Shark Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Walk the catwalk above Shark Alley, participate in fish feeding in Blacktip Reef and more.
$50-$65 Per Person
8 and Up
Information Desk (Pier 3, Level 1)
Walk the catwalk above Shark Alley, where sharks swim just inches below; check out the food prep kitchen; participate in fish feeding in Blacktip Reef; and visit the sharks from behind the scenes as you learn about these incredible predators of the deep.
Tour pricing is per person; each guest must have their own tour ticket to participate.
Tour prices are higher on peak days, which occur in May, June, July and August. Peak days are as follows:
May & June: Saturdays, Sundays
July & August: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
Member Price: $40-$52 per person
Please book your tour online and be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour.
Questions? Please call Central Reservations at 410-659-4269 (available from 9 am to 4:30 pm, seven days a week).
Everything you need to know before your Shark Behind-the-Scenes Tour!
Before your tour, please review the following important information:
Guests must be 8 years or older. All guests under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian in order to attend.
Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable, including if you miss your tour due to late arrival. If the Aquarium cancels your program, you'll have the option to reschedule or receive a full refund.
To ensure that your tour hasn't been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances such as animal health or inclement weather, please call 410-576-8822 the day of your program for cancellation information.
All aspects of this tour are subject to availability.
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A paid parent or guardian must accompany all participants under the age of 16. Minors 16 years of age or older may participate with a signed waiver from a parent or guardian. Parents or guardians accompanying children must be at least 18 years old. For example, a 17-year-old may attend a tour with a signed waiver, but their 10-year-old sibling may not accompany them without an adult.
This tour does not allow guests to touch the sharks.
Closed-toe, non-slip shoes and comfortable clothing are recommended.
No. However, this experience is an add-on to a general admission ticket, which grants you admission into the building.