Turn Your Fear into Fascination

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.

Click the Get Tickets button to book your interaction.

  • Guests should arrive at the Animal Interactions Desk area at least 15-30 minutes prior to scheduled start time.
  • Each program is limited to up to 4 guests to allow for proper social distancing.
  • Beginning October 26, 2022, guests will no longer be required to wear masks during the program.
  • Participants must be at least 48 inches (4’0”) tall.
  • Guests 15 and under must come with a participating adult (one adult per minor required); guests 17 and under must have a program liability waiver signed and dated by a parent or court appointed legal guardian.
  • All participants must be ticketed for the Interaction.

For guests with special needs, every effort will be made in order to allow participation in our Encounter. Please call 404-581-4000 to make a reservation and let the reservists know you have special needs and someone from the program will call you prior to your visit to review your options.

CANCELLATION AND DATE CHANGE POLICY: The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled whenever possible. The Aquarium will reschedule your encounter if given notice more than 48 hours in advance. There will be a change fee of $20 per ticket if notice is given within 14 days of the original reservation date. Cancellations and no-shows will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Shark & Ray Immersion 1

You'll Get To...

  • Suit up & Get Wet

    You're getting in the water, so you'll want a wetsuit. Don't worry, we provide the wetsuit, towels, lockers and showers.

  • Learn About Sharks

    We include an educational presentation about sharks, their environment and conservation efforts so you can be their advocates.

  • See Sharks & Rays Up Close

    Get up close and personal with these amazing creatures in this one-of-a-kind experience.

Get a sneak preview of this all new amazing animal interaction.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • If I buy my tickets online, do I need to print them, or is showing the email on my phone is enough?
  • What if I didn’t fill out my waiver for my animal interaction or encounter?
  • My picture was taken by the professional photographers at Georgia Aquarium, how can I find it?
  • Do I need to reschedule my Animal Encounter if a friend or family member tests positive for Covid 19?
  • What is the water temperature?
  • What’s the purpose of this program/overview of the encounter?
  • What’s the duration of the program and what’s included in the experience?
  • Is this a “swim-with” program?
  • What should I bring with me?
  • What are the age requirements?
  • Are guests welcome to watch?
  • Will there be a staff member with me?
  • Where do I go when I arrive?
  • How do I make a reservation?
  • What is your rescheduling policy?
  • Can we feed the animals?
  • Can I buy out a time slot to experience the encounter alone?
  • Can I bring my own wetsuit?
  • Can you accommodate my size?
  • Can I bring a photographer or person with me to film underwater?
  • Will tickets be available for walk-up guests?
  • Are you able to participate in a Shark and Ray Interaction with special needs?
  • How much does it cost?
  • Are you able to participate in an Encounter with special needs?
  • How do I get to the aquarium?
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