Dive into the world's largest aquarium located in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Aquarium, which opened in 2005, is an exciting destination for all ages. Large enough to hold an estimated 230 standard-size homes, the Georgia Aquarium features a staggering array of salt- and freshwater tanks and exhibits showcasing the tiniest organisms to alligators, dolphins, manta rays and whale sharks. The Georgia Aquarium is open every day unless otherwise noted.
Georgia Aquarium Hotel -
Dedicate an entire day to the spectacular sights at the Georgia Aquarium when you stay at Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center. Our full-service hotel is located just 15 miles from the Georgia Aquarium. Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center offers meeting and event space, onsite dining, a golf course, swimming pool, deluxe hotel rooms and suites, and concierge service to help you plan your Atlanta activities. Find out about Georgia vacation packages available at Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center.
Aquarium Galleries -
The Georgia Aquarium houses five main galleries, each featuring distinct themes. The Ocean Voyager exhibit features animals from the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Ocean, including a variety of rays and sharks. Georgia Aquarium is the only aquarium outside of Asia to house whale sharks. Tropical Diver features a coral reef habitat, Indo-Pacific fish and a wave machine. View sea otters, beluga whales and harbor seals in the Georgia-Pacific Cold Water Quest gallery. River Scout is a freshwater habitat with river species from around the world, including albino American alligators. GeorgiaExplorer is an interactive gallery for children and AT&T Dolphin Tales is home to the aquarium's dolphins.
Georgia Aquarium Activities -
In addition to stunning galleries and exhibits, Georgia Aquarium offers exciting programs and things to do. Behind-the-scenes tours, aquarium sleepovers, lecture series, and swimming with sharks and rays are just a few of the incredible programs offered at the Georgia Aquarium.