Breakfast with a Mermaid

Breakfast with a Mermaid

Slip into a whimsical world, enjoy a full breakfast, and snap shell-fies with a Ripley's magical mermaid!

Have You Ever Wanted to Meet a Mermaid?

Here’s your chance to meet a real, live mermaid, plus enjoy a delicious hot breakfast and explore the aquarium before it opens to the public! Fuel up with pancakes, bacon, and more, then snap a shell -fie with a mermaid and ask them everything you’ve ever wanted to know about life under the sea!

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Tier Pricing
Adult (12+) $79.99 +Tax
Child (2-11) $59.99 +Tax
Child (under 2) $4.99 +Tax
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What's Included

  • Hot breakfast and coffee in the Feeding Frenzy café starting at 8:00 a.m.

  • Meet and greet with a mermaid

  • One complimentary mermaid meet and greet photo per adult ticket

  • Private mermaid dive show

  • A special gift for each child

  • Aquarium admission following the event

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