Animal Encounters & Tours

Make your Newport Aquarium visit even better with additional activities you can participate in throughout the day.

Backstage Animal Experiences

Aquarium Adventurer Combo

Enjoy Newport Aquarium to its fullest with the Aquarium Adventurer Combo.

This ticket includes general admission plus a Backstage Animal Experience. General Admission gets you access to all of the Aquarium’s exhibits, shows and galleries, while the Backstage Animal Experience allows you to step behind the scenes to see how our professionals and volunteers care for thousands of marine animals in a million gallons of salt and fresh water.

This ticket provides unprecedented value, ease and convenience - both for one low price. Save up to 15%!

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AdultsAges 13+ ChildrenAges 2-12
$3499 $2799

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Backstage Animal Experiences

Backstage Animal Experience

Step behind the scenes to see how our professionals and volunteers care for thousands of marine animals in a million gallons of salt and fresh water.

Times:

Backstage Animal Experiences are available every day at 11:00am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm.

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General AdmissionReg. Passholder PriceReg.
$1499 $1199

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Penguin Encounters

Penguin Encounters

You’re invited to visit The Penguin House, the backstage home of our African penguins.

Get up close and personal for this exclusive 20-minute encounter with these adorable birds.

Times:

Penguin Encounters are available every day except Wednesday at 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 2:30pm & 3:00pm

Details

General AdmissionReg. Passholder PriceReg
$2999 $2399

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