General Admission

Meet sharks, bat rays, octopuses, and other animals when you visit Aquarium of the Bay. Skip the line and save $2 when you buy online! Your ticket is good for 90 days after purchase.

Are you a local?

If you reside in one of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties, you qualify for our locals discount.


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Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Traverse the catwalk above our tanks. Learn about our dive operations.  Find out how we care for 20,000 marine animals.

Feed the Sharks Tour

Each tour participant will receive a bucket of seafood to feed to sharks, rays, skates and other fishes in the Aquarium's 350,000 gallon Offshore tunnel exhibit!

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Dining Deals
Get a 15% dining discount with your Aquarium ticket at:




*See the back of your ticket for details.

Parking Perks
Receive parking validation for 1 hour before 6 pm and 2 hours after 6 pm in the PIER 39 garage when dining at any of these restaurants or any other full-service restaurant on PIER 39. Validation must be acquired from restaurant.

Top Ticket Packages

Save time and money by combining your Aquarium visit with a Bus Tour, Bay Cruise and more! Plan your day in San Francisco! Click on the photos below for more information and to purchase a combination package.


No visit to San Francisco would be complete without a trip to the world-famous Fisherman’s Wharf. Now you can make the most out of your trip with the WharfPass.

Bay Cruise

Take a cruise on the Bay and visit the Aquarium with our Blue & Gold Fleet / Aquarium of the Bay combination package. Absolutely the best value on the bay!

Hop On / Hop Off Bus Tour

Experience diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views atop an open air bus. Hop on or off to create your own journey around the city.

Need more packages? Check out all our ticket packages here.

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