Swim with the Whale Sharks at the Georgia Aquarium
Guest Post by Liz Engle
One word to describe the swimming with the whale sharks as part of the Georgia Aquarium’s Journey with the Gentle Giants - Incredible!
Whether you’re an avid diver or– like me– a never-even-gone-snorkeling aquarium enthusiast, this experience is for you. The staff at the Aquarium are so well-trained in marine biology, ecology and the encounter experience that they really put you at ease (and get you excited) about getting into the water with some of the world’s largest animals. Once you’re swimming, you may never want to get out. It’s seriously that cool. Here’s what to expect. Continue reading Swim with Whale Sharks at the Georgia Aquarium
Watch Field Trips w/Sue on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta
Field Trips with Sue is a travel blog that features things to do in the Southeast and Atlanta with kids. Twice a month we talk about places we’ve featured on the blog during a Field Trips with Sue segment on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta. If [...]
Watching Chubby Jump During the Touch and Feed Program
What: Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Where: 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080
When: Open seven days a week 9 am – 5 pm.
Cost: General Admission is $8.50 for 13 and up, $4 for children, $7.50 for 60+
Dolphin Encounters begin at $29 and go to $450 per person. (there are age limits for different encounters)
Photos: For additional photos, visit Field Trips with Sue on Facebook – Marineland Dolphin Adventures
Recently we were invited to be guest models for a brand shoot at Marineland in St. Augustine. Marineland, an original Florida attraction, opened in 1937 as a movie studio to shoot underwater scenes. In 1938, the attraction opened to the public with more than 30,000 people visiting on the first day!
Continue reading Marineland Dolphin Adventures: Up Close with Dolphins
What: AT&T Dolphin Tales Show
Where: Georgia Aquarium
When: Shows are daily. Check when you arrive for available show times
Cost: Included in Aquarium Total Ticket price
Photos: To see more photos of the Georgia Aquarium visit Field Trips with Sue on Facebook
Continue reading Atlanta with Kids: Georgia Aquarium’s Dolphin Tales
What: Laughing Pizza Red Carpet Event
Where: Georgia Aquarium Ocean’s Ballroom
When: Feb. 4, 2012 11 am
Cost: There are two ticket options for families to purchase: VIP Red Carpet Premiere tickets include admission to the film, live performance by Laughing Pizza, meet and greet with the band, and red carpet festivities. VIP Red Carpet Premiere tickets are $15 (Children under 1 years old are free). For an even more spectacular experience, guests can upgrade their tickets to the VIP Red Carpet Premiere Plus ticket, which includes admission to the premiere and its events, as well as admission to the Aquarium and the 3:30 p.m. showing of AT&T Dolphin Tales. VIP Red Carpet Premiere Plus tickets are $34.95 for adults and $28.95 for children. Children ages 1-3 years old need only a film pass, as they are admitted to the Aquarium for free.
For more information on the program and how you can enter to win a four pack of tickets to the VIP Red Carpet Premiere click the link below. (Giveaway Tickets are for VIP Red Carpet Event Only, and do not include general admission to Georgia Aquarium.)
Continue reading Laughing Pizza Tour Visits Georgia Aquarium (giveaway)
View of Centennial Park and Downtown Atlanta from the Omni Hotel at CNN Center
What: Atlanta with Kids: A Downtown Atlanta Vacation Where: Base out of the Omni Hotel at CNN Center When: Anytime Cost: Through Dec. 31, 2011, Enjoy the Partridge in Peachtree Package beginning at $129 per [...]
What: Imagination Days Where: Georgia Aquarium When: Through March 13, 2011 Cost: $15
Thanks to reader Joy Morris for posting this on Field Trips with Sue on Facebook.
Everyone loves the Georgia Aquarium, but it can get a bit pricey. From now until March 13, get your Georgia Aquarium tickets for just $15 each! [...]
What: Pirate Day Where: Georgia Aquarium When: Sept. 24, – 26, 2010 Cost: Free Admission for Boys and Girls 12 and under in a pirate costume
Playing on the success of their Princess Day, the Georgia Aquarium is hosting the first Pirate Day. Boys and girls, 12 and under, in pirate costume, receive free [...]
What: Me & Mommy (or daddy or nanny) Deal When: Now through Nov. 12, 2010 (but they often extend it) Where: Georgia Aquarium Cost: $25 for one adult, free admission for children age 5 and under (max 4 children per paid adult) Bonus: FREE Parking!!
The Georgia Aquarium has a great deal going for [...]
What: Swaptember Deals Where: Several Attractions in Atlanta When: Sept. 1 – 31, 2010 Cost: Costs vary, see the flyer for complete details
If you are a member of the following Atlanta area attractions, you’ll get special deals during the entire month of September at all of the other attractions. Deals range from discounts [...]