Animal Encounter

Come meet one of our Outreach animals in this 15 minute encounter. Free with paid admission.

Additional outreach opportunities Monday to Thursday at 2:30 p.m. 

Canyon Falls Lobby

Frog Bog

Kids can see secret frog tanks visible only when they climb through tunnels and tubes in our kids-only Frog Bog jungle gym.

Frog Bog

Penguin Feed

Watch our Animal Experience Specialists feed our cold weather penguins and listen to a presentation given by an interpreter.

Penguin Palooza

Penguin Meet & Greet

Meet one of our African Penguins in this 15 minute presentation.

Penguin Palooza

Penguin Programming

Enjoy interactive penguin themed talks.

Penguin Palooza

Seahorse Creation Station

Discover your inner-artist at the Seahorse Creation Station and create a digital seahorse you can share with friends and family.

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun!

Seahorse Seek & Find

Play the digital Seek & Find on your smartphone

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun!

Shark Bridge

Visit Newport Aquarium this spring break and a member of YOUR family could be the 2 millionth person to cross Shark Bridge!

Shark Tank Overlook

Shark Ray Feed

See our rare Shark Rays – Sweet Pea, Scooter, Sunshine and Spike – being fed and trained by biologists in our Surround By Sharks Exhibit.

Shark Ray Bay Theater

Shark Talks/Dive Shows

Step into our Shark Ray Bay Theater for your first and biggest view of our Shark Rays, sharks and the divers who care for them. Hear our divers talk about the sharks and animals all around them and what you can do to protect their natural environments.

Divers even answer your questions!

Shark Ray Bay Theater

Shark Tank Feed

Are sharks ferocious eaters? Watch and decide for yourself as our Sand Tiger, Sandbar, Whitetip and Blacktip Sharks are surface fed by our biologists.

View the sharks from the Surrounded by Sharks tunnels, or get a biologists’ point-of-view from the Shark Top viewing area.

Shark Central

Tide Pool Touch

Get an up-close and touchable view of our many species of underwater creatures at our Touch Pool.

Shore Gallery

Touch the Sharks

Yes, you heard us right! You can touch dozens of sharks in the Shark Central Exhibit.

Learn the proper two-finger touch technique to make personal contact with these amazing animals.

Shark Central