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.

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Shannon Fuller
Travel programs manager

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WhaleBaja and the Sea of Cortez
January, 22-30, 2019 - SOLD OUT
February 11-19, 2019 - SOLD OUT
Swim with whale sharks, snorkel with sea lions and meet the gray whales of Magdalena Bay.

Diver in the Maldives looks at an anemone

Dive the Mesmerizing Maldives
February 23-March 3, 2019
Enjoy up to 17 dives in the best of the Maldives: Male and Ari Atolls while swimming among sharks, manta rays, schooling fishes.

Shark Research Citizen Science Expedition - Bahamas
April 6-12, 2019
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Polar Bear

Polar Bears and Beluga whales of Churchill
July 27 – August 2, 2019
Explore the summer tundra in bloom as polar bears and seals swim nearby.

Big Five of Land and Sea – South Africa
November 3-15, 2019
Experience stunningly beautiful Cape Town, including the dramatic landscape of the Cape Peninsula and breathtaking botanical gardens.

Diving the Heart of the Coral Triangle – Raja Ampat aboard The Arenui
March 16-27, 2020
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Teen Science Expedition: Apostle Islands
July 10-15
Discover the beauties of Lake Superior's natural treasures while exploring the ecology of the Great Lakes region.

Teen Science Expedition: The Bahamas
Trip 1: July 6-13
Trip 2: July 15-22
Snorkel in coral reefs, mangrove forests and seagrass beds with Shedd Aquarium instructors and local scientists.