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Day at the Aquarium of the Bay for One Adult, One Child, or One Family of Four (Up to 41% Off)

Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach/Telegraph Hill

88% of 1,010 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

At a 20,000-animal aquarium, guests see otters, octopuses, and bat rays up close and pet sea stars and sharks at the Touch the Bay exhibit

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

An aquarium visit soothes the soul with visions of ambling fish and bubbling tanks that make us nostalgic for the gestation pods in which all human life begins. Come full circle with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $12.99 for admission for one adult ($21.95 value)
  • $7.99 for admission for one child ($12.95 value)
  • $40.99 for admission for one family of two adults and two children ($64 value)

Guests to the aquarium are treated to the full spectrum of sea life through myriad exhibits including a new otter habitat and the Touch the Bay feature, where kids and adults can feel bat rays, sharks, and sea stars.

Aquarium of the Bay

Quick: talk about river otters. Here are a few facts to get you started: they're members of the weasel family, they can swim at speeds reaching 7 miles per hour, and a group of them is known, tellingly, as a romp. The keepers at Aquarium of the Bay have spent months studying these sorts of facts and figures, studiously preparing for the arrival of their brand-new residents. In Otters: Watershed Ambassadors, these river kings and queens get some well-earned attention, with exhibits tracing everything from their daily habits to their conservation status.

The otters aren't alone, of course. The 50,000 square foot facility houses three main exhibit areas devoted entirely to marine life native to San Francisco Bay. These include Under the Bay, where Moon Jellies float amidst ambient lighting inside a 725-gallon cylinder tank. They share the exhibit with two tunnel tanks, which provide an undersea view of giant Pacific octopuses, spiny dogfish, swirling schools of anchovies, and the sevengill shark, the largest shark native to the bay. Visitors eager to put their other senses to work can head over to the aquarium's touch pools, where their fingertips can graze juvenile bat rays, leopard sharks, and sea stars.

Daily programs enrich visits with interactive presentations in the Bay Lab—the aquarium's land animal area—including feeding shows. And though not included in this Groupon and membership, behind the scenes tours escort guests through all of the aquarium's highlights. Over in the Bay Theater, 3D films and award-winning documentaries examine subjects such as shark species and marine conservation, while magician Timothy Noonan's 75-minute interactive show blends family-friendly comedy with illusions such as pulling a whale out of a hat.


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88% of 1,010 customers recommend

  • “Parking gets costlier then aquarium entry ticket.So, pl plan your parking along with your park visit. :)”

  • “The tour isn't that long, but you do get to touch animals that live in the water (: it was a fun time! Great for kids!”

  • “Using the group on was so easy and we were aloud to bypass the long line and go right in it was great and way more affordable we had a nice time”

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    Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach/Telegraph Hill

    The Embarcadero and Beach St.

    San Francisco, CA 94133

    +14156235300

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