Image of the Amazon Tunnel at Newport Aquarium Image of the Amazon Tunnel at Newport Aquarium

Amazon Tunnel

Explore a forest flooded by the Amazon River on your journey under 117,000 gallons of fresh water.

A 32-foot long acrylic tunnel lets you see one of world’s largest freshwater fish - the Arapaima - along with the exotic Pacu and dozens of other species.

Things to Know

Important Symbols To Look For:

Water Story Water Story indicates where crucial information can be found about water, our most precious resource.
SSP Species Survival Plan indicates that an animal is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' Species Survival Plan program (SSP) and is being managed within multiple zoos and aquariums so that it doesn't become extinct.
Vanishing Animal Vanishing Animal means that the species is either threatened or endangered and in need of our help or attention.
Conservation Supporting Conservation showcases a conservation message or a conservation project supported by our WAVE Foundation's Aquatic Conservation Fund.