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Fun & Adventure Awaits

Plan your visit! Come explore the beautiful Avila Beach and what lies beneath the surface.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10am-4pm

*Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays

50 San Juan Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424

Come Explore

The Central Coast Aquarium is a small 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to marine science education. We feature 15 exhibits in our small 2 room aquarium which has a representation of what marine life is right here on the central coast! All proceeds go directly to marine science education. 


No Reservations Required

Adult (13-59): $10.00
Child (3-12): $8.00
Children (2 and under): Free
Seniors: $7.00
Military (With ID): $7.00

Birthday Parties & Event Rentals

Book your private party today! Birthdays, weddings, reunions and more. Host your event in the heart of downtown Avila Beach. Located adjacent to the park, beach, shopping and restaurants.

Volunteer Opportunities

Dive into the excitement of working at the Central Coast Aquarium! A fun and educational experience, where we will train those who wish to learn more about marine science and education.

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