Do sharks sleep? What does a manatee dream about? Find out on a Sea Snooze at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium! Learn about our resident animals and Mote research through scavenger hunts, games and crafts all led by an Education Specialist. Then dive into your sleeping bag in our indoor galleries alongside fish, crabs, corals and more!  All sea snoozes include dinner, late night snack and continental breakfast.

Who participates in our Sea Snoozes? (ages 7-14)

  • Boy Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • School Groups
  • Community Organizations

Click here to download our “Leader Guide to a Great Sea Snooze

Due to COVID-19, this program is suspended until further notice. We will update these page when we are able to offer Sea Snoozes once again.

Times: Arrive at 6:30 p.m. and depart 8:30 a.m.
Pricing: $45/participant
Chaperones: 1 adult chaperone per 5 children REQUIRED and admitted free, additional chaperones $15
Deposit: A 20% non-refundable deposit will be billed at time of booking to hold your spot
Additional Details: Mote Memberships are not valid for Sea Snooze Overnights; a minimum of 15 participants is required, maximum of 50 participants. Multiple groups may reserve the same date until our minimums and maximums have been met. Please note that our overnights do not include: access to behind the scenes areas, animal interactions (aside from touch tanks) or access to the gift shop.