Family Friendly Attractions & Events

Nestled amidst breathtaking natural surroundings, Moody Gardens offers a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement for guests of all ages for work or play. From tropical rainforests to the oceans of the world, a wide range of attractions, educational activities, kid's events, dining options, and exciting entertainment await. This island resort uniquely accommodates large conferences, weddings and social events as well as being the romantic escape and family destination where special memories are created.

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Aquarium Pyramid

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

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

Private Penguin Encounters

Public Penguin Encounters

Public Jelly Lab Tour

Penguin & Seal Experience

Feed the Sting Rays

Caribbean Feeding

Moody Gardens Coral Reef Lab

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!