The Aquarium of the Pacific is one of the largest aquariums in the United States. Home to over 12,000 ocean animals, its 500 species fill 19 major living habitats. Take a journey of discovery 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. NOW OPEN - Pacific Visions explore the new stunning glass building to experience a state-of–the-art immersive theater, interactive art installations, engaging multimedia displays, and live animal exhibits. Explore underwater realms and future possibilities, and help create a new planet right here on Earth. The centerpiece of Pacific Visions, the Honda Pacific Visions Theater, features an 8 minute film with 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. The theater experience is included in admission and no reservations are necessary. There’s no better time to visit the Aquarium then now!
General admission tickets include Sammy & Ray 3D as well as Hurricane 3D for free in the Ocean Theater. Convenient parking is available for $8 with aquarium validation.