Field Trips and Programs

Planning your trip

STEP 1: Select 1st and 2nd choice visit dates*

Allow 2 weeks to process your online reservation; we cannot guarantee a reservation for dates requested within 2 weeks of online form submission. If you have not received your confirmation email within 2 weeks of submitting your form- please check your spam/junk folder. If it is not there, please reach out to us via phone or email.

STEP 2: Meet eligibility and chaperone requirements

  • Minimum of 20 students
  • Bring the required number of chaperones:
  • 1 chaperone per 5 students in Pre-K and K-2nd Grade
  • 1 chaperone per 10 students in 3rd-12th Grade

A required chaperone may be a teacher, bus driver, or other school employee, but other adults can be used to fulfill the requirement if needed.

STEP 3: CHOOSE THE BEST EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR GROUP

Enjoy a self-guided tour or add an educational program (see descriptions below). Self-guided trips open to eligible groups 7 days a week; programs available Monday-Friday only.

Students and required chaperones will be given priority in admittance to programs; additional chaperones/family members are not guaranteed entry to programs.

  1. Self-Guided Tour
  2. Behind-the-Scenes Tours
  3. Classroom-based programs
  4. Symphony by the Sea
  5. OERB

Self-Guided Tours

Explore our galleries at your own pace and enjoy interactive learning experiences such as touch tanks, feed shows, and dive shows.

  • Open to all ages and learning abilities; ADA accessible.
  • Recommended for: 
    • Groups with a wide range of grade levels
    • Groups with 75+ students
    • Groups with time constraints
  • Scavenger hunts and other supplemental materials can be found here

STEP 4: SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE RESERVATION FORM*

*Allow up to 2 weeks email confirmation; receipt of email confirmation is necessary to receive field trip pricing.

STEP 5 (OPTIONAL): PRE-ORDER LUNCH FROM OUR CAFE

Make lunch easy by pre-ordering sandwiches for your entire group to pick-up from our cafe.

PRICING

Ticket TypeAdmissionAdmission + Program
Student$7 plus tax$10 plus tax
Required Chaperone* (see below)FREEFREE
Additional Chaperone* (see below)$10 plus tax$10 plus tax
Additional Child (3-17 yrs)$7 plus tax$9 plus tax

*Your group will only receive free admission for the number of chaperones necessary to fulfill our required student-to-chaperone ratios.

Funding Opportunities

FISH FRIENDS SCHOLARSHIP FUND 

The Fish Friends scholarship fund aims to eliminate the financial barriers to experiential learning by awarding scholarships for field trips.

OKLAHOMA ENERGY RESOURCES BOARD (OERB) 

Teachers who are certified through the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB) may request an OERB-funded field trip to the aquarium. 

Contact us

Visit our FAQ page, or contact our education department at education@okaquarium.org 

Please note that field trips cannot be booked over the phone at this time.