Newport Aquarium

Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky

Visit the Newport Aquarium in Northern Kentucky - near Cincinnati

Make your way through more than 200 feet of acrylic tunnels, where you are surrounded by water with hundreds of species of fish swimming by. Come face-to-face with exotic shark rays Scooter and Sweet Pea, and say hi to Denver, the friendly Loggerhead Sea Turtle.

A young boy and a woman walk across the suspended Shark Bridge over a shark tank at the Newport Aquarium in Newport, Ky.

The first of its kind Shark Bridge at the Newport Aquarium

Meet two rare white alligators, get up close and personal with stingrays, watch penguins play, or brave the first-of-its-kind Shark Bridge. There is so much to experience when you dive head first into family fun at the Newport Aquarium in Northern Kentucky!

Visit their unique exhibits like the Coral Reef Tunnel pictured in the header above (photo by the Newport Aquarium.) 

This 100,000 square-foot facility is located at Newport on the Levee, just a short walk or drive from Downtown Cincinnati. Not only is the Newport Aquarium home to a vast array of marine life, they also have many outreach programs that seek to educate the public and promote ocean conservation. 

Scuba Santa

If you're in town during the holiday season, don't miss Scuba Santa! 

Whether you’re here on vacation or looking for things to do for your weekend staycation, the Newport Aquarium has something for the whole family on your next trip to the Northern Kentucky and Cincy region. 


on the levee