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Behind-the-Scenes Tours

See how we care for Michigan's largest aquarium and 2,000+ creatures
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Join expert guides to discover how we care for over 2,000 creatures in Michigan's largest aquarium!

This 20-minute interactive experience is a guest favorite! The guided tour immerses you in our world of feeding and caring for creatures and discover how we create an ocean right here in the heart of Michigan.

BTS Tour | SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

Know Before You Go

Behind-the-Scenes Tours are approximately 20 minutes long. We can admit up to 15 individuals per tour.

Weekdays (Mon-Fri)
     - 11:00AM
     - 4:00PM

Weekends (Sat-Sun)

Please choose a time for your Behind-the-Scenes Tour at least 1 hour after your General Admission ticket time.


Where to Go?

To take your Behind-the-Scenes Tour, please arrive at the Ocean View Window, near Dive Station 8, at least ten minutes before the scheduled start of the tour.


Additional Information

  • Behind the Scenes Tours do not allow admission to SEA LIFE Michigan and must be purchased with an admissions ticket.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tours are not available with group or school tickets due to capacity limitations.