Aquarium of the Bay
Address: PIER 39, The Embarcadero at Beach,
Phone: 1-888 SEA DIVE
A unique marine nature center featuring over 20,000 aquatic animals from the San Francisco Bay and surrounding waters. Walk through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels just inches from sharks, skates, octopus, bat rays and other amazing marine animals. Visit a re-creation of Northern California’s rocky shore line and touch leopard sharks, bat rays and sea stars. Daily special events include animal feedings, naturalist presentations and Behind the Scenes tours. Open year round except for December 25. Summer and holiday hours are 9 am to 8 pm; other times of year the Aquarium is open from 10 am to 6 pm.