Interact with a coral reef at National Geographic’s Encounter: Ocean Odyssey. (Courtesy National Geographic, Encounter: Ocean Odyssey)

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

National Geographic’s immersive and interactive experience is an underwater walk-through adventure that takes explorers into the depths of the Pacific Ocean, where they encounter a life-size humpback whale and witness a battle between predatory Humboldt squid, among other rarely seen moments in nature. The journey, using cutting-edge digital technology and National Geographic’s photorealistic animation and projections, lasts approximately 90 minutes. 

Opening hours: Su-Th 10 am-9 pm, F-Sa 10 am-10 pm (last ticket sold one hour before closing)

Reserved tickets (buy in advance and choose guaranteed entry time): $39.50 adults, $36.50 seniors (65+) and US veterans, $32.50 children (12 and under)

Flexpass tickets (buy in advance, pick a month and go anytime in that month, skipping the line): $59.50 adults, $56.50 seniors (65+) and US veterans, $52.50 children (12 and under)

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Heart-stopping. Pulse-pounding. Breathtaking.

The ultimate undersea experience comes to NYC at National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey.  

Embark on an incredible underwater journey across the Pacific Ocean at this first-of-its-kind immersive entertainment experience in the heart of Times Square! Groundbreaking technology brings you and your family face-to-face with some of the ocean’s most wondrous creatures—from sea lions to dolphins to Humboldt squid—all without getting wet.

Created with a team of Academy®, GRAMMY®, and Emmy® Award-winning artists, this jaw-dropping experience is designed to take your breath away!

The adventure begins October 6.

Reserve your tickets today & choose your guaranteed entry time. 

Want more flexibility? Purchase a flexpass.  You’ll pick a month and skip the line whenever you choose to go!

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226 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036
United States


(646) 308 - 1337