Aquariums & Zoos Overview
Central Coast aquariums and zoos include the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Seymour Aquarium, Charles Paddock Zoo, Central Coast Aquarium, Santa Barbara Zoo and Ty Warner Sea Center. From the small Charles Paddock Zoo to the world-renowned aquarium in Monterey, the Central Coast has some of the best exhibits in the country. See venomous snakes, exotic insects, flamingos, elephants, sharks, sea otters and more from Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara. Zoos and aquariums are always one of the best choices for fun things to do with kids.