Image of the Surrounded by Sharks exhibit exhibit at Newport Aquarium Image of the Surrounded by Sharks exhibit exhibit at Newport Aquarium

Surrounded By Sharks

Be immersed in an underwater world as you explore 85-feet of seamless tunnels that wind through the heart of this large ocean ecosystem. You’ll be surrounded by various species of sharks, stingrays and schooling fish as they swim beside you, over your head and under your feet!

See if you can spot Brutus the giant grouper or Denver the loggerhead sea turtle as you explore this vibrant reef bursting with sea life.

Things to Know

Fun Facts
85 feet of acrylic tunnels
385,000 gallons of saltwater
Took three days to fill

NEW SANDBAR SHARKS

Two NEW Sandbar Sharks are now making their home in the Surrounded by Sharks exhibit! These fast swimmers were born at our sister Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey and will reach up to 8 feet in length when fully grown.
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Dare to Cross Shark Bridge

Dare to cross Shark Bridge the world’s first suspended rope bridge where guests can walk just inches above sharks, shark rays and other aquatic animals. 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.

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