Group Reservations


We would like to accommodate your group, party, or even family reunion. A $2.00 discount off the regular admission price is offered to reserved groups of 10 or more and additional discounts are offered for larger groups. Guided Aquarium or Behind the Scenes tours and special programs are available with advance reservations.

Groups must make a reservation ahead of time in order to receive the group rate discounted admission. Reservations must be made during office hours, Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., prior to your visit.

To arrange your group’s reservation, please call 361.881.1307 or e-mail


Behind the Scenes

Experience an incredible insider’s view of the Aquarium. Discover our animals and plants in front of the galleries, then follow our guide and rediscover life behind the scenes. You’ll see where we care for animals, how we prepare food, and where we keep newcomers before they can be seen by the public. Plus, you’ll see how pumps, pipes, and filters work together to keep the animals and plants healthy.

Behind the Scenes tours are offered on a limited basis. Please ask at the Admissions Desk for program availability. For group reservations, please call 361.881.1307 or email

Cost: Admission + $6.00 per person

Minimum of 5 people per group. Must be at least 6 years old.