Daily Schedule by Activity

Today's Hours 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Animal Encounter

Come meet one of our Outreach animals every day in this 15 minute encounter. Free with paid admission.

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Stingray Hideaway Lobby

Discovery Hut

See and touch a variety of animal artifacts.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Stingray Hideaway

Jim Henson's Splash & Bubbles Reeftown Adventure

Catch a current to Jim Henson’s Splash and Bubbles Reeftown Adventure only at Newport Aquarium!

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Penguin Care

Watch our biologists care for our cold water penguins and listen to a presentation given by one of our interpreters.

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Penguin Palooza

Penguin Sunrise

Meet one of our African Penguins in this 15 minute presentation.

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Shark Ray Bay Theater

Seahorse Creation Station

Discover your inner-artist at the Seahorse Creation Station and create a digital seahorse you can share with friends and family.

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun!

Seahorse Seek & Find

Play the digital Seek & Find on your smartphone

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun!

Shark Bridge

Over 2 million thrill-seekers have dared to cross Newport Aquarium's Shark Bridge!

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Shark Tank Overlook

Shark Tank Feed

Are sharks ferocious eaters? Watch and decide for yourself as our Sand Tiger, Sandbar, Whitetip and Blacktip Sharks are surface fed by our biologists.

View the sharks from the Surrounded by Sharks tunnels, or get a biologists’ point-of-view from the Shark Top viewing area.

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Shark Ray Bay Theater

Stingray Hideaway Tunnel

Enter the world of stingrays.

Explore Stingray Hideaaway from beneath the surface!

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Stingray Hideaway

Stingray Hideaway: Enter Their World

Discover stingrays - one of the ocean’s most mysterious animals - from above and below the water’s surface and even have the opportunity to touch them.  

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Stingray Hideaway

Tide Pool Touch

Get an up-close and touchable view of our many species of underwater creatures at our Touch Pool.

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Shore Gallery