Our energetic and inquisitive African penguins are visitor favorites.
Watch carefully and you might even see them communicating with each other. When penguins flap their wings or bow their heads, they're telling each other how they feel. Throwing their heads back and wings out means "I'm happy." Leaning forward and opening their beaks means "Go away."
With your help, we can expand our education programs through our new Center for Ocean Education and Leadership. Please join us in inspiring a new generation of ocean leaders.
The lion's mane nudibranch, Melibe leonina, is back on exhibit in our Kelp Forest gallery. Swaying on kelp blades, it catches passing plankton in its large hood. And believe it or not, this animal is scented watermelon!
Give your friends and family an Aquarium experience they'll never forget! Our gift cards can be used for admission tickets, Aquarium Adventures tours and activities, membership, the Gift & Bookstore, Cindy's Waterfront restaurant and the Cafe. Gift cards are available for purchase at the Aquarium, or by calling (866) 963-9645 Monday through Friday.
Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.