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ECHO is the ideal Vermont destination for group tours.

Waether Studio at ECHOWe're located right on the historic Burlington Waterfront, literally steps away from the Spirit of Ethan Allen III Cruise Ship and Lake Champlain ferries, five blocks from the bustling Church Street Marketplace, and just minutes from Burlington International Airport and other major regional attractions.


Listed rate is per person. Groups require a minimum of 10 people. At least 1 week advance registration is required. Driver and up to two tour leaders are complimentary.

  • $8.50 Adults (18+)
  • $6.00 youth (3-17).
  • Open year-round, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
    except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day

Special rates and programs for school groups


To get started booking your ECHO Group Tour, please fill out our online registration form, email our Group Tours Representative, or call (toll-free) 1.877.324.6386, option 4.

Behind the scenes toursNEW! BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR

Discover what it takes to run a state of the art aquarium. Find out how we care for our wild and exotic animal ambassadors. See what goes on behind the staff-only doors! Explore ECHO like you never have before.

Tours last 45 minutes and cost $75, plus admission.*

Book your Behind-the-Scenes tour today!

*10 people max per tour, 2 back-to-back tour groups max.


From I-89 North or South, take Exit 14 West onto Route 2 (Main Street) into Burlington, and head towards the Lake. Near street’s end, cross Battery Street, and then at stop sign cross College Street onto Lake Street. Take the next left into the parking lot and drop your passengers off at the Information Center. BUSES ARE NOT ALLOWED INTO THE CIRCLE IN FRONT OF ECHO.

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