Moody Gardens Ticket Center

Moody Gardens offers the following ticket options below: Value Day Passes, Individual Tickets, Special Event Tickets, and Memberships. You can print your tickets at home or pick them up at Will Call.

Day Passes

One Day Value Pass

Includes ONE admission to Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, Palm Beach (seasonal), Festival of Lights (seasonal) and ICE LAND Ice Sculptures (seasonal)

*A 25% discount is available for the Ropes Course and Zip Line with your Day Pass. 

Online Only: $56.95* 

(Regular price $59.95*) 

Children 3 & Under: Free



Two Day Value Pass

Includes UNLIMITED* admission into the following attractions for two consecutive days: Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid, MG 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, Discovery Museum, Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, Palm Beach (seasonal), Festival of Lights (seasonal) and ICE LAND Ice Sculptures (seasonal)

*Only one entry into ICE LAND Ice Sculptures with the two day pass

**A 25% discount is available for the Ropes Course and Zip Line with a Day Pass

Online Only: $76.95*

(Regular price $79.95*) 

Children 3 & Under: Free



Seasonal Attractions

ICE LAND Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob SquarePants

NOVEMBER 15, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015

A skilled team of 31 internationally-acclaimed professional ice carvers from Harbin, China will dive into 900 tons of ice and transform them into majestic marvels featuring holiday scenes with the beloved Bikini Bottom inhabitants from Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. Chilled and held at a temperature of 9 degrees, you can witness these works of art as Galveston makes its holiday transformation into a Winter Wonder Island.

ICE LAND Ice Sculptures Schedule:

  • Daily: November 15 - January 4
  • 12 PM - 10 PM

*You will be prompted to select a date and time. Your ticket is valid for entry within 30 minutes following your start time. Strollers are not permitted in the exhibit. 

Adult: $26.95 (Peak); $21.95 (Non-peak)

Senior (65+): $21.95 (Peak); $16.95 (Non-peak)

Child (4-12): $15.95 (Peak); $10.95 (Non-peak)

Child (3 & under): Free

*Visit moodygardens.org/holidayschedule for peak, non-peak and group blackout dates.



Festival of Lights

As one of the largest holiday celebrations in the region, Festival of Lights has become a holiday tradition for families and groups alike. Enjoy more than 1 million lights within 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment. In addition, you can skate around on the area’s only outdoor ice skating rink, take pictures with Santa, enjoy the new Arctic Ice Slide or watch holiday films in the MG 3D, 4D Special FX or Ridefilm theaters.

Open November 15 - January 3

*Festival of Lights tickets valid for one entry between November 15 - January 3.

Festival admission: $8.95



COMBO: ICE LAND Ice Sculptures & Festival of Lights

Enjoy both ICE LAND Ice Sculptures and Festival of Lights at the COOLEST holiday destination.

November 15 - January 4

Adult: $30.95 (Peak); $25.95 (Non-peak)

Senior (65+): $25.95 (Peak); $20.95 (Non-peak)

Child (4-12): $19.95 (Peak); $14.95 (Non-peak)

Child (3 & under): Free 

*Visit moodygardens.org/holidayschedule for peak, non-peak and group blackout dates.



Individual Tickets

Aquarium Pyramid Ticket

Journey to the North Pacific, South Pacific, South Atlantic and Caribbean to see penguins, seals, sharks, thousands of tropical fish and more in one of the largest aquariums in the U.S.

Adult: $21.95

Senior (65+): $17.95

Child (4-12): $17.95

Child (3 & under): Free



Rainforest Pyramid Ticket

Experience life at one of the most authentic rainforest recreations in the world! After a major enhancement project in 2011, the Moody Gardens Rainforest Pyramid now takes you closer than ever to the over 1,000 species of exotic plants and animals from the rainforests of Africa, Asia and the Americas that populate the multi-level 10-story glass pyramid.

Adult: $21.95

Senior (65+): $17.95

Child (4-12): $17.95

Child (3 & under): Free



MG 3D Theater Ticket

Slip on your 3D glasses to see larger-than-life films that fill your peripheral vision combined with superb sound to provide you with the best seat in the house.

CLICK HERE for films and showtimes

Adult: $10.95

Senior (65+): $8.95

Child (4-12): $8.95

Child (3 & under): Free



4D Special FX Theater Ticket

Hi-def digital 3D projection with DTS surround sound immerse you as wind, mist, leg ticklers and other special effects provide a short-film experience that is a thrill for all ages.

Now Showing: Rio 4-D Experience & Polar Express 4-D

Adult: $10.95

Senior (65+): $8.95

Child (4-12): $8.95

Child (3 & under): Free



Discovery Museum Ticket

ICE AGE EXHIBIT

NOVEMBER 15, 2014 - MAY 10, 2015

Ice Age is an exciting and educational exhibition that invites you to travel back in time to discover a frigid world, covered in ice and occupied by mammoths, saber-toothed cats, bears, gigantic birds, cave people and more. The exhibit features life-sized animatronic animals, real fossils, some of which can be touched by our guests, and cast skeletons set within elaborate Ice Age scenery. This exhibition will be featured in the Discovery Pyramid and provides a unique and exciting walk through the Ice Age epoch for families and visitors of all ages.

Adult: $14.95

Senior (65+): $11.95

Child (4-12): $8.95

Child (3 & under): Free



Colonel Paddlewheel Boat Ticket

This authentic replica of an 1800's Paddlewheeler features hour-long cruises of Offats Bayou. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to sailing, weather permitting.

CLICK HERE to see sail times

Adult: $10.95

Senior (65+): $8.95

Child (4-12): $8.95

Child (3 & under): Free



Ropes Course & Zip Line Tickets

Challenge your agility, balance and strength as you encounter the five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course, the tallest Steel Ropes Course on the Gulf Coast! Toddlers and small children can even take on an adventure of a smaller scale on the Sky Tykes™ Ropes Course that is appropriate for those who are 48” and under. Take it to a whole new level with a roundtrip on the Zip Line!

CLICK HERE for schedule 

*Tickets not available online but can be purchased on property

Ropes Course: $18.00

Zip Line Roundtrip Zip: $18.00

Zip Line and Ropes Course Combo: $27.00

Kid's Adventure Course: $5.00 (Chaperone required)

All-Day Zip Line Pass: $42 (Sundays-Thursdays only) *Limited number per day



Animal Experiences

Public Penguin Encounter

The Public Penguin Encounter is a 45-minute program designed to allow guests to get up close to one of the penguins from the Aquarium Pyramid South Atlantic Exhibit. 

*Tickets must be purchased at least 20 minutes before encounter

 $50 per person (Children 3 and under are free)

*Does not include Aquarium Pyramid admission.



Memberships

Family Membership

Enjoy the magic of Moody Gardens all year long with the whole family by applying for a Family Membership. Get unlimited admission to all* Moody Gardens attractions and many other great benefits for up to 5 people.

CLICK HERE for membership details

*Family Membership includes ONE admission into ICE LAND Ice Sculptures during the 2014 holiday season. Additional entries will be at full price. 

$380 for up to 5 people



Individual Membership

Enjoy the magic of Moody Gardens all year long with an Individual Membership. Get unlimited admission to all Moody Gardens attractions and many other great benefits for 1 person.

CLICK HERE for membership details

*Family Membership includes ONE admission into ICE LAND Ice Sculptures during the 2014 holiday season. Additional entries will be at full price.

$99 per person