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Explore Our Creatures at Via Aquarium

River Journey

Begin your tour on our River Journey in the beautiful Adirondacks located right here in New York State. Travel to the continents of Africa, Asia and South America as you explore freshwater rivers and lakes from across the globe.
Fish you may see:

Eastern Brook Trout

Red Bellied Piranha

Brown Trout

Bala Shark


Jewels of the Sea

The next stop on our voyage is our Jewels of the Sea exhibit. Enjoy animals common to estuaries and reefs as you peer into their undersea world. Some of the creatures you may see are:

Moon Jelly

Sea Horse



Scrawled Cowfish

Bubbletip Anemone

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is the first spot to get your hands wet. Here you will have an opportunity to touch some of our creatures from our intertidal touch pool. Some of the creatures you will see are:

Sea Star

Horseshoe Crab

Hermit Crab

Stingray Bay

Next up is our Stingray Bay where our docile rays love to be pet.

Cownose Ray

Southern Stingray

Koi Island

Next stop is Koi Island where you can hand feed our brightly colored Koi. Don’t be surprised if they get excited and splash.

Koi Fish

Adventure Reef

Continuing on your journey you will find yourself admiring our Adventure Reef. These beautiful animals may look like flowers but they are colonies of small creatures. Our tank is full of live rock, soft bodied corals and hard corals. So many creatures make their homes on the reef. Some of the creatures you may see are:

Foxface Rabbitfish

Sun Coral

Leather Toadstool Coral

Live Rock

Leather Coral

Shark Alley

Our final stop on our voyage is Shark Alley. Here you will walk through two tunnel tanks with fishes and sharks swimming around and over you.

Black Tip Reef Shark

White Tip Reef Shark

Clown Triggerfish