Member Discounts

Being a South Carolina Aquarium member certainly has its perks! Below you’ll find a list of discounts you can enjoy at the Aquarium and at many other businesses and attractions in the Charleston area and beyond.

Discounts at the Aquarium

Members receive 10% off purchases in the Aquarium Gift Shop, Sea Turtle Snack Bar and on souvenir photos.

Members also receive special pricing on additional general admission ticket purchases. Save $3 on adult tickets and $2 on child tickets. Up to six tickets may be purchased for each visit; discount will apply at checkout once logged in. Members must accompany guests.

Please present your physical or digital membership card to receive these benefits. Need a replacement card? Email [email protected]

Discounts Beyond the Aquarium

Acorn Naturalists

Acorn Naturalists offers books, field and lab equipment, replicas and displays, science kits, optical equipment, and games that nurture curiosity about the natural world. Receive 10% off of your first online purchase using promo code SCAquarium24. Whether you need a new dip net for the next seining program or a magnifying glass to view your most recent Trading Post treasure, this is the place to shop. Offer expires 12/31/23.

Charleston Fun Park

Located in Mount Pleasant, the Charleston Fun Park has 36 holes of mini-golf, activities like axe throwing, bumper cars and a virtual reality rollercoaster. They also offer unique birthday party experiences. Show your Aquarium membership card to receive 50% off of your next family miniature golf game (up to 4 people). Offer expires 12/31/24.

Charleston Gaillard Center

The Charleston Gaillard Center is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides the Lowcountry with a world-class performance hall and inspires our dynamic community through the power of the performing arts. Present your Aquarium Membership card for 25% off of a general Gaillard Membership.

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity

The Dorchester Habitat for Humanity Restore located in Summerville, SC, offers members 20% off of purchases. Enjoy shopping while giving back to this nonprofit organization and supporting home construction projects for those in need. Present your valid Aquarium membership card and photo ID at check out. 

Firefly Distillery

Home of the world’s first Sweet Tea Vodka, Firefly Distillery is the place for good times and great spirits. Firefly produces 30 craft spirits, including vodkas, moonshines, whiskeys, rums and more at the 25,000 square foot distillery in North Charleston. Visitors can experience the distillation process firsthand, taste craft spirits and signature cocktails and enjoy live music, food trucks, countless events and a gift shop. Present your Aquarium membership card for 10% off tastings at the Distillery.

Fit Mommy Charleston

Fit Mommy Charleston offers high quality and motivational fitness classes that are safe for every stage of motherhood. Form a sense of community with other new parents and set an example for little ones of how fun and important living an active lifestyle is. Classes include Mommy & Me, Strength and Interval and Postpartum. Enter code SCAQUARIUM for $20 off any membership option. Show your Aquarium membership card at the first class.

Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is a nonprofit located in Atlanta, Georgia and is committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals worldwide. Receive a discount on general admission when purchased online in advance here. Tickets will automatically show your special price, and you will not see a discount when added to your cart.

International African American Museum

Every day, the International African American Museum (IAAM) empowers individuals with knowledge of the past. IAAM tells the unvarnished stories of the African American experience across generations — the trauma and triumph that gave rise to a resilient people.  When you become an Annual Member, you join a collective dedicated to honoring the untold stories of the African American journey at one of our country’s most sacred sites. Use code SCAQUARIUM at checkout to receive 15% off an IAAM Annual Membership (excludes Museum Circle levels).

RedFin Charters

Named the “Best Fishing Charter” Charleston, SC has to offer by Charleston City Paper, RedFin Charters is dedicated to helping anglers of all skill levels. Let RedFin Charters show you an unforgettable day on the water! Aquarium members receive $50 off per booking. One time per household per year; must show membership card. Offer expires 12/31/24.

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

South Carolina Aquarium members receive 15% off daytime general admission tickets at the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. Tickets must be purchased onsite at any ticket window by presenting a valid membership card and photo ID. The discount will apply only to the individuals covered by the Aquarium membership.

Wild Dunes Resort

Save up to 15% off stays at Wild Dunes, Charleston’s Island Resort! Boasting sweeping ocean views and an array of inspired amenities, including multiple on-site restaurants, full-service spa, racquets center and “Best in State” golf courses, this 1,6000-acre resort will ease you into the joys of your staycation. Whether seeking serenity, adventure or both, Wild Dunes Resort revolves around your sense of wellness and enjoyment. Terms & Conditions of Offer: Subject to availability and length of stay restrictions. Valid for Sunday–Thursday night stays; offer applies for residents of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Please book online and show Aquarium membership card at check in to receive this discount.

Wonder Works

So much more than a toy store, Wonder Works aims to inspire the wonder and magic of play time. Present your membership card for 10% off all purchases. Offer expires 12/31/24.

Please present your physical or digital membership card to receive these benefits. Need a replacement card? Email [email protected]

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