Find Yourself Deep in a World Like No Other

In your heart you know it’s better.

The genuine article is always the best article.
But in the digital age, real has been pushed into a smaller and smaller
corner to wait its turn…as we scroll, click, and plunge into the gazillion ways to become glued to the digital world.

But there’s a place where you can plunge back into real.

Where you can go and have real experiences like no other. With real feelings. Real people.

Real animals from around the world that you never imagined you’d see.
…not found from just a google search, but out of genuine, wonderful, soul-quenching curiosity.

A place where real unveils its true self, beaming with magical moments of
surprise, delight and joy, for families and friends.

Come see how good it feels.

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  • Individual

    $85.00

    Pays For Itself After 2 Visits!

  • Family

    $285.00

    Includes 2 Free Guest Tickets!

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To purchase a guest membership, please visit the guest services desk or contact us at (404)581-4000.

** Your membership is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law; please consult your tax advisor.

Sips Under the Sea - Valentine's Day

February 10, 2023 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Love is in the air, or water, as we say. Join us for Sips Under the Sea: Valentine’s Day, exclusively for our 21+ guests. Experience exploring our galleries in an adult setting, stop by the bar to grab and drink, and dance. The night is yours to enjoy!

Sips Under the Sea is a unique, themed cocktail party exclusively for adults 21 and older. This after-hours event features popular cocktails, dining options, a live DJ, and access to the Aquarium’s main galleries.

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Tuesdays in the Field - Keystone Species

February 14, 2023 9:00am - 1:00pm

Have you ever wondered why an otter is important to its habitat? Did you know sharks play a key role in managing the oceans? Join us this month as we further explore these animals as well as other “key” organisms that help keep ecosystems functioning!

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Dance by the Water

February 14, 2023 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Roses are red,

The ocean is blue,

Get out of your seat,

Put on your dancing shoes

Join us for a special Valentine’s Day dance class at the most unique and romantic dance studio Atlanta has to offer – Georgia Aquarium. Grab your dance partner (not needed, but encouraged) while you challenge yourself to learning something new.

Dance by the Water is the only dance class in Atlanta with an aquatic view and led by Fred Astaire Dance Studio instructors who teach to all experience levels. Group classes take place in our magnificent Oceans Ballroom, offering incredible views of manta, whale sharks and more.

Hurry! Space is limited. Tickets are $25 per person and include a 60-minute class and complimentary parking in Georgia Aquarium’s parking garage. Doors open at 6:00 pm; class begins at 6:30 pm.​

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CHEERSPORT 2023

February 15, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

2023 Cheersport Days ( Feb 15 – Feb 22 )

THREE CHEERS FOR FUN! Georgia Aquarium is excited to welcome all Cheersport attendees from near and far with a special discounted admission rate. The Aquarium is located within 3 blocks of the GWCC Competition venue and all major downtown hotels. In between rounds or during breaks, take advantage of this exclusive discount to explore one of downtown Atlanta’s most iconic attractions. Experience our newest gallery – SHARKS! Predators of the Deep.

Insider Tip:  All theater presentations are first come, first served so arrive early for entry.

View 2023 operating hours and presentation times here.

2023 CHEERSPORT DAYS Hours of Operation

  • Wednesday, February 15: 9am – 6pm
  • Thursday, February 16: 9am – 9pm
  • Friday, February 17: 9am –5pm
  • Saturday, February 18: 8am – 8pm
  • Sunday, February 19: 8am – 8pm
  • Monday, February 20: 8am – 6pm
  • Tuesday, February 21: 9am – 6pm
  • Wednesday, February 22: 9am – 6pm

Our Dolphin Celebration and Under the Boardwalk Sea Lion presentation are seated on a first come, first served basis, so we recommend getting in line at least 30 minutes before show time.

View times for these presentations on our Visitor Information page on our website: https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/visitor-information/

View our Accessibility page for information on wheelchairs, strollers, food and drink restrictions and more.

Convenient on-site parking is available in our attached covered deck for an additional fee. However, pre-paid parking is available at a discounted rate on our website.

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Career Day 2023

March 2, 2023 10:00am - 1:00pm

Georgia Aquarium’s Education department is otter-ly excited to announce the return of our Career Day, Thursday, March 2nd from 10am to 1pm.

All schools that book a field trip for the day are invited to speak with Aquarium professionals as well as local professionals from a variety of different fields such as Environmental Health, Research and Conservation, Veterinarians and many more. Dive deep into the educational requirements, special training, and personal stories from all the professionals about their careers. Give your students the opportunity to discover an ocean of possibilities!

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Georgia Aquarium 2023 5K

March 11, 2023 8:00am - 11:55pm

The tradition continues starting March 11, 2023

Georgia Aquarium’s 5K walk/run returns for its sixth year. Starting and finishing at one of the most recognizable landmarks in downtown Atlanta, this Peachtree Qualifier 3.1-mile course is a quick “out and back” run/jog/walk for all ages.

Can’t make it downtown? There’s a virtual option just for you! No matter where you live, we want you to run for the ocean.

Whether your motivation is running your first 5K, getting back in shape, preparing for the Peachtree Road Race or a longer distance race, by participating you’ll make an impact on aquatic animal conservation.

All participants will receive a runner’s bib, Commemorative t-shirt, Collectable themed finisher medal, and Georgia Aquarium swag. All proceeds for the 5K go toward the Aquarium’s research and conservation initiatives here at home and across the globe. This furthers the understanding of the ocean’s animals to aid in their survival for generations to come.

New this year, the first 200 Georgia Aquarium Members to register will receive a discounted rate of only $30 per participant.

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Tuesdays in the Field - Marine Mammal Madness

March 14, 2023 9:00am - 1:00pm

What do sea otters​, dolphins, and seals all have in common? They are all marine mammals. ​Marine mammals are animals that possess mammalian characteristics (produce milk, breathe through lungs, are warm-blooded and have hair) and live most or all of their lives in/near the ocean. They come in all shapes and sizes and have unique adaptations that allow them to thrive in diverse habitats. Join us in March for Tuesdays in the Field and get ready for some Marine Mammal Madness.

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Sips Under the Sea - Gold and Green

March 17, 2023 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Get ready to shamrock & roll at our Sips Under the Sea: Gold and Green, exclusively for our 21+ guests. Wear your favorite green attire as you stroll through our galleries, grab a drink, and dance.

Sips Under the Sea is a unique, themed cocktail party exclusively for adults 21 and older. This after-hours event features popular cocktails, dining options, a live set DJ from AMP’D Entertainment and access to the Aquarium’s main galleries.

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Unwind by the Water - Sound Bath

March 27, 2023 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Unwind and relax with a unique sound bath experience led by a healing practitioner and Reiki Master from SND Bath. This journey of sound incorporates angelic healing sounds which radiate from quartz crystal bowls tuned to your body’s energy system. The process works to move energetic blockages, reduce stress, and promote healing in the body.

You will hear native drums that mimic the cleansing and clearing sound of ocean waves and gentle tones from Koshi chimes tuned specifically to the four elements. You will see calming ocean views that include whale sharks, manta rays, and so much more.

Get tickets now, space is limited! Tickets are $25 per person and include a 60-minute class and complimentary parking in Georgia Aquarium’s parking garage. Doors open at 6:00 pm; class begins at 6:30 pm.

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Yoga by the Water

April 11, 2023 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Break a sweat at the most unique and inspiring fitness studio Atlanta has to offer – Georgia Aquarium!

Yoga by the Water offers yoga classes led by Dancing Dogs Yoga instructors which are designed to challenge students of all experience levels. Sessions take place in our magnificent Oceans Ballroom, offering incredible views of manta rays and whale sharks while you challenge your mind and body. If your fitness goal is to become a happier and healthier version of yourself, this is the studio for you!

Tickets are $25 and include a 60-minute class and complimentary parking in Georgia Aquarium’s garage. Doors open at 6:00 pm; class begins at 6:30pm. All proceeds from Yoga by the Water benefit Georgia Aquarium’s research and conservation initiatives.

 

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Breathe by the Water

May 16, 2023 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience led by the certified breathwork facilitator from A Breath of Sage. This meditative art form uses a circular breathwork pattern to relieve stress and remove emotional blocks. Participants often experience a wave of relief and euphoria during and after the session. Enjoy this while taking in the ocean views that include whale sharks, manta rays, and so much more.

Get tickets now, space is limited! Tickets are $25 per person and include a 60-minute class and complimentary parking in Georgia Aquarium’s parking garage. Doors open at 6:00 pm; class begins at 6:30 pm.

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Camp H2O
June 5th - 9th

June 5, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
June 12th - 16th

June 12, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
June 19th - 23rd

June 19, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
June 26th - 30th

June 26, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
July 5th - 7th

July 5, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
July 5th - 7th

July 5, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
July 10th - 14th

July 10, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Barre by the Water

July 12, 2023 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Sweat it out this summer with an immersive workout experience. Barre by the Water is a full-body workout that transforms you physically and mentally. This musically driven group class focuses on low-impact, high-intensity movements that strengthen and tone your body.​

This class will be held in the Ocean Voyager exhibit which has up-close views of whale sharks, manta rays and our famous green sea turtle. Pure Barre instructors teach to all experience levels, so if you’re new to barre this is a great place to start.

Support from Pure Barre: Inman Park, Druid Hills, Westside, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Chastain and Vinings.

Hurry, space is limited! Tickets include a 60-minute class and complimentary parking. Doors open at 6:00pm; class begins at 6:30pm.

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Camp H2O
July 17th - 21st

July 17, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Camp H2O
July 24th - 28th

July 24, 2023 12:00am - 11:59pm

Campers spent the week engaged in fun and exciting activities! They discovered interesting facts about our aquatic friends and their habitats, as well as explore the wondrous ocean ecosystem. All Aquarium galleries and presentations were included.​

 

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Sips Under the Sea - Beach Night

August 11, 2023 7:00pm - 10:00pm

As the sun sets on a hot summer day, join us for a night of food, drinks, and endless entertainment. Explore our galleries at our adult only Sips under the Sea: Beach Night, exclusively for guests 21 and older.

Sips Under the Sea is a unique, themed cocktail party exclusively for adults 21 and older. This after-hours event features popular cocktails, dining options, a live DJ set from AMP’D Entertainment, a traditional dance presentation from Mahealani Polynesian Entertainment, and access to the Aquarium’s main galleries.

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Sips Under the Sea - Halloween

October 27, 2023 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The ocean is deep, dark, and there’s no telling what’s lurking just below the surface. Face your fears and discover what makes the ocean such a mysterious and unexplored place at our Sips Under the Sea: Halloween, exclusively for our 21+ guests. Wear your favorite Halloween costume as you walk through our galleries, stop by the bar to grab a drink, and dance!

Sips Under the Sea is a unique, themed cocktail party exclusively for adults 21 and older. This after-hours event features popular cocktails, dining options, a live DJ from AMP’D Entertainment, and access to the Aquarium’s main galleries.

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Behind the Seas Tour

Our Behind the Seas Tour offer a backstage look at our most popular exhibits.
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Dolphin Encounter

Adventure behind-the-scenes of the dolphin theater where you'll to get to meet our dolphins face to face.
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Dolphin Presentation

Dive into the world of dolphins during our awe-inspiring and educational dolphin presentation. Known for their agility and playful social behavior, our dolphins are a must-see at Georgia Aquarium!
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Harbor Seal Encounter

With our unique Harbor Seal Encounter, you'll go behind the scenes of our Cold Water Quest gallery and enjoy some time with our seals in their Aquarium home.
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Journey with Gentle Giants — Dive

Immerse Yourself with Whale Sharks, Manta Rays & More
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Journey with Gentle Giants — Swim

Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where you’re guaranteed to swim with whale sharks, manta rays and more.
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Penguin Encounter

Go behind the scenes of our Cold Water Quest gallery for an up-close-and-personal penguin encounter.
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Sea Lion Encounter

With our unique Seal Lion Encounter, you'll go behind the scenes and enjoy 30 minutes with our seal lions in their Aquarium home.
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Shark & Ray Interaction

Suit up and get in the water with some of our sharks and rays in this animal interaction in our Sharks! Predators of the Deep gallery.
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Shark Cage Dive

Venture into the deep with some of our most fearsome sharks in this animal interaction in our Sharks! Predators of the Deep® gallery.
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Sleep Under the Sea

Join us for an exciting night of adventure and exploration! Georgia Aquarium offers sleepovers for families, youth groups, schools, companies, and more.
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Specialty Certifications

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The Megalodon Shark (Otodus Megalodon)

The megalodon shark (Otodus megalodon) is an extinct species thought to have lived between 23 million and 2 million years ago, and scientists believe they grew up to 50 feet (15m) in length.
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Under the Boardwalk

Truist Pier 225’s live presentation, Under the Boardwalk, features Georgia Aquarium's incredible California sea lions.
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Virtual Reality
Step into the Portal!

Step into the VR Portal and be “transported” back in time to see amazing, prehistoric marine life with our state-of-the-art motion-based virtual reality ride.
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Waddle Walk

Don’t be surprised if you see a penguin waddling by the next time you visit Georgia Aquarium, as our trainers lead several African penguins on a daily stroll across the Aquarium’s main Atrium.
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