HONOLULU -- Sea Life Park launched two encounter programs.
The Sea Trek program enables visitors to walk on the bottom of a
300,000-gallon fish tank, and the Stingray Encounter gets guests in
the water with stingrays.
Sea Trek guests get to feed the fish and take pictures while in
Guests breathe by wearing a helmet that has surface air pumped
into it. Wetsuits are and gloves provided; a scuba certificate is
In the tank there are sharks, sea turtles and reef fish.
Dressing rooms, lockers, hot showers and even disposable
underwear are available -- for those who forget their bathing
Sea Trek costs $89 per person and is available to guests older
than age 12.
Priced at $49, the Stingray Encounter enables guests to snorkel
in a waist-high cement lagoon full of stingrays.
Participants must be at least 40 inches tall. Guests must bring
a swimsuit for this attraction, and the encounter is limited to six
people in a group.
Sea Life Park is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
For details, call (808) 259-7933. The Web site address is www.atlantisadventures.com/slp.