- For up to 6 people
- Open-dated voucher
- Popular with families
Aquarium of the Bay
Located in Fisherman’s Wharf, explore the magic and beauty and wonder of the local marine life, as you stroll through over 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels!
See over 20,000 marine animals in their distinctive ecosystems and learn about their natural habitats. Then take a scuba diver's view of San Francisco Bay - without getting wet, as you view different varieties of jellyfish, catch a glimpse of a giant Pacific octopus and come face to fin with sharks!
Enhance your visit with daily animal feedings and presentations. The magic of San Francisco Bay is literally at your finger tips in Touch the Bay, featuring touchpools with sharks, rays and sea stars, and the interactive Bay Lab station.
- There is a car park available.
- There is wheelchair access.
What you should know
- 20% off all entry prices listed below. Discount does not apply to group rates
- Simply present the coupon at the attraction. Each coupon is valid for one to six people
- This offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer
- Please check opening dates and times before your visit
Prices and discounts
Aquarium of the Bay Discount and Prices
|Regular price||with coupon|
|Child 4-12 years||$16.95||$13.56|
Aquarium of the Bay Opening Times.
Closed 25 Dec
Hours vary depending on the week. January 1 – June 16: 10am – 6pm June 17 – September 3: 9am – 8pm September 4 – December 31: 10am – 6pm November 22: call for hours December 24: call for hours
|Opening - Closing|
|Monday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
Pier 39, The Embarcadero and Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133, US
Exhibitions & Events
The following events are included with your entry ticket:
Your Aquarium of the Bay exploration begins in Discover the Bay, featuring the distinctive ecosystems that support an incredibly wide variety of marine life.
Exhibit highlights include:
-“Beauties of the Bay”: visit San Francisco Bay’s most colorful animals
-Swirling school of anchovies
-Bay babies: from newly hatched Skates to juvenile perch and other fishes, explore underwater newborns
The magic of San Francisco Bay is literally at your fingertips in Touch the Bay, featuring a touchpool with sharks, rays, and skates. Experience the interactive PG&E Bay Lab station and exhibits highlighting land-dwelling animals with special messages to share.
Who You'll Meet, and What You'll Explore:
-Sharks, Bat Rays and Skates Touchpool
-San Francisco Bay Estuaries Exhibit
Come face-to-fin with Sevengill sharks, San Francisco Bay's largest predators, and all five local shark species: sevengills, leopard sharks, soupfin sharks, and spiny dogfish.
Experience what a Skate looks like, as it glides overhead.
Get up close and personal with some of your favorite marine life through the Aquarium of the Bay’s interactive augmented and virtual reality film presentations.
See and "touch" animals from the sea, including, whales, dolphins, walrus, polar bear, penguins and take home some high-resolution images of your interactions.