listed on your ticket is the departure time - please plan to arrive at the dock 15 minutes prior.

15
Dec
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Recurring event
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

16
Dec
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
December 16, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

29
Dec
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Recurring event
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

30
Dec
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

12
Jan
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Recurring event
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

13
Jan
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
January 13, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

26
Jan
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Recurring event
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

27
Jan
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
January 27, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

16
Feb
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
February 16, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Recurring event
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

17
Feb
Seal-Spotting & Birding Cruise
February 17, 2019 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Aquarium Dock (Next to IMAX Theater) | - ,

Photo Credit: Patty Doyle

Cruise out with us in hopes of spotting some of the seals that come into Long Island Sound each winter. We'll seek out the seals to observe them ne... View More

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Cruise Policies
  • Passengers must be over 42" tall.   If under the age of 18, you must be accompanied by an adult.
  • ADVANCE RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. A capacity limit is set by the U.S. Coast Guard. Cruises do sell out. We recommend you purchase your tickets in advance. (Walk-up tickets are sold, space permitting. Ask any cashier when you arrive.)
  • Refunds are not available on pre-purchased tickets; cruises canceled by the Aquarium due to weather will be rescheduled.

Our Mission

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

Contact Us

Open Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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