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San Francisco Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket Instant Confirmation

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See San Francisco Bay's wide array of vibrant marine life at the Aquarium of the Bay. Stroll under clear tunnels as various species swim by and interact with sea stars and sharks at the touch pools.

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Explore the depths of the San Francisco Bay through Aquarium of the Bay's countless marine life displays! Not only are there schools of fish and rays swimming by in crystal clear acrylic tunnels, but there are also jellyfishes to watch dance in their own exhibitions and leopard sharks and other splash zone animals to have personal encounters with. Bring the whole family, learn about conservation and make the most out of the memorable experience!
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Adult (Age 13-64)
USD 27.95
USD 27.95
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 17.95
USD 17.95
Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 22.95
USD 22.95
Infant (Age 0-3)
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Adult (Age 13-64)
USD 27.95
USD 27.95
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 17.95
USD 17.95
Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 22.95
USD 22.95
Infant (Age 0-3)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission
Package detail / Schedule
Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
Redemption instructions
Please present your voucher at the Visitors Service Desk upon arrival.

Operating hours
Monday to Sunday: from 10:00 to 18:00
November 22: from 10:00 to 15:00 (last ticket at 14:00)
December 24: from 10:00 to 15:00 (last ticket at 14:00)

The Aquarium is closed on December 25.

The approximate time to see all exhibits at an average pace is about 90 minutes.

Available languages
- English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish

There are special QR codes throughout the museum that guests can scan with their personal phones or tablets for foreign language audio tours.
Location, direction and description

Oakland/East Bay via Bay Bridge – Toll Road
• I-80 West, take Exit 2B Harrison St/Embarcadero, right turn onto Harrison, left onto Embarcadero

Marin/North Bay via Golden Gate Bridge – Toll Road
• HWY 101 South, exit Marina Blvd/Girard Rd, left onto Girard Rd/Marina Blvd, left onto Bay Street, left onto Mason Street, right onto North Point, left onto Grant Avenue

San Jose/South Bay/Peninsula
• Via 101 North, Exit Fourth Street, merge onto Bryant Street, left onto Embarcadero
• Via 280 North, Exit King Street/Embarcadero

• Get off the train at Embarcadero Station, go to ground level exiting tunnel toward Drumm Street or Spear Street, walk to Market Street & Main Street and transfer to the MUNI F-Market Street Car.
Parking information
Public parking facilities are available at Pier 35 or across from the main entrance at the PIER 39 garage. The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that Aquarium of the Bay does not validate parking but many PIER 39 restaurants do.
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    • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by parents.
    • The Aquarium is mostly wheelchair-accessible.
    • Tickets are valid for 90 days from the date of purchase.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please present your printed or mobile voucher at check-in.
    • For Behind the Scenes and Feed the Sharks Experiences, accommodations can be made for standard-size wheelchairs. Please check with the Aquarium's Education Department at +415 623 5335.
    • Wheelchairs are available on a first come first serve basis. Please bring a valid ID with photo to use a wheelchair.
    • Storage for personal items is unavailable. Please check with the San Francisco Welcome Center at the 2nd floor of Pier 39 on the West Side.
Additional Note(s)
    • Please note that operating hours vary depending on the day.
    • Scheduled presentations can extend from 10 to 20 minutes.
    • In and out privileges for guests are currently allowed in the Aquarium.
    • Service animals are allowed.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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USD 27.95

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San Francisco Aquarium of the Bay General Admission Ticket