Oregon Mermaids

Interact with the Oregon Mermaids at the Portland Aquarium


Sure, a lot of the creatures at the Portland Aquarium are exotic, but did you know we also offer mythical species?

On select days, listen to our magical creatures read stories.  Don’t forget to take photos, or your friends will never believe it!  These legendary creatures will grace your time with them.

Plan a date with  us!


Mermaid Schedule


July 4, 12-1pm Mermaid Ayala
July 11, 12-1pm Mermaid Collette
July 12, 12-1pm Mermaid Alexandra
July 25, 12-1pm Mermaid Gabi
July 26, 12-1pm Mermaid Karmelle


Mermaid Profiles


Alexandra200x135 Mermaid Alexandra:  Loves to explore and play hide and seek with her favorite friend the Giant Pacific Octopus!  When her friends aren’t feeling well she uses her knowledge of healing to help them feel better so they can get back to exploring and playing!
Mermaid-Ayala Mermaid Ayala:  She loves to spend her day playing tag with the seals and her favorite animal is the Narwhal.Check the schedule for times.
Mermaid-Collette Mermaid Collette:  The Pod Leader of the Oregon Mermaids, her magical trident lights up the sea!  It guides her through the water allowing her to travel the speed of light.  Many stories come to life from her travels and she would love to share one with you!  Sea friends that accompany her on these adventures are the turtle of wisdom, the moon jellyfish who scouts out dangerous waters and her adviser, Pirate Donald.  Collette loves the Portland Aquarium and often teaches on conservation when she is there.
 Gabi200x150 Mermaid Gabi:  The Oregon Mermaids find rare collectables, valuable gems and pirate treasure while out to sea.  They bring these items back to the mercave and put them in the treasure chest for safe keeping!  Mermaid Gabi is the keeper of their treasure chest.  Gabi’s favorite animal is the seahorse.
 mermaidkarmella Mermaid Karmelle:  She collects unique sea shells.  When the Oregon Mermaids are out to sea, she takes messages for them.  Only a very special sea shell can be used to make calls.  Her favorite sea creature is the Lyon Fish!
Mermaid-Kyna Mermaid Kyna:  Her favorite animal is the angler fish. They help her hunt for food for the group. But don’t let that scare you. She also is a great story teller and loves to spend her extra time reading to the children at the aquarium.She is at the aquarium every Wednesday, and will conduct Mermaid Tales at 1:45-2pm on those days.
Mermaid-Sally Mermaid Sally:  Sally’s favorite animal is the dolphin.  She loves to create stylish outfits and brings the pages of the stories to life as she tells them.




 Oregon Mermaids are active on TV and around the community.  Find out more about the them here:

PCM Community Access TV

Oregon Mermaids on YouTube

Lake Oswego Review Article