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Monterey Bay Aquarium: Explore the Depths of the Sea

Discover one of the top destinations on Cannery Row. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is filled with awe-inspiring marine life exhibits and fun family activities. Kids love the range of aquatic habitats and encounters with sea turtles, otters, sharks, penguins, and spectacular schools of fish. A variety of tours are available, plus interactive animal feedings and playful animal performances.



- Starting September 9th .  10am to 5 pm / last entry time 3:30 / closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays . Tickets by reservation not sold at main entrance .

Prices -

  $49.95 adults, $39.95 seniors ages 65+ & students ages 13-17, $34.95.  Child is now 5-12 and children 4 and Under are free , but still need to reserve a ticket/spot for them . 


  • Evenings by the Bay
  • Otter Days
  • Halloween Dinner


  • Animal Feedings
  • Guided Tours
  • Special Exhibits
  • Family Activities
  • Daily Shows


  • Does the Aquarium offer tours?

    Yes, you'll find a wide variety of tours and adventures at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Take the tour you find the most fascinating: Behind-the-Scenes, Feed the Fish, or Feeding Frenzy - an in-depth look at lunchtime. Family and Personal Guide tours are also available.
  • What are some animals and exhibits to see?

    Some of the special exhibits are rotating, but most of your favorite sea creatures are here to stay. Come stroll along the Kelp Forest, Open Sea, Mission to the Deep, and Rocky Shores. You'll encounter everything from a giant octopus and sharks to sea turtles, otters, and the moon-like jellies.

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by Megan, Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an excellent place for friends and families of all ages. My 4 year old can spend countless hours in the splash zone. A must for any one travelling to the area!
by Samantha, Tuesday, January 6, 2015
My husband and i took our two children and everyone had such a GREAT time. .....
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