Stingray Touch

Stingray Touch is currently closed and is open seasonally from late-May to October.

How do you think a stingray feels? Soft, like a pillow? Squishy, like a marshmallow? How about scratchy, like sandpaper? There's only one way to find out — at Shedd's Stingray Touch experience. 

Dip your hand into a shallow tropical pool and discover the unique texture and movement of a school of stingrays as these fascinating fish glide through the water in Shedd's first outdoor environment. You'll also learn how we care for all of the stingrays living at Shedd and how your actions can protect them in the wild.

Read more about stingrays on our blog:
Know Your Rays: Cownose

Know Your Rays: Mellow Yellow


Stingray Touch is included with the purchase of a Total Experience Pass or CityPASS ticket.

For $5 a person, it can be added to the Shedd Pass or General Admission.

Advocate Members and above receive complimentary admission. All other members can add Stingray Touch to their visit for $3 a person.

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