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School Field Trips

Bring your students to the Aquarium of the Pacific for a fun learning experience. Come explore and discover over 12,000 animals that call the Aquarium their home.

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Explore the wonders of the Pacific Ocean on a self-guided field trip. Observe penguins, sea otters, sea jellies, and so much more. Dive deeper into your learning experience by adding an education program where your class can investigate further with an Aquarium educator.

Field Trip Details

Field Trip Options Cost
Aquarium Admission - Self-Guided Exploration

  • Self-guided adventure through the Aquarium with adult chaperones.
$9/participant (minimum 10 participants)
Aquarium Admission Plus Education Program

  • Programs are led by an Aquarium educator in one of our learning spaces.
  • Check out our program options.
$12/participant (minimum 20 participants)


  • The above pricing applies to schools accredited by the California Department of Education for visits by student-teacher groups in conjunction with school curriculum. After-school programs, extra-curricular school clubs, day-care affiliated programs, and other non-accredited organizations are not eligible for these rates. See the group rates page for non-school pricing.
  • Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to visit date will not be subject to cancellation fees. Cancellations between 15 and 30 days prior to visit date will be charged 50% of the estimated total. Cancellations made within 14 days of visit date will be charged 100% of the total to the credit card or purchase order number given at the time of booking. No-shows will be charged 100% of the total.
    • School field trips are not included in aquarium membership.

Book Your Field Trip Now
(562) 590-3100, ext. 0

Field Trips to the Aquarium

Reservations & Info • (562) 590-3100, ext. 0

  • Provide opportunities to touch animals including sharks, sea stars, anemones, and more
  • Engage and excite students
  • Inspire awe in the Pacific Ocean and the animals that live there
  • Connect to classroom curriculum
  • Require advanced reservation