National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey is a new, first-of-its-kind, immersive experience that uses ground-breaking technology to transport you on an incredible underwater journey across the Pacific Ocean. You will walk through with friends and family, interacting with and encountering the ocean’s greatest wonders and mightiest creatures coming face-to-face with humpback whales, great white sharks, Humboldt squid, sea lions, and animals you’ve never imagined. All without getting wet!
- All entrance fees included
- Family friendly
- Small group ensures personal service
Encounter the ultimate undersea experience at New York City’s most deeply immersive entertainment experience, located in the heart of Times Square.
National Geographic Encounter is now open with Ocean Odyssey, a first-in-kind immersive entertainment experience that harnesses groundbreaking technology in new ways to transport guests on an incredible underwater journey. Visitors will walk through the experience with friends and family, journeying across the Pacific Ocean to interact with and encounter the ocean’s greatest wonders and mightiest creatures.
You’ll come face-to-face with humpback whales and great white sharks, Humboldt squid and sea lions, and animals you’ve never dreamed of in ways you’ve never seen.
National Geographic Encounter is not a museum, exhibit, movie, aquarium or virtual reality; instead, the producers consulted with dozens of technologists and scientists to create a new kind of immersive experience that guests can walk through to share stunning ocean encounters with friends and family.
All without getting wet! All in the heart of Times Square!
You may never want to come up for air.
- Admission ticket
- Local taxes
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Children under 3 do not require a ticket for entrance
- Wheelchair accessible
Terms & Conditions
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
Schedule & Info
National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey
Open daily at 10am
Sunday–Thursday until 9pm
Friday and Saturday until 10pm
(last ticket sold 1 hour before closing)
60 to 90 mins