Live Web Cam: 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Pacific Time    Today's Feeding Times: 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m.

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Our energetic and inquisitive African penguins are visitor favorites.

We feed the African penguins in our Splash Zone exhibit multiple times a day, sometimes by hand to make sure they get their daily vitamin, and sometimes by tossing food into the water to stimulate foraging behavior. Watch for underwater acrobatics as the penguins dart and dive to catch their fish.

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Join Our New Year's Eve Sleepover!

Have some bubbly this New Year's! Celebrate the arrival of 2018 with a sparkling cider toast, sundae bar, photo booth, fun activities, special programs and more! Plus, small bites and beverages will be available for purchase, including beer, wine and kid-friendly drinks.

See the Giant Clam in Splash Zone

Did you know that the giant clam is the largest clam in the world? It can weigh as much as 440 pounds, grow up to four feet, and live to be 100 years old or more. This rare beauty lives on shallow reefs in the Indian Ocean, the South Pacific and parts of South Africa.

Share the Love with an Aquarium Gift Card

Give your friends and family an Aquarium experience they'll never forget! Our gift cards can be used for admission tickets, tours and activities, membership, the Gift & Bookstore, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Restaurant and Cafe. Gift cards are available for purchase at the Aquarium, or by calling (866) 963-9645 Monday through Friday.

View Our Splash Zone & Penguins Curriculum

Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.