OdySea Aquarium hosts many special events and programs throughout the year. No need for Groupon. You’ll find all the details here, as well as all the coupons, promo codes, discounts, deals, and sales on tickets that we are currently offering.

Looking for a unique gift? Love animals and want to buy yourself a treat? Visit our Holiday Gift Store to find that perfect item such as a Virtual Animal Encounter with Penguins & Sloths, Gift Cards, Annual Passes, Lifetime Memberships, and much more!

November 27th - January 3rd


OdySea Aquarium is the place to visit for festive fun all month long!


Mermaid North Star Appearances

Just announced! SeaTREK Santa has invited his friend Mermaid North Star to celebrate Winter Waterland, December 5th and 6th only. Mermaid North Star is excited to share her holiday cheer and read Twas the Night Before Fishmas with our Guests.

Mermaid North Star appearances are scheduled for December 5th at 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 5:00 PM and December 6th at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Appearances are 90 minutes and Guest visits will be a maximum of 3 minutes long per family.

Meeting Mermaid North Star will be taking precautions to keep both Guests and Mermaid safe (click here for details). 

• It will be a contactless visit with Mermaid North Star; Guests will be safely distanced from Mermaid North Star but close enough to ask questions and pose for photos.

• Guests and Mermaid are required to wear a mask.

• All surfaces are sanitized between each Guest visit.

• Guests will maintain a physical distance of 6 feet between parties.

• Temperature screenings will be required for families prior to entering OdySea Aquarium.



VIP SeaTREK Santa Holiday Experience
Limited Number Available

Experience Winter Waterland and see SeaTREK Santa like you never have before! The SeaTREK Santa VIP Experience is the perfect way for you and your family to celebrate the holidays in a safe environment! Guests will have private use of OdySea Aquarium’s posh VIP Room, with comfortable seating and a spectacular backdrop of our Deep Ocean Exhibit, featuring sharks, stingrays, and more! SeaTREK Santa will join the fun, underwater of course, and pose for pictures with you and the family.

VIP SeaTREK Santa Holiday Experience Includes:
• Private use of the VIP Room for 60 minutes
• Personal Elf Host
• Private SeaTREK Santa appearance
• One of a kind gift from SeaTREK Santa
• 3 Professional Photos with SeaTREK Santa, printed and packaged to take home
• Winter Waterland “arts and crafts” for children under 12
• Light Food and Beverage
• Admission to OdySea Aquarium

The SeaTREK Santa VIP Experience can accommodate up to 8 family members or others from your safety bubble. Limited number of reservations available, so you better not wait, these will sell out!

Reserve Your VIP Experience



SeaTREK Santa Returns!

Jolly ol' helmet-diving SeaTREK Santa is making a splash again this holiday season with underwater appearances on select dates from Thanksgiving weekend through Christmas Eve.

SeaTREK Santa appearances at 12pm & 4pm: Nov. 27-29; Dec. 5 & 6; Dec. 12 & 13; Dec. 19 - 24*
*1pm appearance only on Dec. 24



NEW! OdySea Voyager Transforms Into a Festive Holiday “Ride-Thru” Experience

Festive lighting, music, and décor change with each rotation as you ride through custom-themed exhibits featuring graceful stingrays and sea turtles, playful sea lions, and majestic sharks.



SeaTREK Santa Scavenger Hunt

Fa la la la…Find SeaTREK Santa images hidden throughout the Aquarium. Win a prize if you find them all.



SeaTREK Santa Photos

Say cheese as you enter the Aquarium! These photos with SeaTREK Santa in the background make a wonderful keepsake or can be converted into photo holiday greeting cards at home when a digital package is purchased.



Adopt-A-Student Giving Tree

Snag-a-tag from one of two giving trees at OdySea Aquarium to Adopt-A-Student for the holidays. A $15 donation to the OdySea Aquarium Foundation provides an underserved student with a free field trip to OdySea Aquarium.

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Visit any day of the week after 4:30pm and get the same great experience for ONLY $25 per person. That’s a savings of 37% for each adult!




Online Price




For a limited time, we're slashing Annual Pass prices to make this your go-to place! Buy an Annual Pass and get UNLIMITED VISITS FOR ONE YEAR! Take advantage of this great deal that pays for itself after 2 visits!


  • Unlimited visits to OdySea Aquarium for one year
  • Exclusive Passholder previews to popular events such as Mermaid Magic, Jaw-some July, and more
  • 10% discount on Shark Behind the Scenes Tours and Penguin Encounters
  • 10% discount at Lighthouse Cafe and OdySea Treasures Gift Shop
  • 10% off Birthday Parties
  • Discounts at select restaurants and retailers within Arizona Boardwalk

Not valid with Costo Card or any other discount.

SeaTREK is Re-Opening with Updated Health & Safety Measures

Limited Time Offer! Save 40%

Put on your swimsuit, OdySea Aquarium wetsuit and SeaTREK helmet and get ready to dive back in! SeaTREK Underwater Ocean Diving is re-opening due to popular demand!

For your safety, we have implemented operational, cleaning and sanitation protocols including:

  • Thorough sanitization of all gear, equipment, and public spaces after every use.
  • Use of personal protective equipment by team members.
  • Social distancing practices.