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1-Day Pass – Any Day
Online offer only; advance purchase required.

Includes: The Florida Aquarium Follow the journey of a drop of water from one of Florida's freshwater springs out to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

1-Day Pass Any Day tickets valid any day within one year from date of purchase. Cannot be exchanged for Value Days ticket. No reservation required.

ADULT (12+) $34.95 ...SAVE $2 ...ONLY $32.95
KIDS (3-11) $29.95 ...SAVE $2 ...ONLY $27.95
* Plus tax. Prices are subject to change without notice.

The New York Aquarium offers an intimate peek into the underwater world with a variety of aquatic displays, starring penguins, sea lions, sharks and more! From the Aquatheater's sea lion shows to the conservation-minded displays of Glover’s Reef, there's plenty to keep the most excitable budding marine biologist transfixed for hours with these New York Aquarium tickets.

Interested in fish of all sizes and colors? Then head to the Glover’s Reef display for a snorkeler’s-eye view experience.

And if you prefer your aquatic animals mammalian, don't miss the interactive sea lion show at the Aquatheater – they dance, swirl, and play. And you can end with a stroll along the Sea Cliffs, where penguins, seals, and otters chill on the rocky shores.

Head on to the Playquarium and let your children explore the underwater world to their heart's content. They can walk through a life-sized kelp forest and learn about how marine life communicate. There is something for everyone so enjoy your aquatic adventure!

  • Get a snorkeler's-eye view of colorful reef-dwelling marine life at Glover's Reef, including eels, rays, and clownfish
  • Get wrapped up in the 4D theater experience combining 3D film with sensory technology, included with your New York Aquarium tickets
  • Watch the California sea lions interact with their trainers in the daily shows at the Aquatheater

Opening Hours

Wednesday:10:00 - 17:00

Thursday:10:00 - 17:00

Friday:10:00 - 17:00

Saturday:10:00 - 17:00

Sunday:10:00 - 17:00

Monday:10:00 - 17:00

Tuesday:10:00 - 17:00

Important information

    Please note that during your visit, you may be videotaped or photographed by a WCS employee or authorized guest. Your admission serves as permission for use of your image by these parties.
  • Aquatheater show timing provided in voucher
  • Getting there: Take the F or Q train to the West 8th Street, line B36 to Surf Avenue and West 8th Street, or line B68 to Neptune Avenue and West 8th Street.

Terms and Conditions:

Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout​

Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket

New York Aquarium 602,Surf Avenue, 11224, New York
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4 Tips for Visiting New York Aquarium

Get wrapped up in the 4D theater experience combining 3D film with sensory technology, included with your New York Aquarium tickets


Plan your visit strategically:

To make the most of your time at the New York Aquarium, consider arriving early in the day or during weekdays when crowds are typically smaller. This will allow you to explore the exhibits more comfortably and have a better viewing experience.


Check the feeding schedules and shows:

The aquarium offers various feeding sessions and shows throughout the day. Take a look at the schedule in advance and plan your visit around these events to witness exciting interactions between animals and their caretakers. It's a great way to learn more about the marine life and their behaviors.


Utilize the map and plan your route:

The New York Aquarium is quite expansive, so it's beneficial to familiarize yourself with the map beforehand. Highlight the exhibits and activities you're most interested in, and plan a route accordingly. This will help you navigate the aquarium efficiently and ensure you don't miss any must-see attractions.


Engage with interactive experiences:

The New York Aquarium offers various interactive experiences, such as touch tanks and feeding opportunities. Don't hesitate to engage in these hands-on activities as they provide unique and memorable encounters with marine life. Be sure to follow any guidelines or instructions provided by the aquarium staff to ensure the safety and well-being of both visitors and animals.

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