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National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ENCOUNTER: OCEAN ODYSSEY is a ground-breaking immersive entertainment experience that uses cutting-edge technology to transport you on an incredible underwater journey.

Get ready for the ultimate undersea experience at New York City’s most deeply immersive entertainment experience, National Geographic Encounter, located in the heart of Times Square.

Join your friends and family on this interactive, walk-through experience where National Geographic Encounter’s immersive technology and stunning photo-realistic animation give you access to rarely witnessed moments in nature on an unforgettable adventure from the South Pacific to the coast of California.

Along the way, you’ll encounter playful sea lions, ferocious Humboldt squid, a kelp forest maze, a magnificent bait ball feeding frenzy, and much more. The adventure continues in Exploration Hall, where you’ll hear breathtaking stories from National Geographic ocean photographers and deep-sea explorers, take on ocean gaming challenges, learn about the sea’s mightiest creatures, and discover how you can be a champion for our natural wonders in everyday life.

Dive into an ocean of fun in the heart of Times Square without getting wet!

Experience Includes

  • Admission to the National Geographic Encounter
  • Groundbreaking technology transports you on an incredible underwater journey - without getting wet!
  • 75-90 minute walk-through experience

Experience Excludes

  • Food and beverages
  • Guide
  • Transport - guests must make their own way to the location

Departure location

226 W. 44th St. (btw. Seventh & Eighth Aves.), New York, NY 10036.

Start times

Open daily at 10.00am however a timed slot must be booked.


This is a walk-through experience and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • Suitable for all ages and languages however it is recommended that children are three years and older.
  • Tickets are non-refundable.