Holiday Gift Guide

Great Holiday Gifts from Georgia Aquarium

With the holidays fast approaching, Georgia Aquarium has something for everyone on their list! Give the gift of imagination with gifts that will please the hardest person on your lists. The Aquarium is just the place for all of your holiday needs. 

Annual PassAnnual Imagination Pass -  What a great way to show your appreciation for a loved one! For a limited time only, memberships purchased before the end of the year will be valid through December 31, 2015! The Georgia Aquarium Annual Membership guarantees new thrills, adventures and fish-filled fun each time gusets visit. Members can take advantage of free and discounted admission to special events, discounts on Aquarium programs and more. Plus with the additional discounts, Memberships pay for themselves in just two visits. With new animals and activities planned throughout the year, guests will have plenty of reasons to come back again and again.

Journey With Gentle Giants SWIM -  For the thrill seeker on your list, treat them to a once-in-a-lifetime experience to swim with thousands of fish including zebra sharks, sawfish, leopard whiprays and schools of tarpon, pompano and cownose rays.  Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where you are guaranteed to swim with whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, in Georgia Aquarium's Ocean Voyager exhibit built by The Home Depot. Guests will swim at the surface with a floatation device and air supplied by either a small compressed air cylinder or a snorkel.

Journey With Gentle Giants DIVE -  For the thrill seeker on your list, treat them to a once-in-a-lifetime experience to SCUBA dive or with thousands of fish including zebra sharks, sawfish, leopard whiprays and schools of tarpon, pompano and cownose rays.  Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where SCUBA diving with whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, is guaranteed. Open Water certified divers are eligible to participate in the SCUBA dive program, which is in the Ocean Voyager exhibit built by The Home Depot.

Dolphin Encounter Program -  Give the gift of a poolside animal interaction, where that special someone will go backstage inside our dolphin theater and spend some time with meeting, touching and feeding one of the dolphin stars of our spectacular AT&T Dolphin Tales show. As they make the acquaintance of their new dolphin friends, they’ll even learn a few important things about these extraordinary animals. In addition to the exhilarating experience they’ll have during your Dolphin Encounter, they will also take home a photograph of your special encounter, compliments of Georgia Aquarium.

Sea Otter Encounter Program -  Want an otterly unique gift? With our sea otter encounter experience, you can give someone the opportunity to go behind the scenes at the otters’ home in the Georgia-Pacific Cold Water Quest Gallery and interact with these charismatic animals. They’ll enjoy an exclusive tour of the sea otter facility and a special educational presentation on sea otters, then help prepare a sea otter meal, and finally, participate in an exciting sea otter training session alongside Georgia Aquarium’s own animal trainers. Each program provides a conservation session and commemorative picture.

Penguin Encounter Program -  Penguins are among our most beloved animals here at Georgia Aquarium. Why not give someone you love the chance to meet them in our new Penguin Encounter? They will get to go behind the scenes at the Georgia-Pacific Cold Water Quest gallery and meet a penguin! In this program, they’ll enjoy an up close and personal encounter with a penguin, learn about conservation efforts, and get their very own commemorative photo with one of these remarkable birds.


All Access Backstage Pass Tour - Go behind closed doors to unlock the secrets of day-to-day operations at Georgia Aquarium. Discover some of the mysteries of water and learn about our research and conservation initiatives. Plus, you get an exclusive behind the scenes look at all our galleries! This tour is for ages 7 and up only.


dolphin tourAT&T Dolphin Tales Spotlight Tour  - Want to learn what it takes to produce a Broadway-quality dolphin show at Georgia Aquarium? This spotlight tour allows you to see backstage of our AT&T Dolphin Tales production, including costumes, props and more! There is no age restriction for this tour.



ocean voyager spotlight tourOcean Voyager Spotlight Tour  - Want to learn more about how we care for our whale sharks and manta rays, but don't have much time? Take an Ocean Voyager Spotlight Tour and see your favorite animals from a whole new perspective! This tour is for ages 7 and up only.



Sleepovers at Georgia Aquarium -- After everyone has gone home, and the Aquarium has closed its doors for the night, we invite you to join us for an exciting night of exploration. Explore Georgia Aquarium after-hours and sleep beside one of our world-class exhibits. The Aquarium offers group or family sleepovers and adult sleepovers. Sleepovers include Aquarium admission, Deepo's Undersea 3D Wondershow, Behind the Scenes Tours, guided adventures through the galleries, a sleeping mat, fun activities, light supper,  breakfast and waking up next to one of our amazing exhibits. 

CAMP H2O – Camp H20 is a wonderful opportunity for kids to grow their imagination while exploring the world's most magical aquarium. Camp H2O is a day camp experience for children 5-11 years of age, offered during spring, summer and winter breaks. Our programs provide campers with a unique experience that involves animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, opportunities to meet the animal caregivers and much more. Camp themes for Winter 2012 include: Spineless Wonders, SHARK!!!, Trip To The Georgia Shore, Travel To The Tropics and more! 

Georgia Aquarium General Admission – Give the gift of inspiration with a voucher for General Admission to the Aquarium! This Total Ticket includes admission to all six permanent galleries; our spectacular AT&T Dolphin Tales show; the animated Deepo’s Undersea 3D Wondershow theater; and admission to our changing exhibits when available


Georgia Aquarium's Online Gift Shop -  The fun, adventure and wonder that are part of every Georgia Aquarium experience are what you will want to share with family, friends and co-workers. The Georgia Aquarium Online Store is your place to find compelling, one-of-a-kind merchandise that makes memorable gifts and fun souvenirs. Choose from our selection of apparel, toys, educational books and videos. Shop Georgia Aquarium 24/7!


Georgia Aquarium Gift Cards – Georgia Aquarium has the perfect gift for your next special occasion: $10, $25 and $50 gift cards. The cards can be used for ticket purchases, Café Aquaria and the Beyond the Reef Gift Shop. You can purchase gift cards at the Georgia Aquarium ticket windows or by calling 404-581-4000 (Please note: Gift cards can be shipped for a minimal shipping fee).


Don't Miss Out on Our Festival of the SEAson! This winter season, gather the family and celebrate the holidays at Georgia Aquarium. 'Festival of the SEAson,' Georgia Aquarium’s family celebration of the holidays, transforms the Aquarium’s galleries and exhibits into a winter wonderland - incorporating live holiday musical performances, a traditional Santa and our own underwater diving “SCUBA Claus,” lots of holiday arts and crafts fun, and best of all, the return of the Weeki Wachee Mermaids, appearing in the AT&T Dolphin Tales theater before each performance of the spectacular AT&T Dolphin Tales show (on scheduled dates).

 

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