Learn about the animals, see shark exhibits and shark jaws, help with food preparation, visit the exhibit, and interact with sharks.
This one-hour experience will lead the guests through exciting behind the scenes areas. Guests will learn about what it takes to care for and feed the many different types of sharks that call the Aquarium of the Pacific home.
Shark Encounters are now available for ages 10 and up, and there are no height restrictions.
Animal Encounter Confirmation Materials
Once you have booked your Animal Encounter, please have each paying participant complete the waiver and release form and bring it with you on the date of your encounter.
Saturdays and Sundays only. 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance.
$109.00 per person
$99.00 per Aquarium member
Aquarium admission included
*Pre-registration required at least 24 hours in advance
Purchase your tickets for this program here. Please select the correct date from the calendar to book the correct program.
Members, please call to purchase your discounted tickets.
|Ages||Guests must be at least 10 years of age to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.|
|RSVP||(562) 590-3100, ext. 0 Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all experiences unless noted. Cancellations made 72 hours before the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 72 hours before a program will still be charged the full program price.|
The Shark and Penguin Encounters offer special options for those with accessibility needs. Please call 562-590-3100, ext. 0 to schedule a tour.