Feedings and Presentations Schedule

Coral World’s education goal is to create a learning experience for our visitors.  Our hope is that by reaching our guests, we can initiate a positive change in people’s behavior towards the marine ecosystem, and our animal operation is designed with this goal in mind.  Each public presentation, feeding and interactive program is unique and unstructured, allowing us to adapt the educational content for any particular group of guests.

Caribbean Reef Encounter Feeding & Presentation

9:30am & 1:10pm daily

Location: Caribbean Reef Encounter Exhibit

Get a 360-degree view and learn about some of the various species of fishes, corals, stingrays, sharks, and invertebrates that live in our surrounding waters. Learn about the importance of a balanced eco-system and how Coral World’s Caribbean Reef Encounter meets the needs of this diverse collection from training, to feeding, and so much more.  Learn about the important goods and services that coral reefs provide, the threats they are facing and how you can help protect them!

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Turtle Encounter Feeding

9:45am & 1:55pm daily

Location: Turtle Encounter Pool

Visit one of our green sea turtles and watch as she engages in training and tactile interaction with one of our aquarists.
Learn about the dangers green sea turtles face throughout the world and what you can do in your day-to-day life to help save them.

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Dolphin Presentation

10:05am & 2:50pm daily

Location: Dock of the Dolphin Education Center

Join our marine mammal specialists at the Dolphin Education Center for an opportunity to learn about the intelligence and agility of dolphins and the importance of respecting the integrity of the marine ecosystem in which they live.

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Tortoise and Iguana Feeding

10:30am daily

Location: Nature Trail

Learn about two introduced species of reptiles and their impact on the environment of the Virgin Islands.  Explore our nature trail and learn interesting facts about medicinal plants and the islands local flora

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Macaw Presentation

10:45 daily

Location:  Amphitheater

Learn about these majestic birds, where they come from, what the like to eat, how we care for them and so much more.

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Sea Lion Presentation

11:15am & 2:15pm

Location: Marine Gardens

Join our marine mammal caretakers to meet one of our resident South American Sea Lions. Learn how we care for these incredible marine animals in a fun and educational presentation.

Presentations will vary, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions.

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Stingray Feeding

11:30am & 2:30pm

Location: Stingray Bay

Learn about Southern Stingrays, the most common ray found in our area and a close relative of sharks. While attending the stingray feeding you will also learn about Coral worlds “head start” program. This program works to increase southern stingray populations within the territory by monitoring their reproductive behaviors. Assist aquarium staff members with feeding our collection of stingrays in the “Splash Zone”! You can also touch their velvety smooth skin.

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Turtle Feeding 

11:45am (presentation) & 3:15pm (feeding) daily

Location: Turtle Main

Learn about Green Sea Turtles! During this feeding demonstration, you will learn interesting and fun facts about green sea turtle biology and ecology, their amazing life cycle and why these animals are so important for the marine environment.

Learn about the dangers they face in the wild and what you can do to help conserve these amazing marine reptiles!

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Aviary talk

12:45pm daily

Location: Aviary

Discover rainbow lorikeets and a couple rescued local conures, local parakeets of the US Virgin Islands. The brown throated conure or “St. Thomas parakeet” helps our local forest ecosystems by dispersing seeds across the territory. These very sociable birds give our guests an opportunity to watch their amusing antics up close.

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Observation Tower Feeding

1:40pm daily

Location: Observation Tower

Watch hundreds of local fish, like horse-eye jacks and Atlantic tarpon, in a 360 degree view.and explore the natural coral reef ecosystem without setting foot in the water! While there, see if you can spot our resident lobsters who hang out under coral ledges! Get a front-row seat as our diver feeds them outside of the tower windows. Since this exhibit is in the ocean, you never know what animals you will see! Who knows, maybe our resident Cubera snapper Bone Crusher will stop by for a visit!

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Stingray Presentation

2:30pm 

Location: Stingray Bay

See how aquarium staff trains our stingrays to provide better management practices and how training can improve the lives of our collection. Learn how training enriches the lives of our animals and staff alike.

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Macaw Presentation

3:00pm daily

Location: Nature Trail

Learn about these majestic birds, where they come from, what the like to eat, how we care for them and so much more.

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Get Up Close & Personal

Coral World will be open from 9am to 4pm on open days with the ticket booth closing at 3pm.

Proud member of the  US Virgin Islands HTA

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