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A bright green wave shape.


Discover some of the amazing species you can get to know during a visit to the Seattle Aquarium

Select from the categories below to see and learn about just a few of the bird, fish, invertebrate and marine mammal species that you’ll encounter as you explore our habitats.

Where do these animals live and what are their homes like? What do they eat and how do they get their food? How can we help protect their populations and habitats in the wild? You’ll find answers to these questions and many more. Plan a visit to the Seattle Aquarium when you’re ready to take a deeper dive!









Live webcams

See what some of the Seattle Aquarium residents are up to in real time with our live streaming cams!

Watch the live cams
Opening August 29

Ocean Pavilion

Get your tickets today to experience our new Ocean Pavilion expansion!

Website maintenance

Please note: Our ticketing and membership systems will be offline for approximately two hours starting at 10pm Pacific on Wednesday, July 10. During the maintenance window, online ticketing and membership will not be available.

Thank you for understanding.

Support the Seattle Aquarium

Two sea otters at the Seattle Aquarium floating on the water in their habitat, holding onto each other demonstrating a rafting behavior.

With your help, the Seattle Aquarium builds connections with our community to inspire conservation and curiosity for marine life. When you make an end-of-year gift by December 31, you'll be joining us in protecting our shared marine environment—now and for generations to come. Thank you!

An adult sea otter at the Seattle Aquarium looking upwards with its front paws resting on its front.

Giving Tuesday

Make a tax-deductible donation to the non-profit Seattle Aquarium

Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 thanks to a very generous anonymous donor!

Sea otter at the Seattle Aquarium laying on its back, raising its head and front paws.

Cyber weekend

Get 15% OFF all memberships!