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Galveston, TX 77554

Phone: 409-744-4673

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Family Friendly Attractions & Events

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*Hours, prices, show times and attraction availability are subject to change without notice.
Face coverings are required for all guests 10 years and older for all indoor activities at the Moody Gardens Attractions, Hotel and Golf Course.

Weekly Attraction Schedule

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Events Calendar

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Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Lizard Playmates

Date: Apr 07, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Discover where you can find the perfect reptile homes in the rainforest canopy. 

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Lizard Playmates

Date: Apr 07, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Discover where you can find the perfect reptile homes in the rainforest canopy. 

Scout Merit Badge Day: Oceanography

Date: Apr 11, 2021
When: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Don't just earn it, learn it! Scouts 11-17 can complete most or all requirements for a badge in a single day. 

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Sea Lion Scientists

Date: Apr 14, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Explore how seals and sea lions help ocean scientists. 

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Sea Lion Scientists

Date: Apr 14, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Explore how seals and sea lions help ocean scientists. 

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Forest Ranger Frogs

Date: Apr 21, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Explore how frogs and other amphibians protect habitats in the rainforest.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Forest Ranger Frogs

Date: Apr 21, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Explore how frogs and other amphibians protect habitats in the rainforest.

Educator Open House

Date: Apr 24, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Spend the day with Moody Gardens. Come checkout our attractions and see what we and other Galveston attractions have to offer. This is a free event for Educators.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Coral Construction Workers

Date: Apr 28, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Marvel at the building skills of the corals that created the Great Barrier Reef.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Coral Construction Workers

Date: Apr 28, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Marvel at the building skills of the corals that created the Great Barrier Reef.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Butterfly Buddies

Date: May 05, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Discover the life cycle of a butterfly in the Amazon.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Butterfly Buddies

Date: May 05, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Discover the life cycle of a butterfly in the Amazon.

 

Dinner Cruise

Date: May 08, 2021
When: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Category: Special Events & Activities

Enjoy beautiful views of Offats Bayou, plus a dinner buffet and cash bar. This cruise features a Tex-Mex menu with Mexican chopped salad, skirt steak and marinated chicken fajitas with sweet onions and peppers, Spanish rice, charro beans and petite churro cheesecakes. 

Scout Merit Badge Day: Environmental Science

Date: May 09, 2021
When: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Don't just earn it, learn it! Scouts 11-17 can complete most or all requirements for a badge in a single day. 

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Fish are Friends...Not Anemones

Date: May 12, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Discover the special relationship clownfish have with sea anemones in coral reefs.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Fish are Friends...Not Anemones

Date: May 12, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Discover the special relationship clownfish have with sea anemones in coral reefs.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Fellow Feathers Flock Together

Date: May 19, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Take flight through the rainforest to learn about macaws, ibises and other birds.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! TreeTop Trek: Fellow Feathers Flock Together

Date: May 19, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Take flight through the rainforest to learn about macaws, ibises and other birds.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Slimy Sidekicks

Date: May 26, 2021
When: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where:
Category: Education

Slip ‘n’ slide through reefs to meet some slimy animals.

Learn Live, Preschool Expeditions! Water Wonderland: Slimy Sidekicks

Date: May 26, 2021
When: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Slip ‘n’ slide through reefs to meet some slimy animals.

Scout Merit Badge Day: Weather

Date: Jun 23, 2021
When: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Don't just earn it, learn it! Scouts 11-17 can complete most or all requirements for a badge in a single day. 

Dinner Cruise

Date: Jul 10, 2021
When: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
Category: Special Events & Activities

Enjoy beautiful views of Offats Bayou plus a dinner buffet and cash bar. This cruise features a Third Coast menu with watermelon salad, shrimp etouffee, creamy Cajun chicken with broccoli and cauliflower, dirty rice and Mississippi Mud brownies. 

Scout Merit Badge Day: Reptile & Amphibian Study

Date: Jul 21, 2021
When: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Don't just earn it, learn it! Scouts 11-17 can complete most or all requirements for a badge in a single day. 

Scout Merit Badge Day: Insect Study

Date: Aug 15, 2021
When: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Don't just earn it, learn it! Scouts 11-17 can complete most or all requirements for a badge in a single day. 

Scout Merit Badge Day: Emergency Preparedness

Date: Sep 12, 2021
When: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where:
Category: Education

Don't just earn it, learn it! Scouts 11-17 can complete most or all requirements for a badge in a single day.

Aquarium Pyramid

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Penguins

Explore The Oceans' Depths In The Gulf Of Mexico, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific And Caribbean

Dive into the oceans of the world to visit to one of the largest aquariums in the Southwest. This 1.5-million-gallon aquarium is teeming with creatures from tuxedo-clad penguins, to seals, sharks, an amazing Jellyfish Gallery and thousands of tropical fish and more with new and interactive opportunities all along the way.

A fun and awe-inspiring experience is wonderfully complemented with conservation messages that underscore the vital importance of the oceans. New exhibits not only inspire visitor interest and empathy, but also connect them to specific ocean habitats. Each ocean exhibit highlights different marine sanctuaries and different aspects of our relationship to the seas. 

Animal Encounters

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Penguin Experience

Go behind the scenes with our team, where you can get up close and learn more about these amazing animals:

  • Penguin Encounters
  • River Otter Encounters

Animal Experiences

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Otters

Go behind the scenes with our team and meet some of our animals

Public Penguin Encounter

Go behind the scenes with our biologist and meet a real penguin! In this 45 minute session, you'll start in the food prep kitchen and the back of the exhibit while discussing penguin biology, conservation, training, enrichment and care. You'll even witness a penguin creating a painting as part of the animal's enrichment activity.

Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis to be purchased at least 20 minutes prior to scheduled time. An Aquarium Pyramid ticket purchase is required. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Children 3 and under are free. Must schedule an appointment in advance at 409-683-4102 or email dolsen@moodygardens.org.

MON - FRI:  $55.00 PER PERSON
SAT - SUN:  $75.00 PER PERSON 
(Currently not available due to COVID-19 precautions)

Private Penguin Encounter

Schedule your own private penguin encounter. This 45-minute encounter includes a piece of Penguin Art for each participant and Aquarium Pyramid admission. Reservations required one week prior. Contact Diane Olsen between Monday - Friday (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) at 409-683-4102 or dolsen@moodygardens.org.

MON - FRI: $375 Group of 4
SAT - SUN: $425 Group of 4

$65 for each additional individual up to 6 participants 

Offered starting Nov. 21, 2020. 

Penguin & Seal Experience

Experience what it’s like to be a keeper at the South Atlantic and North Pacific exhibits for a day caring for the penguins and seals in this 4-hour behind the scenes adventure. You'll assist biologists cleaning the penguin exhibit, preparing their diet, watching training sessions and meeting a seal. You'll feed the penguins and creating a piece of penguin art to take home. Lunch with the biologist is included. Maximum three participants (must be 16 years or older). Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes. Reservations required two weeks prior at 409-683-4102 or dolsen@moodygardens.org. Participants must be at 16 years or older.

$250.00 PER PERSON
SAT - SUN: $75.00 PER PERSON 
(Currently not available due to COVID-19 precautions)

Public Giant River Otter Encounter

Go behind the scenes with our biologist to learn about otter biology, conservation and how these amazing animals are cared for in their private interior exhibit area in this 45 min. experience. Limted to maximum of 6 people. Children ages 6 and under are not permitted and those under 12 must be accompanied by and adult. Reservations required at least two days prior through polvig@moodygardens.org.

SAT - SUN: $75.00 PER PERSON
1:30 p.m.
(Currently not available due to COVID-19 precautions) 

Private Giant River Otter Encounter

Private otter encounters are available for up to 4 people (additional participants $65 each for a maximum of 6 people). This 45 minute session includes an otter painting for each participant and admission to the Rainforest Pyramid. Reservations required one week in advance at polvig@moodygardens.org.

MON - FRI: $375 GROUP
SAT - SUN: $425 GROUP
(Currently not available due to COVID-19 precautions) 

Proceeds from animal encounters fund conservation efforts. 

*Please Note: Because these are special, behind-the-scenes experience, and participants are allowed in staff-only areas, it is not wheelchair accessible.

Moody Gardens Coral Reef Lab

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Coral Reef Lab

Aquarium Pyramid’s new Coral Reef Lab addresses critical environmental crisis on Florida reef tract

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Even when you buy tickets to Moody Gardens you are helping with ocean conservation and other causes!

Moody Gardens Coral Reef Lab

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Be a Reefer

Aquarium Pyramid’s New Coral Reef Lab Addresses Critical Environmental Crisis On Florida Reef Tract

Donate now to help save Coral Reefs

Even when you buy tickets to Moody Gardens you are helping with ocean conservation and other causes!

An international effort is underway to increase awareness and combat a disease that is rapidly killing the Florida Reef Tract, the third largest coral reef system in the world. 

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), selected Moody Gardens to participate in this vital project to help save corals native to the Florida Reef Tract as one of 60 institutions from 21 states and Canada.

“We are excited and honored to be selected as one of the institutions that are being entrusted with the care of these corals,” said Greg Whittaker, Moody Gardens Animal Husbandry Manager.

In 2014, an unidentified coral tissue loss disease was first observed in Miami-Dad County and quickly spread throughout the north areas of the Florida Reef Tract. The disease outbreak continued to persistently spread south of Miami through the Upper and Middle Keys, reaching the Lower Keys by April 2018.

In response to the disease the Florida Wildlife Commission (FWC), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS), and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have formed the Florida Coral Rescue Team to execute the Florida Coral Rescue Plan to save what is left of Florida’s healthy coral stocks. Part of that plan includes the Rescue Team reaching out to institutions to house and maintain corals for gene banking and propagation for potential future restoration activities.

The Rescue Plans has two primary goals: prevent ecological extinction of the most susceptible species along the Florida Reef Tract, and maintain as much genetic diversity as possible among approximately 25 species of coral.

“Corals are animals and are highly impacted by their environment. Through this effort we are helping nature respond to a crisis and recover to once again become a healthy ecosystem,” Whittaker said.

The Aquarium Pyramid received 250 pieces of live aquacultured rock in preparation for the live corals for the exhibit. Aquacultured rock is rock used to season coral aquariums and prepare them for holding local corals. The coral entrusted to us and we've acclimated it to its temporary home here.

“We are looking forward to being able to educate our guests about the diversity of Florida’s coral reefs and the importance of maintaining a healthy ecosystem for them to thrive,” Whittaker said, adding that this project fits in perfectly with the cornerstones of Moody Gardens’ mission of conservation, education, rehabilitation and research.

Rainforest Pyramid

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Saki Monkey

Visit the rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas in a rare, up-close and interactive experience with endangered plants and animals ranging from Giant Amazon River Otters to Saki Monkeys, sloths and an array of birds! 

Rainforest Pyramid

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Rainforest Pyramid

Experience a breathtaking tribute to the world’s vanishing rainforests and its inhabitants.

As you enter through a tree-top canopy entrance, you'll visit the rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas in a rare, up-close and interactive adventure with over 1,700 exotic plants and endangered animals that range from Giant Amazon River Otters to an ocelot, Kmodo dragons and other reptiles. Saki monkeys, Cotton-top tamarins, and sloths roam freely while an array of birds fly between the trees as you walk the trails through the spacious enclosure! 

Discovery Museum

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Skulls

Learn All About Bones With A Visit To Skeletown!

Did you know the human skeletal system consists of 206 bones? How do your joints work? What is Osteoporosis? Learn more about the bones that keep us and animals moving in this exciting exhibit.

3D & 4D Theaters

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Family in Theater

Immerse yourself with giant-screens, state-of-the-art surround sound and the largest screens in Texas.

MG 3D Theater

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Great White Shark 3D

Immerse yourself as this amazing giant-screen 4k 6-primary laser projection system, state-of-the-art surround sound and the largest screens in Texas provides one the best 3D viewing experiences in the world.

3D Info & Show Times

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3D Theater

Enjoy any of the films below on the world's first giant-screen 4K 6-Primary Laser Projection System in the MG 3D Theater. Already featuring the largest screen in Texas and top-of-the-line surround sound system, this state-of-the-art 3D viewing experience gives guests the best viewing experience in the world.

 *Films and showtimes subject to change

3D Show Times

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Family in Theater

Show Times April 5 - May 28

12:00  |  Great White Sharks 3D  |  23 Mins

12:45  |  Hidden Pacific 3D  |  40 Mins

1:45  |  Secret Ocean 3D  |  40 Mins

2:45  |  Hidden Pacific 3D  |  40 Min

3:45  |  Great White Sharks 3D  |  23 Mins

4:30  |  Hidden Pacific 3D  |  40 Mins

Great White Shark 3D: Now Playing!

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Great White Shark 3D

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. Great White Shark 3D will explore the Great White's place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. Narrated by Bill Nighy, see the Great White through the eyes of people who swim with sharks in the MG 3D Theater.

4D Info & Show Times

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4D Theater

Now Open With Renovations!

Shark: A 4D Experience

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Shark: A 4D Experience

Come face to face with some of the world’s most strange and mysterious shark species. These extraordinarily intelligent underwater giants each exhibit unique behaviors to navigate their ever-changing environment. Explore the complex nature of these magnificent creatures’ survival instincts. 

Schedule: 12pm, 2pm and 4pm  |  12 minute show

Aquaman 4D

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Aquaman 4D

Battle alongside Aquaman™ on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land. Using his superhuman strength and speed, the powerful hero fights to protect both his land-dwelling comrades and underwater kingdom of Atlantis. The fate of two worlds lies with one hero... and he is bringing YOU along on the journey.

Schedule:   11am, 1pm and 3pm |  12 minute show

Audience Recognition Theater

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Audience Recognition Theater

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20,000 Leagues: An Interactive Adventure

Captain Nemo and his famous Nautilus submarine are embarking on their next voyage and YOU will be a part of the crew! You'll help operate the ship, choose which direction it travels as “Deep,” a robotically enhanced pufferfish leads the dive. He can — and will — have conversations with you to escort The Nautilus to a spectacular coral reef, ice caves in the Antarctic, an ancient lost city, undersea volcanos, and more!

Schedule
12:30PM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM, 3:30PM - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - 25 Mins

Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

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Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

Face Masks Are Required Aboard the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

In compliance with Federal Order, passengers ages 3 and above are required to wear a face mask while on conveyances and at transportation hubs. 

Enjoy beautiful views of Offatts Bayou, plus a dinner buffet and cash bar with dinner cruises aboard the Colonel Paddlwheel Boat.

Weekend Cruises

* Currently Sails Weekends Only * 

Saturday and Sunday - 2PM, 4PM

Live the high-life on an hour-long cruise aboard a replica of an 1800s paddlewheel boat. (Weather and wind permitting. Please call 409-683-4200 to check schedule status.)

Please note: boarding begins 30 mins prior to sail, gates closing 10 mins prior to sail.

Dinner Cruises

Pricing:

$80/adult
$70/child ages 4-12, senior 65 and older, and annual member 

Time: Boarding begins at 6 p.m., cruise from 7-9 p.m. 

Dates:
May 29, 2021 Texas BBQ
June 12, 2021 Cajun
June 26, 2021 Steakhouse
July 10, 2021 Cajun
July 24, 2021 Tex-Mex
August 7, 2021 Steakhouse
September 11, 2021 Texas BBQ

Call 409-683-4203 or email gwisko@moodygardens.org for more information.

Groups & Events

Currently unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Interested in hosting a group or event? The Colonel Paddlewheel Boat is the perfect setting with a wide array of menus for cocktail parties or full dinners. 

The Texas Room and The Galveston Room are available for private parties during our regularly scheduled cruises. Each climate-controlled room has a 144 sq. foot dance floor and bar facilities in addition to the bar on the Promenade Deck. Dining capacity for The Texas Room is 240 people and 200 people for The Galveston Room. A stereo music and sound system is installed throughout with microphones located in both rooms.

*Reservations required in advance.

Please note: Moody Gardens reserves the right to cancel any program due to minimum enrollment, inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Ropes Course & Zip Line

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Ropes Course

Open starting March 13

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 or take it to a whole new level with a round trip on the zip line.

Saturday & Sunday Only: 12:00 pm – 4:00pm

*Passes may not be purchased in advance for this weather permitting attraction.

*Event Rental Available

Seasonal Attractions

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Palm Beach

Moody Gardens offers seasonal attractions in addition to the year-round attractions

Palm Beach

Opens May 29, 2021

Bask in the sun, poolside, on Galveston's only white sand beach, relax in a Texas-sized spa or float on the Interactive River. Either way, you're in for an unforgettable day at the beach! 

  • Lazy River
  • Wave Pool
  • Tower Slides
  • Splashpad
  • Aquarium Adventure

Free Amenities - First Come, First Serve

  • Comfy beach chairs
  • Shady umbrellas
  • Restrooms and showers

Please note that coolers and outside food and drinks (except plastic bottled water not in a cooler) are not allowed inside Palm Beach. Palm Beach is a non-smoking venue. Proper swim attire is required. Limited supply of USCG approved life jackets are available for children. If you bring your own floatation device, it must be USCG approved.

Bands on the Sand

Cancelled for 2021

Lockers

Stainless steel ambassador lockers are available in three sizes at the Palm Beach Gift Shop.

» Chair Lockers: $10 rental + $10 deposit
» Individual Lockers: $10 rental + $10 deposit
» Family Lockers: $20 rental + $10 deposit

Canopy Lounger Rentals

Saturday - Sunday: $199*

3 1/2 hour rental time (Morning/Afternoon) 

Canopy Lounger Includes:

» Admission for up to 4 people 
» 1 Canopy Lounger, seats 4
» Cocktail table
» 4 bottles of water & ice bucket 

*Please note: Cancellation or changes within 48 hours of chosen rental date are subject to fees.

Palm Beach Canopy Loungers, Beach Cabanas & Bamboo Lounge

Take your Palm Beach expererience to another level by relaxing in one of our Beach Cabanas or upgrade to a Bamboo Lounge!

Availabile:
Morning: 10:00AM - 1:45PM
Evening: 2:15PM - Close

Canopy Loungers

We have 3 canopy Loungers for you to choose from right in front of the Wave Pool.

Saturday - Sunday: $199 for morning or evening*

Amenities Include:

  • 3 1/2 hours rental time (Morning/Afternoon)
  • Admission for up to 4 people
  • 1 Canopy lounger, seats 4
  • Cocktail table
  • 4 bottles of water and ice bucket

*Please note: Cancellation or changes within 48 hours of chosen rental date are subject to fees.

Beach Cabanas

We have 12 beach cabanas for you to choose from along the lazy river:

Saturday - Sunday: $299 for morning or evening*

Amenities Include:

  • 3 1/2 hours rental time (Morning/Afternoon)
  • Admission for up to 6 people
  • 6 beach chairs with leg rests
  • Cocktail table
  • 6 bottles of water and ice bucket

*Please note: Cancellation or changes within 48 hours of chosen rental date are subject to fees.

Bamboo Lounge

The Bamboo Lounge is available:

Saturday - Sunday: $349 for morning or evening*

Amenities Include:

  • 3 1/2 hours rental time (Morning/Afternoon)
  • Admission for up to 6 people
  • Plush patio furniture
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Electrical Outlet with USB Plugs
  • 6 bottles of water & ice bucket

*Please note: Cancellation or changes within 48 hours of chosen rental date are subject to fees.

Beach Cabana Rentals

Saturday - Sunday: $299*

3 1/2 hour rental time (Morning/Afternoon) 

Beach Cabanas Include:

» Admission for up to 6 people 
» 6 beach chairs with leg rests 
» Cocktail cooler table, with ice
» 6 bottles of water

*Please note: Cancellation or changes within 48 hours of chosen rental date are subject to fees.

Bamboo Lounge Rentals

Saturday - Sunday: $349*

‚Äč3 1/2 hour rental time (Morning/Afternoon)

Bamboo Lounge Includes:

» Admission for up to 6 people 
» Plush patio furniture 
» Ceiling fan
» Electrical outlets with USB plugs  
» 6 bottles of water & ice bucket 

*Please note: Cancellation or changes within 48 hours of chosen rental date are subject to fees.

The following Items are not permitted:

NO Weapons or Alcohol
NO Coolers larger than 12"L x 12"W x 12"H
NO Outside Food or Drinks (with the exception of bottled water, Baby Food/Formula)
NO Inflatable Devices (with the exception of USCG approved Personal Flotation Device)

All bags entering the property are subject to search.

*Hours, prices, show times and attraction availability are subject to change without notice.

Become a Member

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Macaws

Enjoy Moody Gardens all year long! Your membership includes unlimited admission to most Moody Gardens attractions and other fantastic benefits.
It pays for itself in just two visits!

  • MG 3D Theater*
  • 4D Special FX Theater
  • Rainforest Pyramid
  • Aquarium Pyramid
  • Discovery Museum*
  • 20,000 Leagues:An Interactive Adventure
  • Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

*Special Attractions, Events or Featured Films may not be included in the membership

TRY IT AND BUY IT: Visited us recently? You have 30 days to apply your admission ticket purchase toward a membership in person or by phone at 409-683-4200. Please note this offer applies to tickets purchased for admission to attractions included in a membership and is limited to one ticket being put towards a membership per person. 

You're Also Helping to Support Conservation: Of course you'll enjoy the experiences and benefits, but you're also making a difference. As a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Moody Gardens works with other AZA partners to ensure the long-term survival of captive wildlife.
 

Member Discount Benefits:

  • Guests of Members receive $2.00 off on single attraction tickets & Day Passes (Not valid with other coupons, discounts or special attractions or events)
  • 20% off in all Moody Gardens Gift Shops including Hotel
  • Discounts at the Moody Gardens Hotel Spa
  • Discounts at Concessions, restaurants & Moody Brews (excludes alcohol and Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks)
  • Moody Gardens Hotel best available rate (excludes 3rd party booking, subject to availability & must show Active Member Card Upon Arrival)
  • Special pre-viewing of new films and exhibits (Member Events will require a conservation fee)
  • Member-only monthly events

Annual Memberships

Memberships offer a full year of unlimited admission to most Moody Gardens attractions, special member events, discounts and much more. They can be purchased upon your arrival.

$100/person

Please note: Restrictions may apply for special events, exhibits, attractions or films. If purchased online, please allow up to 24 hours for membership to go into effect.

Questions or Assistance: please contact memberships@moodygardens.org

Already a Moody Gardens Member?
Upcoming Member Events

Please note, all events are postponed.
 

Membership Renewal

Is your annual membership coming up for renewal? To renew your membership, please call the Membership Desk at 409-683-4326
 

Contact Information

Amylin Hicks
Membership Coordinator
409-683-4287
ahicks@moodygardens.org


On property? Stop by the Tiki Hut in front of the Visitors Center or the Member Cart in the Aquarium Lobby for any membership questions.
 

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Contact memberships@moodygardens.com to be added to list.