We have an aquarium in Austin, Texas! At the Austin Aquarium, there are thousands of species and interactive exhibits. Both children and adults can discover and interact with sharks, birds, fish, rays, and reptiles. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to enjoy this is an incredible experience. Since the ticket prices may not be within some family’s budgets, I have found some ways to get Austin Aquarium Coupons, Discounts, and even Free Tickets.
How to Get 2021 Austin Aquarium Coupons, Discounts, and Free Tickets
Austin Aquarium Reviews
I have not been to the aquarium yet, but if it’s any indication of its popularity, I see quite a few of my friends like the Aquarium on Facebook. Get more info and read reviews for the Austin Aquarium on Trip Advisor.
Also, I recommend searching for posts on social media. To start, use the hashtag #austinaquarium and see pictures and reviews of the Austin Aquarium by your friends and other Austinites.
Information about the Austin Aquarium
2019 Ticket Prices
For a day ticket to the aquarium, Monday through Thursday, the cost is $13.95 for adults, $8.95 for children, $11.95 for seniors/military/college students, and kids under 2 are free. On the weekend, aquarium tickets cost $15.95 for adults, $10.95 for kids, $13.95 for seniors/military/college students, and under age 2 are free.
To get an annual pass to the Austin Aquarium, a single pass for one person for one year is $59.95, two people are $109.95, a family pass is $139.95 (2 adults and up to 3 kids under 18), and an ultimate annual pass is $199.95 (2 adults with unlimited kids from the household).
Is there free parking at the Austin Aquarium?
Yes, there is free parking at the aquarium. Some people will be surprised that the Austin Aquarium is located in a strip mall in North Austin.
How to get free tickets for the aquarium
Free Austin Aquarium tickets for Foster Children
The owners of the Austin Aquarium believe in the family experience. As foster parents and adoptive parents, they understand the struggle that foster families can face. Therefore, foster children get free admission to the aquarium. In addition, all families, children, and employees of Austin Children’s Shelter and Children at Heart Ministries also get free tickets.
Free Tickets for Teachers at the Austin Aquarium
And, kids under 2 as well as educators with educator ID badge pay no admission. So yes, teachers get free aquarium tickets as long as you have your teacher ID.
How to get coupons for the aquarium
Check the Austin Aquarium coupon page often. Now there is a buy one get one free coupon for Tuesdays but excludes March, June, July, August, and December.
If you are a sports fan then you can get a 20% off discount when you wear a sports team jersey or shirt on game day. To get this deal, you have to wear one of the teams included in the image below.
Get Discounts for the Aquarium
There are many ways to get deals for the aquarium.
First, check out the Austin Pogo Pass. The Pogo Pass is a membership that provides you 12 months of FREE access to the best entertainment venues in San Antonio, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, Austin, and Dallas. Use the Pogo Pass coupon code CHACHING to get 60% off. Get a 1 year discounted entertainment pass for any of the cities for just $39.98. This is a great way for people to enjoy entertainment for FREE all year long! The Austin Pogo Pass includes one free ticket to the Austin Aquarium. If you plan on visiting other entertainment venues in the Austin area, then this is well worth the money.
Austin Aquarium Groupon
Also, check out Groupon. There’s a page with a deal for 1 Adult, 1 Adult & Child, or 2 Adults & 2 Children or Birthday Party at the aquarium (Up to 50% Off) but the deal is not available now. Therefore, bookmark the page and check back often.
- $9 for 1 adult admission (up to $14.95 value)
- $14 for 1 adult admission and 1 child admission (up to $24.90 value)
- $25 for 2 adult admissions and 2 child admissions (up to $49.80 value)
- $90 for a birthday party for up to 10 (up to $180 value)
To save some money, buy tickets for the aquarium online and visit the aquarium on a weekday (Monday – Thursday) in order to save $2 per ticket.
Also, seniors, military, and college students get discounts to the aquarium too. So, make sure to bring your ID.
There you have it. There are many ways to get aquarium coupons, discounts, and even free tickets. If you know of any other ways to save money at the aquarium, then please leave a comment.