The ocean is alive and waiting to be experienced. Explore a wonderful assortment of sea life and discover all components of the underwater ecosystem. Visitors can meet intertidal animals like sea stars, touch the sand-like back of a swell shark, or come face to face with the intimidating cabezon.
Below the Surface
The ocean may seem like a world away for some, but here at the Central Coast Aquarium, marine life is literally at your fingertips. There is nothing more amazing than interacting with sea life for the first time. Visit our amazing aquarium filled with sharks, rays, and sea stars for an experience you will never forget.
Bring Home the Ocean
The Central Coast Aquarium is a resource to connect people of all generations to marine life in a way that leaves an indelible mark. Understanding how vital and fragile this ecosystem is will change your entire perspective on the ocean. Visitors often leave with wet hands, wide eyes, and an open mind after a more personal and fun encounter with the sea.
The Central Coast Aquarium invites all educators to schedule a day of fun for their students as they learn about the multitude of marine-life through our educational programs.
Book An Event
Book a memorable event with the ocean’s greatest stars! The Central Coast Aquarium offers a variety of personalized birthday parties to celebrate your child’s special day in a way they have never experienced before.