Members of the news media are welcome to contact our Public Relations Office with any inquiries at

On-site visits and filming

All members of the news media covering Newport Aquarium must contact our Public Relations department to request interviews or filming access in advance. Members of the news media must be escorted by a Newport Aquarium team member at all times while on assignment on the premises.

Tripods can be accommodated in some areas of the Aquarium with advance permission.

For the health and well-being of our animals, flash and heavy lighting are not allowed in certain areas of the aquarium. Please discuss your lighting and flash needs with our Public Relations Office before your visit.

Media ticket requests

Working members of the news media may request up to four complimentary tickets to Newport Aquarium. Please submit your requests by completing the form below at least 48 hours in advance of your visit. We cannot guarantee delivery of complimentary tickets requested less than five working days in advance. NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS - requests via phone or email will not be honored.