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The world's largest ocean Aquarium of the Pacific Long Beach Meet more than 11,000 species.Take a journey of discovery through the world's largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. Meet more than 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits as you explore sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Delve into wonder with new interactive exhibits, animals and programs. Touch new shark and ray species. Get up-close with a penguin. See and learn about a local steelhead fish that lives in our rivers. Explore the new horseshoe crab touch exhibit. Touch over 150 sharks in Shark Lagoon. Feed colorful birds in Lorikeet Forest. Touch sea jellies in the Wonders of the Deep Gallery and explore environmental issues in the Ocean Science Center. Join a Behind-the-Scenes Tour. Enjoy Turtle Vision 4-D. Take a voyage on a daily Whale Watch or Harbor Cruise. You can even get up-close and feed a sea lion, sea otter or shark by reservation during weekend Animal Encounters. For information about discounted Late Nights, festivals, the Guest Speakers Series and other programs, check out the Upcoming Events page.
In celebration of the local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its twelfth annual Moompetam Festival. This weekend celebration will feature traditional...