Oregon Coast Aquarium

2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR 97365, United States
Open until 6:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
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A private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) aquatic and marine science educational facility offering a fun and interesting way to learn about Oregon’s unique coastal ecosystem.


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    "nice outside exhibits of sea otters"(3 Tips)
    Misty H.
    "First time we have seen the sea lions show, they did great!"(3 Tips)
    Carla R.
    "Nice outdoor area with birds, otters and seals."(2 Tips)
    Kelly H.
    "Octopus encounters are awesome!"(2 Tips)
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  • sea otters
  • sea lions
  • seals
  • octopus
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  • exhibits
  • snorkeling
  • tunnels
  • sculptures
  • Dave M.

    Make sure you check out the feeding demonstrations. Very fun to see otters and sea lions when they are being fed.

    Dave Mulder · October 25
  • Ana Lidia A.

    I really like this place is so beautiful.

    Ana Lidia Aguilera · August 11
  • Misty H.

    First time we have seen the sea lions show, they did great! We have been coming for years and this year it just seems that a lot of the exhibits were gone. It was a little disappointing.

    Misty Haase · June 28
  • Attila Y.

    Excellent in each aspect, variety of species, very sarisfied!

    Attila Yavuz · September 6, 2014
  • Patricia D.

    Enjoyed this place. Small but a lot of interesting things to see.

    Patricia Davis · August 30, 2014
  • Brian M.

    An excellent aquarium for parents with small children.

    Brian Mathieson · July 2, 2014
  • Carla R.

    Nice outdoor area with birds, otters and seals. Definitely worth the 3 hours.

    Carla Rogers · April 17, 2014
  • Jason P.

    Watch feeding time

    Jason Prothero · January 20, 2014
  • Margaret P.

    Sea lion kiss!

    Margaret P · December 22, 2013
  • Chad

    Book the snorkel adventure! It was amazing!!

    Chad · September 7, 2013
  • Nate P.

    A little overpriced for what is offered.

    Nate Pilling · June 26, 2013
  • Mike M.

    Awesome place but use a coupon as its expensive for only 1.5 hrs

    Mike Mostransky · April 1, 2013
  • Joseph D.

    You need to spend an entire day in this area.

    Joseph Dumont · February 25, 2013
  • Everyday

    Decent aquarium, but small. Has nice outside exhibits of sea otters, seals, aviary, and turkey vulture. Indoor aquarium has a "petting" area good for kids, but lacks many exhibits. 6/10.

    Everyday · January 22, 2013
  • Kelly H.

    Octopus encounters are awesome! They're much smarter than you realize!

    Kelly Haiser · December 9, 2012
  • Sandy T.

    Swampland ends on Jan 3. Great time to visit the aquarium, lots of it is indoors. This is an aquarium to sit and relax at, don't hurry through it or you will be disappointed.

    Sandy Todd · December 19, 2011
  • Brandee L.

    Would reccommend for anyone. The areas where the fish and sharks swim right over your head is wild!! great fun

    Brandee Leemon · November 28, 2011
  • Oregon Attractions

    Winter hours: 10am to 5pm daily. Summer hours: 9am to 6pm daily. Read more

    Oregon Attractions · October 13, 2011
  • Jonathan D.

    Although you can see almost all of the aquarium in thirty minutes, I don't recommend it.

    Jonathan Dyer · September 26, 2011
  • Brian S.

    There's an awesome tunnel to go underneath the piranha tank!

    Brian Stowell · September 1, 2011
  • Player01

    Great aquarium for families - small enough to not kill the little ones and still packed with fun stuff. Read more

    Player01 · July 11, 2011
  • Crysteen C.

    They don't do the sea otter encounters anymore.

    Crysteen Coffin · March 17, 2011
  • Max G.

    Love the Otters!!!!1

    Max Glenn · December 20, 2010
  • Sherriy H.

    The trash sculptures are amazing. People are slobs.

    Sherriy Harmon · December 4, 2010
  • Corey A.

    Check the paper in the entrance for the feeding times. That's the best time to see the critters active.

    Corey A · August 12, 2010
  • Stacy

    Dance with a sea otter.

    Stacy · January 15, 2010
  • Elena M.

    Hurry and check out the Oddwater exhibit

    Elena MacPhee · October 5, 2009

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