Explore the Aquarium

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Come see the world beneath the water

Explore the magic, beauty and wonder of San Francisco Bay at Aquarium of the Bay.  Your visit will take you through three main exhibit areas that display the amazing riches that lie beneath the surface of the San Francisco Bay and surrounding waters. 

Discover The Bay

Your Aquarium of the Bay exploration begins in Discover the Bay, featuring the distinctive ecosystems that support an incredibly wide variety of marine life.

Under the Bay

Stroll through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels featuring over 20,000 marine animals from San Francisco Bay and nearby waters.

Touch the Bay

The magic of San Francisco Bay is literally at your finger tips in Touch the Bay, featuring touchpools with sharks, rays and sea stars, and the interactive Bay Lab station.

Animals

Meet some of the most dynamic residents of San Francisco Bay and Aquarium of the Bay.

Quick Tips

Make the most out of your day at the Aquarium and along San Francisco's "Walkable Waterfront."

Family Fun Activity Sheets

Extend your Aquarium of the Bay experience long after your visit with these fun, free kids activities.