Summer

ICE LAND Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants

The holidays just got a whole lot cooler CLICK HERE

Real Pirates Exhibition

Over 150 Artifacts from the pirate ship Whydah! CLICK HERE for info

Festival of Lights

Largest holiday lighting event on the Gulf Coast! Nov. 15 - Jan. 3 CLICK HERE

Ropes Course & Zip Line

Challenge yourself at Galveston's newest attractions! CLICK HERE

Great White Shark 3D

See the Great White on the LARGEST screen in Texas. CLICK HERE

Become a Member!

Enjoy Moody Gardens All Year Long! CLICK HERE 

EXPERIENCE LIFE AT MOODY GARDENS®, GALVESTON ISLAND!

WORK OR PLAY, THE TROPICAL SPLENDOR SURROUNDS YOU IN THIS LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE

PLAN YOUR VISIT

EXPLORE the ocean and meet penguins, sharks and more at the Aquarium Pyramid®.

ENJOY an authentic rainforest adventure and close encounters with free-roaming monkeys, macaws and other endangered animals and plants at the Rainforest Pyramid®.

CLIMB the new five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course and SOAR over Palm Beach on the new Zip Line.

LEARN about the mysteries of science at the Discovery Museum® or IMMERSE yourself at the MG 3D Theater, 4D Theater and Ridefilm Theater.

EMBARK on a Colonel Paddlewheel Boat cruise, HAVE FUN during the summer at the lazy river, wave pool and more at Palm Beach, Galveston's only white sand beach.

CHILL OUT at the Coolest Holiday Destination in the Southwest at the new ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants and the Festival of Lights

RELAX and indulge in a little island time at the beautiful Moody Gardens® Hotel or take on a new CHALLENGE at the Moody Gardens Golf Course.

Moody Gardens® is a public, non-profit educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.

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Moody Gardens Attractions & Hotel
Aquarium Pyramid Aerial View
Aquarium Pyramid Caribbean Tunnel
Rainforest Pyramid View
Rainforest Pyramid Macaw Pond
Palm Beach
Ropes Course & Zip Line
Zip Line
Discovery Pyramid View
Real Pirates Exhibition
MG 3D Theater
Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center

Web Cams

Penguin Web Cam
Pyramid Web Cam
Seal Web Cam
ICE LAND Web Cam

Upcoming Events

CLICK HERE for list of annual events

Sep
Tue
23
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

Sep
Tue
30
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

Oct
Tue
07
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

Oct
Sat
11
Gritty Goddess Obstacle Run
Moody Gardens

Gritty Goddess Obstacle Run

When: 8:30 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

The Gritty Goddess takes obstacle runs to a new level. Running, crawling, climbing, swinging and balancing are only a few things women will be doing at this 5K challenge. Benefiting Girls on the Run and The Rainbow Connection, registrants can pick the start times and trek across the terrain.

CLICK HERE for more information

Oct
Sat
11
Boy Scout Merit Badge Day
Moody Gardens

Boy Scout Merit Badge Day

When: 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

REGISTRATION: September 15, 2014

BADGES: Environmental Science ($25), Soil & Water Conservation ($20), Mammal Study ($20)

Merit Badge Day offers boy scouts the opportunity to complete most of all of the requirements for a single badge in just one day! Please call 1-800-582-4673, ext. 4320 or e-mail us at scouts@moodygardens.com for more information or to register. Registration begins at 9 am on the listed registration date.

CLICK HERE for more information

Oct
Tue
14
Senior Tuesday
Moody Gardens

Senior Tuesday

When: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

Anyone 65+ years old can visit Moody Gardens for just $5 per attraction, per senior citizen

*Restrictions may apply. Call 800-582-4673 for more information.

SENIOR RISE & SHINE SPECIAL AT MOODY GARDENS GOLF COURSE: Seniors 65+ can play before 10am Tuesday and Thursday for only $20, including cart. Call 409-683-4653 for tee time.

Oct
Thu
16
Art in the Gardens: Swing into Art
Moody Gardens

Art in the Gardens: Swing into Art

When: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens invites students to Swing into Art at the 3rd annual Art in the Gardens. The event will be held on Thursday, October 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is a free event for schools and gives students with special needs an opportunity to show off their creative side through interactive art stations. There will also be live performances by local groups. After creating their works of art, participants are welcome to explore the Rainforest Pyramid. Spots are limited to the first 500 students, they must attend with a school/class and must live in Galveston County. Pre-registration is required.

CLICK HERE for more information

Oct
Sat
18
D’Feet Breast Cancer Run/Walk
Moody Gardens

D’Feet Breast Cancer Run/Walk

When: 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Where: Moody Gardens

D'Feet Breast Cancer, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides free screening mammograms and follow-up care to uninsured and underserved women in Galveston County. Events are certified 5K and 10K runs, a 5K walk and a 1K kids run/walk. The runs will wind through Moody Gardens, surrounding neighborhoods and to the Galveston Seawall. The walk will wind through the adjacent Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Visit www.dfeetbreastcancer.com for event information and prices.

CLICK HERE for more information

Oct
Sun
19
Galveston Appreciation Day
Moody Gardens

Galveston Appreciation Day

When: 9:45 AM to 6:00 PM

Where: Moody Gardens

Galveston Island residents will have the opportunity to become tourists in their own town Sunday, Oct. 19 when Moody Gardens hosts its annual Galveston Appreciation Day. People who live or work on Galveston Island – as well as their immediate families – will be offered free day-passes to all Moody Gardens attractions during the event, which will be held throughout business hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A Moody Gardens day-pass includes one entrance to the destination’s Aquarium Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater and Colonel Paddlewheel Boat. To receive a free day-pass on Galveston Appreciation Day, guests must show proof of Galveston Island residency or employment with a driver’s license or state identification card, utility bill, paycheck stub or work identification badge. Food and drink, gift shop items and other special activities are not included in the free day-pass. 

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 Get Involved

GET INVOLVED AT MOODY GARDENS BY VOLUNTEERING OR SUPPORTING OUR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

GET INVOLVED AT MOODY GARDENS BY VOLUNTEERING OR SUPPORTING OUR CONSERVATION EFFORTS

Here's How to Get Involved:

  • Volunteering (Adults, Teens, Corporate)
  • Hope Therapy Programs & Events
  • Venturing
  • Internships
  • Conservation Efforts

CLICK HERE for more information.

Groups

Whether it is a corporate event with a catered dinner, a group outing to visit the Moody Gardens attractions, or your child’s sixth birthday party with a surprise visit from a real penguin, the staff at Moody Gardens knows how to make your group event special and memorable. Special packages are available for groups of 20 or more.

Group Sales:

Erika Edwards at 1-800-582-4673 ext 4362
Bob Haggard at 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4203

Corporate Groups:

Cindi Smith at 1-800-582-4673 ext. 4338

CLICK HERE for more information