Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

New Orleans, LA

Where are we going?

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Badine St E
New Orleans
LA 70130

504 581 4629

What is there to do?

Here's a little quiz:  Where do you think you can walk underneat hthe Caribbean Reef, explore the beauty of the Amazing Rainforest AND journey down that mighty Mississippi River, all in the one place?

Did you answer Audubon Aquarium of the Americas? If you did, then you'd be right!

This fun family aquarium in New Orleans is located on the Mississippi River, and lets you explore our fun underwater world!

The aquarium is FILLED with fun activities and attractions for those little ones, where you can explore the oceans of the entire world!

If you love those little penguins in their suits, then the Penguins Exhibit is where you should head! There are 35 penguins ready to entertain you, as they hop, swim and dive right in front of you! Don't miss the penguin feedings that occur twice a day - it's a great chance for kids to ask the keepers all about these mischievous creatures!

Why not visit the Amazon Rainforest during the dry season, where kids can climb into the Amazon "tree-top loop" and have a birds eye view of the entire rainforest! They can try and spot the many exotic species of fish, including the pacu fish, stingrays and those infamous piranhas!

Kids will love peering into that deep grotto, or they can explore underneath the Great Maya Reef, with an underwater city! Check out all of the mysterious ruins, which are surrounded by those exotic sea creatures. Don't forget to look out for that sunken treasure!

You can even take the plunge and take a dive into that Mayan culture! Pretty amazing!

For that underwater adventure in New Orleans (where you don't have to get wet!) just explore the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas! Make a SPLASH!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $23.95

Children: $17.92 (Ages 2 to 12)

Discount: Seniors $18.95

Free Under: 2 years.


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call if you have special needs to see how they can help


When can we go?

10am - 5pm

7 days a week. All year round


Any top tips?

When you arrive, check what events or activities are happening so you can plan your day around them!

I’m Hungry!

There is a Papa Johns and AquaGrill located on the second floor featuring pizza, hamburgers, chicken fingers, salads and drinks. Yum! There is even ice cream!

Healthy Eating

There are salads and sandwiches in Aqua Grill - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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