Located in the Centennial Park District, Georgia Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world, housing over 10 million gallons of water. With so much to offer, here are some great tips that will help you make the most out of your visit with us! 

Early Birds Get the Worms

We recommend visiting in the morning or late afternoon during the beginning of the week. Plan for 3-4 hours to view the entire Aquarium, including our sea lion and dolphin presentations. Our hours of operation vary daily, so be sure to visit our hours page to check out our calendar.

Purchase in Advance and Save Some $$$

Save time and up to 30 percent off of walk up prices when purchasing your General Admission and parking tickets online in advance due to high traffic. View all our discount ticket options and purchase your tickets here.

Save 40% off admission to 5 top Atlanta attractions, including Georgia Aquarium by purchasing a CityPass here.


Download the Details

Download our Mobile App to help plan your visit! Access our daily schedule to view times for animal feedings, presentations, dive shows, and more.

High Five a Beluga or Get a Kiss from a Seal

Our up-close animal encounters allow you to experience penguins, whale sharks, belugas, and other amazing marine animals up close and learn more about the research and care that we provide for them. Learn more about our animal encounters here.


Plan Ahead for the Best Views

Our Pier 225 Sea Lion Presentation and AT&T Dolphin Celebration are seated on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend getting in line at least 30 minutes early! You can even reserve seats for the dolphin presentation here.  

Tour Like a VIP

Get an exclusive look at our galleries and habitats with our Behind the Seas tours. You’ll get the chance to visit our veterinary suite, commissary and Ocean Voyager filtration room - where we house all the equipment to filter our 6.3 million gallon habitat.


Most Importantly, Have Fun!

There’s so much to see and do at the Aquarium. Make the most out of your visit and enjoy every second!


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