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

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