South Beach, located on the south side of the Newport bridge and extending south
towards Seal Rock, is home to the Oregon Coast Aquarium with its world class
exhibits, nearby Oregon State University Marine Science Center with their
oceanographic and scientific displays. Both must-sees on your list of
activities. The Port of Newport South Beach Marina offers ready access to
Yaquina Bay, providing a boat launch area, fishing pier and picnic areas. South
Beach is also the home of the Newport Airport, Rogue Brewery, and the Newport
Seafood and Wine Festival, hosted every year in February.