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VIP Experience: Sharks & Rays

Join us on our NEW VIP Experiences!

These private one-on-one experiences connect you with some of our most popular Aquarium animals. Meet an array of weird, fuzzy, silly, intriguing and amazing animals! The two-hour tours feature close encounters with two different animals as well as a customized behind-the-scenes tour. Come learn and explore with our most seasoned education and husbandry staff and learn what it takes to care for marine animals.

Premium Sharks and Rays

Get closer than ever before to our sharks and rays! Feed and interact with these amazing animals and then venture into the water with one of our larger sharks!


  • ADA accessible with modifications.
  • Guests on this tour must bring a bathing suit to wear beneath a provided wet suit.
  • Guests arriving without a suit will be unable to participate.
  • Private showering and changing areas are provided for guests on this tour.
  • On this tour guests will be wearing wetsuits provided by the Aquarium.
Shark and divers
Event Information
When Thursday-Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 am. Two-week advance notice required.
Cost $330.00 per member, $350.00 per non-member (Aquarium admission included).
Tickets Please call to RSVP.
Ages 13 years old and up. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
(562) 590-3100 *Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all experiences unless noted. Cancellations made 72 hours before the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 72 hours before a program will still be charged the full program price.