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Aquarium of the Bay General Admission

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    What to Expect
    Located at San Francisco’s ever-popular Pier 39 along the Embarcadero, the Aquarium of the Bay offers an educational look at local sea life.

    A general admission ticket gives you quick access to all of the aquarium’s main exhibit areas, all of which focus of the marine life of San Francisco Bay and nearby waters. Together, the exhibits are home to more than 20,000 sea creatures. Stay all day if you wish. The aquarium is yours to explore at your own pace.

    Discover the Bay Exhibit:

    Ever wonder why anchovies swim in schools, or what life is like for a newly hatched skate in San Francisco Bay? You’ll learn answers to questions like these in the Discover the Bay exhibit area, which is also where you’ll find some of the bay’s brightest sea creatures, including green moray eels and California’s state marine fish, the orange garibaldi.

    Under the Bay Exhibit:

    Thousands of marine animals, including octopuses, swim above and around you as you meander along a 300-foot (90-meter) tunnel system of clear glass. You’ll see moon jellies and Pacific sea nettles, giant sea bass and colorful starfish, and deepwater fish such as leopard and soupfin sharks.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Aquarium of the Bay, Embarcadero & Beach St Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
    Departure Time
    1/1/2019 - 12/24/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    12/26/2019 - 12/31/2019Monday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Tuesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Thursday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Friday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Saturday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    1/1/2020 - 12/24/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    • Entry/Admission - Aquarium of the Bay
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Free admission for children ages 3 and under
    • Wheelchair and stroller accessible
    • The aquarium is open every day except Christmas Day
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Well presented aquarium with helpful and knowledgable staff. Fits quite a lot into a small area, including an underwater tunnel and touch pool. The real highlight was the otters who were in amazing form, running around and playing (could of watched them for hours)!!
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    If you've been to another Aquarium this would probably be one to pass on. The water is kept clean and the fish are treated well, but the lack of tanks and lack of room for guests takes away from that. Bought one ticket on groupon for $23, got one for free (military over
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    This Aquarium was a lot of fun. It has many different fish and unlike other aquariums this one has tunnel tanks which allow you to see the fish in many angles including a view above your head. We saw the tanks being cleaned and the Outters being feed I definitely recommend this
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    Rainy day so we decided to visit and so glad we did! Small aquarium but very nice, informative and interactive. We were able to get up close, not crowded like larger aquariums we've been to. Groupon saved us a few dollars also. Would recommend seeing.
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    The overall presentation of the different species in the area(I was very happy about the glass between me and the various snakes of the region)NOT a fan The narrative about each was quite interesting. A great place to hole up in if the weather is dreary outside. Something for
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