Denver’s Downtown Aquarium, where all our programs are held, features a public aquarium boasting more than one million gallons of underwater exhibits highlighting fascinating ecosystems from around the world and over 500 species of animals.
Shark Cage Experience
The Downtown Aquarium/A-1 Shark Cage Experience is the perfect opportunity to get an up-close panoramic view of an amazing 400,000 gallon exhibit with a large variety of cool critters including: Five varieties of sharks, 14-foot long sawfish, giant barracudas, sea turtles and more. The best part……. you don’t have to be a certified diver to participate in this remarkable adventure!
Eco Diver Specialty
Our Aquarium Ecology Specialty Diver Course provides a unique underwater diving experience that will help you enjoy the diving experience and enhance your knowledge of the cool critters you often encounter while diving. During this four-specialty program you’ll apply information you learn while reading the Shark, Turtle, Fish and Coral digital specialty manuals, gain a better sense of how to identify a large variety of animals, observe their characteristics and behaviors, and identify their many shapes, sizes and colors.
Swim With The Fish
Come experience an incredible snorkeling adventure, right in the heart of Denver! Whether you’ve only snorkeled at the local swimming pool or in the tropics, you’ll love Swimming with the Fish at the Denver Downtown Aquarium, where you’ll swim with Stingrays, a school of Cownose Rays, Moray Eels, Drums, Grouper and hundreds of other exotic underwater animals.
Dive With The Fish
Dive With The Fish! Certified diver?
We offer an even more “in depth” experience with our 400 lb. Queensland Grouper, Stingrays, Guitar Fish, Potato Cod, Gentle Green Sea Turtle, Moray Eels, Red Drums, Nurse Sharks and 400 other exotic underwater animals in the Under the Sea exhibit.
Dive With The Sharks
Here’s the perfect opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of sharks, turtles, barracuda, sawfish and so much more!
If you’re a certified diver, you can experience the adventure of a lifetime in the Sunken Shipwreck exhibit. You’ll swim with Sand Tiger sharks, Brown sharks, Zebra sharks, barracudas, Guitar Fish, Turtles and Saw Fish.