Two ways to dive:

Dive with just Fish

Dive with moray eels, a 400-pound Queensland grouper, a friendly sea turtle, nurse sharks and 400 of their favorite friends!


Dive with Sharks

Here's your chance to get up close and personal with a variety of sharks, barracudas, giant sea turtles, saw fish and so much more.

Not a certified diver? We have a program for you, too!
Read about how you can try scuba diving at the Downtown Aquarium!


Your $185 fee includes:

  • One (1) Aquarium admission for yourself or free parking.
  • Dive with the Fish T-Shirt.
  • Coupon for a FREE appetizer at the aquarium restaurant.
  • The use of an exposure suit, mask, fins, regulator, BCD and gauges.
  • Dive guides from A-1 Scuba & Travel Center who will assist you throughout your entire experience.
    Please note: This fee applies to regularly scheduled programs. We gladly schedule private dives for individuals and groups. There is an additional fee for this service. Please contact our Training Manager, Wendie, at 303-789-2450 for more information.

To participate in Dive with the Fish, you must:

  • Be of sound body and mind and medically able to handle the inherent risks
    involved in SCUBA diving.
  • Have NO medical contraindications to SCUBA diving.
  • Hold and present a valid SCUBA Certification card from a recognized agency.
  • Persons with disabilities will be accommodated by the best possible
    means. Some special needs SCUBA certifications require dive buddies to
    assist. For special needs questions, call (303) 789-2450.
  • Complete the Aquarium Scuba Diving Waiver (PDF) and provide it to your
    guide at the aquarium

Read our step-by-step guide to the "Swim with the Fish" program

Make sure to read our step by step guide (PDF) of what to expect and what to bring. We recommend printing this out so you have it for easy reference.

Please note: Rescheduling and cancellations less than 48 hours in advance are subject to transfer and cancellation fees.

"The best scuba diving in Colorado!"

Click here for map and directions to the aquarium.

To Make Reservations, call (303) 789-2450.

Program is offered Saturday and Sunday, starting at 11:30 a.m.