I think we can all agree that the best kind of aquarium is the kind thats purpose is to save and rehabilitate animals in their local habitats. The Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi is the perfect spot to see exotic animals while they're being treated from injuries or bred to avoid extinction. While you enjoy spending time with their adorable dolphins, stingrays, variety of fish, flamingoes, sloths, and more, you are also contributing to their wildlife preserve endeavors!
The Texas State Aquarium was just nominated for the Best Aquarium in the United States, which is rightly given! The aquarium has so much to do, and they just keep expanding bigger and better every year. The aquarium has exhibits like the Jungle, the Coral Reef, Dolphin Bay, Swamp Tales, and Otter Creek. They have hundreds of species of animals at their location and you can see and learn about all of them.
Their giant aquarium tanks hold countless tropical fish and sharks for guests to marvel at, all while they are being cared for and bred to keep their species alive. Everyone has a favorite fish, and whether yours is a clownfish or a jellyfish, this aquarium has saved them all.
They also have a couple of adorable shows that show off the beauty and intelligence of different animals like the dolphins and the birds. You definitely need to schedule some time to admire and learn all about these stunning creatures when you visit the aquarium!
There are literally so many unique exhibits, you'll feel like you're traveling across the globe to get a peek into all of the animal's natural habitats. You will never want to leave the aquarium once you visit, it is just too incredible!
Tickets for the aquarium go for $33 for adults and $24 for children. They have discount days and online specials to check out as well. Your ticket gets you to access to all of their exhibits and free shows. There are also tours to get up close and personal with dolphins, fish, and the sloths.
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The Texas State Aquarium is located at 2710 N. Shoreline Blvd Corpus Christi, TX 78402. You can visit their official website to buy tickets and find more information here!