The sea-son of gift giving has come once again and the question, “what do I get?”.

What better gift to give than one that gives back! Proceeds from Georgia Aquarium purchases go towards our research and conservation efforts both at home and across the globe, and assists with our operating costs as a nonprofit.

Pick out a unique gift for everyone on your nice list:

Give the gift of unforgettable memories. 


Give them the gift of their first visit or many! General admission tickets are a great gift to give or receive. Come see the largest aquarium in the Western hemisphere, with hundreds of unique and inspiring aquatic species throughout nine different galleries. Get your tickets now and start planning a trip the whole family can enjoy!

Gift Certificates

Send one of our gift certificates right from the comfort of your home. Simply choose the amount you’d like to gift and let the recipient choose their experience. Gift certificates can be used towards any encounter, dive or ticket purchase! Click here for pricing.

Give the Gift of Membership

Memberships are the holiday gift that keeps giving all year long! Our annual memberships come with many benefits, including unlimited entrance, access to member-only events and exclusive discounts throughout the Aquarium. Choose from our three membership options:

·       Family Memberships:  Unlimited admission all year for up to four people.

·       Individual Memberships: Treat yourself or a lucky person on your list to unlimited access to the Aquarium this year.

·       Land & Sea: Includes a full year of admission to the Aquarium AND Zoo Atlanta.

Give the gift of extraordinary experiences. 

Animal Encounters

Gift an experience they will never forget! Our animal encounters* give a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up-close and personal with some of your favorite animals at the Aquarium, alongside passionate professionals. Let one of our sea lions steal your heart, meet a penguin, or check out our new beluga encounter.

*Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, not all animal encounters are currently available. Check back for future updates on when our other encounters may be offered.

Aquarium Immersions

The perfect gift for the adventure seeker on your list. Our immersions offer the only opportunity in the world where you’re guaranteed to get in the water with whale sharks, manta rays and thousands of other sea creatures.

·       Journey with Gentle Giants – Swim

·       Journey with Gentle Giants – Dive

·       Shark and Ray Immersion

A new year is approaching, so check off your bucket list and face your fears in our shark cage dive! Be submerged in our new shark exhibit and be surrounded by sharks. No dive certification required.

·       Shark Cage Dive

Give a gift that is outside the box. 

Give the Gift of Virtual Tours

Bring all the wonders of Georgia Aquarium to someone you love by gifting them a virtual tour. Choose from one of our incredible galleries; or take a special peek at what goes on in our Behind the Seas Tour. Don’t stress about shipping delays – give a virtual gift that is guaranteed to get there on time!

·       Ocean Voyager Built by The Home Depot

·       Southern Company River Scout

·       Behind the Seas presented by Kaiser Permanente

·       Tropical Diver

·       Cold Water Quest

Name a Jelly

Give the gift everyone will be jelly over! You can name a jelly after yourself, a loved one, or anyone you know. You’ll receive a certificate with the name of your jelly along with a photo.

Shop Our Online Gift Shop

Still looking for the perfect gift? Send them an Aquarium souvenir! Check out our online gift shop for tons of options, from hoodies and t-shirts to toys and so much more.

 Amazon Smile

Choose Georgia Aquarium as your Amazon charity when shopping at and they will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases—at no extra cost. Proceeds go directly towards supporting our research and conservation projects around the world.

For photos to include in coverage of Georgia Aquarium gifting, click here.

Thank you for making Georgia Aquarium a part of your holiday season. Follow us on our FacebookInstagramTwitter and Tik-Tok to stay updated on all the merry and bright things happening at Georgia Aquarium this season.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Georgia Aquarium!