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Octopus tentacles on glass

Daily Noon and 4pm

Meet Our Octopus

Life of a Drifter

Witness one of our daily feeding attempts and learn more about this amazing creature—the giant Pacific octopus!

Fur seal peeking out of the water

Daily 11:30am, 2pm and 5pm

Meet our marine mammals

Marine Mammals

Come learn more about our marine mammals during our daily talks and feedings! Mammal feedings rotate daily.

Alki beach with tidepools

Saturday, June 15

Meet us at the beach: Low tide beach walks

There are more than 50 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist volunteers to help people learn about and enjoy local shorelines. Beach naturalists can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. Come explore the beach at low tide with us! 

Diver high-fiving children

Daily 10am, 11:30am and 12:15pm, 3pm (weekends only)

Diver show

Window on Washington Waters

Divers take to the water three times a day in this exhibit. Wearing specialized masks, they are able to talk back and forth with Aquarium interpreters on the outside of the exhibit, and answer questions from the audience.

Volunteer reading to a child

Daily 11am

Story time

Family Activity Center

Sit down, settle in and prepare to enjoy an ocean-themed story read out loud by one of our interpreters. Ideal for younger children.

May 12 and June 16

Toddler Time

A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore. For children ages 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult. Free with Aquarium admission.

Beach naturalists talking about tidepools

Sunday, June 16

Meet us at the beach: Low tide beach walks

There are more than 50 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist volunteers to help people learn about and enjoy local shorelines. Beach naturalists can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. Come explore the beach at low tide with us! 

Graphic of five colorful seahorses

June 16, 2019

Father's Day

Celebrate dads of all types—animal and human. Join us for talks, enrichments and fun activities.

Beach naturalists talking about tidepools

Monday, June 17

Meet us at the beach: Low tide beach walks

There are more than 50 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist volunteers to help people learn about and enjoy local shorelines. Beach naturalists can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. Come explore the beach at low tide with us! 

Beach naturalists talking about tidepools

Tuesday, June 18

Meet us at the beach: Low tide beach walks

There are more than 50 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist volunteers to help people learn about and enjoy local shorelines. Beach naturalists can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. Come explore the beach at low tide with us! 

Beach naturalists talking about tidepools

Wednesday, June 19

Meet us at the beach: Low tide beach walks

There are more than 50 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist volunteers to help people learn about and enjoy local shorelines. Beach naturalists can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. Come explore the beach at low tide with us! 

Four orcas leaping out of the water

June 20, 2019

Seas the Day!

Join us for the Seattle Aquarium’s first-ever giving day, raising awareness and funds in support of the health of the ocean and the animals that call it home, including our southern resident orcas.