Daily Schedule

Today, September 25, 2023

9:00 am

Aquarium Opens

9:00 am

Triton Weeks of Welcome

In honor of Triton Weeks of Welcome (TWOW), Birch Aquarium is offering FREE admission to UC San Diego Students from September 7 to 30, 2023. Capacity is limited, so advanced reservations are required.

10:00 am
Included with Admission, Feedings

Penguin Feeding

Watch our penguins waddle, swim and eat and find out how our husbandry team cares for them during this daily feeding event.

11:00 am
Behind the Scenes Tours

Seahorse Tour

Venture behind the scenes and explore the fascinating world of seahorses. Get a glimpse of seahorse babies, learn about Birch Aquarium's renowned breeding program, and understand what it takes to care for these unusual fish!

1:30 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours

Penguin Tour

Discover what it takes to care for the world’s smallest penguins and learn how you can help protect this amazing animal. During this tour, you’ll venture into our Penguin Care and Conservation Center, chat with a member of our animal care team and meet our Little Blue Penguins!

3:00 pm
Included with Admission

Little Blue Penguins 101

Immerse yourself in the world of Little Blue Penguins and find out what makes this species of penguins so unique! Learn all about our colony and how our husbandry team cares for them during this daily presentation.

5:00 pm

Aquarium Closes

Last entry is 1 hour before closure.