Daily Schedule by Activity

Today's Hours 10:00 AM to 6:00 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 Duration: 15 minutes

Stingray Hideaway Lobby

Discovery Hut

See and touch a variety of animal artifacts.

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Stingray Hideaway

Penguin Care

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

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Duration: 15 minutes

Penguin Palooza

Penguin Sunrise

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

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Duration: 15 min.

Penguin Palooza

Scuba Santa's Post Office

Write your wishes to Scuba Santa on a Magic Wish Bubble.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Penguin Palooza

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 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.

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Duration: 10 minutes

Shark Ray Bay Theater

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