Fun With Animals

Aquarium of the Bay

The Aquarium of the Bay is home to over 20,000 aquatic animals, including sharks, bat rays, and skates. Kids can learn about various aspects of marine life in an octopus exhibit, a jellies exhibit, and an interactive climate change exhibit.

San Francisco
(415) 623-5300


Lindsay Wildlife Museum connects people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. Daily educational interactions are offered with wildlife animals.

Walnut Creek
(925) 935-1978

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a non-profit, self-supporting institution. Our mission is to inspire conservation of the oceans. Come visit and see more than 35,000 animals and plants representing over 550 species of fishes, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles, birds and plants found in Monterey Bay and other marine habitats worldwide.

(831) 648-4800

Oakland Zoo

Oakland zoo is home to more than 660 native and exotic animals, usually not crowded, with some rides.

(510) 632-9525, ext. 100

San Francisco Zoo

A fun children’s zoo, including a carousel, safari tram, and steam train.

San Francisco
(415) 753-7080