No California itinerary is complete without a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Build the essential Central Coast experience of our magnificent, ocean conservation-focused Aquarium into your client's fly-drive itinerary or escorted group tour.
We offer special admission rates to qualified tour operators looking to provide the best destination knowledge and service to their clients.
Explore all the engaging animals and stunning exhibits that showcase the
biologically diverse marine environment of the Monterey Bay—and beyond.
Your Admission Includes
Learn more about our fantastic animals by attending daily feeding programs or auditorium shows, and by speaking with our knowledgeable volunteers.
The Aquarium Restaurant and Cafe
Guests can recharge during their visit at our Cafe and Coffee Bar, or enjoy sustainably delicious cuisine at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Restaurant. Both eateries offer expansive views overlooking Monterey Bay.
Shoppers will love the thoughtful mementos, such as handmade art pieces, eco-friendly logo wear and plush sea animals, at the Aquarium's onsite gift shops.
Customize the Experience
Go Behind the Scenes
When you add a tour to your booking, our expert guides will lead your group through the Aquarium to explore our most popular exhibits and peek into exclusive areas behind the scenes. Choose from a variety of offerings to find the right tour for your clients.
Enhance your group’s Aquarium experience with prepaid lunch vouchers or interpretation services. Another group favorite is our custom group sleepover experience. Let us know if you're interested in adding additional services to your booking.
Admission revenue supports our mission as a nonprofit organization to inspire conservation of the ocean. Thank you!
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