Dive into the world of sharks, seadragons and Little Blue Penguins at Birch Aquarium. As the public outreach center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, Birch Aquarium features amazing creatures including a rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle, a Giant Pacific Octopus and Weedy Seadragons. Don't miss the world’s smallest penguins in Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins or the stunning ocean views. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with seasonal hours from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Advanced reservations are required.
Save $3 off admission for up to six people by using code SDTA at checkout. Tickets must be reserved online in advance for a specific date and time. Walkup tickets are not available. Check the website for the Daily Schedule for a full list of feedings and activities.
Online only: use code SDTA at checkout to save $3 off admission for up to six people. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2023 and is not valid with other discounts or for special events. Tickets must be reserved online in advance for a specific date and time. Tickets are not available at the gate. Check the website for daily schedule.
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