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

Coral Tunnel Feed

Watch and listen as our divers feed the animals in the Coral Tunnel.

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Duration: 15 minutes

Coral Reef

Dive Shows

Step into our Shark Ray Bay Theater for your first and biggest view of our Surrounded by Sharks Exhibit. Listen to our presenters talk about the sharks and animals that call Newport Aquarium home and what you can do to protect their natural habitats.

Stick around until the end of the show and you may get the chance to ask the presenter some of your own questions!

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM, 12:50 PM - 1:05 PM, 1:10 PM - 1:25 PM, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM, 2:50 PM - 3:05 PM, 3:10 PM - 3:25 PM

Shark Ray Bay Theater Friday - Sunday

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.

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!

10:00 AM - 6:00 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.  

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Stingray Hideaway

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