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Discover the wonder and mystery of the underwater world and more through our educational programs, overnights and behind-the-scenes tours! To register, make reservations and check availability for any of our Programs, please call 281-334-2521 or email aqkeeducation@ldry.com.

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Educational Programs

Discover the wonder and mystery of the underwater world and more through our guided tours and classroom programs! View the current calendar.

For reservations and more information about any of our education programs, please call 281-334-2521 or email aqkeeducation@ldry.com.

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Behind the Scenes Aquarium Tour

A guided tour of all our exhibits both upstairs and downstairs, as well as our behind the scenes areas and life support systems. Includes admission to Stingray Reef and stingray feeding. Approximately 45 minutes.
$10.99 plus tax, 4 person minimum
$9.99 plus tax for groups of 10+

Lunch Option (on-site only)

To-Go box : $5 plus tax
Ham or turkey sandwich with cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
Included with chips, cookie and a Capri Sun

Kid’s lunch: $6.99 plus tax and 20% gratuity
Your choice of pizza, mini burgers, chicken tenders, grilled chicken or fried fish
Including a side of mashed potatoes, orange slices, and soft drink or Capri Sun

Supreme lunch: $9 plus tax and 20% gratuity
Your choice of:
Grilled chicken or friend chicken strips with mashed potatoes and mixed veggies
Fried fish with fries and slaw
Grilled fish with rice and mixed veggies
Shrimp pasta alfredo or veggie past marinara
Included with a soft drink, and cupcake for dessert

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Classroom Programs: (available at the aquarium or an off-site location)

TEKS based education programs perfect for schools!
* Aquarium tours, lunch or Kemah Boardwalk ride wristbands can be added to any package for an additional charge.

Coral Communities:

Participants have the opportunity to learn all about coral, coral reefs, the many different creatures that live on coral reefs, how these creatures form an ecosystem and interact with each other. Includes an activity on how a coral reef ecosystem works!

Rockin' the Rainforest:

Students will learn about the 4 different levels of rainforests, what animals live and thrive at each level, how these animals have adapted for survival in the rainforests, and other interesting facts about each animal! Includes 4 live animals for participants to see up close.

Radical Reptiles:

Students learn all about a variety of reptiles, including what environments they live in, what adaptations these animals have to survive, how large they grow, and other interesting facts about each animal. Includes 3-4 live reptiles for participants to see up close.

Squid Anatomy Dissection:

Each participant will receive a squid along with dissection tools. We dissect the squids together as a group and learn about each body part and what role these body parts play in order to keep a squid alive. Includes general squid facts.

Creature Feature:

Pick 4 of our education animals to learn about and see them up close and personal!

Tour AND Classroom Program combo:

  • $13.99 plus tax, 4 person minimum
  • $12.99 plus tax for groups of 10+
  • Add lunch for $5, $6.99 or $9 plus tax and 20% gratuity
Off-site location:
  • $100 - 1 program for 1 hour
  • $175 - 2 programs for 2 hours
  • $250 - 3 programs for 3 hours

Add to your Adventure:


Mobile Touch Tank: (available at the Aquarium or off-site location) $150/2 hours
Our portable, saltwater Touch Tank allows guests to closely view, hold and learn about sea stars, sea urchins, hermit crabs, sea snails and other small marine animals.

Costume Mascot: (available at the Aquarium or off-site location) $100/2 hours
Choice of Sharkey or Octavius (shark or octopus) to entertain children and provide photo opportunities.

Prize Wheel: (available at the Aquarium or off-site location) $40/2 hours
Only available as an add-on option. Children who answer a science based educational question correctly gets to spin the wheel to win a prize. Prizes must be provided by event organizer.

Lunch Option (on-site only)

To-Go box : $5 plus tax
Ham or turkey sandwich with cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
Included with chips, cookie and a Capri Sun

Kid’s lunch: $6.99 plus tax and 20% gratuity
Your choice of pizza, mini burgers, chicken tenders, grilled chicken or fried fish
Including a side of mashed potatoes, orange slices, and soft drink or Capri Sun

Supreme lunch: $9 plus tax and 20% gratuity
Your choice of:
Grilled chicken or friend chicken strips with mashed potatoes and mixed veggies
Fried fish with fries and slaw
Grilled fish with rice and mixed veggies
Shrimp pasta alfredo or veggie past marinara
Included with a soft drink, and cupcake for dessert

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Marine Biologist for a Day, Kid’s lunch included: $39.99 plus tax, 4 person minimum

Participants spend the day behind the scenes learning what it takes to be a Marine Biologist. Includes a squid dissection, complete tour of all the aquarium exhibits, behind the scenes areas, life support systems, biology lab, food prep kitchen, and dive locker. Feed and interact with our stingrays and eat lunch in front of one of our amazing dining room tanks! 5 hours.

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Culinary Education Program, includes lunch: $14.99 plus tax, 10 person minimum

Participants tour the dining room kitchen, learn how the back of the house operates, question and answer session with the chef, and enjoy lunch in our restaurant. 1.5 hours.

To schedule your Culinary Program, please call 281-334-2521 or email aqkeeducation@ldry.com.

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