Sleepover With the Sharks

Sharks Sleepover

A Night That's Every Shark Lover's Dream

This activity-filled overnight adventure is every shark lover's dream!

Discover the truths surrounding these top ocean predators. Take part in hands-on activities in our Shark Discovery Lab and crafts station. With an expert guide, take a nocturnal prowl through the Aquarium’s behind-the-scenes areas, including a visit to the food prep area to learn how we care for and feed our sharks.

Dare to walk the catwalk, where sharks swim silently just inches below you. Try your best to fall asleep knowing creatures of the deep are lurking close by. After breakfast, test your shark knowledge with an Aquarium version of Jeopardy!

Participants in the sleepover must be at least 8 years old.

Learn more about this Immersion Tour and view tour policies and procedures.


Adult, Senior, Child $114.95
Member $102.95

Price includes Aquarium admission, behind-the-scenes tour, 4D Immersion Film, dinner, and continental breakfast.

Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Call 410-576-3833 for more information.

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Policies & Procedures

A paid adult must accompany all children and participants or parents/guardians will be required to sign a waiver agreement.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. There will be no exceptions to this policy. If the Aquarium cancels the program, you will have the option of rescheduling for another date or receiving a full refund. During inclement weather, please call the program line at 410-576-8822 the day of your program for cancellation information.

What to Bring

  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Optional sleeping roll, foam, or air mattress (you will be camping on the floor)
  • Personal articles such as toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, facial soaps, and any medication
  • Sleepwear that is suitable for a coed group

Please wear non-slip shoes (no flip-flops, Crocs, or high heels), as you will be entering behind-the-scenes areas. At the time of booking, please notify Central Reservations of any guests with special needs, including medical conditions and food allergies.

To ensure you receive the best experience, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled program time. As a courtesy to other guests on your tour, your guide is unable to wait for late arrivals. Sleepover guests enter at the Aquarium staff entrance at Blue Wonders: Reefs to Rainforests.

The sleepover program concludes at 9 a.m. If you’d like to spend more time in the Aquarium, get your hand stamped before you leave to stow your sleepover gear, and you may re-enter the Aquarium that day. Unfortunately, we are unable to store any personal belongings.

Call Ahead to Confirm

The health of the animals is our primary concern; therefore, any tour may be canceled or modified without notice if it is in the animals' best interest.

If the Aquarium cancels your program, you will have the option of rescheduling for another date or receiving a full refund. To ensure that your tour has not been canceled due to inclement weather or unforeseen events, please call 410-576-8822 two hours prior to the program time on the day of your visit. If you miss your tour due to late arrival, no refund can be provided.

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For questions regarding Immersion Tours or to make a reservation, contact Central Reservations Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (ET) at 410-576-3833, or e-mail

Upcoming Dates

6 p.m.–9 a.m.

Friday, April 25, 2014

6:00 PM Shark Sleepover

Friday, May 9, 2014

6:00 PM Shark Sleepover

Friday, May 23, 2014

6:00 PM Shark Sleepover

Friday, June 13, 2014

6:00 PM Shark Sleepover

Friday, June 27, 2014

6:00 PM Shark Sleepover

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...The experience that my nephews and I had with our Sleepover With the Sharks surpassed even that of my greatest expectations...