Adventure Aquarium Adventure Aquarium

School Groups

Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from Center City Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 15,000 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. The Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks in the Northeast, the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos, and exhibits the longest Shark Bridge in the world, a unique V-shaped rope suspension bridge just inches over Shark Realm. Adventure Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is held to the absolute highest standards in animal care and exhibition.

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School Group Pricing

Are you a Title-1 School? Special discounted pricing may be available to you. Mention your Title 1 status when you reach out to book.

Off-peak (September-March): $14 per person
Peak (April-June): $15 per person

All school groups get one free chaperone for every 10 students

Upgrade Your Field Trip

Lunchroom reservation: $1 per person
Classroom or auditorium program: $4 per person
3D double feature: $4 per person
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: $6 per person

Field trips are self-guided and generally take about 2-2 1/2 hours. Allow extra time if you book lunch space or a classroom program.

Ready To Book?

Follow these easy steps to book your field trip!

  1. Select a date that you would like to bring your group to Adventure Aquarium. It is helpful to have a couple of backup dates in mind, just in case we happen to be very busy on certain dates.
  2. Call the Group Sales office at 800-616-JAWS (5297) or fill out a Field Trip Request Form and someone will get back to you in 1-2 business days.
  3. Pay a 50% deposit to hold your date and time. Payment can be made by check or credit card. Purchase orders for the full amount can be accepted in lieu of a deposit.
  4. Final headcount and payment or purchase order are due no later than 14 days prior to your scheduled field trip. No group sales payments can be accepted at the door. Any additional students or chaperones not on your reservation will charged general admission pricing.

Advance reservations are required, and must be booked two business days in advance. Groups that arrive without a reservation will be charged a "day of" price. Please plan ahead and call the Group Sales Department at 800-616-JAWS (5297) to schedule your visit.

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