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Family Tour

Do your kids dream about getting closer to ocean animals? Designed with our youngest visitors in mind, this group tour takes you behind the scenes with trained naturalists who tell insider stories about our most popular animals. Hands-on activities make this a great choice for families with children under eight years old.


All ages (children under 3 free)
All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


Weekends year-round; Daily during the summer


45 minutes


$15 per person plus admission, general public
$12 per person, Aquarium members

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Things You Should Know

Space Is Limited

We recommend you pre-register for all events.

Reservations by Phone

The Sales & Reservation Center is open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday (except holidays). 831.647.6886 or toll-free in the U.S. and Canada  866.963.9645

Reservations in Person

You may register at the Membership and Tours Desk in the main lobby of the Aquarium.

Fee Information

Registration fees do not include Aquarium admission. You must also purchase admission tickets to the Aquarium for all tours that take place inside the Aquarium. Participants ages three and up are required to have a paid ticket for this tour.


We require at least 72 hours' notice in order to offer a refund. Reservations and cancelations are processed by phone or in person (not by email).

Other Information

Please note that strollers are not permitted on this tour.


Call the Sales & Reservation Center or email us.