If you’re driving along I-45 at night, you never miss it. The big Ferris wheel, the glowing blue lights illuminating the dark sky. Your kids are probably in the back seat, begging you to bring them there soon.
The Houston Aquarium has officially reopened its exhibits, rides, and dining room areas, making the downtown attraction a great place for families to enjoy some fun this summer.
However, if you’ve ever visited the Houston Aquarium before, you know that between the exhibit admissions, ride tickets, and seafood dinners, one visit for the whole family can really add up. Fortunately, it’s possible to lighten the load on your wallet, especially if you have the right Houston Aquarium coupons.
Check out these 6 ways to save big on your next visit to the Aquarium:
When it comes to Downtown Aquarium coupons that help you save big, it’s hard to beat Houston CityPASS. Plan your next five family outings, save money, and get CityPASS. Earn access to five of Houston’s top attractions at 47% off. CityPASS gets you admission to Space Center Houston, various museums, Kemah Boardwalk, and the Aquarium. Buy once and visit each location in any order over the course of 9 days.
Here are some reasons we love Houston CityPASS:
- It’s the cheapest way to see Houston’s top 5 attractions
- Many attractions give CityPASS holders access to expedited lines so you get in faster
- The deal is available year-round
Check out our Houston CityPASS review for more info.
Passes are $64 for adults and $54 for kids aged 3-11. Buy your passes from CityPASS online and present your voucher on your phone at the first destination you visit, where they’ll give you a physical ticket book to take with you to the other attractions.
2. Houston City Tour
Hop on a double-decker bus a see a tour of Downtown. This 90-minute ride showcases famous Houston landmarks, historic Houston areas, and other downtown locations such as Market Square, Buffalo Bayou, Minute Maid Park, City Hall, and the Theatre District. The best part? At the end of the tour, you get one admission ticket to the Houston Aquarium.
Prices may vary throughout the year. Buy tickets through Houston on the Cheap.
We all know Groupon for their deep discount tickets and coupons but the deals come and go quickly! Always check to see if there is a current offer available for things to do in Houston today. Check out the Aquarium’s page on Groupon for current offers.
4. Weekend Adventure Pass
Enjoy a weekend of fun with this special offer on a 3-day pass for unlimited admission on rides to the Downtown Aquarium, Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, and Kemah Boardwalk, all for $39.99. The pass doesn’t include the Boardwalk Beast, Stingray Reef, Boardwalk FantaSea, Midway Games, Iron Eagle Zipline, or the arcade at the Boardwalk, but it’s still a fantastic deal.
5. Super Saturdays (January, September)
Throughout the year, be on the lookout for Super Saturdays. These buy-one-get-one-free Houston Aquarium coupons are good for Saturdays during certain months of the year — January and September for 2020. Again, these Aquarium tickets include unlimited access to Shark Voyage, Aquarium Adventure Exhibit, Stingray Reef, and all rides.
This deal happens throughout the year on Saturdays. Must present coupon at the ticket booth. Download the coupon (when available) to save big on your visit.
6. Friday Family Nights
Right now, the Houston Aquarium has a promo going called Friday Family Nights. From 3 pm to close every Friday, you can get an all-day exhibit and ride pass for $14.99 plus kids meals for $2.99 with the purchase of an adult entree at the Aquarium Restaurant.
7. Follow on Facebook
For the latest updates on Houston Aquarium discount tickets, Aquarium free days, and other deals on aquarium tickets, follow them on Facebook.
How are you going to plan your next visit to the Aquarium? Know of any other Downtown Aquarium coupons and discounts we should add to this list? Let us know in the comments below and check out our updated list of things to do in Houston this weekend!