Aquarium of the Pacific Photo Gallery

Aquarium of the Pacific Great Hall

Have Fun and Learn at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Our family trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific was very fun and educational and the kids were entertained throughout the entire day. Located in beautiful Downtown Long Beach, the aquarium is centrally located and adjacent to other family activities, restaurants and shops. Below are the photos from our family day at the aquarium.

Interactive and Hands-On

A diver inside the Blue Cavern exhibit

A diver answers questions at the Blue Cavern exhibit. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Anemone touch pool

The kids really enjoyed touching everything at the Anemone touch pool. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Shark Touch Pool

The shark touch pool had the kids reaching out to touch Bamboo and Epaulette sharks as they swam by. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Jelly Touch Pool

The jelly touch pool was a bit scary at first for the kids, but after the first touch they were fine. | Photo by FamilyVaationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific's Ray Touch Pool

The Ray touch pool has you reaching in to touch Bat Rays and Shovelnose Guitarfish. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Lorikeet's at the Lorikeet Forest

The Lorikeet Forest had a hundred Lorikeet’s flying around the aviary as you walked through. Some would land on some people, especially if you had a cup of nectar to feed them. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Exhibits

Aquarium of the Pacific Clownfish

A tank full of Clownfish. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific's Gulf of California Exhibit

Tropical fish from the Gulf of California exhibit. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

The fish of the tropical reef

The fish of the tropical reef exhibit. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Anemone Touch Pool

The Anemone touch pool. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Interacting with Penguins

The girls having fun with the penguins. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

June Keyes Penguin Habitat

A look inside the June Keyes Penguin Habitat. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Garden of Eels

A close-up look at the Garden of Eels. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Leafy Sea Dragon

The Leafy Sea Dragon lives in the shallow waters of Australia. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Moon Jellies

A tank full of Moon Jellies. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Tropical Pacific Preview

Visitors take in the Tropical Pacific Preview tank. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Tropical Fish

A beautiful view of tropical fish swimming together. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

The Area Surrounding the Aquarium of the Pacific

Rainbow Harbor, Lion Lighthouse and the Queen Mary

At the Rainbow Harbor you get a beautiful view of the Lion Lighthouse and the Queen Mary. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Wave Fountain

The wave fountain in front of the Aquarium of the Pacific. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Aquarium of the Pacific Dolphin Fountain

The Dolphin Fountain sit at the center of the traffic circle outside of the aquarium. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Lions Lighthouse in Long Beach

The Lions Lighthouse is a short walk from the Aquarium of the Pacific. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

Shoreline Village and the Queen Mary

From the lighthouse you get a great view of Shoreline Village and the Queen Mary. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

 Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Long Beach

A very short walk from the Aquarium of the Pacific is Bubba Gump’s which is where we usually eat after a day at the aquarium. | Photo by FamilyVacationHub

See our article for more pictures and details on our day at the Aquarium of the Pacific. See our Los Angeles Tourist Map for directions to the aquarium as well as other family activities in L.A. Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific Website for tickets and visitor information.


We were provided media passes to Aquarium of the Pacific for the purpose of reviewing it on our blog. Regardless, we would only recommend places, activities or services that we would use/visit personally and that we believe will be good for our readers.

About Joe Filipowicz

I have a passion for finding fun things to do, good restaurants and places to stay while traveling with my family and friends. Since it takes a lot of research and exploration to find these family friendly places, I wanted to share my findings with others to make it easier for them to plan their next getaway.

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