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Sleep With the Sharks at an Aquarium Overnight

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Learn about ocean nightlife at the ultimate sleepover.

Sleep With the Sharks at an Aquarium Overnight

Roll out your sleeping bag at the Aquarium. Photo courtesy of ABQ BioPark.

November 14, 2012

Sleep next to the sharks during an Aquarium Overnight, a special family-friendly sleepover. Learn about aquarium animals, play games, make crafts and more. Pre-registration is required and space is limited, so reserve your space today by calling (505)-848-7180.

Overnighters learn interesting facts about ocean species and their nighttime behavior. You'll have access to the Invertebrate Touchpool and Shark & Ray Encounter to see some aquatic creatures up close. Later, try your hand at our aquarium-themed crafts and game show. Then, sit back and watch an ocean film fest in the Aquarium Theater before drifting to sleep next to the 285,000 gallon Shark Tank.

"Our Aquarium Overnights are always loads of fun," said Kathryn Venzor, BioPark Education Manager. "You can learn about ocean life and play games all night long. Plus, it feels like you have the Aquarium to yourself with unprecedented access to exhibits and volunteer experts."

Check-in for Aquarium Overnights begins at 6:30 p.m. and the events end at 8 a.m. the next morning. Pre-registration is required.Registration costs $30 per person and group size is limited. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information and to reserve your spot, email [email protected] or call (505) 848-7180.

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