Discover Aquatic Life on Long Island

Sea lions, penguins, and sharks—oh my! You can explore all this and more at the Long Island Aquarium. New York is full of great museums and attractions, but if you’re looking to discover marine life from around the globe, then this attraction is one of our favorites here at Empire Rent A Car. Here’s what you need to know.

About the Aquarium

The Long Island Aquarium is located in Riverhead, NY. It features a long list of both indoor and outdoor exhibits that you won’t want to miss, including:

  • Birds
  • Electric eels
  • Giant Pacific octopus
  • Moray eels
  • Piranhas
  • Turtle Bay
  • Alligators
  • Otters
  • And much, much more

With each exhibit, you can get an up-close look at these unique water creatures and learn more about them with educational and interactive exhibits. You can also opt to do one of the aquarium’s experiences, including feedings sharks, the touch tank, penguin encounters, and more. You may even decide to hold your birthday party right on site. The aquarium is open every day except Christmas and Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Getting There

Do you need a lift but don’t want to mess with cab fare or public transit? For all your travels around Long Island or the greater New York area, contact our staff at Empire Rent A Car to find out about all your car rental options. From economy cars and SUVs to luxurious Mercedes-Benz Metris vans, we have something for everyone. Plus, we have convenient car rental locations through NYC, including airport service at JFK and LaGuardia. To find out more about renting a car for your aquarium adventure, call us today at (800) 750-8782, or book online anytime at your convenience.




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