Aquarium of the Americas


The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is a multi-million dollar facility and a great place to showcase New Orleans on the Mighty Mississippi.  Your guests will sip cocktails and enjoy authentic New Orleans cuisine with the opportunity to get up close with some of the most fascinating creatures in the world.

Highlights include:

  • Over 15,000 sea life creatures, representing nearly 600 species
  • Major marine and submarine exhibits of North and South America, including the Caribbean Sea and the Amazon Rainforest
  • An impressive 400,000-gallon, floor-to-ceiling Gulf of Mexico exhibit, home to gigantic sharks, tarpon and stingrays

Inside Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Playful penguins, circling sharks and rare white alligators are just a few of the creatures your guests will encounter as they journey through the aquarium’s maze of exotic exhibits.

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas highlights the aquatic treasures of the Western Hemisphere through re-creations of North and South American saltwater and freshwater habitats. The facility’s spectacular design allows guests to feel part of the watery worlds by providing close-up encounters with all the inhabitants. Animal handlers are also present at many of the exhibits to offer guests a truly interactive experience.

Planning Your Next Event

The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is the hottest spot to sponsor a large corporate event or party in New Orleans. In addition to plenty of entertainment onsite, the Aquarium’s convenient riverfront location is just a short walk from the convention center, historic French Quarter and numerous downtown hotels.