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The Aquarium of the Pacific is open featuring its popular outdoor exhibits, including the Harbor Terrace (featuring the Moon Jelly Touch Lab and archerfish and mudskipper exhibits), Shark Lagoon (including touch pools), Lorikeet Forest, the Our Water Future exhibit, Southern California Steelhead Story, Molina Animal Care Center, June Keyes Penguin Habitat, the Ray Touch Pool (open for touch), Shorebird Sanctuary, and the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat. The outdoor gift store and indoor Pacific Collections gift store are open and food service is available. Indoor areas will be temporarily closed. Shows, mascot appearances, animal meet-and-greets, and behind-the-scenes tours have temporarily suspended to prevent gatherings. Please check back for updates on re-openings.
During this period, admission is reduced. Keeping guests and staff safe is the Aquarium's top priority. The Aquarium is limiting the number of visitors, requiring advance timed reservations, managing traffic flow to ensure social distancing, requiring face coverings for everyone age 2 and older and temperature checks for everyone, providing numerous hand-sanitizing stations, sanitizing surfaces constantly, and much more.
COVID-19 Safety Procedures: Everyone aged two and over must wear a face covering that covers their nose and mouth for entry to the Aquarium and at all times, except when eating. Those who do not have a face covering will have an option to purchase one. Those who do not follow this policy will be asked to leave. If you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask, please inform the staff member checking you in. --All visitors will have their temperature checked before entry. Those with a temperature of 100.4F and above and those in their party will not be allowed to enter.--The maximum party size is six to enter and travel within the Aquarium.--All family units will be required to maintain a minimum distance of six feet at all times from staff and other visitors. Adults will be responsible for ensuring their children follow this rule.--Everyone must follow all posted signs and directions from the numerous staff stationed throughout the Aquarium regarding social distancing, traffic flow, closed areas, and other safety protocols.--We are not able to store guest items at this time.--There will be no Aquarium Re-entry.--Numerous hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout the Aquarium and near any touch area. We ask that everyone use them after touching a surface.--Elevators will be limited to one family per use.
Purchase a general admission eTicket to the Aquarium of the Pacific so you can visit this wonderful attraction.