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  4. Aquarium of the Americas

New Orleans: Aquarium of the Americas Skip-the-Ticket-Line

Product ID: 269787
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Skip the ticket line at one of the top five aquariums in the U.S., and be transported to an underwater world, including a 400,000-gallon habitat full of marine life. Upgrade and save up to 40% by combining your visit with other Audubon Attractions.
About this ticket
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover an incredible mix of 3,600+ animals from 250+ species
  • Explore interactive animal habitats such as the new Shark Discovery Touch Pool and Parakeet Point
  • See immersive marine habitats such as the clear walk-through tunnel of the Great Maya Reef
  • Save $3 with advanced online purchase
  • Enjoy the benefit of a flexible voucher redemption policy
Full description
No visit to New Orleans is complete without a visit to this top-rated aquarium, the Audubon Aquarium was voted as one of the top five aquariums in the USA Today 10 Best reader poll three years in a row.

 The Aquarium transports visitors to an underwater world spanning from the Caribbean and the Amazon Rainforest to the waters that give New Orleans its lifeblood: the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. Don't miss brushing up on your marine life knowledge with an educational film at the IMAX theater, skip the ticket line upon arrival for quicker entry.

See more than 3,600 animals representing 250 species, including ones that are endangered. Touch sharks and stingrays at the Shark Discovery Touch Pool and enter a 30-foot-long tunnel to see aquatic creatures of all shapes and sizes swimming through 132,000 gallons of water at the Great Maya Reef habitat. In the Amazon Rainforest gallery, see lush plant life, free-flying birds, stunning aquatic species such as piranhas and pacus, an anaconda snake, and much more.
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entry to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
  • Entry to one show at the IMAX HD Entergy Giant Screen Theater
  • Educational programs such as sea otter training presentations, penguin feedings, and the Gulf of Mexico chat
  • Entry to Audubon Zoo (if combination option selected)
  • Entry to Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium (if combination option selected)
  • Local Taxes and Audubon $1 Transaction Fee
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Food and drinks
Know before you go
• Children under 2 are free, personal strollers are allowed in the aquarium
• Certified service animals are allowed in the aquarium with the exception of Parakeet Pointe
• The aquarium is handicap accessible, the pathways are ADA accessible, and has 2 elevators located on either side of the aquarium
• A limited number of wheelchairs are available for complimentary use on a first-come, first-serve basis
• Tickets and passes are not valid for Cool Zoo, Boo at the Zoo, Zoo to Do, Zoo to Do for Kids, Zoo Lights or any other special admission events at any Audubon facility
• If you purchase the Audubon Zoo + Aquarium of the Americas Combination, you have 365 days from first entry to visit the second attraction
• If you purchase the Audubon Nature Institute Experience Combination, you have 30 days from first entry to visit all 3 attractions
• Book your aquarium entry ticket in advance and save three dollars off the price at the gate, or save up to 15% when purchasing the combo
Save up to 10%

From US$ 31.29 US$ 28.10 per person

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based on 9 reviews
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Audubon Nature Institute

Product ID: 269787