To ensure the best possible guest experience, hourly capacities are limited. We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets or making your reservations in advance to ensure you get to visit on your preferred date and entry time. Popular days and times do sell out. If you wait to purchase tickets at walk-up, you may need to wait hours for the next available entry time or find there is no remaining ticket availability.
With Plan-Ahead Pricing, the further in advance you purchase your tickets, the more you save. Get tickets HERE.
Annual Passholders or Members and undated ticket holders can make reservations HERE.
See dozens of sharks – some you can even touch like the NEW California Horn Shark! Dare to Cross the world’s first shark bridge and visit the shark nursery. Be surrounded by sharks as you explore 85 feet of seamless acrylic tunnels through the 385,000-gallon shark tank. Conquer your fears and learn all about these amazing and misunderstood animals during Shark Summer at Newport Aquarium!
Conquer your fears and experience the excitement of touching a shark for a thrill you’ll never forget! This 5,000-gallon exhibit offers a chance to touch a variety of ever-changing species of sharks like the NEW California Horn Shark. Feel the subtle differences in skin texture as you try to touch them all! Gain a new perspective on these often-misunderstood apex predators.Learn More
Dare to cross the world’s first Shark Bridge – a suspended rope bridge where you can walk just inches above sharks! This V-shaped rope bridge is 75-feet long and is suspended over the open water of the 385,000 gallon Surrounded by Sharks exhibit. Shark Bridge is located at the Shark Tank Overlook, one of the largest open-air viewing tanks in the country.Learn More
Visit the Shark Nursery in the Shore Gallery where you’ll see a variety of shark eggs from different species of sharks. Learn what makes these egg cases so special and how they are designed to keep their tiny inhabitants safe from predators.Learn More
General Admission tickets get you access to all the Aquarium's exhibits, shows and galleries, all at one low price.
Your best value! Enjoy unlimited visits for 1 year, plus exclusive benefits and discounts.
If you are an Annual Passholder, have purchased tickets not directly from Newport Aquarium or have an undated complimentary ticket, this is where you can make your reservation prior to visiting.