Self-Guided

We ask all community groups to make reservations for self-guided visits in order to obtain special group admission fees. Community groups are defined as organizations other than school institutions.

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Special Presentations

Hawaiians and the Sea — Learn how early Hawaiians used the sea for food, medicine.
What is Coral, and why is it important? — An overview of coral and the implications of climate change
Natural History of Hawai‘i — Take a closer look at what makes Hawaiʻi’s underwater environment so unique.
Hawaiian Monk Seals —Learn about seals in the wild and at the Aquarium. Play the Monk seal training game! Programs for kids group and adult groups.
Other Presentations — Let us know what your group is interested in learning, we can adapt any our programs.

AGES: 5-years to Adult, we can help to find a program that is suitable for your group
CLASS CAPACITY: 15 to 50 people
DAYS/TIMES: Monday to Friday
COST: $50 and up, Separate admission fees may apply.

Premium Presentations

Wonders of Waikīkī Aquarium — The Animals and Stories of the Aquarium (includes highlights Tour).
Hawaiian Reef Animals — Get up close with the animals of the reef (Includes hands-on lab)
Snorkeler’s Guide — Snorkeling is more fun if you know what you’re seeing (includes an exhibit scavenger hunt).

AGES: 8-years to Adult
CLASS CAPACITY: Varies
DAYS/TIMES: Monday to Friday
COST: Please inquire $75 plus an activity fee

Aquarium After Dark

An after-dark flashlight search of the exhibits emphasizing the differences between the nocturnal reef and diurnal reef and its inhabitants.

AGES: 5-years to Adult (Suited to school groups, community groups and scout troops)
CLASS CAPACITY: 25 to 55 people
DAYS/TIMES: Monday to Friday Evenings, after sunset
COST: $10/person

Fish School

Discover what makes a fish a fish and other adaptations of these animals to their environment! Hands-on, interactive presentation; followed by a scavenger hunt.

AGES: 6-years to Adult (Ideal for school groups, home school groups or scout troops)
CLASS CAPACITY: Max 30 people
DAYS/TIMES: Monday to Friday, Daytime
COST: $7/person

Private Aquarium Tours

Waikīkī Aquarium–Uncovered! Learn the secrets of Waikīkī Aquarium on an after-hours tour. Explore both behind-the-scenes and in the beautiful galleries.

AGES: 6-years to Adult (Ideal for family groups, home school groups or scout troops)
CLASS CAPACITY: Max 30 people
DAYS/TIMES: Monday to Friday late afternoon or early evening
COST: $15/person