SEA LIFE San Antonio Aquarium in San Antonio, TX

849 E. Commerce StreetSan Antonio, TX 78205
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Total Price: $25.30 (USD)
TripAdvisor user rating 4.00 out of 5 Based on 20 reviews


With over 10 interactive exhibits to explore, the SEA LIFE San Antonio Aquarium is fun for the entire family. Watch one of the scheduled feeding times, learn more about marine life, and discover more about the aquarium’s rescue and conservation efforts. From seahorses to a Giant Pacific Octopus, you’ll come face-to-face with some of the most interesting animals under the sea!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Antonio Travel Experts
  • Explore San Antonio's only underwater ocean tunnel.
  • 10+ breathtaking exhibits.
  • No eating or drinking inside Sea Life Aquarium.
  • Face masks or coverings are highly recommended to be worn during your visit.
  • Hand sanitizers have been added throughout the attraction.


from SEA LIFE San Antonio
SEA LIFE San Antonio is home to San Antonio’s only Underwater Ocean Tunnel! Come face to fin with sharks, our rescued sea turtle, touch a sticky anemone, and explore over 20 breathtaking exhibits. No flippers required!

Immerse yourself in a tropical sea where sharks and rays swim overhead in 155,000 gallons of wow! See the Aquarium’s largest sharks and fish swim directly overhead for the ultimate shark selfie. Reach in and touch a chocolate chip sea star, sea anemones, hermit crabs, and more. Dive into a shipwreck to spot some of the most unique creatures at SEA LIFE San Antonio. Be mesmerized at a technicolor reef full of live corals, count the schooling bannerfish, and wave hello to beautiful coral fish.

Key exhibits and features:
  • 50 ft Underwater Ocean Tunnel
  • Interactive Touchpool
  • Stingray Bay
  • Shipwreck
  • Seahorse Mangrove Exhibit
  • And more!

Key creatures:
  • Sharks (Whitespotted Bamboo, Epaulette, Zebra, Blacktip Reef, Grey Reef)
  • Stingrays (Bluespotted, Bluespotted Ribbontail, Cownose, Southern)
  • Moray Eels, Pufferfish, Green Sea Turtle, Napoleon Wrasse, Giant Pacific Octopus
  • Moon Jellyfish
  • Common Giant Guitarfish
  • Spotted Gar

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Frequently Asked Questions about SEA LIFE San Antonio

Are customers required to make reservations after purchase?

Yes, dated and timed reservations are required. Instructions will be provided after purchase.

Can I bring food or drink into the aquarium?

We do not have any food/drink options inside the aquarium. Except in the case of medical needs, we do not allow any food or drink inside the aquarium.

Can I take pictures while in the Aquarium?

Yes. However, please turn the flash off to protect the fish and animals inside the aquarium.

Is there a gift shop?


Can we touch the creatures?

We ask that guests only interact with our animals when invited to by a member of our staff. The Interactive Touchpool exhibit is where guests may be invited to do so.

I need to leave the aquarium? Can I return later in the day?

Yes. General admissions tickets are good for the entire day. Guests must have their hands stamped upon exiting in order to re-enter the aquarium.

Is the aquarium accessible?

Yes. Our aquarium is wheelchair and stroller accessible. We do not provide wheelchair or stroller rentals at our attraction.

Is parking available?

Discounted validated public parking is available at the admission desk for the Crockett Street and the Commerce Street parking garages attached to the Mall. Bring your printed parking ticket to our front desk to receive 2 hours of parking for only $3.