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.

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$6 plus tax$9 plus tax
Required Chaperone* (see below)FREEFREE
Additional Chaperone* (see below)$10 plus tax$10 plus tax
Additional Child (3-17 yrs)$6 plus tax$6 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 [add link] 

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) [add link]

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 or call (918) 528-1514.

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