Daily Schedule by Activity

Today's Hours 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Cleaner Shrimp

Place your hands in the tank and hold still! The shrimp will come to you and start to clean your hands (even under your nails).

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Stingray Hideaway

Conservation Chat

During this chat, learn how you can positively impact our natural environments by making sustainable choices in your everyday life.

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM, 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM Duration: 15 Minutes

Ring of Fire: World of the Octopus

Gator Chat

Learn why alligators are often called "living fossils".

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM, 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM, 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Stingray Hideaway Lobby

Jim Henson's Splash & Bubbles Reeftown Adventure

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

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Outreach Animal Chat

Come meet and learn about one of our Outreach Animals.

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Stingray Hideaway Lobby

Penguin Talk

Take a seat and learn about our cold-weather penguins.

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Penguin Palooza

Playmotion

Snowflakes will appear when you move in front of this interactive projection. 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Penguin Playground

Seahorse Creation Station

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

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun!

Seahorse Seek & Find

Play the digital Seek & Find on your smartphone

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Seahorses: Unbridled Fun!

Shark Bridge

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

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Shark Tank Overlook

Shark Central

Thrillseeker Alert: You can touch a real shark at the only experience of its kind in the region.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Shark Talk

Take a seat and learn some super-interesting shark facts.

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Shark Ray Bay Theater

Shark Tank Feed

Are sharks ferocious eaters? Watch and decide for yourself as our sharks and shark rays are surface fed by our biologists.

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Shark Ray Bay Theater

The Octopus Den

Immerse yourself in an octopus' natural habitat and touch replicas of their anatomy.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Ring of Fire: World of the Octopus

Tide Pool Touch

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

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Shore Gallery