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Summer Schedule

9:30 AM –  SEASIDE STORY TIME
LOCATION: SEA TURTLE RECOVERY THEATER

Join Aquarium staff as we interact with live animals and read our favorite marine story books to kids.

10 AM – SALTMARSH FEEDING
LOCATION: SALTMARSH AVIARY

Learn more about marsh birds and what makes our coastal saltmarshes so special.

10:30 AM – NATURE DISCOVERY: CITIZEN SCIENCE EDITION
LOCATION: GREAT HALL

This informal program encourages guests to get their hands dirty while making their own natural discoveries.

11 AM – OCEAN HEROES DIVE SHOW
LOCATION: LOWER OCEAN GALLERY

Interact with a diver, learn all about our largest exhibit, and discover why the animals that reside there are real ocean superheroes.

11:30 AM – TURTLE TALK
LOCATION: ZUCKER FAMILY SEA TURTLE RECOVERY

Hear about the process of rescue, rehabilitation and release from our Sea Turtle Care Center staff, and learn what it takes to be a sea turtle biologist.

12 PM – ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS
LOCATION: GREAT HALL

Join Aquarium staff as they highlight our featured creature of the day and help shed light on some of our creatures’ wildest adaptations.

1 PM – DAILY FEEDING
LOCATION: LOCATION VARIES

Join Aquarium staff as we highlight our featured creature of the day, and learn how changes to their environment help promote happy and healthy lives for all of our animals.

1:30 PM – MYSTERIES OF THE G.O.T.
LOCATION: LOWER OCEAN GALLERY

Help our divers crack the case, find out “who done it,” and learn all about the animals swimming in the Great Ocean Tank

2 PM – TURTLE TALK
LOCATION: ZUCKER FAMILY SEA TURTLE RECOVERY

Hear about the process of rescue, rehabilitation and release from our Sea Turtle Care Center staff, and learn what it takes to be a sea turtle biologist.

2:30 PM – OTTER FEEDING
LOCATION: MOUNTAIN FOREST

Learn about the amazing adaptations otters possess, watch them enjoy their afternoon meal, and see them explore changes to their environment.

3 PM – DIVE INTO THE G.O.T.
LOCATION: LOWER OCEAN GALLERY

Find out what it’s like to dive in our largest exhibit, the Great Ocean Tank. Interact with a scuba diver and learn how we care for all those fish!

4 PM – ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS
LOCATION: GREAT HALL

Join Aquarium staff as they highlight our featured creature of the day and help shed light on some of our creatures’ wildest adaptations.

Plan Your Visit

Best Times to Visit

You’ll find smaller crowds on weekdays before 11 a.m. or after 2 p.m.

Visiting with Young Children

Here are a few tips for those visiting with babies or toddlers:

  • A quiet, private nursing room is located on the first floor across from the gift shop.
  • Changing tables are located in the restrooms on the first floor, across from the Aquarium Gift Shop.
  • Strollers are welcome inside the Aquarium and are also available to rent for $1 (free for Members) at the Welcome Desk located in the Great Hall.
FIN-tastic Photo Opportunities

Take home a family photo you’ll treasure forever from Magic Memories. You’ll be handed a business card after your picture is taken – it will have the PhotoCard Number you need to order your print from home.

Shop the Aquarium Gift Shop

Our gift shop is swimming with goodies for the whole family. Take home a little treasure; give a little support to our animals.

Grab a Bite at the Sea Turtle Snack Bar

Fuel up at the Sea Turtle Snack Bar which serves up snacks and favorites like pizza, sandwiches, ice cream, chips, and cold drinks.

Sign up for our E-Newsletter

Stay in touch and be on the early bird list for news, updates and special events, like sea turtle releases, when you sign up for our e-newsletter.

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