Self-Guided Tours

For groups that only have a short time to visit, a self-guided Aquarium tour is the best option. Self-guided tours are flexible and give your group an awe-inspiring look at the life of San Francisco Bay. To enhance your tour, check out our self-guided Estuary Exploration Guides.

Program Length: 45 minutes to 1 hour
Times Offered: Tours are spaced 15-20 minutes apart throughout the day starting at 10:00 AM
Number of Participants: Limit 42 participants (students plus teachers/chaperones) per tour. Minimum chaperone to student ratio of one chaperone to five students. Groups larger than 42 participants will be split into smaller groups and tour start times will be scheduled in adjacent time slots.

Important information

  • Teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) can submit Reservation Request Forms starting August 14, 2013.
  • All other Bay Area schools can submit Reservation Request Forms starting August 28, 2013.
  • All Reservation Request Forms must be submitted a minimum of 3 weeks prior to your trip date.
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