A.E.C.R.D. – Aquarium Encounters Coral Reef Dive

Are you interested in diving but are not open water scuba certified? Aquarium Encounters offers an Aquarium Encounters Tank certification. This package is a great way to spend some time at the aquarium, getting up close and personal with all the residents of our coral reef and predator reef tank.

Dive into our Coral reef tank in this immersive encounter lead by one of our certified dive instructors, and view our local and unique ecosystem up close. Feed the hundreds of tropical fish that will swim and swarm around you, as well as hand feed our friendly and playful Cownose rays. After the colorful fish frenzy, head over to the specialized acrylic glass windows that separates you from our predators in the adjacent predator reef tank. Our sharks are trained to come eat from the glass partition, and as you put the pieces of fish through the holes in the glass they will eat right from your hand. This allows an up close and safe view of some amazing predators that you wouldn’t get in the wild. After your dive, our dive instructor will ask you a few questions to see what you have retained and then you are set!

Our Aquarium Encounters Tank certification gets you a personalized card that says you are AE tank certified. This card gets you unlimited admission for 1 year, 10% off the gift shop and café, and 25% off future encounters. This package is offered at $250, and it includes admission, as well as a free fin and snorkel rental coupon, with a Deep Blue Dive. You can present your AE certification card at any NAUI Dream destination to use towards a future dive. After receiving your Aquarium Encounters tank certification card you can immerse yourself in the magic of the ocean and dive here in our tank at a discounted rate, as well as have access to our aquarium for the entire year with your membership!

This is not an open water certification.