Times Square is known for being one of the most popular destinations in the world. There are Broadway shows, the famous New Year's Eve ball drop, dozens upon dozens of restaurants and stores, and now, several family friendly experiences. Recently, I was invited to check out the National Geographic Encounter with my family. I had a feeling the "Ocean Odyssey" would involve a lot of water, but was relieved we never actually got wet!
Opened in October 2017 and covering over 60,000 square feet of space in the middle of Times Square, The Encounter: Ocean Odyssey is described as an “immersive entertainment experience” and truly was unlike anything else we have done. Visitors go “underwater” in the south Pacific Ocean, travel past Hawaii, and end back on land in California. You'll hear authentic sounds from dozens of sea creatures over 200 loudspeakers.Read More