This aquarium has more than 800,000 gallons of aquariums with live habitats and 300 hands-on exhibits. It also features an IMAX screen 8 stories high. Take a journey of water through Virginia's marine environment and catch a glimpse into a world seldom seen by many. Animal highlights include sharks, sea turtles, harbor seals, river otters, stingrays and more. Seasonal whale and dolphin watching boat trips, and pontoon boat trips take you to the animals for a truly educational adventure and much more! The I-MAX 3D Theater presents "larger-than-life" marine and nature movies on a screen six stories high and eight stories wide. It's a feast of sights and sounds you won't want to miss.