Tour Operator Group Request

Please use this form if you are requesting a visit date that occurs in 2014. 
Group visits require a minimum of 15 people. All reservation requests must be submitted at least 30 days before your visit. All final group numbers and payments must be received at least one week before your visit. Requested dates and times are subject to availability. We will notify you when your visit is confirmed. 
We look forward to seeing you!


  • I would like to add the 4-D experience to the Aquarium Only Group Pass for $2.50 a person:
  • Do you need a lunch space? (Reservations based on availability)

Group Options and Details

Tour Operators save up to 34% on exhibit fees!

Stingray Touch is available seasonally from May to September for an additional charge. 

Chaperones must exceed the 1:5 ratio to receive the group rate.

Total Experience Group Pass with Aquatic Show

Total Experience Group Pass with Aquatic Show - Adults $23, Student $17 (34% savings)

Access to Abbott Oceanarium, Aquatic Show, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Jellies special exhibit and 4-D Experience. Stingray Touch NOT included.

Admission to the aquatic show is based on availability; group seating is limited. Show times vary throughout the year and are subject to change.

Total Experience Group Pass Without Aquatic Show

Total Experience Group Pass with Aquatic Show - Adults $20.50, Student $14.50 (34% savings)

Access to Abbott Oceanarium, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Jellies special exhibit and 4-D Experience. Aquatic Show and Stingray Touch NOT included.

Add Stingray Touch to either Total Experience Group Pass for $2 per person. Open May through September.

Shedd Group Pass Without Aquatic Show

Shedd Group Pass Without Aquatic Show - Adult $18.85, Student $12.50 (30% savings)

Access to Abbott Oceanarium, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Jellies special exhibit. Aquatic Show, 4-D Experience and Stingray Touch NOT included.

Aquarium Galleries Only Group Pass

Aquarium Galleries ONLY - Adult $6, Student $5 (30% savings)

Access to ONLY the aquarium galleries. Does NOT include Abbott Oceanarium, Wild Reef, Jellies special exhibit, Aquatic Show, 4-D Experience or Stingray Touch.

Group Lunches

Brown bag lunch room reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For box lunch reservations please email Michelle, or call 312-692-3273.

Additional Information

Requested dates and times are subject to availability. You will receive a confirmation letter within 10 days of when your reservation is booked. If you have questions regarding an existing reservation, please send us an e-mail and be sure to include your confirmation number.