How long are your tickets good for?

Tickets are good for one year from the date of purchase.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept Cash, Travelers Checks and all the major Credit Cards.

Do I have to use the Combo tickets the same day?

The Combo tickets are good for one year from the date of purchase.

Can I leave and revisit the same day?

Yes! Your tickets are an all-day pass. When you exit the Aquarium, ask for a hand stamp in the gift store and you can return later that same day.

How long does it take to tour each attraction?

We recommend allowing 2 hours or more to tour the Aquarium.

What types of discounts do you have available?

We offer discounts for AAA and AARP members, Active and Retired Military, and local residents.

Where can I park?

There is plenty of free parking available in front of the Aquarium and all around Broadway at the Beach.

Discounts for Residents of Horry County

Horry County Residents only will receive a 50% discount with proof of residency. They will be able to bring up to 4 guests at a 25% discount.

Do you allow cameras/camcorders?

Absolutely YES! Feel free to take pictures and shoot video and share with your friends and family.

Is the Aquarium wheelchair accessible?

The Aquarium is wheelchair and stroller friendly.

Do you have wheelchairs?

Wheelchairs are available at Guest Services.

Do I need a reservation?

General admission to tour the Aquarium does not require reservations.

Do you have or can I bring a stroller?

The Aquarium is stroller friendly. Strollers may be rented at Guest Services for $3.

Do you allow pets?

Only service animals are allowed per ADA specifications.

Do you host birthday parties for children?

Yes We do! Please visit our Birthday Party page for more information.

Discount for Active and Retired Military

Military Members with proof of service will receive 50% off and they will be able to bring up to 4 guests at a 25% discount.


Please contact out friendly aquarium staff directly by phone or email or complete our quick Online FAQ Form below.
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