Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Welcome to the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, Utah, home to over 2,400 marine-life animals and seemingly endless educational opportunities!
This educational institution first opened in 2014 and has since welcomed over 3.6 million guests. Loveland is AZA-accredited (there is 238 total in the United States) and is excellent for all age levels, interests, and groups interested in learning. The mission of this aquarium is to 'inspire people to Experience, Discover, and Learn about Earth's diverse ecosystems'.
There are several different learning experiences offered here, such as the following:
- Ocean Explorer
- Experience: Asia
- Penguin Research Station
- Discover: Utah
- Journey to South America
- Deep-Sea Lab
- 4D Theater
- Toki's Island
- Animal Vision: Through Nature's Eyes
There are also several 'Encounters' you can take, including the Shark, Penguin, and Stingray encounters. Field Trip specific groups will have custom options for Ecoventure Classes, with specialized options for pre-K through 12th grade. The subjects covered range from the most basic Animal Shapes and Colors to the most advanced Bird Adaptations Lab. There are additional educational options for camps and scout workshops as well.