Aquarium of the Bay Highlights

Be amazed by the marine life of San Francisco Bay and beyond at Aquarium of the Bay. You'll discover it all in a unique series of aquatic habitats that hold over 700,000 gallons of water. They're home to over 20,000 animals, from octopuses to eight-foot sharks. The aquarium also features more than 300 feet of underwater tunnels made from crystal clear acrylic, submersing you in the mysteries of the deep. You'll also be able to see mesmerizing walls of jellies in custom-designed tanks, and encounter leopard sharks, bat rays, skates and more in special touchpools. The Aquarium also offers VIP behind-the-scenes experiences, and regular themed events.

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Discover The Bay

Begin your adventure in Discover the Bay, a purpose-built aquarium that showcases the distinctive ecosystems of San Francisco Bay across 8 different habitats, each featuring an incredibly wide variety of marine life.

Under the Bay

Get a diver's perspective on the treasures of the deep. Stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels to observe over 20,000 marine animals, including luminous moon jellies, swirling schools of silvery anchovies, and soaring sharks.

Touch The Bay

Want to get closer to the aquarium's marine life? The magic of San Francisco Bay is literally at your fingertips in Touch the Bay, a special enclosure that's home to sharks, rays, and skates.

Behind The Scenes

Immerse yourself in the underwater world of San Francisco Bay. Traverse the catwalks above our tanks, learn about our dive operations, and see how we care for over 20,000 marine animals. Speak to aquarium staff for further information on ticket upgrades.

Have a look at our San Francisco Attraction Packages

Enhance your sightseeing experience with a ticket that includes our San Francisco bus tour along with attraction entry.