There's always something exciting happening at Huntsman, with our largest attractions being the twice daily feedings of our seahorses, seals, and salmon. We have a host of daily activities that are fun, educational, and perfect for all ages. Read more to find out about how you can get involved.
Come to our interactive display in Gallery II to discover: What exactly is climate change, and how it is affecting sea levels on our planet? What would St. Andrews look like under water, and what can we do about it?
Duration: 15 minutes.
Join your Aquarium Interpreter in Gallery II and discover the characteristics of these critters, including what they eat, their predators and how they survive. Duration: 15 minutes.
Predator or Prey? Join your Aquarium Interpreter in Gallery III (lower level) to watch the unique behaviours of Bay of Fundy fish during their feeding time. Duration: 15 minutes.
Sculpin, ocean pout and flounders are tricky to find, hiding in their habitat, but when their food comes out it’s a scurry of activity that will surprise you every time! Meet your Aquarium Interpreter in Gallery III (lower level). Duration: 15 minutes.
Gather around during each theme week when your Aquarium Interpreter raids the back rooms and makes a surprise appearance with skulls, teeth, sand dollars, sea stars, lobster parts, and more! There is always more to discover! Duration: 20 minutes.
It is fascinating to watch and interact with your Aquarium diver during routine maintenance of the underwater tanks! If you spot him, give a wave and let him know you’re here!
Sit back and relax and relax in the theatre with marine related films and videos that are included as a part of your daily admission.
*Films play on a continuous loop from 10am-5pm and changes weekly.
Take a self-guided tour with a fun activity sheet that will engage children challenges such as finding animals with specific behaviours and some that may be hiding in plain sight! Return your sheet to the admissions desk to collect your prize and receive an answer key.
Please enjoy the walking trail that leads to the shore of the Saint Croix River. Enjoy the coastal scenery and take a look around, you may find some creatures you’ve seen in your aquarium! Please keep in mind that the tides move quickly.
Grab a coffee, a snack, and have a seat on our new viewing deck as you watch the tides go by. Enjoy our free WiFi as you post and share your memories-in-the-making! Don’t forget to tag us in your social media feeds!