ALERT: After careful consideration, we have made the decision to close Georgia Aquarium to public guests. We continue to closely monitor this ever-evolving situation around COVID-19 with the ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, volunteers and animals.

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  • Ella's Painting

    Hey Kids — Submit Your Art!

    We're not sqidding you — create an aquarium piece of art and we'll feature it on our website.

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  • Our friends at Atlanta Humane Society stopped by for a brief puppy field trip while the Aquarium

    Puppies + Ocean Voyager = Quarantine Therapy 🐶🥰🐟

    Friends at Atlanta Humane Society stopped by for a brief puppy field trip

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    Dive Deep: A Coloring Collection

    Looking for something to octopi your time? Color one of our new coloring pages.

    Lets Get Coloring

At Home Learning with Georgia Aquarium

We know it’s a juggling act at home right now, so we’ve compiled a myriad of resources to help you and your little ones learn about our animals and the ocean from afar. From live streams to lessons plans, we’ve got you covered.

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Upcoming
Events

  • Apr 2

    Piranha Feeding Webcam Viewing

    Take a look at our Piranha feed by watching through our Piranha Webcam located in out Southern Company, River Scout Galler...

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  • Apr 4

    Piranha Feeding Webcam Viewing

    Take a look at our Piranha feed by watching through our Piranha Webcam located in out Southern Company, River Scout Galler...

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  • Apr 5

    Piranha Feeding Webcam Viewing

    Take a look at our Piranha feed by watching through our Piranha Webcam located in out Southern Company, River Scout Galler...

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The Largest Aquarium in the Western Hemisphere
Gets Even Bigger

Georgia Aquarium revealed expansion plans for a new gallery featuring sharks — one of the most misunderstood species in the ocean — to open in late fall of 2020.

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Whale Shark

Scientific Name
Rhincodon typus
Conservation Status
Endangered
Fact
Whale sharks have 300 rows of tiny teeth on each jaw

Manta Ray

Scientific Name
Mobula sp. cf. birostris
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Fact
Manta rays have been spotted jumping clear of the water – it is not known whether this behavior serves a social purpose, or is done to dislodge parasite from the skin

White Spotted Jelly

Scientific Name
Phyllorhiza punctata
Conservation Status
Not Evaluated
Fact
A large group of jellies is called a smack
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After careful consideration, we have made the decision to close Georgia Aquarium to public guests. We continue to closely monitor this ever-evolving situation around COVID-19 with the ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, volunteers and animals.

Learn more about what this means to us and you.

This decision was not made lightly, and we understand the complexities of this evolving situation. We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to see you all in the future. Stay safe!