Ark Encounter Trip


Date: Saturday, November 6th 2021

Price: $78* (Due by 10/10)

*This will cover the cost of ticket, lunch, and transportation. You may wish to bring extra spending cash for the gift shop, snacks, and a fast-food dinner after leaving the ark.


7:00AM Gather at University Lutheran Church

7:30AM Depart U.Lu

10:30AM Arrive at Ark Encounter

1:30PM-2:30PM Lunch Buffet (Included in Trip Cost)

7:00PM Park Closes, Return to Front Entrance

7:30PM Leave Ark, Pick up Fast-Food, Drive back to Bloomington

10:45PM Return to U.Lu Parking Lot



Ark Encounter is a museum and park featuring a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. The Ark includes three decks full of teaching exhibits that will inspire you to think differently about the biblical account of Noah’s Ark. Also included with admission is access to a small zoo, petting area, kangaroo walkabout, and animal shows as well as free lectures on various topics relevant to modern Christianity.

For additional cost, you may purchase tickets for the zipline, camel rides, and/or the Truth Traveler: Virtual Reality Experience. Prices for these activities may be found on the Ark Encounter website.