Thursday, April 18, 2024

Here’s how you can go on a ‘seafari’ with mermaids

VIRGINIA BEACH — The Virginia Aquarium is hosting a new program, Mermaid Seafari, on July 18.

The cruise will be a chance for children and adults to go out onto the waters of Owls Creek and learn more about crucial themes such as water conservation, said Karen Burns, events, special projects and partnerships manager at the aquarium.

Burns said two mermaids will be hosting the lead educational activities for guests to learn more about protecting the water and its underwater habitats.

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The aquarium also has Mermaid Mondays.

Tickets for Seafari can be purchased here. Guests should arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the boat sets sail at the dock adjacent to the Bay & Ocean Pavilion parking lot at 717 General Booth Boulevard. Boarding begins at 8:30 a.m.

For information about the event, or if interested in becoming a member of the Aquarium, call 757-385-FISH.

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