Explore the magic, beauty and wonder of San Francisco Bay at Aquarium of the Bay. Discover the beautiful marine life that lie beneath the surface of San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters.
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See over 20,000 marine animals in their distinctive ecosystems as you stroll through over 300 feet of crystal clear acrylic tunnels holding 700,00 gallons of Bay Water 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. Aquarium of the Bay partners with The Bay Institute to protect ,restore and inspire conservation of San Francisco Bay and is the only aquarium dedicated to the diverse marine life and distinctive ecosystems of the Bay and its watershed.
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River Otter Snow Days – 31 December
There’s snow in the forecast at Aquarium of the Bay. See the river otters romp and roll in a winter white wonderland as 1,000 pounds of snow to the river otter habitat is added!
Come early to experience the river otters frolic, slip and slide in their new icy surroundings, spreading undeniable cuteness this holiday season! Buy tickets now to reserve your spot!
Daily programs include:
Shark Feeding (Tue and Sat mornings) – Watch the divers feed the Sevengill Sharks — the largest predator in the Bay.
Animal Encounter – Meet the Red-eared Slider Turtle, a climate change ambassador.
River Otter Feeding – Learn about North American river otters and how our biologists care for them.
Shark Talk – Learn how sharks have adapted to become the most diverse, yet misunderstood, top predators in the ocean.
Tunnel feeding – (Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays only) – Watch and learn how they feed the sharks, rays, and fish of San Francisco Bay.
- Scheduled presentations can extend 10-20 minutes
- Foreign Language Audio Tours – There are special QR Codes throughout the aquarium that you can scan with your personal phone or tablet. Available in English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin & Spanish
Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 22 – Closing at 3pm
(Last ticket sold at 2pm)
Closed 25 Dec
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|tuesday||10:00 - 18:00|
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|saturday||10:00 - 18:00|
|sunday||10:00 - 18:00|