Take a journey of discovery at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Explore our exhibits and discover sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Come face-to-face with and even touch the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon, hand-feed colorful lorikeet birds, and watch our Magellanic Penguins play. With affordable prices and an entertaining AND educational experience for the whole family, there is no better time to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific than now.
The Aquarium of the Pacific’s mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants, and ecosystems.
Home to more than 11,000 animals representing nearly 500 species, the Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates the planet’s largest and most diverse body of water: the Pacific Ocean. Featuring nineteen major habitats and thirty-two focus exhibits, the Aquarium is a world-class institution exploring the waters of Southern California, Baja, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific. Touch sharks in Shark Lagoon, watch divers explore the Blue Cavern or Tropical Reef habitats, check out husbandry experts working in the Seal and Sea Lion Habitat, and get an opportunity to see the mesmerising seahorses and sea dragons in the Tropical Pacific Gallery!
Daily Hours: 9:00 – 18:00
Except Dec. 25 & April 7 - 9 (Long Beach Grand Prix)
Special Exhibit Hours
The following exhibits may be closed until 1:30 p.m. on select weekdays for school programs. Call for specific hours.
Our Watersheds: Pathway to the Pacific
Ocean Science Center
Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received. In the event if the date selected is not available, alternative arrangements will be communicated via email.
All bookings require customers to print their voucher off in order to be exchanged for entry to the attraction or tour. We cannot guarantee entry without a printed voucher and will not be able to cancel or refund customers who do not print the vouchers and therefore can't gain access to the venue or tour.
Vouchers are valid for entry for 3 months from date of purchase
Changi Recommends and the merchant will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damage caused by individual's negligence.
Changi Recommends will not be responsible for the loss of ticket caused by individual's negligence.
The e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion.
Any alteration(s) on the e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant.
No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
The Aquarium of the Pacific is located at 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802