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General Admission

$ 12.00

ages 13 to 64
$ 5.00

ages 4 to 12
(Must be accompanied
by an adult)

ages 3 and under
(Must be accompanied
by an adult)

$ 8.00

ages 13 to 64 with current Hawaii ID
$ 5.00

age 65 and older,
& Persons with disabilities
$ 8.00

Active Duty with current Military ID
FOWA Membership

paid membership with current ID and membership card

Each paid admission includes access to the free Mobile Audio Guide.

  • Wearing face masks is required in the Waikiki Aquarium. Following the increase in COVID-19 cases across the state, the continuation of existing masking requirements was recommended by UH medical and public health experts and the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health and affirmed by UH Officers and administration officials on all campuses. A decision on whether the requirement will remain in place for the fall is expected by mid-August.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times by all visitors over the age of 2.
  • For guests who do not come prepared, face masks may be purchased at the Aquarium Gift shop.
  • Guests are required to obey signage requiring a six-foot distance between individual visitors or different groups.
  • Guests must follow signage indicating the one-way route through the galleries.
  • Hand sanitizers are positioned throughout the facility.
  • Custodial staff wipe down and sanitize high-touch areas several times throughout the day.
  • Touch screens, informational kiosks, and other high-touch technologies will be decommissioned until further notice.
  • Clear acrylic barriers are now in place at the Front Desk and Gift Shop to minimize the potential spread of viruses among guests, staff, and volunteers.
  • Members must show a valid photo id and membership card to receive their free admission.
  • We accept Cash, US Traveler’s Checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners Club International, JCB, B&C, and Union Pay China.
  • Tickets are available online.
  • No refunds are provided for purchases made online.
  • Click here for a list of reciprocal institutions for which we offer discounted or free admission.
  • If you wish to make a group reservation, please click here to speak with our reservation department. Rates and conditions on groups are different from pre-sold tickets.
  • All visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Our facility is totally smoke-free. Usage of tobacco including electronic cigarettes are prohibited at the Aquarium.
  • Comfort therapy animals and pets are not allowed. A Service Animal is allowed under the specific direction of admission desk staff.
  • We reserve the right to deny entry to any person(s). Please obey instructions provided by Aquarium Staff relating to the health and safety of our aquatic animals, staff, and guests.