Great Maya Reef

Great Maya Reef

The new 4,200 square-foot Great Maya Reef at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas opened March 8! This new experience transforms the opening exhibit of the Aquarium into a great, submerged Maya city of the Yucatan peninsula.

The adventure begins as visitors walk through the 30-foot-long tunnel into a submerged Maya city of mysterious ruins, surrounded by exotic sea creatures. This underwater world of the ancient, flooded metropolis is alive with lion fish, yellowtail snapper, moray eels, spiny lobsters and more all at home among stunning coral, sunken artifacts and forgotten treasure.

Maya Dive Experience
Dive into fun! Choose an amazing SCUBA dive or a snorkel adventure that offers a face-to-mask introduction to the aquatic animals of the Great Maya Reef. Learn more.

  • Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Maya Dive Adventure: 10:30 am dive;
    $250 for non-members/$225 for members
  • Maya Snorkel Adventure: 1:30 pm snorkel;
    $175 for non-members/$150 for members

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