Maya SCUBA Dive or Snorkel Adventure

Take the plunge into the Aquarium's Great Maya Reef! Choose an amazing SCUBA dive or a snorkel adventure that offers a face-to-mask introduction to the aquatic animals of the Great Maya Reef.

- Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
- Maya Dive Adventure: 10:30am and 1:30pm dive; $250 for non-members/$225 for members (plus sales tax)
- Maya Snorkel Adventure: 10:30am and 1:30pm snorkel; $175 for non-members/$150 for members (plus sales tax)

Maya SCUBA Dive

Certified divers are invited to experience the Aquarium's Great Maya Reef from behind the glass. SCUBA dive with cow-nose rays and hundreds of beautiful tropical fish right here in New Orleans.

  • Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30am and 1:30pm.
  • Tickets are $250 for non-members/$225 for members (plus sales tax).
  • Dive experience will last approximately 2 hours, with about 45 minutes in the Reef.
  • Each time slot is limited to a maximum of 4 participants.
  • SCUBA experience is open to certified divers 10 years and older. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paid, participating adult.
  • Non-participants (friends and family) must observe from the exhibit public space.
  • Participants must arrive 30 minutes ahead of time.
  • Each participant must bring their own swim suit.
  • Each diver must bring proof of certification.
  • Personal dive gear is not permitted, but guests may bring their own masks.
  • Guests with allergic sensitivity to marine animals should be aware that this is a simulated ocean environment.

Maya Snorkel Adventure

Experience the Aquarium’s marine creatures like never before. Swim in the Aquarium’s Great Maya Reef and come face-to-mask with cow-nose rays and beautiful tropical fish.

  • Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30am and 1:30pm.
  • Tickets are $175 for non-members/$150 for members (plus sales tax).
  • Snorkel experience will last approximately 2 hours, with about 45 minutes in the Reef.
  • Each time slot is limited to a maximum of 4 participants.
  • Snorkel experience is open to anyone 8 years and older. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paid, participating adult.
  • Non-participants (friends and family) must observe from the exhibit public space.
  • Participants must arrive 30 minutes ahead of time.
  • Each participant must bring their own swim suit.
  • Personal dive gear is not permitted, but guests may bring their own masks.
  • Guests with allergic sensitivity to marine animals should be aware that this is a simulated ocean environment.
     

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