Unique entertainment options surround you at Moody Gardens. Containing a world-class aquarium, a living rainforest, and the Discovery Museum, there is plenty to do and see at Moody Gardens.

The Aquarium Pyramid

Dive into the oceans of the world to visit one of the largest aquariums in the Southwest. This 1.5-million-gallon aquarium is teeming with creatures from tuxedo-clad penguins to seals and sharks, an amazing Jellyfish Gallery and thousands of tropical fish and more, with new and interactive opportunities all along the way.

A fun and awe-inspiring experience is wonderfully complemented with conservation messages that underscore the vital importance of the oceans. New exhibits inspire visitor interest and empathy and connect them to specific ocean habitats. Each ocean exhibit highlights different marine sanctuaries and different aspects of our relationship to the seas.

The Rainforest Pyramid

As you enter through a tree-top canopy entrance, you'll visit the rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas in a rare, up-close and interactive adventure with over 1,700 exotic plants and endangered animals that range from Giant Amazon River Otters to an ocelot, Komodo dragons and other reptiles. Saki monkeys, Cotton-top tamarins, and sloths roam freely while an array of birds fly between the trees as you walk the trails through the spacious enclosure!

The Discovery Pyramid

The third pyramid at Moody Gardens is a hands-on museum-like environment perfect for inquisitive minds. Teens can learn about the science of waves, make their own music, and even experiment with robotics. Exhibits rotate seasonally; learn more on the Moody Gardens website.

For more daring guests, test your adrenaline on the Ropes Course or the Zip Line. There is also a top-tier public golf course just a few miles from the hotel. Guests can explore the bay via the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat or experience the wonder of the 3D Theater, 4D Special FX Theater, or the 20,000 Leagues Interactive Adventure. Hotel guests can also take a swim in the heated indoor and outdoor pools to relax and unwind!

Amenities

  • Family Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Local Owned
  • Meeting/Private Space
  • Military Discount
  • Public Restroom
  • Water Views

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