Texas State Aquarium opens its Texas-size expansion. Explore the new Caribbean Journey opening May 13th. Our new Caribbean Journey brings lush natural wonders of Mexico and the Caribbean within your reach. Come face to face with sharks, flamingos, a two-toed sloth, a toucan and more. With more than 350 species of animals and interactive experiences, the Texas State Aquarium sends you on an adventure-packed marine journey – all in one convenient location.