ATLANTA (May 6, 2015) - This Mother’s Day, give mom a day of fun and relaxation at Georgia Aquarium. All moms are invited to enjoy complimentary admission to the Aquarium on Mother’s Day, May 10, with the purchase of any child, adult or senior admission. Mom’s free ticket can be redeemed at the ticketing window with proof of the purchased ticket and includes access to all of the Aquarium’s galleries, Deepo’s Undersea 3D Wondershow and AT&T Dolphins Tales. Moms will also receive a special Mother’s Day card from Georgia Aquarium containing additional discount offers throughout the Aquarium. Tickets can be purchased on-site or online at www.georgiaaquarium.org.

Georgia Aquarium offers several interactive programs to enhance a visit to the Aquarium, and that make a great gift for mom.

  • Take your mom on a relaxing stroll behind the scenes of the Aquarium in a Behind the Seas Tour and learn what it takes to keep the world's most magical aquarium running.
  • Georgia Aquarium’s animal encounter programs allow your family to go behind the scenes into the habitats of some of the Aquarium’s most beloved animals for an exclusive personal experience. Enjoy family bonding time while getting up close and personal with dolphins, sea otters or African penguins during an encounter program.
  • For a mom that loves adventure, participate in Georgia Aquarium’s Journey with Gentle Giants interaction program. Take a dip into in Georgia Aquarium's Ocean Voyager exhibit built by The Home Depot to swim or dive with whale sharks, manta rays, giant groupers and more!

This Mother’s Day is very special for Georgia Aquarium as Maris, the 20-year-old pregnant beluga whale, is expected to give birth to a calf at any time. Maris’ pregnancy is now full term and she is being monitored 24 hours a day to watch for signs of labor. To read more about Maris’ pregnancy update, visit Georgia Aquarium’s blog

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ABOUT GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Ga., is one of the world’s most dynamic aquariums—containing more than 10 million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. The mission of Georgia Aquarium is to be a premier scientific institution delivering an awe-inspiring entertainment experience which supports animal research and conservation; inspires learning; and instills a passion for the aquatic world.  Its exhibits and programs are of the highest standards, offering engaging guest encounters that promote the conservation of marine biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.