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One ticket booklet that saves 47% on admission to Aquarium of the Bay
and 3 other must-see San Francisco attractions plus unlimited cable car rides

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San Francisco CityPASS

Walk on the Wild Side

300 feet of crystal clear tunnels surrounded by 700,000 gallons of filtered bay water and 20,000 aquatic animals

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Special Events Every Day

Look for animal feedings, movies and a wide variety of presentations by the Aquarium’s interpretive naturalists.

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  Adult ages 12+ $160.90 $86
  Child ages 5–11 $115.90 $64

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Aquarium of the Bay

See eye-to-eye with sharks. Be mesmerized by jellies. Explore giant tunnels, surrounded by 20,000 marine animals. Discover San Francisco Bay through hands-on science.

CityPASS Admission

General admission to the only aquarium dedicated to the animals native to the San Francisco Bay. Includes underwater glass tunnels and touch pools.

PIER 39
The Embarcadero and Beach Street
San Francisco, CA, 94133

(415) 623-5300

aquariumofthebay.org

Summer (May 25-Sep 2): Open daily, 9am-8pm

Winter: Mon-Thu, 10am-6pm; Fri-Sun, 10am-7pm

Closed Christmas Day

Highlights

  • Discover the Bay features distinctive ecosystems that support an incredibly wide variety of marine life.
  • Stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels for a scuba diver's view of over 20,000 marine animals from San Francisco Bay and nearby waters.
  • Walk through the Near Shore exhibit tunnel to catch a view of a giant Pacific octopus — one of the smartest marine animals in San Francisco Bay.
  • The magic of San Francisco Bay is literally at your finger tips in Touch the Bay, featuring touch pools with sharks, rays and sea stars, and the interactive Bay Lab station.
  • Take advantage of animal feedings, movies and presentations by the Aquarium’s interpretive naturalists to enhance your visit.

CityPASS Entry

Present CityPASS booklet or voucher at main entrance.

Upgrades for CityPASS Holders

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Cost for CityPASS holders: $10.

Advice for Visitors

  • Mornings are the least-crowded.
  • Visit the Events Calendar prior to your visit to learn special presentation and feeding times on your travel dates.
  • Aquarium of the Bay does not validate parking at the PIER 39 Garage, but many PIER 39 restaurants do.
  • See the world-famous sea lions seasonally at PIER 39's K-Dock.
  • Make a day of it; your aquarium ticket provides return privileges throughout the day. Come in the morning, leave for a waterfront stroll, then return for bat ray or shark feeding time.

On-site Services

Parking: The PIER 39 Garage is open 24/7.

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible.

Gift Shop: 2 retail stores

Getting There

Muni: The F line, 8x, 39 bus lines go within a block of PIER 39. The line 47 stops two blocks away.


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Buy Now Adult ages 12+ $86 Child ages 5–11 $64