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Get up close to some of our most popular animals.

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Feed a Ray opportunities are available at select times throughout the year. Aquarium of the Pacific

Ray Touch Pool

Get up close and feed a ray at the Ray Touch Pool!

Aquarium visitors can feed a ray in the Ray Touch Pool on the second floor outdoors on certain dates throughout the year for $5. These feedings will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. during the summer, holidays like Memorial Day and Thanksgiving weekend, and during winter break. Purchase a cup of food at the Ray Touch Pool at the start of the feeding (cash only, limit of twenty cups sold per feeding). The feeding lasts thirty minutes.

2018 Ray Feeding Dates:

  • Summer: June 30-September 3
  • Thanksgiving Weekend: November 23-25
  • Winter Break: December 20-January 1

Lorikeet Forest

Feed the colorful lorikeets in Lorikeet Forest by purchasing a cup of nectar at the entrance for $4.

The birds will land on your arms, shoulders, or hands when you offer them nectar, which they drink from small cups using their absorbent tongues. Be sure to follow guidance from Aquarium staff members on how to safely feed and interact with the lorikeets. There is a handwashing station outside the aviary exit.

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You can feed the colorful lorikeets in Lorikeet Forest by purchasing a cup of nectar at the entrance.
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Looking for a little more adventure?

Try one of our Animal Encounters, VIP Experiences, or even Dive Immersion Programs!