Monterey Bay Aquarium Skip-the-Line General Admission Ticket

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One of the world’s greatest Aquariums and a global leader in ocean conservation, the Monterey Bay Aquarium showcases marine exhibits such as a living Kelp Forest, the million-gallon Open Sea, and a two-story home for sea otters. Dramatic ocean-front decks overlook the Monterey Bay on California’s central coast

Our guide to Monterey Bay Aquarium

No California coastal itinerary is complete without a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium! Serving as a premier aquarium on the West Coast and a global leader in ocean research and conservation, this is the place that inspired the setting of Pixar’s Finding Dory and the BBC’s Big Blue Live. The Aquarium’s 322,000 square feet showcase Pacific Ocean habitats with acclaimed marine exhibits such as the threestory Kelp Forest, one-million-gallon Open Sea exhibit, and the two-story home to charismatic Sea Otters. Expansive ocean-front decks overlook the sea and behind-the-scenes tours show how the Aquarium cares for thousands of live animals and their habitats. The Aquarium also offers onsite, oceanview dining at The Monterey Bay Aquarium Restaurant and Cafe, putting their Seafood Watch program and sustainable culinary trends into action. Discover the wonders of the Monterey Bay and how protecting our oceans benefits the world


886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

Open Daily 10am-5pm. Seasonal extended hours. Check official website ,, for specific times

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is in Monterey, 2 hours' drive south of San Francisco

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Monterey Bay Aquarium Skip-the-Line General Admission Ticket

  • Tickets are 100% Non-refundable once booked
  • You will be issued with an e-ticket ticket for the Monterey Bay Aquarium for the date you select. 
  • Your ticket voucher allows you to by-pass the main ticket line. However, you may still need to queue for the other attractions within the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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