Shedd Adventures

Travel with Shedd

Travel the world with Shedd Aquarium! Our custom-designed Shedd Adventures cater to your love of nature and the outdoors, your curiosity about wildlife and wild places, and your quest for a meaningful travel experience.

Two features set Shedd Adventures apart: The trips focus on animals and regions of the world that have intrigued and inspired you during aquarium visits, offering you deeper connections. And they are led by Shedd experts who are well-versed and well-traveled in the pristine ecosystems you’ll explore.

Upcoming Travel Opportunities

Iguana Research ExpeditionIguana Research Expedition
June 18–26 & September 3–11, 2016
Shedd Aquarium’s iguana research expedition is for anyone with a sense of adventure and a desire to make a difference for wildlife conservation.

Whale sharkSnorkel with Whale Sharks
in Beautiful Cancun
Only one room left!
July 20–24, 2016

Swim with the world’s largest fish and take the selfie to prove it!

MantaDive Paradise: Dive Palau
February 17–26, 2017
Dive in some of the best-protected tropical underwater areas anywhere in the world!


Cuban TrogonCuba: A Nature/Culture Combo
March 23–April 1, 2017
Details coming soon.




SakiUp a Mighty River: The Ultimate Amazon Cruise
October 20–29, 2017
Details coming soon.




SealKayak in the San Juans
This trip has been cancelled.