Aquarium Partnerships


Your organization can become a member of an elite group dedicated to conservation, education and the care of animals!  Aquarium Partners are a special group of donors who believe in our mission and provide ongoing annual support of the Aquarium’s operations.  We invite you to become an Aquarium Partner and see firsthand the difference your generosity makes each day at the Texas State Aquarium, while enabling your company and employees to enjoy great benefits in return!

To become an Aquarium Partner, download the form HERE. To learn more about partnering with the Aquarium or for annual commitments over $15,000, contact us at (361) 653-2612 or

Aquarium Partner Levels and Benefits

Benefits  $15,000  $10,000  $5,000  $2,500   $1,250
Guest Passes – Good for (1) day admission for (1) guest & free parking for one vehicle 275 250 225 100 50
Party of Four Membership – Personal and non-transferable  5 4 3 2 1
Member-for-a-Day Transferable Cards*  2 1 0 0 0
Employee Discounts on Personal Memberships 25% 20% 15% 10% 10%
Facility Rental Discounts – Base fees only 25% 20% 15% 10% 10%
Company name recognition on our Annual Donor Wall * * * * *
Company name recognition in our Annual Report * * * * *
Company name listed on Aquarium website * * * * *
Company’s clickable logo on Aquarium website * * *    
Feature Story in monthly Member & Donor E-newsletter The Star * *      
One (1) Creature Feature at your Corporate Event *        

*Member-For-A-Day Transferable Cards are for Corporate Partners’ employees use only. Each card may be used once per day and is good for up to four (4) guests, 363 days a year (closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day). When visiting the Aquarium with this card, your employees can enjoy the same benefits as our year-round members as outlined below. Having a personal membership to the Aquarium has the following benefits:

  • FREE ADMISSION for the selected number of people per day for the duration of the membership
  • FREE PARKING for up to two vehicles per day for the duration of the membership
  • MEMBERSHIP ENTRANCE to expedite your entry; no waiting in lines!
  • DISCOUNTS on your purchases at the Shoreline Grill and Gift Shop
  • DISCOUNTS on your tickets for your guests and on select education programs
  • SUBSCRIPTION to the Aquarium’s monthly e-publication, The Star
  • INVITATIONS to special members-only events. 

All Corporate Partners’ employees are entitled to a discount on single-day admission prices of $3.00 off adult admission, $2.00 off children, and $2.00 of seniors. Discounts provided for up to six (6) people per visit with proof of employment.

We appreciate our Texas State Aquarium Partners who:

SUPPORT conservation, education and family recreation that contribute to the quality of life in the Coastal Bend;

BUILD employee and customer loyalty through recognition of their generous philanthropy and community involvement;

INSPIRE children to become the environment educators, zoologists, biologists and conservation leaders of our future workforce;

PROVIDE specific Aquarium benefits and discounts to their employees.


The following organizations are our esteemed partners:

American Bank


Copelands, Inc. Dive Shop

Corpus Christi General & Implant Dentistry

Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation

Devary Durrill Foundation

Ferrell/Brown & Associates, Inc. – Architect

First Community Bank

Frost Bank

Gentry Co.

NuStar Energy, L.P.

Occidental Chemical Corporation

Pattern Gulf Wind, LLC

Port of Corpus Christi

Quadrant Productions

Republic Services

Rock Engineering and Testing Laboratory, Inc.

AEP Texas logo Bay Ltd. logo The Bend Coastal Life Magazine
Citgo logo Coastal Bend Community Foundation logo Corpus Christi Hooks logo
Ed Hicks Nissan logo

Presenting Partner:Flint Hills Resources logo

Green Mountain Energy
HEB logo KIII TV logo Navy Army Community Credit Union logo
Orion Drilling Company Pepsi logo   Reliant logo
 Stripes logo Valero logo   Whataburger logo