Pre-Opening Hours Tour of World Aquarium in Saint Louis with Admission

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Children and families will explore the wonders of water through interpersonal, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.  Enjoy seeing animals during this small-group morning tour, beginning before the Aquarium opens to the public.  There, spend 1.5 hours exploring the Aquarium's many exhibits located in two levels in its historic building. Tour is limited to a maximum of 15 travelers.
This tour provides a unique opportunity to interact with the Aquarium's animals as they are just waking up when they're quite curious and hungry. There will be no other visitors until much after the tour has begun, and even then you will be secluded from the rest of the public. Many species of fish, invertebrates, snakes, lizards, turtles, stingrays and sharks can be seen. The doctor fish will give you a manicure and you can see stingrays and sharks. This special tour is fun for all ages and a great way for visitors to start your day in St. Louis.Come and see the Aquarium's new location on the St. Louis Riverfront, part of the Laclede's Landing Development. Be near the Arch, the Mississippi River, and across the street from the Convention Center in a historic stand-alone building devoted to a family style experience. Come be immersed in this tour of an interactive living museum.

What’s included

  • Minimum of 4 and maximum of 15 guests per reservation
  • This tour is a small-group tour but not private, as your group may be joined by others
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - World Aquarium

What’s not included

  • The listed price does not include a $7 parking fee
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks


  • Ideal choice for families
  • Led by a local guide
  • Popular choice with kids