Select Days: September 23 – October 22
Be mesmerized by this fairytale come true! See Mermaids swim underwater with their tropical fish friends and wave hello as they do a flip or give you a magical bubble kiss! Explore the enchanted Mermaid Cove where a Mermaid can swim right up to meet you and make friends with a Mermaid during special meet and greet times in Shark Ray Bay Theater. Experience Mermaids FREE with your Newport Aquarium Membership!
For thrill-seekers that dare to cross, Shark Bridge is the world’s first suspended rope bridge where guests can walk just inches above a variety of sharks, rays and more than 300 fish.
Experience the thrill of touching a variety shark species!
Sit and enjoy watching sharks, rays & more as you gaze through one of the largest viewing windows in the Aquarium! Available Every Day: Open to Close
Step beyond the glass and take an adventure behind the scenes to discover all that it takes to care for a million gallons of water and thousands of animals every day! Additional ticket required.
Watch penguins as they hop, play and swim in the frigid water of this Antarctic exhibit. Available Every Day: Times Vary by Season
Explore the Octopus Den and learn about their shape-shifting & color-changing behaviors. Available Every Day: Open to Close
Meet the animals living in an ocean tide pool and touch anemones, sea stars, sea urchins, rays & more! Available Every Day: Open to Close
Color your own fishy friends and bring them to life in the animated world of Splash and Bubbles! Available Every Day: Open to Close
Climb and play your way through Coral Cove! Available Every Day: Open to Close
Touch smiling stingrays as they swim up to greet you! Available Every Day: Open to Close
Get eye-to-eye with stingrays as you crawl through and explore this underwater tunnel. Available Every Day: Open to Close
Explore the wonder of an underwater world and get closer than ever before to incredible ocean animals. Additional ticket required.
See dozens of sharks and experience the thrill of touching sharks! Dare to Cross the world’s first Shark Bridge and be surrounded by sharks as you explore 85 feet of seamless acrylic tunnels through the 385,000-gallon shark tank. Conquer your fears and learn all about these amazing and misunderstood animals during Shark Summer at Newport Aquarium! Because it’s just not summer without Sharks!