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  • Adventure Awaits

    Adventure Awaits

    Just a step away from the beach we welcome you to explore the wonders from down under the seas

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  • Exciting Experiences

    Exciting Experiences

    Dive in and discover the oceanic life with our after school programs programs, special events, and more

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Weekly Hours

Weekly Hours

Monday
CLOSED
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Sharks After Dark

Sharks After Dark

Join the Celebration Every Month!

An educational pairing of nibbles and knowledge, Sharks After Dark is a monthly event held at the CCA where local experts discuss the ocean’s top predator, sharks, as well as oceanography and current marine events.


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Mommies & Guppies

Mommies & Guppies

Mommies and Guppies is a monthly event designed just for preschoolers and their parents to explore the aquarium. Held during special operating hours, moms and tots enjoy up-close animal encounters with creatures like sea stars and urchins, story time, sing-a-longs, games, and crafts.

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  • Embrace ocean stewardship
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Tidepools On Tour

Can't make it to the Central Coast Aquarium? We'll bring our live animals to you!

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Facility Rentals

The Aquarium is an exciting and unique place to host your next meeting or celebration!

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Birthday Party Rentals

Your child will have a blast celebrating their birthday at the Central Coast Aquarium!

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Central Coast Aquarium

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  • Central Coast Aquarium
    50 San Juan Street
    Avila Beach, CA 93424

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