Upcoming Public Cruises

All cruises leave from the Aquarium Dock which is located next to our IMAX® theater!

We look forward to welcoming you back on the water, and as always the safety of our passengers and crew remains our top priority. We are closely monitoring the pandemic and corresponding C.D.C., State, and U.S.C.G. regulations and guidelines and will continue to update and adapt our protocols accordingly.

Current Cruise Policies

  • Facemasks must be worn on the vessel throughout the entire cruise per state regulations
  • Cruises will be capped at a maximum of 25 passengers to ensure social distancing
  • The vessel will be deep-cleaned and disinfected before and after every cruise
  •  Hand-sanitation stations will be available onboard
  • Tickets can only be purchased online below or by calling our Reservations Department at 203-852-0700 x 2206
  • Boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to the departure time listed on the ticket – please plan accordingly and arrive at the dock early. Spacing will be marked.
  • Passengers must be over 42 inches tall and if under 18 accompanied by an adult.
  • Refunds are not available. Cruises canceled due to weather will be rescheduled.
  • There is minimal handicap accessibility aboard.  Please be aware that our staff is unable to assist in lifting people or devices, and that the ramp to the vessel dock can have a 25% grade depending on the tides.

Norwalk Fireworks Cruise - Sold Out!

Enjoy a unique water view of municipal holiday displays – and avoid the traffic jams afterward – when you cruise out on a Fireworks Cruise with The Maritime Aquarium!

On Tuesday, July 3, join us aboard the R/V Spirit of the Sound™  for beautiful views of the Norwalk fireworks.

All passengers must be 42 inches tall to come aboard. Small soft-sided coolers are allowed, but alcoholic beverages and glass bottles are prohibited.

SOLD OUT!

Date & Time

July 3, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

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

Members-Only Hours: Mondays from 10 - 11 a.m.

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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