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GENERAL ADMISSION General Admission includes All 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits: Pacific Visions and Honda Pacific Visions Theater; Shark Lagoon, Jellies, FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing, Lorikeet Forest aviary, and Our Water Future, the Molina Animal Care Center, June Keyes Penguin Habitat, and Ocean Science Center featuring NOAH Science on a Sphere®

ADULT (12+) $36.95 ... SAVE $4.00 ... ONLY $32.95
KIDS (3-11) $26.95 ... SAVE $4.00 ... ONLY $22.95
* Plus tax. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please note due to COVID-19 restrictions, parties are limited to groups of 6 per entry.

Take your sense of adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Discover sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific.

Come face-to-face with the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon, hand-feed colorful lorikeet birds, and watch our Magellanic Penguins play.

Discover more about the American wetlands at the shorebird sanctuary and see black-necked stilts, western snowy plovers, killdeer, and ruddy ducks amidst the marvelous flora and fauna of their natural habitat. These birds of a feather are kept together, away from their noisy parrot neighbors in Lorikeet Forest.

The centerpiece of Pacific Visions, the Honda Pacific Visions Theater, features 4D multisensory effects to enhance the show, including seat rumblers, wind, fog, and scents. The massive 180-degree curved screen and floor projection disc encompass the viewers’ full range of vision, creating a uniquely immersive experience. There’s no better time to visit the Aquarium then now!

  • You will get entry to its more than 100 exhibits, including 19 major habitats and having more than 12000 ocean animals. Some features of the Aquarium include Magellanic Penguins, Shark Lagoon, Coral Reefs, Pacific Visions Theater, Tropical Pacific Gallery, and many more.
  • Uncover sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific
  • Understanding the stunning 180-degree show at the Honda Pacific Visions Theater show, free of charge with admission
  • Visit the Sea Otter Habitat and uncover the busy world of sea otters as they swim along with kelp and fish
  • The Aquarium of the Pacific ticket prices includes your entry to the conservation center, where you will discover about the ways the center is following to stay endangered and other animals safe and protected.

Opening Hours

Wednesday:09:00 - 18:00

Thursday:09:00 - 18:00

Friday:09:00 - 18:00

Saturday:09:00 - 20:00

Sunday:09:00 - 20:00

Monday:09:00 - 18:00

Tuesday:09:00 - 18:00

Important information

  • No pets allowed in, except for service dogs
  • No lockers available
  • No outside food allowed
  • Baby carriers available to borrow onsite
  • Photo/video recording for personal use only, no tripods

Terms and Conditions:

Present your ticket at the front gate either printed or on your phone. TO CHANGE YOUR DATE OR TIME OF VISIT, you can make a new reservation at Your ticket will scan at your new time and/or date. Tickets are valid for a year from purchase date.​

Do not make copies of this ticket. Duplicate tickets will not be accepted.

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AOP Official Notification:

​Keeping our guests and staff safe is our top priority. We are limiting the number of visitors, requiring advance timed reservations, and managing traffic flow to ensure social distancing; requiring face masks for everyone two and over and temperature checks for everyone; providing numerous hand-sanitizing stations, and much more. For details go to:​​

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
How To Get There

By car: (From Los Angeles) Take the 405 S to 710 S and follow the signs; (From Orange County) Take the 405 N and then the 22 West/7th Street exit. Continue west on 7th Street. Turn left on Alamitos Ave. Continue onto Shoreline Dr. Turn left on Aquarium Way Parking is available at the Aquarium of the Pacific, steps away from the water side of Shoreline Drive between Chestnut Place and Aquarium Way. The fee is $8USD for the day with Aquarium validation.

4 Tips for Visiting the Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific is an awe-inspiring public aquarium set on Long Beach. So, get ready to be taken aback by the mind-blowing creatures of nature. From sea otters, sharks and coral reefs to penguins and whales, the Aquarium of the Pacific is brimming with incredible inhabitants. Meet exquisite species of fish, adorable penguins, cute seals, sea lions and dazzling tropical birds from all over the different regions of the Northern and Tropical Pacific.

So, make your visit unforgettable and experience nature's terrific ecosystems with your very own sight! Keep on reading to discover 4 tips to make your visit to the Aquarium of the Pacific an experience worth remembering!


Book an Animal Encounter

Make your visit even more exciting by booking an Animal Encounter! Spend quality time in the tropical waters of Shark Lagoon among sharks and rays by feeding and interacting with these incredible beauties. Also, don't forget to have an adorable time sitting next to a penguin as it cuddles with you. Further, experience a seal and sea lion close-up interaction and get the opportunity to feed them fish. Moreover, the best of all is the encounter with the chirping colorful birds as you experience a first-hand training session with your feathered friends.


Films and Shows

Make sure to catch some of the exciting and thrilling films and shows throughout your visit! Honda Pacific Visions Theater is open to visitors of all ages to inspire dramatic visions of nature. Also, The Ocean Theater and Ocean Science Center give extraordinary accounts of our planet and inspire viewers to understand the exquisite life of mother nature. Among the unique shows, there are The Hurricane Movie, The Time Is Now, The Future Is Here and The Cities Through Time Now Showing. So, pick a schedule and don't miss out on one of these remarkable shows!



Join the membership at The Aquarium of the Pacific and enjoy free entry every day! Moreover, experience the exclusive discounts and offers especially for members and enjoy the amazing benefits. Avail 50 percent off on parking and 10 percent discount on gift stores. Moreover, receive 20 percent off on guest tickets so you can enjoy a fun-filled time with your friends and family.


Combo Tickets

Enjoy the benefits of Combo Tickets and experience two astounding attractions at one low price! Visit both The Aquarium of the Pacific and The Los Angeles Zoo in Long Beach under an umbrella of one admission rate. Watch the incredible wildlife at the Zoo and the exquisite tropical fascination of the Aquarium. So, don't miss the opportunity of a lifetime experience to explore both the amazing wonders of the sea and the land!

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