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Dive into adventure with your friends and family and enjoy 4 tickets for $99** this spring.
Buy in advance and ensure ticket availability***
Adult $39.50
Senior (65+) $36.50
U.S. Veteran $36.50
Child (12 and under) $32.50
Purchase your reserved tickets now

Sales tax not included

Adult $59.50
Senior (65+) $56.50
U.S. Veteran $56.50
Child (12 and under) $52.50

Sales tax not included

Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 10:00am-9:00pm; Friday & Saturday, 10:00am-10:00pm

*Regular price $32.50 – $39.50. Offer valid for 4 (four) Reserved Entry admission Monday through Friday at any time during normal operating hours, Saturday after 4pm and on Sunday, after 2pm only. Offer not valid for merchandise. Blackout dates may apply. Not valid on previously purchased tickets and may not be combined with other offers. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. May not be combined with other offers. When purchasing at the attraction, mention offer prior to ticket inquiry at the Guest Services desk. Offer may be revised or revoked at any time. All regular and discount prices subject to change. Sales tax and standard online and phone service fees will apply to all orders.

**Sales tax and any applicable online and phone fees will apply to all orders.

***Encounter has limited availability per time slot. Purchasing tickets in advance online is highly encouraged as it ensures your date and approximate entry time slot. Entry times are approximate. For example: If you purchase tickets for a 10:00am time slot, you will enter the experience approximately between 10:00-10:15am. If you do not buy tickets in advance, you can purchase them on-site for the next available entry time. There may be limited ticket availability, especially on weekends and holidays. To ensure availability, please consider buying online.

†FlexPass admission allows guests a one-time (1-time) entry into the attraction at any time during operating hours for the month purchased. This ticket also gives you Priority Access which allows you to bypass the General Admission line for entry. FlexPass ticket is valid only for the month selected and purchased and expires at the end of the month if not used.

A portion of the proceeds from your ticket purchase supports the National Geographic Society’s nonprofit work in conservation, exploration, research, and education. National Geographic Society receives funds from National Geographic Partners LLC, funded in part by your purchase. To learn more, visit