Step right up for aquatic fun that you won’t find anywhere else. Have your photo taken with a larger-than-life Giant Pacific Octopus on the Boardwalk and see a real one too! Inside, take a 5D submarine ride to the bottom of the ocean, guided by Aquarius the Octopus and Finn the Pufferfish, and explore ten zones of fish & fun on your way back up to the surface. Sea you soon!
The Waters Tunnel
Surround yourself with the sea as you walk through a tunnel right in the heart of the Aquarium and into a sunken ancient city. You’ll be thrilled with sightings of a variety of sharks and all kinds of uniquely striped and patterned fish as they swim circles all around you.
Celebrate the boundless beauty of the moon jelly in the most unique way… in the Branson Aquarium’s Jelly Infinity Room. These bioluminescent beings are amazing to watch and even more incredible when you experience them glowing all around you in a color-changing environment that you control!
Get a vast view of a gorgeous coral reef, teeming with tropical marine life. You’ll marvel at the array of fish in their brilliant colors, all supported by their coral counterparts ... and catch a final glimpse of the sharks and rays that come gliding overhead.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
FISH AND FUN WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS
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Discover a magical underwater Palace where heroic Mermaids safeguard the ocean’s coral reefs. Their lovely fortress features two fun photo ops for wanna-be Mermaids and Mermen to flaunt their tails. Plus, take in the mesmerizing sight of thousands of schooling sardines and hundreds of tiny seahorses in their own unique habitats.
Look above your head and across the horizon to appreciate the gliding, diving sight of stingrays in an undersea oasis. These beauties travel in a school all around The Grand Aquarium, always curious to see who’s swimming below them and peeking into their world.
Our Passion - Our Cause
Discover dozens of marvelous coral species that create a home for so many treasured animals. Take some time to watch as fish travel in and around the corals and peek through the nooks and crannies of their colorful forms. Corals are alive and give life to the oceans. We hope you’ll be inspired to help give coral reefs a chance to thrive in the future. See why we’re passionate about the work of the Coral Restoration Foundation™.
Climb to new heights through the ocean’s underwater towers of kelp and enjoy coloring a fish before it magically swims to life on a giant screen. The safe shelter of the Kelp Forest is represented in this playful zone designed especially for kids and the kid in you.
Now’s your chance to dip your fingers into the water and make new fish friends. You’ll be charmed by the feel of sandpapery rays, smooth sharks and lumpy crabs and delighted by the cold-water surging tide pool filled with bumpy starfish and sticky-tentacled anemones.
Float in weightless-feeling bliss through the endless salt-water sea. Here, the pulsing waves and music connect you with a variety of colorful angelfish, butterfly fish, and damsels. This is also a lovely place to spot the ocellaris clownfish. Yep, you can find “Nemo” here!