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Aquarium of the Bay Tickets
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 27.95
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Skip the lines and discover Aquarium of the Bay's spectacular marine life and enjoy a day at one of the most popular attractions in San Francisco. 

What is the Aquarium of the Bay?

The Aquarium of the Bay is a sea life zoological centre located in the Port of San Francisco.

The marine exhibit houses 20,000 fish, molluscs, mammals and amphibians, particularly focuing on the sea life found in the San Francisco Bay.

What does the ticket include?

By booking your tickets with us, you'll skip the queues into the Aquarium of the Bay and visit the following habitats in the aquarium:

  • Discover The Bay: a space dedicated to marine animals such as the Garibaldi, the official marine state fish of California which is bright orange.  
  • Go With the Flow: an area displaying examples of invertebrate creatures such as jellyfish, octupus and sea sponges.
  • Under the Bay: walk through a submarine tunnel for an immersive experience. Gaze in awe as sharks swim all around you!
  • Touch the Bay: an interactive space where you can touch sea animals such as starfish and turtles.


The Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco is open every day of the week at the following times:

  • From 1 January to 16 June: from 10am to 6pm.
  • From 17 June to 3 September: from 10am to 8pm.
  • From 4 September to 31 December: from 10am to 6pm.

The Aquarium is closed on the following days: 25 December and 22 November.

Important information

The Aquarium of the Bay should not be confused with Monterey Bay Aquarium, located in the Californian city of Monterey.

Children under 5 

The entrance is free for children under 5 years old. 

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Adults Children from 5 to 11 years old
Aquarium of the Bay Ticket
US$ 27.95
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Aquarium of the Bay Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 27.95
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old

    US$ 17.95

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Skip the line Aquarium of the Bay tickets in San Francisco.

When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Only some areas are accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 27.95
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Pier 39.