Delighting families since 1999, Newport Aquarium welcomes your family to discover the wonder of an underwater world. SEA thousands of the world’s most exotic aquatic creatures as you waddle with playful penguins, meet rare white alligators, be surrounded by sharks and surprised by smiling stingrays.
Dare to cross the first-in-the-world Shark Bridge – the only suspension bridge in North America where guests can walk just inches above nearly two dozen sharks! This V-shaped rope bridge is 75-feet long and is a thrill you’ll never forget!
Get to know the graceful shark rays as they glide through the 385,000 gallon Surrounded by Sharks exhibit. Meet their friends including schools of fish, several species of large stingray, and Denver the curious loggerhead sea turtle. New in 2021, the Aquarium is welcoming two sandbar sharks that will eventually grow up to eight feet long and 200 pounds each.
Be transported to a tropical island paradise in Stingray Hideaway where you can touch a stingray and get eye-to-eye with them.
Explore the remains of a long-ago sunken ship scattered across the sea floor in the new exhibit, Shipwreck: Realm of the Eels. Journey through this vibrant reef, filled with a treasure trove of animals including the brightly colored fish, curious creatures and mysterious eels that call it home.Show more