Winter Creature Cruises Begin on Long Island Sound

Oceanic, photo/Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk.

The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk, Connecticut, is kicking off its series of winter Creature Cruises, offering the chance to see some of the seals and waterfowl that spend their winters in Long Island Sound.

The invigorating outings aboard the research vessel Oceanic occur on select weekends from mid-December through early April.

The Aquarium’s cruises seek out the seals to observe them as they rest on rocks, shoals and shorelines on and near the Norwalk Islands. Dates and departure times vary by tide schedule.

Cruise Information:

Initial cruises are:

  • Saturday, December 17 at 9:30 a.m
  • Sunday, December 18 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 a.m.

For the full 2011-12 Winter Creature Cruise schedule, visit Maritime Aquarium Winter Cruise Schedule.

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