Wings & Waves Gala Kid-Venture Class Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower
Wings & Waves Gala Kid-Venture Class Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower

Ocean in Motion


Looking to create some excitement in your classroom or at your next event?

Not a problem! Let the aquarium come to you! Great for Birthdays, festivals, fairs, and school events!

Our Educators bring several types of fascinating ocean animals out in our mobile tide pool exhibit. Touch a sea cucumber, feel the unexpected texture of a sea star, or get 'hugged' by a sea urchin when the Butterfly House & Aquarium brings a tide pool habitat to YOU!


Ages: All    

Availability:  Wed – Fri and Select Saturdays 10a- 4p, with 4p being the beginning of the last program

Request Visit: Registration Form


  • Small Group/Classroom Visit (up to 30 people): 1st program $80, each additional $50
  • Large Group/Community Fair/Event: 1st hour $180, each additional hour $150

Applicable sales tax will be added and is not included in the program price. 

*A mileage fee of $1 per mile (each-way) is charged for any Ocean in Motion visit outside a 15-mile radius of the  Butterfly House & Aquarium.  

RSVP Requirements:

  • Pre-registration of at least 1 month is required before your 1st preferred visit date.
  • A $50 non-refundable reservation deposit is required to confirm the reservation.  (The deposit will be taken off the full price of the program.

Cancellation Policy: 

  • Cancellations made 1 month prior to the scheduled visit will only be charged the $50 reservation deposit.
  • Cancellations made less than one month prior will be billed 50% of the cost of the program.
  • Cancellations made less than 2 weeks before a program will still be charged the full program price.

Thank you to the founding sponsors of Ocean in Motion!











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