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August 8
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the watery world of sharks! Join us for a weekend jam-packed with shark-themed activities. Enjoy games and hands-on activities, learn about shark conservation and join us in pledging to protect sharks around the world!

TOUCH a shark (and a stingray!)

Touch our whitespotted bamboo sharks and epaulette sharks, the longest of which is about 3 feet long. They live with their cartilaginous cousins in Stingray Cove in the South Pacific Aquarium.

art and science collide

Explore the marvelous Sharkmania exhibit that has washed over the North Pacific Aquarium. Follow the story of mysterious shark fossils found in Idaho and learn about the ancient buzz saw shark in this special exhibit by the Idaho Museum of Natural History featuring the art of Alaska artist Ray Troll and the sculpture of Gary Staab.

on their level

Meet our sharks up close in this unique interactive experience! Descend into our 240,000-gallon warm water shark tan and get up close with over a dozen large sharks during an Eye-to-Eye Shark Dive. Programs are available for both certified divers and non-divers. Online registration is required.

sharks need help

Did you know that millions of sharks are killed by humans every year? Learn more about sharks' role in marine ecosystems, the effects of humans on shark populations, and how you can help.

All activities except for Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives are FREE with paid admission or membership. Skip the lines and enjoy a discount by purchasing online!