Aquarium Of The Bay

San Francisco, CA

Where are we going?

Aquarium Of The Bay
PIER 39 The Embarcadero & Beach St
San Francisco


What is there to do?

Who is excited to journey UNDERNEATH the waters of San Francisco Bay...and you don't even have to get wet for it!

Aquarium of the Bay is an incredible experience for the whole family in San Francisco, where you can explore the incredible creatures that call the water home.

Why not start Under The Bay, where you can make your way through 300ft of crystal clear tunnels, that surround you with over 20,000 marine animals from the bay and the nearby waters! Kids will be mesmerized in the Jellies habitat, and you can see a dynamic habitats with swirling schools of anchovies and sea bass with the Near Shore exhibit!

Make sure you venture into the second crystal clear tunnel at Aquarium of the Bay, because the deeper waters are waiting for you! Sturgeon, rays, and sharks all soar and glide around you. You can come face to face with the Bay's largest predators - the Sevengill sharks, and all give local species are present!

Kids will love the hands-on activities at Aquarium of the Bay too, so don't miss Touch The Bay! The magic of San Francisco is literally at your fingertips, where you can actually feel what sharks, rays and skates feel like!

The Daily Programs are great fun for the kids too, and allow them to learn all about the sharks, and see divers interact with them! There are also chances to meet otters, and octopus, and other weird and wonderful creatures. 

So let's go exploring underneath the ocean at the Aquarium of the Bay - you might just be surprised what you discover!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $26.95

Children: $16.95

Discount: Seniors discounts

Family Deals: Family of 4 is $80


Need a little extra help?

The aquarium is handicap accessible. Speak to staff if you have any questions or problems!


When can we go?

10am - 6pm Jan 1 - Jun 16 & Sept 4 - Dec 31. 9am - 8pm June 17 - Sept 3.

All year round. Closed December 25


Any top tips?

Check the times of the events and programs as soon as you arrive, so you can plan your day around what you want to see!

I’m Hungry!

There are plenty of places to eat in the Bay area, so grab something before you arrive so you can focus on the underwater fun and not those rumbling tummies! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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