“This isn’t the National Geographic you thumbed through as a child– IT’S LARGER THAN LIFE!”



Only in New York can you escape from the jaws of a 50-foot humpback whale, laugh through a twisting kelp forest maze, play with mischievous sea lions, and much more – all without getting wet! Dive into an ocean of fun at National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey, an unforgettable immersive adventure in the heart of Times Square.

Journey with your friends and family on this walk-through adventure across the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll see, hear and feel what it’s like to live under the sea. Groundbreaking technology and stunning photorealistic animation transport you to a battle between two vicious squid, a luminous coral reef at night, and more of our ocean’s most spectacular and extraordinary moments.

You’ll also hear breathtaking stories from National Geographic photographers and explorers, take on gaming challenges, and become a true champion for our seas every day.

Developed and produced with the creative minds at SPE Partners, with a team of Academy, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning artists, Encounter is a first-of-its-kind immersive experience certain to thrill explorers of all ages.

Take the dive today at National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey!