For the safety of our guests, the Splash Pad, our outdoor children's play area, is closed until summer 2017 as we renovate our outdoor plaza area. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Sea Star: $250 - $499

You contribute a $75 - $324 to the Aquarium's programs. 

  • Send a class of 20 Head Start (PreK) students for an Aquarium trip. ($75)
  • Send two teachers to attend one of the Aquarium's teacher workshops. ($300)


Your VIP Membership Includes

  • Annual membership for a party of six with unlimited admission
  • Express and free parking
  • Discounts on Wild Dolphin Ecotour, Shark Feedings, Behind the Scenes Tour, Dive with the Sharks, Swim wit the Fishes
  • $5 off SharpShooters photo package
  • 20% food at Cafe Ray and Caribbean Cantina
  • 10% merchandise discount at Aquarium store
  • Savings on select AquaCamps
  • Invitations to members only events and previews
  • Quarterly Aquarium newsletter and e-blast
  • 20% off food/beverage at several Channelside restaurants
  • Free admission or discounted admission to other area attractions through the "share" program
  • For more information, e-mail or call Dana Shepard at (813) 367-4024.