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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Sound Waves
Music Series

May 24, 2024 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We’ll amplify the sounds of our city and uplift the talented voices of these artists. During this series, you will discover sound waves in a new way while connecting with the ocean’s magnificent life. Enjoy live music with enhanced lighting and atmospheric elements in our atrium to complement the artists. While you’re here, you’ll have access to the Aquarium’s galleries, included with general admission.

Sound Waves continues every Friday from April 26 to May 31, 2024, from 5-8 PM.

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Sound Waves
Music Series

May 31, 2024 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We’ll amplify the sounds of our city and uplift the talented voices of these artists. During this series, you will discover sound waves in a new way while connecting with the ocean’s magnificent life. Enjoy live music with enhanced lighting and atmospheric elements in our atrium to complement the artists. While you’re here, you’ll have access to the Aquarium’s galleries, included with general admission.

Sound Waves continues every Friday from April 26 to May 31, 2024, from 5-8 PM.

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Summer Camp H2O
June 3-7

June 3, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

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World Ocean Day

June 8, 2024 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dive into an ocean of fun and discovery at Georgia Aquarium’s World Ocean Day celebration! Join us on June 8 for a day filled with expanded programming, exciting meet-and-greets with our expert staff, and special activities that will captivate guests of all ages.

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Summer Camp H2O
June 10-14

June 10, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

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20,000 Beers
Under the Sea

June 14, 2024 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Celebrate the arrival of summer at Georgia Aquarium on Friday, June 14th by enjoying unlimited beer, hard seltzer, and cider samples in a souvenir tasting cup. You’ll have access to a summer-inspired buffet dinner, live band and DJ performances and over 500 aquatic species to discover.

All proceeds from our third annual 20,000 Beers Under the Sea event benefit Georgia Aquarium’s Education Programs. Programs like this have enabled countless students experience the magic of the world’s premier aquarium and have allowed us to improve and expand our educational offerings. Your support helps us guarantee a legacy of awe, wonder, and learning for generations to come.

Price increase on June 1, buy tickets now!

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Summer Camp H2O
June 17-21

June 17, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

Please Note: Camp will be closed on June 19th in observance of Juneteenth.

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Wellness by the Water - Sound Bath

June 18, 2024 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.

New this year: featuring a special Lululemon giveaway at the end of class!

Get tickets now, space is limited! Tickets are $29.99 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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SkillsUSA DISCOUNT DAYS 2024

June 22, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

SkillsUSA Discount Days: June 22-29, 2024

Georgia Aquarium is excited to welcome all SkillsUSA attendees from near and far with a special discount on General Admission. Select a date and time for your visit.

The Aquarium is located within 3 blocks of the GWCC venue and all major downtown hotels. Get out and explore Atlanta and take advantage of this exclusive discount to explore one of downtown Atlanta’s most iconic attractions.

* Price is per person and subject to tax.


Visit Information

Hours of Operation

Saturday, June 22: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, June 23: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Monday, June 24: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Thursday, June 27: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, June 28: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, June 29: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Dolphin and Sea Lion Presentations

Our Dolphin Coast and Sea Lion presentations are free with admission. To attend a presentation, you must make a reservation the day of your visit. You need to arrive 20 minutes before your presentation starts to get seated. Reserve your seats:

See presentation times on our Visitor Information page »

Helpful Tips

Make the most of your visit by reviewing what to expect on our Visitor Information page »

Parking

Convenient on-site parking is available in our attached covered deck for an additional fee.

Accessibility

We’re committed to inclusivity and welcome guests of all abilities. View our Accessibility page for information on how to enhance your visit.

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Summer Camp H2O
June 24-28

June 24, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

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Summer Camp H2O
July 1-3

July 1, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

Please Note: Camp will be closed July 4th & 5th in observance of Independance day.

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Summer Camp H2O
July 8-12

July 8, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

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Wellness by the Water - Barre

July 9, 2024 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Sweat it out with an immersive workout experience. Wellness by the Water – Barre 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 Oceans Ballroom which has up-close views of our most popular exhibits. Pure Barre instructors teach to all experience levels, so if you’re new to barre this is a great place to start.

New this year: featuring a special Lululemon giveaway at the end of class!

Support from Pure Barre: Decatur, Virginia Highlands, East Cobb, Old Alabama Square, Cumming, Roswell, Alpharetta, Suwanee and Hamilton Mill. StretchLab Morningside and Decatur.

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Summer Camp H2O
July 15-19

July 15, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

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Summer Camp H2O
July 22-26

July 22, 2024 12:00am - 11:59pm

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

Please see below to determine which camp your little minnow should join this summer!

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Wellness by the Water - Yoga

August 13, 2024 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Break a sweat at the most unique and inspiring fitness studio Atlanta has to offer – Georgia Aquarium! New this year: featuring a special Lululemon giveaway at the end of class!

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 $29.99 and include a 60-minute class and complimentary parking in Georgia Aquarium’s garage. Doors open at 6:00 pm; class begins at 6:30 pm. All proceeds from Yoga by the Water benefit Georgia Aquarium’s research and conservation initiatives.

Featuring a special Lululemon giveaway at the end of class!

 

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Dragon Con Night

August 31, 2024 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Channel your inner comic book, fantasy, horror, and sci-fi loving cosplay and join us for the 15th Anniversary of Dragon Con Night at Georgia Aquarium. This exclusive official Dragon Con event includes after-hours views of the Aquarium galleries, ambient music, as well as food and drinks available for purchase with a General Admission ticket.

To take your experience to the next level, consider the VIP experience, which includes food and an open bar. This exclusive package is situated in a private ballroom with upgraded décor. Don’t miss this mystical and magical experience as you journey through 11 million gallons of wondrous water. We cannot wait to see your creativity in all things Dragon Con on this special night.

New for 2024

Destination: Dolphin will explore the vast world of the bottlenose dolphin and the pivotal role it plays in understanding the health of our planet’s shared ecosystem. The new theater experience will include upbeat music, lighting, and effects – and a very immersive experience for those who dare to sit in the soak zone. Presentation begins at 8pm. Seating is first come, first served.

The new Explorers Cove promises an interactive experience that combines expansive touch pools and immersive technology that will give guests an opportunity to be up close with animals like never before. The all-new experience will feature two interactive touch pools where guests can respectfully engage with sharks, rays, guitarfish, and sturgeon.

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Wellness by the Water - Sound Bath

September 17, 2024 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.

New this year: featuring a special Lululemon giveaway at the end of class!

Get tickets now, space is limited! Tickets are $29.99 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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2024 Pride Kickoff

October 11, 2024 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Start your Atlanta Pride weekend festivities at the most iconic attraction. Meet old friends and new while exploring the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere. The music and jaw-dropping décor are sure to dazzle! This award-winning event is one of the best LGBTQ+ parties in Atlanta. Experience a variety of music from three different DJs scattered throughout different areas of the Aquarium turning into one of the largest LGBTQ+ clubs in Atlanta. For 2024, we will celebrate the return of international superstar DJ Kitty Glitter (Australia) will headline the event with support from circuit icons The Perry Twins (USA) and the return of our Deep South secret spot featuring DJ Wild Cherry (Atlanta).

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Behind the Seas Tour: Dive Deeper

Our Behind the Seas Tour offer a backstage look at our most popular exhibits.
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Behind the Seas Tour: Explore the Surface

Our Behind the Seas Tour offers a backstage look at our most popular exhibits.
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Behind the Seas Tour: Explore the Surface

Beluga Encounter

Adventure behind-the-scenes of the Cold Water Quest gallery, where you'll to get to meet our beluga whales 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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Sea Otter Encounter

In our unique Sea Otter Encounter, you'll go behind the scenes of the Cold Water Quest gallery and interact with these charismatic animals for more than 30 minutes.
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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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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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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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