Touch Tank

Touch Tank

Please note: Sting Ray feed is currently weekends only. Limited quantity sold daily.

Next to our Sea Lion Sound exhibit, you’ll find more marine life in the 1,600-gallon touch tank! Watch as sting rays and sharks glide effortlessly through the water. Feeling more adventurous? Experience hands-on learning by touching the rays as they swim by!


Sting Rays and Sharks



Interactive Exhibit

touch tank, feed the sting rays for an additional $2 (weekends only)

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Turtle Back Zoo

The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is temporarily closing to the public effective March 14, 2020 following the lead and directive of our state health and government officials as a measure to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in our community.Learn more