Discounted Member Tickets and Reservations

Behind the Seas Tours

Explore the secrets of Georgia Aquarium! Get a backstage look at our most popular exhibits from a view that only a Behind the Seas Tour can give you.

Tours offer the opportunity to come closer than ever before to our animal inhabitants, featuring visits to the topside decks of Ocean Voyager and Tropical Diver. Additionally, guests will get to visit our Correll Center, commissary and Ocean Voyager filtration room, where we house all the equipment to filter our 6.3 million gallon habitat.

Book your tour today and come get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Georgia Aquarium!

Tour Times: Daily, every half hour from 10:30am - 4pm and every hour from 4pm - 7pm.

Pricing (Members): $13.50

Tour Length: 45 minutes

All ages are welcomed on this tour. High heels, food, drinks and strollers are not permitted on this tour. There are no restroom stops along the tour route. Cameras are allowed.

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General Admission

Our General Admission online discounts allow you to save when you purchase your tickets online. You can save money and time by buying online, printing your tickets at home and bypassing the ticketing lines! We have a variety of pricing options available for our guests.

Georgia Aquarium’s General Admission is our basic admission ticket, which gets you access to all of the Aquarium’s public exhibits, shows and galleries. Plus, $1.00 from every General Admission ticket goes towards Georgia Aquarium's research and conservation efforts. With just one transaction, you get admission to all permanent galleries, our AT&T Dolphin Celebration presentation with our incredible dolphins and admission to our special when available. (AT&T Dolphin Celebration seating is offered on a first come, first served basis.) Upgrade your experience with a behind the scenes tour, an animal interaction and more!

Member Discount Ticket prices:
Adult: $35.95
Child: $29.95
Senior: $32.95

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Beluga Interactive Program

Get to know Georgia Aquarium’s beluga whales! In our Beluga Interactive Program, you’ll come face to face with these engaging arctic mammals under the guidance of one of our fantastic animal caretakers. 

Ticket Price:
Adult, Child, Senior: $180.95 + tax
Annual Member: $162.95 + tax

Age Requirements: While there is not technically a minimum age, all participants must be at least 60 inches tall and weigh less than or equal to 300 pounds. Each guest under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult (one adult per minor required). Participants under the age of 18 must have a program liability waiver signed and dated by a parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Journey with Gentle Giants - SNORKEL Swim

Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where you are guaranteed to swim with the largest fish in the world, the whale shark, in Georgia Aquarium’s Ocean Voyager exhibit. This 6.3 million gallon exhibit houses thousands of fish including zebra sharks, sawfish and more!

Ticket Price:
Adult, Child, Senior: $235.95 + tax
Annual Member: $212.95 + tax

All participants must be age 12 and older.

Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult in the water. No diving/snorkeling experience required. All participants must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated prior to participating in the program.

Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Journey with Gentle Giants - SCUBA Dive

Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where you are guaranteed to SCUBA dive with the largest fish in the world, the whale shark, in Georgia Aquarium’s Ocean Voyager exhibit. This 6.3 million gallon exhibit houses thousands of fish including zebra sharks, sawfish and more!

Ticket Price:
Adult, Child, Senior: $335.95 + tax
Annual Member: $302.95 + tax

All participants must be age 12 and older.

Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult in the water. Proof of Open Water SCUBA certification from a nationally or internationally recognized organization must be provided, along with photo identification. All participants must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated prior to participating in the program.

Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Rebreather Dive Program

Deepen your experience and extend your bottom time: in conjunction with our renowned SCUBA program, Georgia Aquarium is now proud to offer a try-dive rebreather experience (no bubbles!). Now guests can enjoy our majestic whale sharks, manta rays, and other exotic species while donning some of the newest and most innovative rebreather equipment to date. Open Water SCUBA divers ages 15 and up are eligible to participate in this all-inclusive experience with over an hour dive time. All equipment is provided; however, divers are encouraged to bring their personal masks.

We strongly recommend that rebreather participants are proficient divers who are interested in the technology of closed-circuit rebreathers and are confident using unfamiliar equipment.

Member Ticket Price: $395.95 plus tax. 
Program price includes admission to the Aquarium, all shows & galleries, all equipment, certificate of participation, exclusive t-shirt, souvenir photo and HD video of your experience.

All participants must be age 15 or older.

Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult in the water. Proof of Open Water SCUBA certification from a nationally or internationally recognized organization must be provided, along with photo identification. All participants must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated prior to participating in the program.

Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Dolphin Encounter

In this exhilarating poolside animal interaction, you’ll go backstage inside our dolphin theater to meet, touch and feed one of our incredible dolphins. Spend some time with one or more of the delightfully charismatic dolphins in our care, and you’ll quickly understand what makes these marine mammals some of Georgia Aquarium’s most popular animals. During this dolphin experience, you’ll see many of the ways we care for our dolphins, participate in a training session and touch a dolphin during this hands-on poolside encounter. As you make the acquaintance of your new dolphin friends, you’ll even learn a few important things about these extraordinary animals.

Ticket Price:
Adult, Child, Senior: $64.95 + tax
Annual Member: $58.95 + tax

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE General Admission or entry to AT&T Dolphin Celebration.

Participants must be at least 7 years old to participate.

All participants under age 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. There is a maximum of 3 children (ages 16 and under) per paying adult.

Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Penguin Encounter

Penguins are among our most beloved animals here at Georgia Aquarium. Now, in our Penguin Encounter, you can go behind the scenes of our Cold Water Quest gallery and meet a penguin! In this program, you’ll enjoy an up close and personal encounter with a penguin, and you’ll also learn much more about these incredible animals, including how we care for them, as well as our research and conservation initiatives on their behalf – which are supported by your ticket dollars and participation in this program! At the close of this approximately-30-minute experience, you’ll have a greater understanding and appreciation of these remarkable birds, and you’ll even take home a professional photo of your memorable day courtesy of Georgia Aquarium.

Space is currently limited to 10 participants per each scheduled program. Only ticketed program participants are allowed to participate in or observe the Penguin Encounter. All participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Ticket Price:
Adult, Child, Senior: $59.95 + tax
Annual Member: $53.95 + tax

Participants must be at least 7 years old to participate.

All participants under age 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. There is a maximum of 3 children (ages 16 and under) per paying adult.

Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Sea Otter Encounter

Over the course of approximately 40 minutes, you’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. 

Space is currently limited to only 5 participants per each scheduled program.

Late arrivals forfeit their encounter slot and are not entitled to a refund.

Ticket Price:
Adult, Child, Senior: $59.95 + tax
Annual Member: $53.95 + tax

Participants must be at least 7 years old to participate.

All participants under age 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. There is a maximum of 3 children (ages 16 and under) per paying adult.

Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian.

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Guest Pass

You may purchase a guest membership for additional family members and visitors. The purchasing member must attend the Aquarium in order to use the Guest Pass for a friend or family member to enter.

Discounts and promotions do not apply to Guest Pass purchases. Guest pass holders must be accompanied by primary annual pass holder for admission to the Aquarium at all times.

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AP Pre-Paid Parking Ticket

1,600 space parking deck is attached to the Georgia Aquarium. Covered and rooftop parking are available.

Save $2 on parking by purchasing a parking pass in advance.
Member Pre-Paid Parking Ticket - $8

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