The Newport Aquarium is an excellent family destination along the Oregon coast. Located near the Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon, which is a few miles south of Lincoln City on the Central coast there is plenty of activities, places to stay, and restaurants to eat at, that you can easily incorporate a trip to the Newport Aquarium on your next Central coast visit. There are thousands of tons of different species of animals throughout the tanks and display areas, in this world class marin educational facility. Little kids and parents alike will love the various attractions and exhibits that are available. This Aquarium is very affordable compared to some aquariums such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. The tickets are $19 for adults, $17 for teens 13-17, children 3 -12 are $12, and under 2 and the trip is free. The Aquarium is open at 9am to 6PM daily during summer hours and 10AM to 5PM during the winter.
There is a huge number of different exhibits such as the Oregon Coast, Sea & Me, Sandy Shores, Rocky Shores, Coastal Waters, Giant Pacific Octopus, Sea Otters, Seal & Sea Lions, Sea Bird Aviary, Turkey Vulture Habitata, Passage of the deep, Aquarium Gardens, Estuary Trail and there are temporary exhibits and other interesting sites to see and things to learn about. Check out additional details about the various exhibits and shows that will be available at the time of your visit. Aquarium Exhibits
Make sure to visit the website before you make the drive so you have all of the information you need before you get here to enjoy a great day at an Oregon Coast Treasure. http://aquarium.org