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Day 51: Underwater Adventures at MOA

For your next “Stay-cation”, tell your kids you’re taking them on a deep water adventure…under the sea….to the World’s Largest Underground Aquarium!  Then, you only need to travel as far as Bloomington, to the Mall of America to Underwater Adventures for your deep sea adventure!!

Named “The World’s Best Shark Encounter” by Discovery’s travelchannel.com, and “The Best Shark Exhibit on the Planet” by Animal Planet, over 150 sharks can be viewed at Underwater Adventures 300-foot underground glass tunnel.  You can also view the World’s Largest Jellyfish Collection at Jellyfish Discovery, which just opened this year!  Plus, don’t miss the sea turtles, stingrays, the octopus, and much, much more! 

For a bonus adventure, you may not be aware of all the other special programs, or “Extreme Adventures”, available for an extra cost at Underwater Adventures.  They offer birthday party packages, Snorkel Adventures (for ages 9 and older), sleepover opportunities to “sleep with the sharks”, behind-the-scenes tours, and education programs.

Aquarium Hours:

Monday-Thursday 10:00am-7:30pm

Friday 10:00am-8:30pm

Saturday 9:30am-8:30pm

Sunday 10:00am-6:30pm


Adults (13+) $18.99; Kids (3-12) $13.49; Tiny Kids (2 and under) FREE

Admission wristband gives you unlimited re-entry on the day of your visit.  Coupons are available online, or, if you run into “Sharky” at the Mall, he typically has helpers handing out coupons at the same time.  Bonus, on your birthday, admission is FREE…just need to show valid driver’s license or birth certificate. 

Phone: 952-883-0202

Enjoy your time Under the Sea!!!

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