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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Québec and Tadoussac: Great Whales of Canada Up CloseAugust 1-5, 2018Enjoy a whale watching experience amidst Québec’s French charm and beauty!
Galapagos: Experience Evolution under the SurfaceAugust 31-September 8, 2018One fixed queen cabin available!Dive with the largest whale sharks in the world alongside leading shark experts.
Iguana Research ExpeditionMay 31-June 10, 2018September 1-9, 201810 days searching island interiors for iguanas and collecting crucial data with Shedd experts.
Sea Turtles to Volcanoes: Exploring Pacific NicaraguaDecember 1-8, 2018Explore the wild and beautiful Pacific coast of Nicaragua, from sandy beaches and mangrove estuaries to dry forest
Dive the Mesmerizing MaldivesComing in 2019Details coming soon! Sign up here to be the first to know when registration goes live!
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Join our new Shedd Adventure and enjoy a whale watching experience amidst Québec’s French charm and beauty!
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