Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. Our website can help prepare you for your visit. Explore our exhibits, and discover sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the North Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Come face-to-face with, and even touch, the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon. And hand feed lorikeet birds. With affordable prices and an entertaining and educational experience for the whole family, there is no better time to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific than now.
Enhance your visit, and join us on a Behind-the-Scenes tour or Harbor Cruise. Enjoy Turtle Vision, a film that combines 3D technology and digital animation to explore the ups and downs of life on land and sea.
Home to more than 11,000 ocean animals, representing nearly 500 species, the Aquarium celebrates the planet’s largest and most diverse body of water: the Pacific Ocean. Featuring 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits, the Aquarium of the Pacific is a world-class aquarium, exploring the waters of Southern California and Baja, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific.
In addition to the three main galleries highlighting the major regions of the Pacific, the Aquarium features three major exhibitions. Shark Lagoon and the Lorikeet Forest aviary offer an outdoor adventure in Explorer's Cove. Our special exhibits gallery features changing exhibits.
Whether it is a formal dinner, a casual banquet, or a fabulous picnic, our commitment to the environment and the finesse to exceed expectations will make your event special. Every catered affair at the Aquarium of the Pacific is a one-of-a-kind experience that furnishes more than food and fun—it creates the kind of memories that will endure long after your last guest departs.
With a spectacular waterside location, just a short seagull’s flight from the Pacific Ocean, the world-class Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach offers the most beautifully unique atmosphere for your wedding. From a ceremony in front of the breathtaking three-story Blue Cavern aquatic exhibit, to delicious appetizers as the sun sets on the Harbor Terrace, to an exquisitely catered dinner in the Great Hall, the Aquarium of the Pacific will lend an aura of sophistication and intrigue to make your wedding an evening to remember. Please call (562) 951-1663 for more information or to discuss options and availability for your wedding.