SEA, TOUCH AND EXPLORE!

SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS

Inspire STEM interests with an immersive Field Trip to the Newport Aquarium! Your students will discover the wonder of an underwater world and SEA thousands of the world’s most exotic aquatic animals. They’ll experience hands on learning as they TOUCH stingrays, sharks, crabs and other creatures and learn how their actions can contribute to conservation efforts. Plus, EXPLORING underwater tunnels, getting eye-to-eye with penguins and rare white alligators and sharing thrilling adventures like walking inches above a tank full of sharks on the first-in-the-world Shark Bridge will connect them to learning in the real world.

All exhibits plus Shark Bridge are included with a School Group Admission Ticket. Receive 1 complimentary chaperone admission per every 10 student admissions. All School Field Trips are self-guided and must be booked two weeks in advance.

EDUCATOR ANNUAL PASSES

Did you know that Educators can get a discounted Annual Pass with field trip registration for just $19.99? Bring a valid staff ID when your group arrives to purchase. Call 859-815-1478 for more information.

School Field Trip Admission: September - February

School Field Trip Admission: September - February

School rates are not available May 30, 2022 through July 29, 2022.

Student
$11.00
Adult
$17.00

*A tax exemption form must be uploaded and attached to your online registration form. If no tax exemption form is provided, the order will be subjected to 6% Kentucky sales tax.

School Field Trip Admission: March - May & August

School Field Trip Admission: March - May & August

School rates are not available May 30, 2022 through July 29, 2022.

Student
$17.00
Adult
$23.00

*A tax exemption form must be uploaded and attached to your online registration form. If no tax exemption form is provided, the order will be subjected to 6% Kentucky sales tax.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES

Newport Aquarium offers several options to enhance your field trip with additional STEM learning opportunities. To make the most of your visit, be sure to check those options on your registration form.

ADD FOR ONLY $575

PENGUIN ENCOUNTER

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime up-close encounter with one of our African Penguin ambassadors! This interactive presentation is provided by one of the Animal Experience Specialists who care for these adorable birds. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions, take pictures, touch penguin artifacts and learn all about these endangered animals.

This 30-minute encounter takes place in our private event space and can accommodate up to 150 students.

Add a Penguin Encounter to your School Field Trip for only $575!

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ADD FOR ONLY $1 PER PERSON

FIELD EXPERIENCE CURRICULUM

Field Experience Curriculum includes a teacher’s guide answer key for the adults in your group and student worksheets inspired by state standards and provide a self-guided educational adventure through the aquarium customized for grades K-12. These educational worksheets encourage students to dig a little deeper into animal characteristics, behaviors and the world around them habitat observation, animal touch, reading informative exhibit signage and more.

Add Field Experience Curriculum Worksheets to your School Field Trip Admission for only $1 per person.

MORE WAYS TO ENHANCE YOUR VISIT

To make your visit run smoothly and efficiently, solve every student’s dilemma by pre-ordering pre-paid lunches and souvenirs so they can decide what they want prior to your visit. Or help your students learn the value of budgeting by setting spend limits with pre-purchased Shark Bucks that they can spend in the café or gift shop.

Lunches
 

Lunches

Save time, money and keep everyone in your group happy by pre-ordering lunch at Sharky’s Café.


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SOUVENIRS
 

SOUVENIRS

Give your group a special treat to take home and remind them of the inspiring experience you helped them have.


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Shark Bucks
 

Shark Bucks

Shark Bucks may be used in The Newport Aquarium to purchase food, beverages or merchandise.


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