Your Membership Means More

Your membership is more than a ticket into the Aquarium. Your dues help fund our recovery from COVID-19 and help sustain our work to connect people to water, wildlife and wild places. Members enjoy unlimited visits plus exclusive benefits and invitations to exciting programs and events year-round! Plus, membership pays for itself in just two visits!

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In order to provide the best and safest experience for guests and staff, there are a limited amount of both general admission tickets and member reservations available per hour.  Weekends and holidays fill up quickly.  We suggest buying tickets and making reservations in advance!

Have a question? We’re happy to help! Give us a call at (843) 577-FISH (3474) or email

Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

  • Admission for one full year from date of purchase
  • Discounted general admission tickets (maximum of 6 per visit; please call (843) 577-3474 to reserve a date and time for your guests)
  • 10% discount in our gift shop, at the Sea Turtle Snack Bar and on souvenir photos (not valid on online or phone purchases)
  • Access to over 75 exclusive member events programs throughout the year
  • Official membership card and car decal
  • Discounts at many area attractions
Membership Levels

Membership Levels

  • Conservation Steward$300+ Family Plus membership benefits + special privileges and invitations. Learn more
  • Family Plus, $239 One or two listed adults and up to eight children under 18 in the same household + two guest privileges per day
  • Family$189 One or two listed adults and up to eight children under 18 in the same household
  • Grandparent, $149 One or two listed adults in the same household and up to eight listed grandchildren under 18
  • Individual Plus, $119 One listed adult + one guest privilege per day
  • Dual$119 Two listed adults
  • Individual$89 One listed adult
Save up to $40 by purchasing a 2-year membership!
Renew or Gift a Membership

Renew or Gift a Membership

Don’t miss out on any Aquarium fun! Renew your membership today. Or, share the wonder of the Aquarium with a loved one by gifting a membership!

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Angelfish Membership

Angelfish Membership

The Aquarium is for all, and we are pleased to offer the Angelfish Membership to families who qualify for SNAP/EBT, the SC Voucher program or free/reduced school lunches. At just $40 annually, this membership receives all the benefits of the Family-level membership!

Please email with proof of eligibility, then call us at (843) 579-8518, and we will be happy to set up your membership!

Eligibility with proof of EBT card, WIC card, SC Voucher letter or free/reduced lunch letter addressed to the family and photo ID. P-EBT not accepted for eligibility. SC residents only. Memberships may take up to 24 hours to process.

Military and Teacher Discount

Military and Teacher Discount

South Carolina certified K-12 teachers receive free admission and $25 off any level of regular membership. For a free admission ticket, please call (843) 577-FISH (3474) x3 to make a reservation, and remember to bring proof of eligibility to will-call when picking up your ticket. For a discounted membership, please email with proof of eligibility.

Active duty military, veterans and retirees receive $25 off any level of regular membership. Due to restrictions on photocopying government IDs, military memberships must be purchased at the gate on your first visit.

Eligibility with proof of Military/Veteran ID, SC K-12 badge or a (redacted) paystub and photo ID.

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